Posts Categorized: North America

A Day of Caring: Volunteering in New York City with New York Cares

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Most people would be forgiven for assuming that volunteering while travelling means a relatively long-term time commitment, or that you need to pay to volunteer. Well, think again! I spent a day volunteering in New York City, for a few hours at a time with four different organisations. How? New York Cares has partnered with… Read more »

Green Chef: Organic Food Boxes in NYC


You might think that living in the heart of NYC would make it difficult to find organic food from sustainable American farmers. Luckily for you, Green Chef has partnered with organic farmers to deliver hand-crafted recipes and seasonal, fresh produce direct to your doorstep! On my last visit to NYC, I decided to give Green Chef… Read more »

Eco-Fashion in NYC: A Shopping Guide


New York City is one of the fashion capitals of the world where designers are leading the way in innovative designs and eco-fashion. What is eco-fashion, or sustainable fashion? Eco-fashion uses recycled or sustainable fabric and materials to create their designs and emphasises ethical labor practices. There are a number of eco-fashion brands in NYC that… Read more »

5 Eco-Friendly Restaurants in NYC


Eco-friendly restaurants are becoming more and more popular around the world as people start to look for produce that is organic, locally produced and sustainable. Restaurants and cafes are responding to this demand and creating sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives that promote healthy eating. NYC is one of the cities leading the charge. There are so many… Read more »

League of Kitchens: Authentic Argentinian Cooking Lessons


One of my favourite things about travelling is eating. Heck, I even have ‘eating pants’! Over the last few years, I have learned that there is so much more to cooking than just filling your belly – food is an insight into a culture, community, and family that reflects generations’ of history and passion. The… Read more »

FareStart: The most inspiring restaurant in Seattle

The absolute highlight of my trip to Seattle (apart from getting engaged), was my lunch at FareStart. I spend a lot of my time researching socially responsible organisations and when I discovered FareStart, I knew I had to visit. What is so special about FareStart? Well… everything really! Their food is delicious – their staff… Read more »

Travel Blogging Conferences 2016

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One of the best ways to achieve your travel blogging resolutions for the new year is by attending travel blogging conferences. There are scores of different conferences held around the world each year, but some are better than others, particularly for different stages in your blogging career. These are some of the best travel blogging conferences… Read more »

Stolen passport, how to cope: Guest Post

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I’m a bit of a travel snob. I’m the person that secretly (but loudly) judges you when you do a travel tour. What’s that you purchased six Lonely Planet books on special? Bless. What? You haven’t had surprise meat prepared on a random island off of New Caledonia? That’s cute. All hail Sue the Queen of #authentic travel!… Read more »