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  • This is Havana in 24 Hours

    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,

  • Visiting the Far East as a Vegan On a Cruise

      Even finding vegan friendly restaurants in your home town can be tricky, so you’d think that on vacations such as in the exotic Orient it’d be difficult to find suitable vegan options.   However, that’s not

  • Toronto Veg Food Fest

      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

  • A Very Vegan Vacation in Tenerife

      The natural surroundings of the Canary Islands are a green idyll for intrepid vegans. An abundance of natural produce is the stuff that veggie dreams are made of, and in a country renowned for

  • Ras Abu Galum, Dahab, Egypt

    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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

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

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

The two sides of Hebron

Posted by • May 30, 2014 • Featured ,Palestine ,Stories 12 Comments

  Before heading to Israel, Cody and I were not well informed about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, so we thought a tour of Hebron would shed more light on the subject. We joined a Hebron dual

Dahab Paradise, Dahab, Egypt

May 29, 2014 •

    Dahab Paradise is located on Blue Hole Rd., about a five minute drive from “downtown” Dahab. We walked into reception and were warmly greeted by Nimisha, manager of Dahab Paradise. She welcomed us with a

Hayarkon 48, Tel Aviv, Israel

May 18, 2014 •

  Hayarkon 48 hostel is a great hostel in a great location of Tel Aviv. You can’t miss the vibrant yellow building right next to the beach.   The hostel has dorm rooms and private rooms

Bedouin Moon, Dahab, Egypt

May 16, 2014 •

  Bedouin Moon is a three star hotel in Dahab, Egypt, located right along the beautiful Red Sea. Upon arrival we were greeted and offered cold orange juice as a welcome drink.    Our room was simple,

Sheikh Ali Dahab Resort, Dahab, Egypt

May 13, 2014 •

  Sheikh Ali is not just a hotel in Dahab, Egypt, but also a man. The owner of the hotel named it after his father who founded the very first bedouin camp in Dahab in

The people of Myanmar

Posted by • May 9, 2014 • Myanmar ,Stories 16 Comments

  The people of Myanmar have been through some very difficult times, and they are still in the process of gaining their strength and rebuilding their lives; but the oppression and injustice has not broken

Desert Home, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

May 6, 2014 •

  Mitzpe Ramon is a small city in the Negev Desert, and Desert Home is a sweet little bed and breakfast sitting on the edge of where the desert meets the town.   Part bed and breakfast,

Walkabout and surf: a guide to Australian vacations

Posted by • April 23, 2014 • Stories Add Comment

One of the appeals for Canadians in visiting Australia is the fact that the culture is in many ways very similar. Of course there are also no language barrier problems for English speakers. However, this

Cruising the Mediterranean with AlaTurka Cruises

Posted by • April 20, 2014 • Featured ,Turkey 15 Comments

  Beautiful, relaxing, perfect, fun….. are just a few words that come to mind when thinking about our 3 night, 4 day Mediterranean Turkey cruise with Alaturka Cruises.   From the moment we boarded to the moment

Portraits from Skid Row

Posted by • April 14, 2014 • Featured ,Stories ,USA 22 Comments

I’m not quite sure how I initially found John Hwang, but somewhere in between checking my emails, writing a blog, and scrolling through Facebook, I found him, and I’m glad I did.   I added him

Boombully Hostel, Tbilisi, Georgia

April 13, 2014 •

  Boombully Hostel is located on Rustaveli ave in Tbilisi, Georgia. When we arrived we were greeted right away, shown to our room, and given a tour of the space. The hostel is located in a great