Author: The Wandering Vegan

My name is Ryan. I caught the travel bug at a young age, and here are the tales of my wanderlust, surprise vegan food finds, and adventures across the planet.
By The Wandering Vegan

Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena is on the north coast of Colombia and is one of the oldest continually-inhabited cities in the Americas. It’s famous for its old, walled city and nearby Playa Blanca (white beach). We caught super-cheap Viva Air Colombia, refused to pay to choose our own seats (so we got seats in totally different rows, despite…

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Medellin, Colombia

Medellin – famous for a few things: Atletico Nacional, formerly the ‘murder capital of the world’, now a hip town, and, of course, its most famous progeny: Pablo Escobar. Medellin is a great city. We liked it a lot. The airport is far outside the city, in elevation, and had a crazy drive into town….

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Asmara, Eritrea

I previously had no idea that Eritrea had been an Italian colony part of Mussolini’s “New Roman Empire”, until the planning stages of this trip. It was crazy seeing this mix of old Italian stuff in Africa with such a mash-up of cultures. From Juba, it was through Addis again and on to Asmara, capital…

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