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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

Camping in Algonquin Provincial Park

Posted by • July 21, 2013 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories ,Travel Video 25 Comments

Being outdoors in nature is our favourite thing to do in the summer; so when we planned our trip back to Canada we were excited to visit Algonquin Provincial Park for a great time. We contacted

Our time at Elephant Nature Park

Posted by • February 6, 2013 • Featured ,Stories ,Thailand 41 Comments

  Here at Elephant Nature Park we have had the pleasure to interact and spend time with some of the most incredible animals on the planet. We’ve helped to care for a new born baby elephant

This is Rocky

Posted by • November 23, 2012 • Featured ,Stories ,Thailand 19 Comments

This is Rocky. Rocky was found by an employee of Elephant Nature Park, who brought him to the clinic. He likely suffered a blow to the face with a machete or something similar. Rocky is very lucky

Nepal Tattoo Convention

Posted by • August 23, 2012 • Featured ,Nepal ,Stories ,Tattoos 22 Comments

    While enjoying lunch at a Nepalese restaurant we ran into fellow tattoo aficionado’s  who informed us that Kathmandu was holding their 2nd Annual Nepal Tattoo Convention. So we made our way to the local tattoo

We LOVE the Andaman Islands (Video)

Posted by • July 24, 2012 • Featured ,India ,Stories 9 Comments

We head to the Andaman Islands for rest and relaxation. After the craziness of mainland India, it was wonderful to take our time and explore the islands. Music by Trapline Jams and The