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  • Our top 5 Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo

      We had read mixed reviews about finding vegan food in Tokyo, but after consulting HappyCow we felt pretty confident about not ordering salads everywhere we went.   We had discovered that the macrobiotic diet was developed

  • Best present for your parents – a surprise trip to Greece

      If you find yourself scratching your head as every parental anniversary comes around, consider booking your parents a surprise trip abroad. One of Europe’s most popular destinations, Greece is an ideal place for mature

  • Getting a Tattoo in Japan

      Japan is known for many things. Samurai, geisha, sushi, Mt. Fuji, and one of  the most controversial-tattoos. Japan and tattoos have a long and tumultuous history, and are seen by most as undesirable; but I

  • Limberlost Forest Winter Wonderland

      This past fall we spent a relaxing weekend at Limberlost Forest Reserve. The colour of the leaves were changing, the breeze was still warm, the water was calm, and the loons were still calling.     We

  • Everything we need to know we learned from Travel

      Travel has opened our eyes and hearts to so much.   We have learned a lot about the world around us just by allowing ourselves to travel while being mindful. So we wanted to share some

  • 2014 year in review

        It is incredible how quickly the time flies. Last year at this time we were in the Kingdom of Bhutan exploring the amazing country and volunteering with Humane Society Asia, and today we are

  • Downtown Toronto and The Gladstone Hotel

      Cody and I decided to spend a weekend to ourselves in downtown Toronto to rediscover this amazing city, but to be honest, all we did was stuff our faces with great vegan food and

  • Reasons to Visit Cape Verde

      Cape Verde is an archipelago of ten islands located off the western coast of Africa. It is known for its hospitality, spectacular scenery and powdery white beaches. There are plenty of reasons to visit Cape Verde

  • HeartCoeur Cruelty Free Gift Guide and Giveaway

      It’s the most wonderful time of the year-for those of us who love the holidays that is. Living in Canada pretty much guarantees a white Christmas; the blankets of snow sparkle outside in silence as

  • Eating Vegan in Georgia

      When one thinks of Georgia, they think peaches, the deep South, and the Braves. But there is another Georgia that we’ve recently discovered, and it is pretty vegan friendly. Georgia is a country in the Caucasus

Latest Reviews on Hotels / Vegan

  • Kristi House, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  • Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

  • Abraham Hostel, Jerusalem, Israel

  • Acacia Hotel, Dahab, Egypt

  • Sol Cuisine

  • Soul to Bowl Creamy Vegan Alfredo

  • Sheese Vegan Cheeses

  • Gloryhole Doughnuts, Toronto, Ontario

Latest Posts

Our Summer in Saskatchewan

Posted by • October 18, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 18 Comments

On July 2nd, Cody and I took a bus from Toronto to Saskatoon, Saskatchewan to spend two months with family and friends and enjoy all of the summer events Saskatchewan has to offer. The western

Turkey: For adventure, culture and cuisine

Posted by • October 9, 2014 • Stories ,Turkey 2 Comments

  One of the benefits of traveling to another country is to experience an alternative culture. You can barter at local markets, visit historical monuments and taste some traditional cuisine. Turkey is no different. Holidaymakers are flocking

Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve

Posted by • September 29, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 27 Comments

Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve is a beautiful place that holds a lot of history. It was newly opened in the early 1900’s as a recreational resort, and at over 100 years old, she is still

This is Havana in 24 Hours

Posted by • September 18, 2014 • Cuba ,Featured ,Stories 35 Comments

Nine.  The number of times Cody and I have been to Cuba combined. Holguin, Guardalavaca, and Varadero, but never to Havana.    We decided our tenth time must include a visit to Cuba’s capital city, major port,

Toronto Veg Food Fest

Posted by • September 8, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories ,Vegan 8 Comments

  Last year this time we were travelling Laos and missing all of the incredible food at Toronto’s Veg Food Fest; the largest Veg Food Fest in North America.   This year we made sure to attend

Ras Abu Galum, Dahab, Egypt

Posted by • August 13, 2014 • Egypt 16 Comments

Ras Abu Galum is a beautiful snorkelling and diving spot located by a bedouin village 15 kilometres north of Dahab, Egypt.   Cody and I were picked up in the morning by King Safari, and

“Happy Ness” Ness Creek Weekend

Posted by • July 30, 2014 • Canada ,Stories 4 Comments

  We left Saskatoon at noon for a music filled weekend at Ness Creek. Driving north for three hours, we made a quick stop for ice, and finally arrived.   A queue of cars and trucks were

Volunteering in Bhutan with HSI

Posted by • July 17, 2014 • Bhutan ,Featured ,Stories 16 Comments

  We were invited by our good friend Antoinette Bradley- the Bhutan manager for HSI, as volunteers to contribute to Humane Society International’s National Dog Population Management and Rabies Control Programme in Bhutan.   A collaboration

Toronto World Pride 2014

Posted by • July 9, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 17 Comments

  There are very few festivals, events, occasions, etc that we arrange our travels around. Toronto World Pride is one of them.   We have attended Toronto Pride every year since Cody moved to Toronto and it

Romantik Hostel- The worst place we’ve stayed

Posted by • June 20, 2014 • Georgia ,Stories 33 Comments

  Cody and I have stayed in many a room; from luxurious 5 star hotels in South East Asia, to $5 a night rooms in India, so we are no strangers to beat up no

Mindful Wanderlust Giveaway

Posted by • June 16, 2014 • Stories 72 Comments

  Well, we’ve been home for 16 days and we have settled in quite comfortably. Our two years of travel have most definitely changed our lives and the way we view everything and everyone around

Vegan Kitchen, Cairo, Egypt

June 14, 2014 •
Vegan Kitchen, Cairo, Egypt

  Vegan Kitchen, you had me at homemade almond milk. And not only is the almond milk homemade, but most everything on the menu is. When I thought to look up vegan restaurants in Egypt, I really