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Posted by • November 12, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories ,Vegan 8 Comments

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year-for those of us who love the holidays that is. Living in Canada pretty much guarantees a white Christmas; the blankets of snow sparkle outside in silence as

Eating Vegan in Georgia

Posted by • November 2, 2014 • Georgia ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 29 Comments

  When one thinks of Georgia, they think peaches, the deep South, and the Braves. But there is another Georgia that we’ve recently discovered, and it is pretty vegan friendly. Georgia is a country in the Caucasus

Toronto Veg Food Fest

Posted by • September 8, 2014 • Canada ,Featured ,Stories ,Vegan 8 Comments

  Last year this time we were travelling Laos and missing all of the incredible food at Toronto’s Veg Food Fest; the largest Veg Food Fest in North America.   This year we made sure to attend

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

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

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

Snooters Farm Sanctuary

Posted by • November 20, 2011 • Canada ,Responsible Travel ,Stories ,Vegan 2 Comments

Today Cody and I took a little road trip out to Snooters Farm Animal Sanctuary to spend time with some very lucky animals. In 2001, Susan Morris and her husband purchased a hobby farm and