New Years Resolutions for Travel and Life in 2017

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It’s that time of the year again! For the past two years and running, I’ve written personal, self-reflective lists about what I’d like to accomplish and change for the new year. (You can read my past entries for 2015 and 2016). While I think it’s best to make positive changes all year long, a new year signifies new beginnings. I … Read More

Why I Fell in Love with Bermuda

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I always figured you were like all of the other tropical islands. The idea of Bermuda conjures up those stereotypical glossy photos in magazines. Palm trees, powdery sand beaches, turquoise waters. Promises of a relaxing vacation in the sunshine where you can leave all of your troubles behind. Bermuda is a favorite across Pinterest boards, boasting its pink sand beaches … Read More

Why I’m Vegan: Reasons for a Plant-Based Lifestyle

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As a vegan blogger and traveler, I often get asked by my readers why I’m vegan. I’m happy to share my personal story with you. Here are my reasons for a plant-based lifestyle. I always love reading about why people go vegan. For some, it’s all about animal welfare. For others, it’s about a healthy diet or dealing with health … Read More

My Near Death Experience in Kenya

An experience of a lifetime that nearly cost me my life. I was living and volunteering in the Great Rift Valley, the cradle of humankind. Though our species originated and evolved here, I was reminded that life is savage. Life is fragile. Life is wild. One of our duties at Soysambu Conservancy was to fix one of the hides. A … Read More

How Traveling in a Rock Band Helped Me Heal

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It was the summer of 2003. Back then, travel really was the last thing on my mind. Soon after I began my studies at university, my father was diagnosed with cancer. The doctors only gave him two years to live. My family made the most of those two years. Even through his sickness, we had moments where we celebrated, where … Read More

Year in Review: Our Travels in 2015

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Looking back on the past year, we did a lot of traveling! For part-time travelers, we really made the most of our vacation time in 2015. As freelancers, we aren’t restricted to taking only two or three weeks of holidays a year. Whether on the road or staying close to home, we managed to visit quite a few places throughout … Read More

I’m Going to Kenya on a Volunteer Trip to Help Animals!

  I have a big announcement to make. I’m traveling to Kenya! Woohoo! It is a dream of mine to combine my love for travel with my love for helping animals. And I’m finally doing it. I’m going to Kenya on a volunteer trip to help animals. I’m going to be volunteering at a wildlife conservancy in the Great Rift … Read More

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