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  • The street art of Tulum, Mexico

      Tulum is well known for its beautiful emerald coastline, cenotes, and artsy laid back vibe. All along the main street you can find local artist shops, jewellery stores, colourful Mexican folk art, and stylish clothing

  • Tierra De Animales Sanctuary, Cancun, Mexico

      With the amount of travel Cody and I choose to do, there is no getting away from seeing how poorly animals are treated around the world. We’ve seen baby elephants get kicked in Thailand, yelled

  • Eating Vegan in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Although Puerto Vallarta is not our favourite Mexican destination, it’s a good place to begin our travels-plus it has some great vegan restaurants! Our world wanderings pretty much revolve around us stuffing our faces with

  • 8 Vegans Around The World Share Their Christmas Day Meal

    Food is a very important part of every culture. All over the world people gather around food to celebrate births, milestones, marriages, religious ceremonies, and often times to mourn. It is the heart of family gatherings,

  • Why Willemstad, Curacao Is Not For Us

      This past April, Cody and I were invited by the Curacao Tourism Board to an event in Toronto where we were the lucky winners of a one week trip to Curacao courtesy of Air Canada,

  • Why Dahab is our Favourite Place in Egypt

      The great pyramids of Giza, the maddening traffic, the koshary, and the streets buzzing with life- Just some of the reasons we love Egypt.   But Dahab is different.     It is free of the bustling polluted streets

  • Canada, Are We Truly as Xenophobic as You Lead Me to Believe?

      I’m not sure what else Canada is, other than a melting pot of immigrants-settlers if you will, who’s homelands are scattered across the globe. My entire family is from Portugal, and unless you are of

  • Our Vegan Favourites in Turkey

      Since going vegan, Cody and I have truly gained a new appreciation for food. We become so excited to try new vegan dishes we have never seen before, and it is an added bonus when

  • Forever MicroRanch Sanctuary

      It seems that no matter where we roam, we always find a place with likeminded people. A place that feels so comfortable and welcoming that it is difficult to leave. A place where people are taking

  • Our Hitchhiking Experience in Mexico

      “Oh my god you’re going to Egypt?!” “You’re travelling through India? Be careful” “Why are you going to Iran?” “You’re hitchhiking in Mexico? Oh god, be careful” This is pretty much the dialogue we go through every time, when talking

Latest Reviews on Hotels / Vegan

  • Hostel do Largo, Faro, Portugal

  • Cabañas el Cielito, Cabo Corrientes, Mexico

  • TENFACE Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Kristi House, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • Sol Cuisine

  • Soul to Bowl Creamy Vegan Alfredo

  • Sheese Vegan Cheeses

  • Gloryhole Doughnuts, Toronto, Ontario

Latest Posts

Losing A Loved One: The Story of Owl

I don’t recall whether Cody and I noticed Owl when we first arrived at PAWS, but we certainly fell in love with her quickly after. PAWS cares for sick, injured, and abused stray animals

Dumpster Diving: Exposing the World’s Food Waste

  When I started researching food waste around the world, I was in shock, and when Cody and I started dumpster diving, I was beside myself! Years ago, when Cody told me that he would go

Our Summer Getaway at Limberlost

Posted by • June 29, 2015 • Canada ,Featured 2 Comments

  A week ago today our time in Ontario was up, but before our departure, we thought it would be lovely to visit Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve again; but this time in the summer.      Our

Our Favourite Vegan Restaurants in Porto

  Prior to visiting Portugal, I did a small amount of searching for vegan restaurants around the country.     I didn’t come up with much except for Black Mamba Burgers in Porto, and Primo Basilico, an

Why You Should Visit the Azores in Portugal

Posted by • June 7, 2015 • Featured ,Portugal ,Stories ,Vegan 24 Comments

The Azores are a group of 9 islands in the mid-Atlantic Ocean distinguished by beautiful landscapes, fishing villages, lush greenery, and rows of colourful hydrangeas. These volcanic islands are a beautiful remote destination to get

From Whale Hunting to Whale Watching

In the second half of the nineteenth century the whaling industry developed in the Azores. It was a source of income, and a way of life for some Azoreans.    The most important thing taken from these majestic

Lo De Marcos is the Worst Place Ever

Posted by • May 9, 2015 • Mexico ,Stories 18 Comments

  Lo de Marcos is not really the worst place ever, but I was torn as to to whether or not I should share our love for Lo De Marcos with everyone; because of course-the

Backpacking in Mexico pt. 1 VIDEO

Posted by • May 2, 2015 • Featured ,Mexico ,Stories ,Travel Video 13 Comments

  Knowing full well that there is a lot of unfounded fear regarding Mexico, I still had reservations about visiting the country after repeatedly hearing about how “unsafe” it is. While the infamous drug cartel crimes

The Shop Owners of Dahab

Posted by • April 20, 2015 • Egypt ,Stories 11 Comments

  Egypt has suffered quite a few blows to their tourism industry due to the revolution back in 2011. Many people were afraid to visit after the Arab spring, but of course we couldn’t stay away,

Our Tips for Responsible Travel

  My mother was the first person who introduced me to the incredibly exciting world of travel. When she took me on my first trip, I had never before heard of responsible travel; nor had I

The Magical Kingdom of Tokyo Disneyland (VIDEO)

Posted by • March 30, 2015 • Featured ,Japan ,Stories ,Travel Video 4 Comments

The last time I was at Disney World I was about 5 years old, and it was magic.   I was in awe of everything around me, from the fairy princesses to Micky Mouse waving at

Our Favourite Places to Eat in Kyoto

Posted by • March 3, 2015 • Featured ,Japan ,Stories ,Vegan 17 Comments

  Kyoto, Japan may not be so vegan friendly that every hotel you stay at has a vegan restaurant around the corner, but it did happen to us a few times, so things are changing