Author Archives: Daniel Roy

Daniel is a writer, backpack foodie, slow traveler, and endurance runner. He is the author of the upcoming book, "The Way of Slow Travel: A Hands-On Guide to the Best Travel of Your Life."

My Bucket List

A few days ago, one of my contacts on Facebook posted a generic bucket list, which people were invited to check depending on what they did. My friend John was quick to remark to me that it was a pretty ...

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Vegediaries: Day 30

Wow, has it been a month already into my vegetarian experiment? One month is long enough to start forming habits, and my vegetarianism is no exception. The simple fact is, I barely think about it anymore. As a matter of ...

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I Shot a Gun (And I Liked It)

“We’ve never shot before. We’re looking for something fairly small, just to get a feel for it.” “9 mil,” answers the cashier without hesitation. She’s Asian, petite and cute, in her early twenties. “Right! Ok. But we’d also like something ...

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Vegediaries: Day 15

Wednesday evening, Helene heated up a pot of spicy pea soup that she had frozen in December. The soup base was from a stall at the Farmers Market. Hungry, we dug in immediately. “Say, didn’t we use bison bones as ...

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Vegediaries – Day 7

I’ve been a vegetarian for a week now, and it’s going pretty well thus far. Many vegetarians report an increase in energy from the get-go. Did I get an energy boost myself? Well, I think so. Could be psychosomatic, of ...

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