Have you heard? It’s time for VeganMofo 2017! I’ll be posting on my blog every day in October. Like last year, I’m combining my love of travel with my love of vegan food, but this time it’s all about Italy! This July I followed in the footsteps of two of my favourite comedy duos (Dev and Arnold in Master of None, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon in The Trip) and spent a fortnight exploring Italy with my best friend and eating everything I physically could.
Our journey focused on northern Italy. We started in Bergamo, just outside Milan and, crucially, home to a Ryanair airport. Then we visited the Cinque Terre, five charming towns on the coast which I had long wanted to visit. Next, we popped up to Milan which we mostly used as a base for visiting Lake Como. From there it was just a short hop to fair Verona – great for visiting another lake, Lake Garda. We couldn’t miss out Venice, of course, and spent a few days there enjoying art, canals and ice cream! And we finished our trip in Bologna, though we managed to sneak in one more day trip, this time to Ravenna.
Of course, I spent much of the holiday looking for good food, and much of it scribbling down notes about every morsel I devoured! So, every day I’m going to post a review of one of the eateries I visited, and tell you some of the things I saw along the way. So if you want to know what a vegan eats for two weeks in Italy, stay tuned!
Happy VeganMoFo 2017!