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  • Hanging out in Panama City

      We boarded our 11:45pm bus for Panama City, and prepared to hunker down for a 15 hour journey. I tend to whine every time we take a bus ride that exceeds 8 hours, but it’s

  • Heading to Ojo del Mar in the Osa Peninsula

      The alarm sounded at 5:30am. We peeled ourselves from bed, got dressed, and hastily made our way through breakfast. Despite rush hour in San Jose, we managed to hail a taxi immediately, and we were

  • Our housesitting experience in Costa Rica

      After 3 dry scorching hot weeks of sedentary living in San Juan Del Sur, we were just itching (more like sweating) to leave Nicaragua. Before our departure, I had secured a housesitting gig through TrustedHousesitters.com

  • Rest and Relaxation in San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

      There was a time when I thought I would never get tired of travelling. I don’t mean getting bored with discovering the world, I am talking about simply becoming warn out. Achy feet, low energy,

  • Eating Vegan in San Cristobal De La Casas

    Steeped in indiginous history and culture, San Cristobal De La Casas, Mexico is a town centered in the highlands of the Chiapas province. It is a charming town filled with bars, and cafes; lined with colourful

  • Making Chocolate at ChocoMuseo in Granada

      When the Mayans discovered chocolate 2000 years ago, little did they know that it would later become a most coveted superfood worldwide. In Mayan society, all classes, rich and poor alike, were entitled to this

  • Hiking Santa Ana Volcano, El Salvador

    Cody and I awoke moments before our alarm was to go off and quickly jumped out of bed. We got dressed, had a quick breakfast, walked to the bus station just a couple of

  • Travelling to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

    The images in our minds of Guatemala were the same images that a few people back home had about Mexico. We were warned to be very careful; that it was dangerous, and that we

  • Eating Vegan in Mexico City

      To some, Mexico City may have a less than desirable reputation, but like all city’s (and people) it has it’s good, and bad parts.    Do your research, and you’ll be glad you visited this city

  • 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

Latest Reviews on Hotels / Vegan

  • Tipi Jungla, Costa Rica

  • Saladero Eco Lodge, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

  • La Kukula Eco Lodge, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

  • Arbol De Fuego Eco-Hotel, San Salvador

  • CocinArte, León, Nicaragua

  • Sol Cuisine

  • Soul to Bowl Creamy Vegan Alfredo

  • Sheese Vegan Cheeses

Latest Posts

Laguna Lodge, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

February 24, 2016 •

  Laguna Lodge Eco Resort and Nature Reserve sits at the waters edge of Lake Atitlan surrounded by it’s own nature reserve. The resort is not accessible by car, so Cody and I hopped on one

Tierra De Animales Sanctuary, Cancun, Mexico

Posted by • January 27, 2016 • Featured ,Mexico ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 12 Comments

  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

Posted by • January 20, 2016 • Featured ,Mexico ,Vegan 15 Comments

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

Posted by • December 30, 2015 • Canada ,Stories ,Vegan 6 Comments

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

Posted by • December 20, 2015 • Curacao ,Featured ,Stories 12 Comments

  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

Posted by • November 23, 2015 • Egypt ,Stories 8 Comments

  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?

Posted by • October 21, 2015 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 10 Comments

  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

Posted by • September 30, 2015 • Stories ,Turkey ,Vegan 17 Comments

  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

Posted by • September 20, 2015 • Canada ,Featured ,Responsible Travel ,Vegan 4 Comments

  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

Posted by • August 31, 2015 • Mexico ,Stories ,Travel Video 14 Comments

  “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

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