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14 Ideas for Living a Cheap Vegan Life in Melbourne

Well, the results are in. According to the Economist Intelligence Unit, reported by Traveller, data from the annual Worldwide Cost of Living index tells a compelling story about the most expensive cities in live in worldwide. My beloved home city, Melbourne, is one of them. This is not a surprise, really, especially because it ranks …

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The Power of Vegan Protein Powder: 6 of Australia’s Newest

Vegan protein powder is booming right now, and it’s those smaller makers in Australia that are making the biggest splash. Vegan smoothies across the country contain a number of these vegan protein powders that all have a decent selection of flavours. Let’s run through the latest plant-based brands that are making their vegan protein powder …

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What a World Wellness Weekend Can Look Like in Melbourne’s Lockdown

Wellness is the state of being healthy and this weekend marks World Wellness Weekend. While we all like to be healthy, we can face barriers that may get in the way including COVID-19. In Melbourne, the COVID-19 pandemic is taking over almost every aspect of our lives. Yet, we can control our wellness, and our …

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Jonny Be Vegan and Plastic-Free: An Interview with Jonny Co-Founder Bec Villanti

It’s Plastic Free July and we’re all being urged to reduce our plastic consumption for the health of the planet.  When we look at all areas of our lives, plastic can be found everywhere; even down to our choices in intimate lifestyle products. Condoms are lumped into this category and trying to find plastic-free (and …

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Now is the Time to Go OhSo Vegan: An Interview with Cristina Santos

Veganism is experiencing a bumper year in 2020. In the last couple of years, veganism has sky-rocketed in popularity. As an example, the global vegan food market was worth $12.7 billion two years ago and is predicted to reach $24.06 billion by 2025. This shows that vegans are benefitting greatly by the plethora of vegan …

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A Bit Hippy: Nurturing Personal Care with Nature

“Inspiration is found everywhere, but it does help when you are only ten minutes away from the beach!” Founder of A Bit Hippy, Craig Jones, is inspired by the nature around him. His vegan skincare range gathers natural ingredients to create vegan skincare, deodorants, shampoos, conditioners and soaps for those seeking a vegan, cruelty-free alternative …

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All the Vegan Gluten-Free Yums at the Free From and Allergy Shows, Melbourne

Spending the day at the Free From and Allergy Shows last weekend was an eye-opener. Allergies and life-threatening illnesses relating to diet are still on the increase in Australia. The number of people who then attend shows like the Free From and Allergy Shows brings this point home. Many Melburnians braved the wintery wet weather …

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Australia’s Vegan Markets Need You. Here’s Why…

Vegan markets are sprouting up all over Australia and there are a plethora of vegan businesses vying for stall-space. Currently, people choosing a vegan lifestyle is accelerating at an unprecedented rate and you’d think that there are many who would be flocking to vegan markets regularly. Community is at the forefront of the vegan lifestyle. …

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Health and Fitness Travel Trips to Asia that Cater for Vegans

Global luxury wellness travel company Health and Fitness Travel has created a series of bespoke wellness holidays throughout Asia. This meets the demand for travellers seeking a digital detox, fitness, better nutrition or a life transformation. So, what about vegan travellers seeking a luxurious wellness holiday? According to Euromonitor International, Australia is the third-fastest growing …

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