Lauren Yakiwchuk

Member Since:
Nov 2016

Lauren Yakiwchuk is a Toronto-based travel blogger, slowly making her way around the world. She loves both outdoor and urban adventures, with a focus on eco-friendly travel and responsible wildlife tourism. Lauren also consumes a vegan diet and searches for the best plant-based meals on her travels. 

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Published Articles (18)

Vegan Restaurant Guide to Sudbury


A guide to vegan dining in Sudbury, Ontario. It’s not difficult to find yummy, plant-based dining options there!

Akureyri Travel Guide – One Day in Akureyri Iceland


Akureyri travel guide – Day trip to Akureyri, Iceland. A one day itinerary for Akureyri, the second largest city and unofficial capital of the north.

Partner Profile: Animal Experience International


Have you ever wanted to travel and volunteer helping animals? Check out my profile of Animal Experience International on SEEtheWILD! AEI will pair you with the perfect destination for helping […]

Preserving the Wildlife of Kenya’s Lake Elmenteita


I hadn’t heard of Lake Elmenteita before I traveled to Kenya on a volunteer trip with Animal Experience International. As it turns out, it’s one of the most important lakes […]

Wildlife Attractions to Avoid (and what to do instead)


Animals and wildlife are frequently part of tourism attractions. Which tours and attractions harm animals? Which ones don’t? With the help of fellow travel bloggers, here’s the ultimate guide to […]

Guest Blog: Quebec’s Ice Hotel


In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary on July 1, Travelzoo has 150 Canadian travel tips to help you explore and enjoy this great land. For tip 23, keen traveller Lauren […]

Amber Cove Cruise Port Guide, Dominican Republic


A complete guide to the Amber Cove cruise port in the Dominican Republic.

Total Relaxation at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Sudbury


My review of the Marriott Fairfield Inn & Suites Sudbury for Sudbury Tourism’s blog.

Fathom Cruises Vegan Guide


My experiences dining on the Fathom Travel Adonia cruise ship as a vegan. Would I be able to maintain my plant-based diet? How easy or difficult was it? It’s the […]

Impact Travel: Dominican Republic Fathom Cruise


I traveled to the Dominican Republic on board a cruise with Fathom Travel. It’s all about traveling with a purpose. We participated in impact activities on shore, helping local communities. […]

Three Unique and Responsible Wildlife Experiences in Kenya


Three unique and responsible wildlife experiences in Kenya that allow you to help animals and see them up close!

Underpass Park Toronto – Transforming Urban Spaces with Street Art


Exploring Underpass Park in Toronto, an urban park beneath a highway overpass, decorated with colorful graffiti by renowned street artists.

Namafjall Hverir Geothermal Area Iceland: Travel to Mars


While visiting the Lake Myvatn region of Iceland, we discovered the Namafjall Hverir Geothermal Area. It looks like the surface of Mars, with bubbling mud pots and steaming vents.

Regenerate Food Festival – Supporting the Local Food Movement


The Regenerate Food Festival in London, Ontario created a discussion about how we buy, prepare, and consume food. The festival demonstrated how to support Ontario farmers by shopping local.

Montreal Lantern Festival – Explore the Gardens of Light


Visiting the annual Chinese lantern festival, “Gardens of Light”, in Montreal, Canada.

Ontario’s Summer Hot-Spots


Travel bloggers Justin and Lauren share their favourite travel destinations Canadians will not want to miss this summer.

My Near Death Experience in Kenya


I was living and volunteering at a wildlife conservancy in the Great Rift Valley. While volunteering at the conservancy, I had a very scary animal encounter and nearly met my […]

Finger Lakes Waterfalls: A Visitors Guide


A visitor’s guide to chasing waterfalls in the Finger Lakes region of New York state, USA.