10 Practical Tips for Zero Waste Travel

Here are my top practical tips for reducing your waste while traveling abroad or near home. I share these tips after traveling for more than 11 months in the 4 years since I've adopted a zero waste lifestyle. I've found some aspects of Zero Waste travel to be very easy in certain destinations and quite … Continue reading 10 Practical Tips for Zero Waste Travel

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6 Volunteer Projects in Southeast Asia

Fernando and I spent about half of our travel time volunteering, a little over 4 months total! Volunteering was something I wanted to do even before I started my trip. I wanted to spend time on organic and permacutlure farms to learn hands on what I had learned mostly in theory in a permaculture design course … Continue reading 6 Volunteer Projects in Southeast Asia

Jungle Treks, The Green Life Project, and Genting Highlands in Malaysia

Four weeks ago on a Saturday morning Fernando and I got picked up by our new friend YooYee,  she's a Malaysian journalist living in Kuala Lumpur. YooYee told us about her friend Sharley's non-profit, The Green Life Project, and how she sometimes volunteers with them, I was excited to learn about it and told her … Continue reading Jungle Treks, The Green Life Project, and Genting Highlands in Malaysia

3 Months of Travel in Asia and ZERO Disposable Water Bottles Used (without getting sick or dehydrated)

Today marks 3 months since I first arrived tired and nervous at the international airport in Bangkok. Now three months, three countries, and many adventures later I'm proud to say that I have yet to use a single disposable water bottle. YES!! This was the only plan all along, to experience South East Asia without … Continue reading 3 Months of Travel in Asia and ZERO Disposable Water Bottles Used (without getting sick or dehydrated)