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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? […]

Lessons in Humility from Cambodia

Lessons in Humility from Cambodia

Cambodia may be the kingdom of Wonder, but it’s also an incredibly heart-wrenching place. From the moment we got off the plane and clambered into our Tuk-Tuk, we saw poverty everywhere. From children digging through trash to ramshackle homes that were barely even standing, Cambodia’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tips For Eating Vegan Food in Thailand

Tips For Eating Vegan Food in Thailand

Ah, Thailand. Home of limestone cliffs, palm trees and terrific beaches. Or at least, that’s what I hoped when I came here. Unfortunately, everything is a little bit touristy across the kingdom so the reality is tinged a bit by commerce and capitalism. However, for […]

Eating Vegan Food in Koh Phan’gan, Thailand

Eating Vegan Food in Koh Phan’gan, Thailand

Situated in the gulf of Thailand, the island of Koh Phangan is a vegan paradise that offers an absolutely staggering amount of choice for meat-free travellers. Famous for its Full Moon Party at the end of each month, we visited Koh Phangan way before the […]

Eating Vegan in Lamai, Koh Samui

Eating Vegan in Lamai, Koh Samui

Lamai is a funny old place, a sort of humble little brother to the flash and raucous Chaweng. It’s an area of Samui where local Thais ply their various trades to tourists from a busy long street, but do so respectfully and with a smile […]