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  • What to do in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Diverse. Diverse is a word that comes to mind when thinking of Ethiopia. Its international image of famine and dry desert is far from this authentic and varied country. Its complex culture, and long ties to Christianity,

  • What we ate in Tel Aviv

    By now, I think we are all aware of how simple it is for vegans to locate plant based food in Tel Aviv, so we chose not to do a vegan guide per say,

  • The Golden Temple- Where Everyone is Welcome

    First I would like to begin with the values of Sikhism. Sikhs must believe in equality. No discrimination is allowed on the basis of creed, gender, race, caste, status, colour, education, etc. The principles of brotherhood

  • Volunteering at Animal Aid Unlimited

      A few years ago I stumbled upon several videos of severely injured animals being rescued by local heroes in India. Some of the videos were very graphic, and every single one was incredibly touching. It

  • Essential Tips for Vegan Travellers to Koh Samui

    Koh Samui is famous for Thai cuisine making most vegans wonder if they can get a decent meal during their holiday. Luckily not every dish has seafood and it’s not as difficult as you

  • Vegan Guide to Prague, Czech Republic

      I had always thought of Czech as a meat and potato heavy country, and while this still holds true, the abundance of vegan and vegan friendly restaurants in Prague really excited and surprised us. We

  • Our visit to Viva Poland Farm Sanctuary

      Viva Poland is an animal protection organization located in Warsaw. One hour drive away from Warsaw is a village called Korabiwice. In this village is 14 hectares of land purchased by Viva Poland that is a

  • Spending the Day at Chernobyl

      The Chernobyl disaster was a catastrophic nuclear accident that happened on April 26th, 1986 in Ukraine. Cody and I were familiar with the blast, but we were never quite aware of the magnitude of the

  • Our Vegan Guide to Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Chiang Mai is a low rise city filled with ornate temples and canals. The pace of life is much slower than bustling Bangkok, but it has a charm all its own. In the last 20 years,

  • Spending 3 days in Rome, Italy

      Our ride arrived at 12:30pm and pulled up to the airport on time for check in for our flight to Rome via New Jersey. Cody walked up to the self check in machine, pulled

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Latest Posts

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

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

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 Summer Getaway at Limberlost

Posted by • June 29, 2015 • Canada ,Featured 2 Comments

  A week ago today our time in Ontario was up, but before our departure, we thought it would be lovely to visit Limberlost Forest and Wildlife Reserve again; but this time in the summer.      Our

Hostel do Largo, Faro, Portugal

June 27, 2015 •

  Tucked away on an unassuming street in Faro, Portugal, is a sweet little place called Hostel Do Largo. After an early morning flight from Porto (Check out our favourite Vegan restaurants in Porto) we hopped

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