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  • 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

  • Finding Vegan Eats in Singapore

      Singapore was chosen primarily because we ended up getting a dog and cat sitting gig in the city. And because we had animals to care for, and it rained heavily all week, we didn’t see

  • Getting Delhi Belly in India

      The joys of travelling. The new experiences, beach bumming, vibrant cultures, diversity, cheap hotels, and the food. Oh the food! But sometimes, it’s more like “ughhh the food”. Cody and I arrived in Delhi strong

  • Our time spent in Leh, Ladakh

      Ladakh (“land of high passes”) is an autonomous region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is surrounded by the Himalayas, and is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and

  • Exploring the city of Cairo, Egypt

      The locals call her Umm ad-Dunya–The Mother of the World–but we know her as Cairo. She is busy, noisy, teeming with people and vehicles, and by the end of your visit you will be clearing

  • Going on Safari in Masai Mara

      Kenya is most famously known for it’s national parks teeming with wildlife, with one of the most popular being Masai Mara.  Our last visit together was 7 years ago, so we felt it was due

  • Our Vegan Guide to Cairo, Egypt

      I am so extremely excited to say that, thanks to the new found consciousness in local Egyptians who care about their health and animals, Cairo has become incredibly easy to find vegan food! The last

  • Visiting with Palestinian Animal League

    Prior to arriving in the occupied territories of Palestine, I learned about PAL (Palestinian Animal League) through  personal research. PAL is an animal, and human rights organization located in Ramallah, that works to empower youth, and

Latest Reviews on Hotels / Vegan

  • Raphael Hotel Roma, Rome, Italy

  • Tipi Jungla, Costa Rica

  • Saladero Eco Lodge, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

  • La Kukula Eco Lodge, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

  • CocinArte, León, Nicaragua

  • Sol Cuisine

  • Soul to Bowl Creamy Vegan Alfredo

  • Sheese Vegan Cheeses

Latest Posts

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 30 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

From Whale Hunting to Whale Watching

In the second half of the nineteenth century the whaling industry developed in the Azores. It was a source of income, and a way of life for some Azoreans.    The most important thing taken from these majestic

Lo De Marcos is the Worst Place Ever

Posted by • May 9, 2015 • Mexico ,Stories 22 Comments

  Lo de Marcos is not really the worst place ever, but I was torn as to to whether or not I should share our love for Lo De Marcos with everyone; because of course-the

Backpacking in Mexico pt. 1 VIDEO

Posted by • May 2, 2015 • Featured ,Mexico ,Stories ,Travel Video 13 Comments

  Knowing full well that there is a lot of unfounded fear regarding Mexico, I still had reservations about visiting the country after repeatedly hearing about how “unsafe” it is. While the infamous drug cartel crimes

The Shop Owners of Dahab

Posted by • April 20, 2015 • Egypt ,Stories 11 Comments

  Egypt has suffered quite a few blows to their tourism industry due to the revolution back in 2011. Many people were afraid to visit after the Arab spring, but of course we couldn’t stay away,

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

Cabañas el Cielito, Cabo Corrientes, Mexico

April 1, 2015 •

  Just a 45 minute bus ride from Puerto Vallarta, and an hour taxi from Tuito, sits a little piece of paradise facing the Pacific Ocean. While in Mexico, Cody was actively searching for places off