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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

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,

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

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 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 32 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

Our Tips for Responsible Travel

  My mother was the first person who introduced me to the incredibly exciting world of travel. When she took me on my first trip, I had never before heard of responsible travel; nor had I

Our Favourite Places to Eat in Kyoto

Posted by • March 3, 2015 • Featured ,Japan ,Stories ,Vegan 17 Comments

  Kyoto, Japan may not be so vegan friendly that every hotel you stay at has a vegan restaurant around the corner, but it did happen to us a few times, so things are changing

Our Day at Pata Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand

  During our many months in Thailand, Cody and I have seen heartbreakingly miserable orangutans, tigers chained so close to the ground that they couldn’t stand; crocodile meat, crocodile hand bags, and a crocodile show

Our Top 5 Vegan Restaurants in Tokyo

Posted by • January 31, 2015 • Featured ,Japan ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 31 Comments

  We had read mixed reviews about finding vegan food in Tokyo, but after consulting HappyCow we felt pretty confident about not ordering salads everywhere we went.   We had discovered that the macrobiotic diet was developed