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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 »

Five Years of Slow Full-Time Travel (and T.O.F.U.)

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Five years ago, I quit my job to focus on the magazine and travel full-time. Today, I took some time to reflect on just what's happened over those years. Read More »

WAIW | Cacao in Thailand

I had an adventure today, and it ended with me eating fresh cacao nibs, which I think means it was a pretty great adventure. Read More »

WAIW | Thanks to Farmers

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In today's WAIW episode, I felt the need to talk a little about how important it is to think of the farmers involved in putting food on our tables. Read More »