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The Truth About Elephant Tourism

Posted by • February 27, 2014 • Featured ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Thailand ,Vegan 88 Comments

  Only a few days into our week at Elephant Nature Park, Cody and I were chosen amongst a few other volunteers to care for a newborn baby elephant that had been abandoned by his mother. Because

Green School of Ubud, Bali

    “If these kids graduate as whole people, chances are they will demand a whole world to live on” I recently learned about Green School while at home for the holidays this past Christmas. It is the

Tattooed People of Myanmar

Posted by • January 25, 2014 • Featured ,Myanmar ,Stories ,Tattoos 29 Comments

  Being huge lovers of tattoo culture, traveling is one of the best ways to discover different tattoo designs and connect with people.   We love meeting new people around the globe who are tattooed and listening

Year in Review 2013

Posted by • January 12, 2014 • Bhutan ,Canada ,Featured ,Laos ,Myanmar ,Stories ,Thailand 36 Comments

  Cody and I are mindful of our past year. We have seen, and done so many amazing things, and have experienced some incredible moments; but to have it documented on video and to be

Christmas in Canada

Posted by • December 28, 2013 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 16 Comments

  Oh travel. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways……… 1. Meeting new people, 2. Helping animals, 3. Raising awareness, 4. Beautiful beaches, 5. Ancient structures, 6. Amazing food, 7. Self awareness, and

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Posted by • December 19, 2013 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories 29 Comments
Merry Christmas

  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!!!     We are so

Vegetarian Festival in Thailand

Posted by • November 27, 2013 • Featured ,Thailand ,Vegan 28 Comments

  For some strange reason Cody and I had decided not to attend Thailand’s Vegetarian Festival. And then we came to our senses. Now this is our kind of festival (not so much the stabbing anything

The Food of Myanmar: Our Favourites

Posted by • November 6, 2013 • Featured ,Myanmar ,Vegan 35 Comments

  The countries that border Myanmar, especially India, China and Thailand, have influenced Burmese cuisine, so what a treat it was to try all of the amazing offerings.   When we first arrived in Myanmar we had

Our First Impression of Myanmar

Posted by • October 20, 2013 • Featured ,Myanmar ,Stories 18 Comments

  The alarm painfully rang out. We dragged ourselves out of bed, gathered our things, made our way downstairs, and waited for our mini van to Don Muang airport. It seems the mini van had an

The Secret War in Laos

Posted by • October 1, 2013 • Featured ,Laos ,Stories 22 Comments

  Having already done our research on Laos prior to traveling there, we were aware of the devastation that America’s secret war had on the people of Laos. Phonsavan, the capital of Xiang Khouang province is

Taking the Slow Boat to Luang Prabang

Posted by • September 19, 2013 • Featured ,Laos ,Stories ,Travel Video 19 Comments

  I tried to avoid the slow boat ride to Laos from Chiang Mai, Thailand for as long as I could, but I had to eventually make a decision and let Cody know what I

Thailand Changed My Life…Why I Went Vegan

Posted by • August 21, 2013 • Featured ,Responsible Travel ,Thailand ,Vegan 50 Comments

  To be fair, it could have been any country.   But it was Thailand. And I could have been volunteering with orangutans, or sloth bears. But elephants are one of my favorite animals, so I chose