In Transit Travel + Food Blog is a guide to finding fulfillment through mindful travel, an active lifestyle, and vegetarian cooking.
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I started this blog in 2008, just as I was completing undergraduate studies in Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida. I wanted a space to write freely about anything, but I mainly found myself writing about my travels and reflections on work experiences as a news reporter.
Since then, I earned my MBA and switched careers, got married and had two kids, but I still enjoy writing. Therefore, in 2015 I gave this blog more direction and focus on key areas that were of interest to me and that I found fulfilling: travel, vegetarian cooking, an active lifestyle, and forging deep, personal connections. Each of these continues to be a journey, hence, the title of the blog.
I’m looking to connect with businesses that create/offer/aggregate:- Products and services to simplify/improve travel, especially for multigenerational families- Wellness tours/attractions, products/services- Venues, products and services that promote healthy OR vegetarian/vegan lifestyles
Hey Amritha, thanks for sharing your blog with the Travel Massive community. Wow! 10+ years running a blog is a long time — do you keep all your original posts, or do you do regular spring cleaning and remove older content?
Great question, Ian. Yes, since some posts are older, I do go back and change some titles or info. Sometimes I even clean up the "listicle" style takeaways to fit more recent times. While I know travel has changed due to Covid, neither the sites themselves have changed too much, nor the way it makes us feel when we visit, so I think the travel content is still relevant today.
Awesome! I loved the recipe part of the blog 🌮
thanks for your support Maria! Yes, now that I have a better routine established with my two little ones, I am able to set apart time to be in the kitchen and cook healthy meals for my family!
Great job! Looking forward to check out all the food!!!
Thanks for your support!
Is this for global travel experiences?
As we could likely be able to share details of venues, products and services in Cape Town, South Africa if the destination would be in your travel plans.
Absolutely. Under travel you'll see there are posts from my trips to Sabah, Malaysia, Fiji, Cartagena (Colombia), Iceland, Victoria (Canada) Hong Kong, Coimbatore (India). I have many more planned for Paris, Madrid, Manila, etc. As for South Africa- I'd love to learn more. It's on my bucket list. I currently have a 2-year-old and a 2-month-old, so I'm waiting just a bit longer to go to South Africa as a family to enjoy the animal safaris together! Please feel free to send info my way!
Hi Amritha! Congrats on a wonderful blog.
Question: do you know about any type of app for travelers that basically highlights vegetarian/vegan restaurants? (Not just restaurants with those options, but where it is the main point.) As a traveler trying to an increasingly 'plant-forward' diet, I would be so interested in this.
Also, perhaps there is a way we could collaborate someday. I run a sustainable travel booking platform called Yugen Earthside. We do have wellness trips (yoga retreats, wellness treks), and we tag our trips if they can easily accommodate vegetarians/vegans (one day I want this to simply be a filter people can use to find veg-friendly trips). Feel free to check us out. Would love to stay in touch, collaboration or not :)
Hi Hilary -- thanks so much for your questions. I have not come across specific apps that do this, beyond "searching" for restaurants in Yelp or otherwise. I think there would definitely be an appetite -- pardon the pun -- for such an app. Yes, I would certainly be interested in collaborating. You may have noticed that in my travel posts when I talk about restaurants, I highlight those that have good vegetarian selection or that cater to unique diets. Let's definitely discuss.