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GO SEE LIVE MUSIC! WHETHER YOU PLAY, DANCE OR JUST APPRECIATE, CHECK OUT THESE MUSICAL VENUES FOR THE OPPORTUNITY TO ENJOY INSPIRATIONAL PERFORMANCES OF TALENT ALL OVER THE WORLD.

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RESTAURANTS

CountryStateCityNameWebsiteThe Lovelight Project's Tip
USAFloridaFort PierceS&S Takeouthttps://www.facebook.com/TheSSTakeout/The menu changes daily, so find them on Facebook or sign up for their newsletter to see what's cooking.
KOREASeoulItaewonJonny Dumplingshttp://blog.findshop.co.kr/_____Cheap and vegetarian-friendly; order a beer, of course
USAFloridaOrlandoDandelion Communitea Cafehttp://dandelioncommunitea.com/Try their amazing loose leaf tea and delicious vegetarian dining, with menu items using their homegrown herbs
USAFloridaOrlandoEthos Vegan Kitchenhttp://www.ethosvegankitchen.com/Bring your non-vegan friends and watch them devour everything they order.
USAFloridaOrlandoStardust Cafehttps://stardustvideoandcoffee.wordpress.com/Great selection of tea and beer, with lots of cool events each week. Check out Punslingers.
USAFloridaStuartDistrict Tablehttps://www.districttableandbar.comSome of the best dining in town, with many ingredients locally sourced.
USAFloridaStuartIan's Tropical Grillhttp://www.ianstropicalgrille.com_Call ahead if ordering vegetarian food and for reservations.
USAFloridaJensen BeachMary's Gourmet Kitchenhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Marys-Gourmet-Kitchen/121056844627843Cash only!
USAFloridaStuartTabuleh Cafe/Planet Ozonehttp://planetozone.com/Don't let the fact that it's in a gas station fool you. This restaurant serves the best Mediterranean food on the Treasure Coast. Juice bar is also great, but the service is very slow. Great Sunday brunch, too!
USAPennsylvaniaLancasterThe Flour Childhttp://theflourchild.com/Check if they are open before driving out to Columbia, but the drive is worth it for vegan cakes and desserts.
USAPennsylvaniaLancasterMaisonhttp://www.maisonlancaster.com/The menu says almost anything can be vegan or vegetarian, so test 'em!
USAPennsylvaniaLancasterOn Orangehttps://onorange.wordpress.com/Vegan sausage? Vegan pancakes? Happy Sunday! By the way, it's only open Friday-Mondays so pick another spot when playing hooky.
USAPennsylvaniaLancasterUpoharhttp://www.upoharethniccuisines.com/A great place for vegetarian catering!
USAPuerto RicoLuquilloBoardridershttp://www.boardriderssurfbarandgrill.com/Sit outdoors and chill at this spot before or after surf.
USAPuerto RicoViejo San JuanMarmaladehttp://www.marmaladepr.comSo many creative vegetarian options make it fun to share multiple courses. Don't forget the wine!
USASouth CarolinaCharlestonBlack Bean Co.http://www.blackbeanco.com/Always fresh! Great lunch place.
The BahamasAbacosElbow CayFireflyhttp://www.fireflysunsetresort.comHomemade veggie burger and their vegetable stack are excellent! For a treat, try one of their specialty cocktails with Firefly vodkas.
DOMINICAN REPUBLICPuerto PlataCabareteFresh Fresh Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/freshfreshcab/Can't go wrong here, whether you come after an early surf to chow or need a healthy smoothie after a night of boozing with friends.
USAVIRGIN ISLANDSSt. ThomasSOS Cafe & Barhttps://www.facebook.com/freshfreshcab/Be careful parking in their small lot! Then grab a table, a cup of coffee and a glass of water from the self-service bar and relax. You're about to get the freshest meal and more creative cocktails on island. Points if you're a lesbian (Slits Over Stalks).
USAFloridaMarathon, The KeysThe Good Food Conspiracyhttp://www.goodfoodconspiracy.com/ A perfect stop on the way to Key West for wraps stuffed with sprouts, smoothies and soups._
NEW ZEALANDSouth IslandQueenstownYonderhttps://www.facebook.com/freshfreshcab/Sit outside at sunset for fresh air. Fill up on the quinoa Ð if you're lucky you've just jumped off a bridge or hiked a big hill to see an epic vista. Get dessert.
NEW ZEALANDSouth IslandMoteukaToad Hall Store & Cafehttps://www.toadhallmotueka.co.nz/A must-go for breakfast or vegan ice cream, Toad Hall also hosts some great live music on their outdoor patio. But beware, no wifi!
NEW ZEALANDSouth IslandNelsonEast Street Vegetarian Cafe and Barhttps://www.facebook.com/Eaststeatsandbeats/Dishes are creative and filling, but we dunno ... those chickpea "chips" could be passed over.
NEW ZEALANDNorth IslandRaglanSolScapehttp://www.solscape.co.nz/Whether you are staying in one of the sweet hostel beds, getting surf lessons and renting boards or taking a yoga class, you might as well stick around for awesome coffees and a delicious vegan meal.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownPin Xinhttps://www.facebook.com/freshfreshcab/Noodle bowls are amazing and cheap. If you can wait the 30 minutes for the epic homemade vegan burger, your tummy with thank you. Try the butterfly pea tea!
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownWoodlandshttps://www.tripadvisor.com.my/Restaurant_Review-g298303-d5439256-Reviews-Woodlands_Vegetarian_Restaurant-George_Town_Penang_Island_Penang.htmlThe dosais are a must-try, and everything is delicious.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownThali NR Sweetshttps://www.facebook.com/NR-SWEETS-163488630377516/Enjoy a platter and juice, and then pick out some authentic Indian sweets to go.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownWholey Wonderhttps://www.facebook.com/Eaststeatsandbeats/They kinda already had us with the cute yoga studio upstairs, but that Superfood Smoothie Bowl -- a smoothie served in half of a papaya -- sealed the deal.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownLagenda House & Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/cafelagenda/There are many creative vegetarian options, but the Sayur Lodeh Masam Manis really blew us away.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityGoodSoulshttps://www.facebook.com/goodsoulskitchencm/Mango smoothie bowls are divine. If you are hungrier, the tofu bowl and toast is the answer.
THAILANDChiang MaiWualaiAumhttps://www.facebook.com/AumVegetarianRestaurant/Three words: Aum Khao Soi
THAILANDChiang MaiSantithamImmAim Vegetarian and Bike Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/ImmAimVegetarianCafe/Arrive before 8 p.m. to be served Ð the rush is worth it.
THAILANDChiang MaiNimmanThe Salad Concepthttp://www.thesaladconcept.com/about.phpThere's another location just west of the Old City. Huge, fresh salads made to order!
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityFree Bird Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/FreeBirdCafe/Proceeds support refugees so come hungry, then check out the thrift shop and reuse items for sale.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityKhunkae's Juice Barhttps://www.facebook.com/Khunkaes-Juice-Bar-1689961967906460/Opens at 10 a.m., so wander over from Hidden House Yoga Studio after the free meditation.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityBy Hand Pizza Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/byhandcafe/An entire menu of vegan pizza options (along with many stone-fired classics)! Sized for sharing.
KOREAIncheonSongdoKyla's Kafehttps://www.facebook.com/Kylas-Kafe-105532393379839/Vegetarian options are rare in Korea, so keep a look out for this pop-up restaurant's events!
ARGENTINAMendozaVilla 25 de MayoColor Cafehttps://www.facebook.com/freshfreshcab/Julie and Christopher speak English, Spanish and French and make the most delicious food in the quaint Villa 25 de Mayo outside San Rafael.

MUSIC

CountryStateCityNameWebsiteThe Lovelight Project's Tip
USAFloridaJupiterGuanabana'shttp://www.guanabanas.com/Beautiful, intimate venue for free, live music in Jupiter, but the sound curfew is serious: Bands end at 11 p.m. on the dot.
USAFloridaOrlandoTanqueray'shttps://www.facebook.com/TanqueraysbarThis is a cool underground bar with local and national acts. Good craft beer selection.
USAFloridaOrlandoWill's Pubhttp://www.willspub.org/Great music, great craft beer Ð what more do you want?
USAFloridaStuartcoffee house Blue Doorhttp://www.coffeebarbluedoor.com/Intercoastal Swell and other local bands make the lovely outdoor courtyard come alive. Movie nights are fun too.
USAFloridaStuartTerra Fermatahttp://www.terrafermata.com/Excellent micro brews on tap and the best bands, both locally and from around the nation.
USASouth CarolinaCharlestonThe Pour Househttp://www.charlestonpourhouse.com/This is 'the" place to see live music in Charleston. Check out their Dead on the Deck on Wednesdays for a heady scene.
USAPuerto RicoViejo San JuanNuyorican Cafehttp://www.nuyoricancafepr.com/Ask the bartender for the specialty of rum, coconut milk and cinnamon. It's a healthy version of a coquito and is perfect after dancing.
USANew MexicoSanta FeMeow Wolfhttps://meowwolf.comThis amazing interactive, psychadelic art project should NOT be missed when in Santa Fe or anywhere close. Add music in the mix and mindblown.
USANew MexicoSanta FeSanta Fe Brewing Companyhttps://santafebrewing.comThey created a ginger ale after we visited? Just another reason to return to this fun indoor venue.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityNorth Gate Jazz Co-Ophttps://www.facebook.com/northgate.jazzcoop/Stick to beer. Cocktails are kind of weak. And dance!

YOGA STUDIOS

CountryStateCityNameWebsiteThe Lovelight Project's Tip
USAFloridaJacksonvillePrana Yogahttp://pranayogaorangepark.com/Says our friend in the know, "New business with a great owner who is really trying to make this studio a positive part of the community"
USAFloridaJupiterKula Yoga Shalahttp://www.kulayogashala.comThis groovy little donation-based studio also has a great gift shop and cafe.
USAFloridaJupiterGreen Tara Yogahttp://greentarayoga.netClasses are just $10. Try the Reggae Yoga or Chair classes.
USAFloridaPort St. LucieDown to Earth Yoga Studiohttp://downtoearthfitness.wix.com/downtoearthfitness%E2%80%8BIf you are new to Yoga, check out Meliss's beginner classes.
USAFloridaStuartFlagler Park Yogahttps://www.facebook.com/ExhalewithGrace/Donation-based Yoga in the park downtown on Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.!
USAFloridaStuartYogaFishhttp://yogafishstuart.com/Come early to grab a spot on the floor of this small but popular studio.
USASouth CarolinaCharlestonCharleston Community Yoga_http://www.charlestoncommunityyoga.com/Cheap, great classes. Sign up for their e-newsletter to stay up to date.
USASouth CarolinaCharlestonHoly Cow Yoga Centerhttp://www.holycowyoga.com/%E2%80%8BGreat vibes at this studio, located across from Earth Fare (https://www.earthfare.com/our%20stores/charleston), a super-yummy grocery store.
USANew MexicoSanta FeSanta Fe Community Yogahttp://www.santafecommunityyoga.orgThey've got a great deal for new students, so buy the package.
NEW ZEALANDSouth IslandQueenstownStudio Sanghahttp://queenstownyoga.comIt's located in an industrial centre, so it's a little tricky to find but you will if you are keen.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityWild Rose Yogahttp://www.wildroseyoga.orgThe fascia release classes are intense and amazing. Perhaps skip the "water flow" unless it's Songkran.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityHidden House Yogahttps://hhyogachiangmai.comFree guided meditation should be in your weekly habit, as well as the great open mic nights.
THAILANDChiang MaiOld CityYoga In The Parkhttps://www.facebook.com/groups/289951174859604/Check the Facebook group to make sure the free 9 a.m. class in Nong Buak Hard park.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownWholey Wonderhttps://www.facebook.com/wholeywonder/This spot in the Hin Bus Depot also has a fantastic vegan cafe with yummy smoothies for after class.
KOREAIncheonSongdoAsteya Yoga Studiohttps://www.facebook.com/AsteyaYogaSongdo/They often hold lovely yoga classes in the pavilion in Michuhol Park.

FUN EXPERIENCES

CountryStateCityNameWebsiteThe Lovelight Project's Tip
USACaliforniaMount ShastaPanther Meadowshttp://hikemtshasta.com/mount-shasta-trails/panther-meadow-trail/Beautiful, wildflower-lined paths lead to a spring of spiritual origins. This is where Native American shamans prayed and held ceremonies for their tribe._
USACaliforniaSan FranciscoMuir Woodshttp://www.nps.gov/muwo/index.htmYou must get a parking reservation or reserve a shuttle in advance! Go to: https://gomuirwoods.com/ and enjoy.
USAColoradoBoulderHiking the Flat Ironshttps://bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/flatirons-vista-trailheadStart at the corner of 9th and Baseline Road, bring water and enjoy this moderate hike!
USAColoradoColorado SpringsManitou Springshttp://manitousprings.org/This little town near Colorado Springs is not to be missed! Be sure to sample the sparkling waters that flow freely throughout this sweet little town.
USAColoradoColorado SpringsGarden of the Godshttp://www.gardenofgods.com/home/index.cfm?flash=1This place gets packed but it sure is worth it!
USAFloridaMarathonBahia Honda State Parkhttp://bahiahondapark.com/Think ahead if you want an epic beachfront camping spot Ð they book out a year in advance. Luckily it's perfect for the day.
USAFloridaJacksonvilleRiverside Arts Market_http://riversideartsmarket.com/Popping up under the interstate every Saturday is a cool place for art and music.
USAFloridaOcalaOcala National Foresthttp://www.fs.usda.gov/main/ocala/homeCentrally located in the state, this huge gem is worth a trip! We recommend camping in Juniper Springs or Salt Springs, but you can't really go wrong. Rent a kayak, swim in the 72-degree springs and relax!
USAFloridaOrlandoAudobon Park Farmers Market @ Stardusthttp://www.yelp.com/biz/audubon-park-community-market-orlandoTaking place on Monday nights, this is a great place to meet people and check out local goods from local folks.
USAFloridaOrlandoLake Eola Parkhttp://www.cityoforlando.net/parks/lake-eola-park/Check it out at night!
USAFloridaOrlandoWekiva Springshttp://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g29171-d145739-Reviews-Wekiwa_Springs_State_Park-Apopka_Florida.htmlLooking for real adventure? Try backcountry kayak camping here! There's also great day kayaking, picnicking and swimming, too.
USAFloridaOrlandoBlue Springshttp://www.bluespringspark.com/Great kayaking and picnic area.
USAFloridaPalm BeachBike trail on Palm Beach islandhttp://www.floridarambler.com/florida-bike-hike-trails/lake-trail-palm-beach-paved-bike-trail/Rent a bike at Palm Beach Bicycle (www.palmbeachbicycle.com/) for free parking, a map and a quick trip to Publix for a picnic lunch.
USAFloridaStuartDowntown Green Markethttp://stuartgreenmarket.org/Sunday mornings along the St. Lucie River are beautiful. Stick around downtown for free live music at the Riverwalk in season. The farmer's market in Fort Pierce (http://www.fortpiercefarmersmarket.com/) is even bigger.
USAFloridaJensen BeachHawk's Bluff Trailhttp://floridahikes.com/savannas-preserve-hawks-bluffEasy 1-mile hike is great for families, dogs and lunchtime escapes.
USAFloridaPort St. LucieOxbow Eco-Centerhttp://www.stlucieco.gov/erd/oxbow/Great for meditation
USASouth CarolinaCharlestonSurfing on Folly Beachhttp://www.mckevlins.com/Rent a board (or pick up wax) at McKevlin's Surf Shop and talk up the locals about the best spot. Plenty of free parking.
USAPuerto RicoFajardoBioluminscent Bayhttp://www.kayakingpuertorico.com/pages/biobay.htmlSpots for these popular tours fill up fast, so reserve a spot early. If they are filled up, ask for other tour companies.
USAPuerto RicoEast SideEl Yunque National Foresthttp://www.fs.usda.gov/elyunqueThe trails are pretty packed, so check out the waterfalls during off times or keep expectations low.
The BahamasAbacosSandy and Fowl CaysSnorkelinghttp://www.friendsoftheenvironment.org/There are wonderful underway national parks throughout the Abacos, thanks to maintenance by volunteers who keep moorings safe. Never anchor here to protect the reef!
The BahamasAbacosLubbers QuartersMoonrisehttps://www.facebook.com/moonriseforromance/?pnref=lhcEscape for a week or weekend in this romantic, beachfront eco-lodge.
The BahamasNew ProvidenceNassauSivananda Yoga Retreathttps://www.sivanandabahamas.org/Check the schedule for interesting workshops and book a tent hut for a transformative retreat with plenty of yummy vegetarian food and yoga!
USANew MexicoSanta FeSanta Fe Bandstandhttps://santafebandstand.orgFree live music and dancing in the center plaza works up an appetite. Head to The Plaza Cafe afterward.
New ZealandSouth IslandChristchurchHagley Parkhttps://www.ccc.govt.nz/parks-and-gardens/explore-parks/hagley-park-and-gardens/Grab a flat white and check out the free live music on Sundays.
MALAYSIAPenangGeorgetownStreet Art Walkhttp://thenextsomewhere.com/2017/07/11/walking-tour-street-art-in-penang/When the sun gets too hot, dip into the Junk Cafe (https://www.facebook.com/junk401/) on Chulia for a passionfruit mojito.
THAILANDChiang MaiDoi SuthepMonk's Trailhttps://www.alltrails.com/trail/thailand/chiang-mai/don-suthep-monk-trailThis is a big hike, bring plenty of water. Enjoy the temples along the way and at the top!