As the weather turns colder, we're looking for places to stay + eat on a cruelty free Winter Getaway. Read our recommendations for all around Australia this winter - plus, the perfect vegan bags for travel.
Rachel Steenland is a Gold Coast native now living in San Diego + her journey to plant based living is a compelling one. We chatted with Rachel to learn her tips for getting started with vegan food and her favourite vegan holiday recipes.
Easter 2021 is nearly upon us, and the Sans Beast team are looking forward to enjoying a short break. Perhaps even a Long Lunch with family (see what we did there..) that includes some dairy free sweet treats.
Vegan chocolate is becoming far more readily available in Australia. For some, the opposition to dairy consumption may be about an intolerance to lactose - for us (and an increasing number of people), it's about saying no to animal exploitation.
Here are some fabulous dairy free options to keep your sweet tooth happy this Easter.
Joshua Katcher is the founder of Brave GentleMan, a NYC based menswear brand offering tailoring with an edge - that also happens to be completely animal free in raw material use. Joshua has been a passionate advocate for animals for over 20 years, and a pioneer in the vegan fashion space for 12 years. He's also written a book called Fashion Animals, and has co-founded a plant based cheese business called Rind Cheese - this is one busy gentleman. Enjoy the read.
CW went to the stunning K'gari in September (2019). It was a a yoga retreat with the inspiring Ashley Freeman + a bunch of like minded women, all intent on recharging, moving their bodies, soaking up the natural environment.. and eating mouth-watering vegan food for 7 days + nights. Josh was the chef for the week + by all accounts, the meals were incredible. Cath writes about her stay on K'Gari + chats to Josh about how he manages to cook inspiring, colourful + healthy plant based meals, while travelling + living in a van.
An open letter to animals, from our Sans Beast founder Cathryn Wills. She highlights the contradictions that exist in our attitudes to various species + includes lists of books + films to read/watch if you want to learn more.
More stories from CW's travels. In this post, we've included excerpts from an interview with the wonderful Laura Callan of The Bright Store in London + a few go-to vegan spots for eats in London, Paris + Amsterdam.
CW has been in London + Europe for a few weeks, talking with inspiring people, getting the mood of retail + street style, seeking out plant based options along the road to share with the SB community back here in Melbourne + attending the Copenhagen Fashion Summit. Read her take on the Summit here.
Impromptu destinations, living in a van for months on end + discovering new perspectives on the road. We talk to some fascinating people about their traveling lives and share a few dream destinations for the traveller wanting to tread lightly on this earth...and escape Winter. Get that travel wishlist happening...thoughts become plans become actions.