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…

What I Learned Celebrating Día de Muertos in Mexico for the First Time

What I Learned Celebrating Día de Muertos in Mexico for the First Time

This year I celebrated Día de Muertos in Mexico for the very first time since moving here. It was an incredible experience and tons of fun. We celebrated Day of the Dead in both Mexico City and Guanajuato City and had an excellent time. I…

SayABC: How to Get a Job Teaching ESL Online to Work from Wherever

SayABC: How to Get a Job Teaching ESL Online to Work from Wherever

Recently, I became on online ESL Teacher with SayABC and I absolutely love it! Not only do I get to teach the cutest kids ever, but I can also teach from wherever I want! The pay is awesome, the flexibility is incredible and it’s honestly…

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…

Speaking Spanish in Mexico: Basic Spanish Phrases and Mexican Slang

Speaking Spanish in Mexico: Basic Spanish Phrases and Mexican Slang

Are you planning a trip to Mexico but don’t speak much Spanish? Don’t worry, you’re in the right place. The first time I visited a Spanish speaking country I thought I was going to do pretty well. I had been minoring in Spanish at my…

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…

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,…