Interview with Jo-Anne McArthur on Animals in Tourism

Jo-Anne McArthur is one of my idols. She has made it her life’s mission to speak out for those who have no voice, the animals. Jo-Anne is an award-winning photojournalist, author, and activist from Canada who has traveled for the last decade across all seven continents to document the plight of animals. She is the founder of the We Animals … Read More

Why I’ll Never Visit Ripley’s Aquarium Toronto

When the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada opened in downtown Toronto a little over a year ago, many were excited that a new tourist attraction had arrived in the city. It was an interesting choice to place an aquarium in Toronto. Toronto really has no ties to tropical wildlife or the ocean – Toronto lies along the shores of Lake Ontario, … Read More

Hidden Gems Of Bermuda: Our Epic Eco-Adventure

Exploring the hidden gems of Bermuda. Sometimes tours can be hit or miss. You get crammed into a tour bus with dozens of other tourists, carted around from place to place without enough time to explore the sights completely. Thankfully, this was not the case at all with Hidden Gems of Bermuda. In fact, I can confidently state that it … Read More

Top 10 Things We Learned About Bermuda

We recently traveled to Bermuda for four days. Like most holidays, we could have easily spent way more time there, exploring the country or simply soaking up the sun. We had a great first impression of the island, making several discoveries during our introductory visit. Here are the top 10 things we learned about Bermuda. #1 – The people are … Read More

Voluntourism Opportunities at Go Global Expo in Toronto

Voluntourism is travel that involves volunteering for a charitable cause. This weekend, I attended Go Global Expo in Toronto, an event that welcomes you to explore the possibilities for working, studying, or volunteering abroad. It was a completely free event that allowed visitors to discuss the options for traveling overseas with numerous representatives of various organizations. I really like the … Read More

Swimming With Dolphins: The Dark Truth

Lately in the blogging world, a Swimming with Dolphins excursion that was to be offered at the upcoming TBEX Conference in Cancun has caused quite the controversy. Many people were writing letters and signing petitions opposed to the dolphin swim, urging TBEX to cut ties with Delphinus Dolphinarium. Many travel writers vowed to boycott the conference entirely until tours were no … Read More

Visiting the Animals at Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen

After spending a wonderful evening overnight at the Farm Sanctuary cabins, we were ready to take a morning tour of the farm property to visit all of the animals. Before I take you along on our tour to meet many of the animals there, let me tell you a bit more about this amazing charitable organization. About Farm Sanctuary Farm … Read More

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