World Vegan Month Is a Big Deal in Switzerland!

World Vegan Month - Geneva, Switzerland

Before I became vegan, I thought November was the worst month of the year in Geneva, Switzerland. The mountains are too cold and wet for hiking but don’t yet have enough snow cover for skiing. The gorgeous autumn colours start to fade, and everything turns drab, dreary and damp. After going…

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Where to Find Vegan Food in Geneva, Switzerland

Vegan Food in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva, Switzerland is not typically thought of as a vegan-friendly city, but that’s changing! An increasing number of restaurants are adapting their menus to cater to vegans, and vegan snacks and ready-made meals have started appearing in mainstream grocery stores. Things are changing so quickly, in fact, that it can be…

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10 Swiss Specialties for Vegans

10 Swiss Specialties for Vegans - vegan in Switzerland

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you know that I’m all about busting stereotypes about travel destinations where it’s supposedly difficult to be vegan. Think Italy is all about cheese? Nope, it isn’t!  Think you’ll starve as a vegan in Spain? I promise, you won’t! Italy, Spain, Greece,…

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Why Haus Hiltl is the Best Vegetarian Restaurant in Zurich

Haul Hiltl Zurich - The Oldest Vegetarian Restaurant in the World

This review of Haus Hiltl Zurich, the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world and the best vegetarian restaurant in Zurich, was originally published on 14 February 2015. It was thoroughly rewritten and updated on 3 January 2019.Hiltl Vegetarian Restaurant ZurichThe Oldest Vegetarian Restaurant in the WorldYou probably don’t think of…

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Is Your Vegan Tummy Growling in Graubünden? Not Anymore!

Vegetable Panang curry, Teria Thai Restaurant, Chur, Graubunden, Switzerland

This post continues with the Switzerland-as-a-winter-wonderland theme that began in my previous post about our very snowy trip to Evolène. This weekend we travelled even further in search of wintry adventures, heading all the way across the country to the canton of Graubünden in the far eastern part of Swizerland. We went there…

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