The travel adventures of two geordie vegans

Author: Ellen Forster

Emirates Vegan Meal Review

Emirates Vegan Meal Review

I recently flew home to the UK from Sydney and, over the course of 24 hours, tried four different Emirates vegan meals. I must say, I was very impressed. This is only my second ever time flying long haul vegan (the first being on Taiwanese […]

Finding a Job in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa

Finding a Job in Australia on a Working Holiday Visa

Before you arrive down under, people will tell you Working Holiday Visa jobs in Australia are in abundance and pay is 3x what you get in the UK. This isn’t always true. There are many things to consider when looking for a job in Australia […]

A Guide to Volunteering with Animals Abroad

A Guide to Volunteering with Animals Abroad

It’s every animal lover’s dream to spend time in their life volunteering with animals abroad. Whether it’s wild macaques in Indonesia or abandoned cats and dogs in Thailand, there’s something for everyone How do you choose the perfect placement? How do you know it’s legit? What to do if it all goes wrong? We’ve got it all covered in this comprehensive guide to volunteering with animals abroad.

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Navigating the Cruelty Free Minefield and Making the Right Decisions

Navigating the Cruelty Free Minefield and Making the Right Decisions

In light of recent announcements on the subject of CoverGirl and Dove cruelty-free statuses, I’d thought I’d write a short piece asking what is cruelty-free. Join me as I navigate the minefield and learn to make informed decisions as a consumer.

Let’s face it, it’s just not cool to be depressed

Let’s face it, it’s just not cool to be depressed

2018 is the year of mental health awareness, with the likes of author Matt Haig and TV personality Ruby Wax getting more airtime than ever spreading the good word about mental health, including anxiety and depression. From coping mechanisms, instagrammable one-liners and relevant methods for […]

Vegan Friendly Cruise on Halong Bay

Vegan Friendly Cruise on Halong Bay

If you’re heading to Vietnam, or you’re already there, then you must spend a night on Halong Bay. The famous archipelago of over 2,000 towering limestone cliff islands is around 3 hours by car/van from Hanoi. Upon arriving in Vietnam’s capital city, you’ll be inundated with options to explore the stunning UNESCO world heritage site for day trips, overnight ventures and even two-night retreats. However, if you’re vegan list us, the first thing you’ll be wondering is: how will I make sure I get vegan food on my cruise?

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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Thailand in Low Season

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Thailand in Low Season

Whether you’re concerned about the rainy weather or simply looking to save some money on your next trip east, we’ve got ten reasons why you should pack your bags and visit Thailand in low season. You won’t regret it!

How to Reduce Your Waste While Traveling Thailand

How to Reduce Your Waste While Traveling Thailand

When traveling long-term, it can be easy to embrace the disposable life. Be it takeaway cartons, plastic utensils and water bottles – you may find yourself sacrificing some habits you’ve diligently stuck to at home in favour of convenience when on the road. Whether you’re […]

EVA Air Vegan Meals Review

EVA Air Vegan Meals Review

As a vegan, you’d probably think in-flight meals are a no-go. Gone are the times of packing your hand luggage full to the brim with snacks (although we did this anyway on our recent flight from Heathrow to Bangkok), as we’ve discovered there are an abundance of vegan airplane food on these long haul journeys.

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Yo Sushi Blue Mondays – Vegan Menu (June 2018)

Yo Sushi Blue Mondays – Vegan Menu (June 2018)

As an avid lover of sushi, I probably haven’t spent as much time at Yo Sushi as I should have. I’m a huge fan of Nudo, both the noodle house and the sushi boxes, so, to me, Yo has always seemed a bit of a […]