The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mexico City

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Mexico City

Collectively I have now lived in Mexico City for about a year and a half now. I absolutely love the food here and I am so happy to say that Mexico City has such a wonderful, growing vegan food scene. Below are a list of…

Slow Fashion: Help Fight For Garment Workers’ Rights by Supporting the Maquila Solidarity Network

Slow Fashion: Help Fight For Garment Workers’ Rights by Supporting the Maquila Solidarity Network

Last year I attended an amazing event where I got to learn more about fast and slow fashion, watch The True Cost Documentary, and learn how to support the Maquila Solidarity Network which fights for garment workers’ rights. The event I attended was held in…

Wowe Lifestyle: Sustainable Toothbrush & Tongue Scraper Product Review

Wowe Lifestyle: Sustainable Toothbrush & Tongue Scraper Product Review

If you’re new to the plastic free movement, chances are you may feel a little overwhelmed and are wondering where to start. Switching to a bamboo toothbrush and investing in a metal tongue scraper are super easy ways to eliminate unnecessary plastic from your home…

How to Order Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Spanish & Explain Other Dietary Restrictions

How to Order Vegetarian and Vegan Food in Spanish & Explain Other Dietary Restrictions

It can definitely be overwhelming to visit a Spanish speaking country with dietary restrictions, especially when you don’t know the language. If you are vegan or vegetarian or have allergies and need help explaining them in Spanish, this article is for you. I am vegetarian…

How to Have an Eco Friendly Period: HighOH Reusable Pads Review

How to Have an Eco Friendly Period: HighOH Reusable Pads Review

When I first started looking at the insane amount of personal waste I was creating and decided I wanted to live more sustainably, one type of waste seemed unavoidable to me at first. That was the plastic packaging and waste that comes with having a…

8 of the Most Inspiring Eco Hostels, Lodges, and Eco Hotels in the World

8 of the Most Inspiring Eco Hostels, Lodges, and Eco Hotels in the World

If you’ve been following Just Leaving Footprints for a while now, you know that this site is as much about sustainability as it is about tourism and travel. While I have been traveling quite slowly and mainly staying with friends, I have yet to stay…

Vegetarian NYC: Vegetarian and Vegan Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Vegetarian NYC: Vegetarian and Vegan Friendly Restaurants in NYC

Last month my husband and I went on an amazing jam packed honeymoon to New York City. I for one was thrilled on our destination because I heard that NYC is one of the most vegan and vegetarian friendly cities in the world! I was…

Ethical Animal Tourism: Emma’s Family Experience in South East Asia

Ethical Animal Tourism: Emma’s Family Experience in South East Asia

My family and I have always enjoyed exploring new places together, and in 2017 we went on our first overseas adventure, to South East Asia. We travelled to four countries in four months, and we continue to plan many more extended trips as our kids…

Donating to Algae Biofuel Research as a Way of Carbon Offsetting

Donating to Algae Biofuel Research as a Way of Carbon Offsetting

If you’re like me you probably know that your somewhat healthy travel addiction is not so healthy for the planet. You want to see the world but you feel guilty as hell knowing your air travel is polluting the Earth. So what the hell are…

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Kelowna, BC

The Best Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Kelowna, BC

For the past few years I have been thinking a lot about eating a more sustainable and healthy diet. Over the last two years I started eating only “sustainably sourced” meats and then started cutting back on even that. Recently I have become a vegetarian…