• The Magical Kingdom of Tokyo Disneyland (VIDEO)

    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

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  • Our favourite places to eat in Kyoto

      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

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  • Our day at Pata Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand

      During our many months in Thailand, Cody and I have seen heartbreakingly miserable orangutans, tigers chained so close to the ground that they could’t stand; crocodile meat, crocodile hand bags, and a crocodile show

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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)

    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

      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

  • Our day at Pata Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand

      During our many months in Thailand, Cody and I have seen heartbreakingly miserable orangutans, tigers chained so close to the ground that they could’t stand; crocodile meat, crocodile hand bags, and a crocodile show

  • Spending the day in Nara with the Sika Deer

      Nara Park is a public park located in the city of Nara, Japan, about an hour train ride from Kyoto. Nara is famous for its residents. The Sika Deer. Over 1,200 wild Sika Deer roam freely around the

  • 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

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      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

Latest Reviews on Hotels / Vegan

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  • Sol Cuisine

  • Soul to Bowl Creamy Vegan Alfredo

  • Sheese Vegan Cheeses

  • Gloryhole Doughnuts, Toronto, Ontario

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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

Posted by • December 9, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories Add Comment

  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

Posted by • November 19, 2014 • Stories 3 Comments

  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

Posted by • November 12, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories ,Vegan 8 Comments

  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

Posted by • November 2, 2014 • Georgia ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 17 Comments

  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

Our Summer in Saskatchewan

Posted by • October 18, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 20 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 ,Travel Video 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 ,Travel Video 36 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

Abraham Hostel, Jerusalem, Israel

August 13, 2014 •

Abraham hostel sits in a great location in Jerusalem close to the old city, and is run surprisingly well for such a large place. The staff are from all over the globe. They are very friendly,