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WAIW | Hit a Brick Wall

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T.O.F.U. has always operated on a tight budget. This morning, that budget may have shrunk too much. Read More »

WAIW | Transphobia & Gender Reveal Parties

Image contains a photo of two dogs being walked. One dog is red and the other is white with black patches. The two dogs are on leashes, which can be seen coming from the bottom of the screen toward the dogs. In the background, there is a small road, blue sky, and trees and bushes. Above the dogs, there is white text that says "Transphobia & Gender Reveal Parties" and below the dogs the text says "Where Am I Wednesday".

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 »

TBT | Talking With Our Hen House Again

Image contains a black and white photo of a male with long hair and a beard. The man is staring into the camera with a slight smile. The left side of his face is partially in shadow. Behind him, large bricks are visible. Below the picture and to the left, there is black text that says "Our Hen House Change the World for Animals www.ourhenhouse.org" next to a small cartoon house. To the right of this text, there is text that says "Podcast Episode 497".

Recently, I had a chance to be on the Our Hen House podcast for the second time. Find out what Jasmin Singer and I talked about in today's throwback. 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 »