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    Lauren Yakiwchuk - Founder of JustinPlusLauren.com

FEATURES / PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO

 

Copenhagen Photo Feature on Instagram – Travel Channel10 Best Vegan Restaurants in the UK for Fine Dining – PETA UK
A 34-year old balances adventure with a day job – Yahoo NewsCNBC Travel Photography Feature:  Twitter
This giraffe has been slowly turning white for six years – BBC Earth
Giraffe with same skin condition as Michael Jackson – New Scientist
Ontario’s Summer Hot Spots / PDF Version – Metro TorontoA 34-year old explains how she balances adventure with a day job – Business Insider
Tranquil Outdoors in the 1000 Islands – CNNVideo of the Colosseum in Rome – USA Today
Vegans Give Island Thumbs Up – Bermuda Royal GazetteMSN Travel Videos – Featured on the Front Page on April 6, 2015; February 26, 2015
Princess Cays Video April 2015 – Front Page of Cruise Critic 

 

GUEST POSTS / FREELANCE WRITING

How to enjoy a rainy day at an all-inclusive resort – Tripcentral 10 Things Foreigners Should Know About Canada – I Am Aileen
Why You Should Cruise to the Caribbean’s ABC Islands – Cruise 1st The Weekend Travelogue: Niagara Falls – Trivago
Partner Profile: Animal Experience International – SEEtheWILD Vegan Restaurant Guide to Sudbury – Discover Sudbury
Quebec’s Ice Hotel – Travelzoo Preserving the Wildlife of Kenya’s Lake Elmenteita – TrekUnion
A Walk on the Wild Side in Kenya – Lonely Planet Three Unique and Responsible Wildlife Experiences in Kenya – DiscountMyFlights
Finger Lakes Waterfalls – A Visitor’s Guide – Green Global Travel My Near Death Experience in Kenya – Huffington Post
I’m Volunteering in Kenya to Help Animals – McMaster Univ Blog The Ultimate Sudbury Travel Itinerary – Northeastern Ontario Tourism
10 Things To Do in Quebec City – Trips100Where to Find Vegan Thanksgiving Meals in Toronto – Toronto Vegetarian Association
Travel Articles Featured on Yonderbound – YonderboundExploring the 1000 Islands By Kayak – Great Waterway Tourism Board
Stand Up Paddleboarding in Kingston – Great Waterway Tourism BoardIt’s Easy Being Vegan In Italy – Toronto Vegetarian Association
Hidden Gems Canada: Dundas, Ontario – My Five AcresSaturday Snaps #14 – Habitat 67 – A Brit & A Southerner
Guide to Transportation in Quebec City – NomadasaurusOutside My Front Door – Contented Traveller
Sunday Snapshot – Fortifications of Quebec – A Cruising CoupleFood Porn Friday: Eating Vegan in Toronto – Indefinite Adventure

 

INTERVIEWS

Vegan Travel Interview – Wanderlust VegansWe Gave Away a Free Cruise! – Holistic Holiday at Sea
An Interview with a Canadian Travel Blogger – Canadian TravellerInspiring Blogger Series – Nomadic Matt
12 Travel Questions with Justin Plus Lauren – TripfilmsX Ray Cat Interviews Travel Blogger Lauren – X Ray Cat
Justin & Lauren – Couples Travel AdventuresTraveller Tuesday with Justin & Lauren – Wanderlustin’
What Inspires Lauren from Justin Plus Lauren – The Trusted TravellerTraveler Interview with Justin Plus Lauren – My Tan Feet
Featured Blogger: Justin Plus Lauren – Samantha En RouteThursday Traveler – Justin and Lauren from Justin Plus Lauren – The Talking Trails
Blogger Spotlight On: Justin and Lauren – Traveller SoulRendezvous with the Awesome Justin Plus Lauren – Reflections Encroute
Meet the Gypsies: Justin & Lauren from Justin Plus Lauren – A Southern GypsyWorld Travellers: Justin Plus Lauren – Don’t Stop Living
Meet Justin and Lauren – Null N FullInterview with Lauren on Juggling Work and Travel – Twirl The Globe

 

COLLABORATIONS AND MENTIONS

14 Budget-Friendly Fall Getaways in the USA – RetailMeNot 
19 Vegan Travelers Share Their Tips – MightyGoodsBest Coffee Shops in Toronto – My Toronto My World
7 Expert Tips for Maintaining a Plant-Based Diet While Traveling – Purple CarrotHow to Enjoy Maple Syrup Season – Canadian Affair
The Best Cruise Lines for Vegetarians and Vegans – Cruise1st.Com.AuWhat Canada Means To You – I’ve Been Bit
Quiz Time: What Kind of Traveller Are You? – Holiday Lettings by TripadvisorMy Favorite Canadian Female Instagram Accounts – The World as I See It
Around the World in 80 Instagram Photos – The Travelling Weasels21 Scary Travel Stories (You Don’t Want to Read) – Travel With Bender
The Best and Worst Airports for Vegans – Care2Best Hikes in North America – Healthline
Top Relationship Advice from Seasoned Travelers – TravelationshipWorld’s Hottest Destinations for Vegans – CNN
Top 15 Travel Bloggers Who Didn’t Quit Their Jobs To Travel – Maketimetoseetheworld89 Things to Do in Quebec – Canadian Traveller
Top Posts From January 2016 – Lonely PlanetTop Couple Bloggers Share Their Favorite Honeymoon Spot – Holiday Lettings
Why You Should Ride the UP Express – Toronto Travel MassiveUltimate Travel Destinations: Top Picks from Travel Bloggers – Amara
Dining with Top Food Bloggers – Compare the Market16 Female Instagrammers Who Keep It Real – Matador Network
10 Travel Experts Share Their Must-Visit Destinations – Expedia Canada 15 Sporting Events You Need to Experience at Least Once – A Brit and a Southerner
Places We Love – Pack Me ToVegan Travel Bloggers Share Their Favorite Travel Destinations – Veganuary
Valentine’s Day with Tinggly Ambassadors – TingglyAsk the Experts: Blogging as a Couple – Drive on the Left
Vegan Travel Bloggers Share Their Favorite Travel Destinations – Charlie On TravelThe Canadian Traveller Blogger’s Guide to Stretching Your Loonie – Canadian Traveller
Top 15 Travel Destinations in Latin America’s Tropics – Tour the Tropics55 Travel Selfies From Around The World –  Etramping.com
Top Travel Destinations of 2016: 35 Travel Bloggers’ Picks – Green Global TravelTop Tropical Travel Destinations Worldwide – Tour the Tropics
The Bucket List: 12 Bloggers Share Their Favorite Worldwide Destinations – Holiday LettingsThe 50 Best Hikes in the World – Explore Magazine
19 Couples That Will Provoke Your Wanderlust – LocalgrapherCouple’s Travel: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly – Credit Walk
25 Desserts That Prove Vegan Food Doesn’t Suck –  Veggie Visa35 Things to Love About North America –  Jusz Travel
Travelers Tell All: The Most Overrated Destinations – Aussie on the RoadHow to Afford Part-Time Travel: Blogger Tips and Tricks – Outbound Adventurer
The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada Autumn News – Photograph on page 9 (Autumn 2014 Newsletter)The Ups & Downs of Couples Travel – The Global Couple
It’s the Year of the Sheep – One Weird GlobeTravel Bloggers Recommend Their Favorite Travel Books – Backpack Me
What Does Adventure Mean To You – The World As I See ItRomantic Budget Getwaways Part III –  Crazzzy Travel
How We Travel on Budget and Still Have Fun – Crazzzy TravelVegan Travel Tips from On The Road Travellers – AngloItalian

 

AWARDS / CONTESTS

2015 Filmmaker of the Year – TripfilmsFinalist in the 2015 Weblog Awards – Top 5 Canadian Weblogs
Semi-finalist Winners – #MyDestinationStory Travel Video Contest – Fairmont HotelsBest Inspirational Short Video 2017 (Iceland Edition) – TourRadar

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Top 60 Canadian Travel Bloggers – Feedspot 
Top 100 Travel Blog Posts of 2015 (So Far) By Social Media Shares – Man On The LamTop 100 Travel Bloggers – Bob Around The World
5 Reasons Why Social Media is Your Best Vegan Travel Companion – Vegan Food QuestVery Inspiring Blogger Awardthanks to we12travel!
8 Travellers to Keep Your Eye On In 2015 – by Eat Sleep Breathe TravelOne Year of #SundayTraveler: Best of Food and Travel – Pack Me To
Destination Memory Lane Blogger Challenge – thanks to Mags on the Move!Versatile Blogger Award – thanks to Travelling Buzz and Crazzzy Travel!
Liebster Award Nomination #1thanks to CookSipGo!Liebster Award Nomination #2thanks to Travel with Molly!
Liebster Award Nomination #3thanks to Have Blog Will Travel!Top Vegan Travel Blogs of 2016 – HelloTravel