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Exploring the city of Cairo, Egypt

Posted by • February 12, 2017 • Egypt ,Vegan Travel Add Comment

  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

Posted by • December 23, 2016 • Featured ,Kenya ,Travel Video ,Vegan Travel 8 Comments

  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

Posted by • November 3, 2016 • Egypt ,Featured ,Vegan ,Vegan Travel 2 Comments

  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

Posted by • October 3, 2016 • Featured ,Palestine ,Stories ,Vegan 2 Comments

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

72 hours in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Posted by • September 14, 2016 • Slovenia ,Travel Video ,Vegan Travel Add Comment

  While driving through Italy to arrive in Ljubljana, we weren’t expecting Slovenia to be as green as it is. This young nation is one of Europe’s most forested countries (over 60%), and it is this

48 hours in Budapest, Hungary

Posted by • August 30, 2016 • Hungary ,Vegan ,Vegan Travel 2 Comments

  After an 8 hour overnight train ride, we arrived in our third destination with VeganTravel, Budapest, Hungary. We were tired but excited to discover what was ahead of us. Check-in time for our Airbnb

Raphael Hotel Roma, Rome, Italy

Posted by • August 11, 2016 • • 2 Comments

Raphael Hotel Roma is an intimate bio hotel located steps away from the pantheon in Rome, Italy. This charming hotel occupies an ancient building lovingly covered in lush ivy. The staff are warm, helpful, and

6 Month Travel Itinerary With Vegan Travel

Posted by • August 1, 2016 • Canada ,Featured ,Travel Video ,Vegan 5 Comments

  Last December we entered a contest through a website called Vegan Travel. They were throwing a contest to win a 6 month all expenses paid trip around the world (You choose your own destinations). So

Hanging out in Panama City

Posted by • June 15, 2016 • Featured ,Panama ,Stories 6 Comments

  We boarded our 11:45pm bus for Panama City, and prepared to hunker down for a 15 hour journey. I tend to whine every time we take a bus ride that exceeds 8 hours, but it’s

Tipi Jungla, Costa Rica

Posted by • June 6, 2016 • • 2 Comments

  The hand painted sign at the foot path of Tipi Jungla reads “A Special Place for Special People”. Indeed Tipi Jungla Ecolodge is a special place for those who appreciate and honour all of what

Saladero Eco Lodge, Golfo Dulce, Costa Rica

Posted by • May 27, 2016 • • 4 Comments

  Nestled into untouched primary forest in the Golfo Dulce, sits Saladero Eco Lodge. We arrived by boat from the Mulle dock in Puerto Jimenez, and not 15 minutes into the trip did we spot a

Heading to Ojo del Mar in the Osa Peninsula

  The alarm sounded at 5:30am. We peeled ourselves from bed, got dressed, and hastily made our way through breakfast. Despite rush hour in San Jose, we managed to hail a taxi immediately, and we were