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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 […]

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Camping in Hope BC, Canada: Why You Should Camp at Silver Lake

Last spring, my husband and I went camping in Hope BC. We had originally thought we had booked a campground at Silver Lake in West Kelowna, but we had accidentally booked a campground in Hope. What was supposed to be a 45 minute drive turned […]

6 Hiking Day Trips from Mexico City

6 Hiking Day Trips from Mexico City

Mexico City is a beautiful, chaotic, art-filled city with endless activity options. While there are green areas and parks interspersed throughout the urban jungle, it can be nice to escape a bit and go hiking. After living in Mexico City for almost a year total, […]

Our NYC Honeymoon: 4 Day NYC Itinerary

Our NYC Honeymoon: 4 Day NYC Itinerary

Last month my husband, Arturo, and I went on our honeymoon to New York City. Arturo had been once before last Christmas with his family but it was my first time in the Big Apple. We had four precious days to spend in the city […]

20 Photos of the Bushwick Street Art in NYC that’ll Make You Want to Visit

20 Photos of the Bushwick Street Art in NYC that’ll Make You Want to Visit

My husband and I recently honeymooned in New York City and we had an absolute blast. Aside from eating all the vegetarian food in sight, one thing I really wanted to do was to see some street art. I’m a huge sucker for museums but […]

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

What to do in Kelowna BC: The Best Kelowna Guide for Every Season

I was born in Vancouver, BC but all my childhood memories are from growing up in Kelowna. Kelowna has been my hometown for the vast majority of my life and I will always consider it home. If you’ve never been to Kelowna, you simply have […]

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 […]

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

What to Consider when Planning a Destination Wedding that is also Bilingual

Earlier this month my husband and I got married at the beautiful Barceló resort in Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico. My husband, Arturo, is from Mexico City and I’m Canadian so this was a destination wedding for both of us. Obviously if you’re planning a wedding you […]

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 […]