Heels, Health, and Humanity: Finding Acceptable Vegan Shoes


I’ve posted about this before, and I’ve certainly complained about it on Twitter fairly constantly recently, but vegan shoes are tough. Don’t get me wrong, there are a decent number of synthetic shoes out there, and a smaller, but still significant, number of shoes that are truly vegan. However, as soon as you start looking for specific types of shoes, it gets complicated. Accidentally vegan shoes tend to be very inexpensive, and meant for occasional “fun” wear. They are trendy and funky. They tend toward either super high heels and punchy colors or canvas flats and laces (often also with … Continue reading

I’ve Moved!

the getaway

Well, The VeganAsana has. Due to some horrifying CS from the previous host site (iPage), I’ve migrated this site to SiteGround. They made it very very easy to do the switch and have thus far answered every annoying question in less than half an hour from my opening the ticket to response. That’s just crazy! So far, so great. Let me know if you see issues on your end, reader. Namaste, L

A Vegan Idiot Abroad – The VeganAsana in China


I recently had the opportunity to travel to China for my day job. Before the trip, I wasn’t sure what the situation would be like for me, in terms of diet. Now, with the amazing ability of hindsight, I realize the things I could have done ahead of time to help myself (that I didn’t do). So, I am sharing that knowledge with you! My trip took me to Beijing, Nanyang, Zhoukou, and Zhengzhou, so other than Beijing, I was in Henan Province. Food practices in China, as in every country, vary by locale, so some of my experiences will … Continue reading