Being able to travel the globe for leisure and take in exotic sights via luxurious vegan cruises is an extremely fortunate position to be in! So it is essential to find ways to give back to the locals who help make your trip an experience of a lifetime.

Whether you are cruising the mighty Mekong or watching the south of France pass your picture window, it is the locals you encounter during your river vacation that make it something special to cherish forever.

Local guides who will meet you from the ship to take your on bespoke walking tours will show you the true spirit of the places you visit, and this is your opportunity to give back to the community.

Buy directly from the craftspeople themselves when visiting Tan Chau market places and not only will you travel home with unique gifts for yourself and loved ones, you will be contributing to the local economy.

Our expert Vegan Culinary Cruises team will also be able to point you in the direction of locally-owned vegan restaurants during your cruise. Meaning, you can taste plant-based versions of local delicacies while also putting funds into the pockets of independent vegan business owners who work hard to spread a message of compassion in their area.

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Like An Elephant is one such business during our stop in the French city of Lyon. The restaurant is a favorite for locals and tourists alike. The menu is overflowing with plant-based versions of classic French dishes, and eating here means your tourist money is helping to support the local community and independent vegan business.

It’s easy to do good while you have an adventure you’ll never forget!