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The street art of Tulum, Mexico

Posted by • February 3, 2016 • Mexico ,Stories 3 Comments

  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

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

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 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,

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 19 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

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 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 Favourite Vegan Restaurants in Porto

  Prior to visiting Portugal, I did a small amount of searching for vegan restaurants around the country.     I didn’t come up with much except for Black Mamba Burgers in Porto, and Primo Basilico, an

Why You Should Visit the Azores in Portugal

Posted by • June 7, 2015 • Featured ,Portugal ,Stories ,Vegan 28 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