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Travelling to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Posted by • March 1, 2016 • Featured ,Guatemala ,Stories 2 Comments

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

Posted by • February 16, 2016 • Featured ,Mexico ,Stories ,Vegan 19 Comments

  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

Tierra De Animales Sanctuary, Cancun, Mexico

Posted by • January 27, 2016 • Featured ,Mexico ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 14 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 19 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

Why Willemstad, Curacao Is Not For Us

Posted by • December 20, 2015 • Curacao ,Featured ,Stories 14 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,

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

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

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 began to research 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

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

Why You Should Visit the Azores in Portugal

Posted by • June 7, 2015 • Featured ,Portugal ,Stories ,Vegan 30 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