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Vegan Travel | 2019: Year-in-Review

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2019 was a year marked with some pretty heavy moments due to numerous deaths, but there were still plenty of things to be thankful for as well. Read More »

T.O.F.U. Talks: Ethical Elephant Tours (Teaser)

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If you haven't watched the T.O.F.U. Talks chat about ethical elephant tours with Jodi Thomas yet, here's a short clip to see what you've been missing. Read More »

T.O.F.U. Talks: Ethical Elephant Tours

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If you follow any vegan travel discussions, especially involving Thailand, the topic of ethical elephant sanctuaries comes up a lot. With that in mind, I was happy to sit down earlier this year with a friend to talk about just how complicated the issue is and whether or not folks can really see elephants in an ethical way. Read More »

WAIW | Transphobia & Gender Reveal Parties

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Today's WAIW episode started from a post about gender reveal parties and why they're problematic, but it's really about more than that. Read More »

WAIW | Until It’s Gone

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For many of you, access to clean water is a given. Sadly, for plenty of other people (including myself up until an hour or so ago), that access isn't guaranteed. Read More »

WAIW | Chiang Mai in the Rainy Season

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Vegan or not, Chiang Mai, Thailand is an incredibly popular destination for travellers. In today's WAIW episode, I decided to talk a bit about whether or not visiting during the rainy season could ruin your trip. Read More »