Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

While traveling you are often faced with whether or not to accept customs that are in conflict with your own beliefs. While this is hard to figure out, there are some traditional practices that sustainable travelers should never support. Buying Products Made From Ivory Buying souvenirs is often a highlight of any trip and some … More Harmful Practices Tourists Should Never Support

Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash

“Most consumers purchase toothpaste and other personal hygiene products without even bothering to read the list of ingredients, blindly trusting manufacturers to have the customers best interests at heart. It can be a costly mistake. Toothpaste contains many potentially harmful ingredients, including some that can lead to serious long-term health problems.” Mouthwash and toothpaste alike … More Homemade Toothpaste and Mouthwash

20 Eco Friendly, Vegan, and Cruelty Free Makeup Products Under $20

I recently wrote a post about How Beauty Products Are Hurting The Planet Here are 20 makeup products that aren’t hurting the planet: Eyes Right Mascara  $19.95 The Skinny Mascara $7.00   e.l.f. 3-in-1 Mascara $3.00 Feeling Younger Highlighter $19.95 Bright Idea Illuminating Stick $8.00 e.l.f Baked Highlighter $4.00 Color Icon Eyeshadow Trio $2.99   Be My Vision Eyeshadows $3.00 … More 20 Eco Friendly, Vegan, and Cruelty Free Makeup Products Under $20

Exploring Mount Kigali

Since arriving in Rwanda, everyone has been telling us that we have to go climb Mount Kigali. Finally, last week we got the chance to check it out for ourselves. Mount Kigali is on the southwestern edge of the city, we started in the Nyamirambo area of town. Mount Kigali stretches north to cover other Kigali neighbourhoods … More Exploring Mount Kigali