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    Lauren Yakiwchuk - Founder of JustinPlusLauren.com

FEATURES / PHOTOGRAPHY / VIDEO

Tales of a Travel Blogger – Rough Guides
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 EarthGiraffe 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
Princess Cays Video April 2015 – Front Page of Cruise CriticVideo 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
  

GUEST POSTS / FREELANCE WRITING

Best Vegan Food in Windsor – Tourism Windsor EssexPlan Your Vegan Adventure to Ontario’s Southwest – Ontario’s Southwest
Pooch-Perfect Pet-Friendly Hotels in Toronto – TrivagoHotels Near Fallsview Waterpark in Niagara Falls – Trivago
How to enjoy a rainy day at an all-inclusive resort – Tripcentral10 Things Foreigners Should Know About Canada – I Am Aileen
Why You Should Cruise to the Caribbean’s ABC Islands – Cruise 1stThe Weekend Travelogue: Niagara Falls – Trivago
Partner Profile: Animal Experience International – SEEtheWILDVegan Restaurant Guide to Sudbury – Discover Sudbury
Quebec’s Ice Hotel – TravelzooPreserving the Wildlife of Kenya’s Lake Elmenteita – TrekUnion
A Walk on the Wild Side in Kenya – Lonely PlanetThree 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
 Exploring 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

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Reimagining Travel with Escape ToAffiliate Marketing Panel with Toronto Travel Massive
Social Media Strategies with Toronto Bloggers CollectiveQ&A Panelist at the Nomadic Matt Meetup in Toronto
“Guilty Pleasures” Panel with Capital One and Credit Canada 

INTERVIEWS

Vegan Travel Interview – Wanderlust VegansKind Travel: An Interview with Lauren Yakiwchuk – Brainy  Backpackers
An Interview with a Canadian Travel Blogger – Canadian TravellerInspiring Blogger Series – Nomadic Matt
We Gave Away a Free Cruise! – Holistic Holiday at Sea 

COLLABORATIONS AND MENTIONS

Best Travel Vloggers You Need to Watch – ROL Cruises 
19 Vegan Travelers Share Their Tips – MightyGoods11 Travel Experts on Seeing the World from Their Couch – HomeToGo
7 Expert Tips for Maintaining a Plant-Based Diet While Traveling – Purple Carrot17 Travel Bloggers on the One Place You Should Visit – Bustle
The Best Cruise Lines for Vegetarians and Vegans – Cruise1st.Com.AuHow to Enjoy Maple Syrup Season – Canadian Affair
Top Posts From January 2016 – Lonely PlanetWorld’s Hottest Destinations for Vegans – CNN
Why You Should Ride the UP Express – Toronto Travel Massive89 Things to Do in Quebec – Canadian Traveller
Top Couple Bloggers Share Their Favorite Honeymoon Spot – Holiday Lettings16 Female Instagrammers Who Keep It Real – Matador Network
Valentine’s Day with Tinggly Ambassadors – Tinggly10 Travel Experts Share Their Must-Visit Destinations – Expedia Canada
19 Couples That Will Provoke Your Wanderlust – Localgrapher 

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