The travel adventures of two geordie vegans

Ethical Living

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 […]

What does it mean to be vegan?

What does it mean to be vegan?

The internet is filled with easy to answer questions. Thanks to the power of search engines, people can have their curiosity satisfied in milliseconds. For basic questions such as ‘what is a vegan?’ – which is searched thousands of times a month in the UK […]

Five Things You Can Do Today To Save The Planet

Five Things You Can Do Today To Save The Planet

Saving the planet is more than just turning off the lights when you leave a room and recycling a plastic bottle after use, it’s about making conscious efforts and putting serious thought into saving this planet we call home. We share Earth with billions of […]

February Favourites | Vegan & Cruelty Free

February Favourites | Vegan & Cruelty Free

Wait… it’s March already?! Here’s a quick recap of my February favourites including vegan food, cruelty free make-up and some TV faves!

Video: Things I Hate About Being Vegan

Video: Things I Hate About Being Vegan

🚨RANT ALERT🚨 Being vegan isn’t always fruit salads and rainbows (OK, most of the time it is…), but sometimes there can be things that just rub you up the wrong way. Here’s a little rant from me to you… what do you think? Are there […]

Is Wool Vegan? And Other Vegan Clothing Questions

Is Wool Vegan? And Other Vegan Clothing Questions

Is wool vegan? What about silk? Isn’t leather a by-product of the meat industry? As a vegan, these are all questions I get asked regularly. Being a vegan isn’t just about not eating animal products, it’s also about not purchasing any animal products whatsoever – […]

VIDEO: January Favourites | Vegan & Cruelty Free

VIDEO: January Favourites | Vegan & Cruelty Free

In my first ever favourites video, I share with you guys the highlights of January including vegan and cruelty-free skincare, stationary essentials, TV & books. Please give this video a thumbs up if you like it, and subscribe for more videos on vegan food, ethical […]

VIDEO: Vegan & Ethical Fashion Favourites

VIDEO: Vegan & Ethical Fashion Favourites

Until last year, I had never thought about ethical fashion. In September, I stumbled across a documentary on Netflix called “The True Cost.” The doc explores the fashion industry from cotton farmers all the way through the manufacturing process to the retail outlets. I was […]

Why I’m Going Make-Up Free in January and My Vegan & Cruelty Free Skincare Routine

Why I’m Going Make-Up Free in January and My Vegan & Cruelty Free Skincare Routine

The start of a new year seems like a better time than any to make a huge change in my life that makes me feel physically sick even at the thought. Having already read the title, you’re probably thinking “Ellen, you’re overreacting”. However I believe […]

Why Veganism Isn’t a Cure All

Why Veganism Isn’t a Cure All

Inspired by a few things I’ve spotted online recently, I wanted to take this opportunity to tackle some common misconceptions of veganism, from the pseudo-science to the world of social media, veganism has its fair share of (for want of a better word) bullshit. So, […]