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Blue Eyed Compass stemmed from the desire to share travel tips and guides, and has become a place for me to showcase the unique aspect of each place I visit and share ways to be a sustainable traveler. I’m an animal lover, plant-based eater and photographer. Within each post I share my top tips that…
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These San Diego coffee shops are great for working from – known for their delicious brews & beautiful interiors, each one is a must visit in San Diego.
There is no shortage of Vegan restaurants in southern California, so, I’ve put together the top vegan restaurants in San Diego list for you to enjoy.
A drool-worthy list of delicious plant based friendly restaurants in San Diego that feature vegetarian & vegan menu choices – updated every 6 months!
A comprehensive list of ethically-made and eco-friendly backpacks for millenial travelers that they can be proud to wear on their next trip
Every winter Vienna, Austria transforms into a Christmas holiday snow globe – here are THE BEST things to do in Vienna this Christmas season
After visiting Vienna I realized what is or isn’t worth your time – Here are 6 things you can skip while in Vienna & six things to do instead!
The CAT in Vienna is easy to use, cost-saving, efficient, & something I would definitely recommend to anyone traveling to Vienna.
Tips on choosing the right gear for your travel photos, and what camera gear and equipment I always carry in my travel bags.
All of the basics you need to set up a successful blog in 2020. Ten steps with easy to follow direction, blogging tips & discounts to services.
Read on for THE BEST list of things to do in San Diego at night. Including costs, season availability and by category. There’s something for everyone.
The TOP twelve easiest and most useful tips & tricks for any traveler who is looking to be more sustainable, environmentally friendly.
There are a lot of buzzwords surrounding sustainable travel which makes it difficult to understand what it means and how it plays a part in our travels.
An ultimate Italian bucket list of places to visit and what to do while there (especially what to eat!) that you’ll want to mark down for your next trip.
These carry on essentials are a mix of ‘things to do’ and comfort items – while maintaining a sustinable focus, pack like a pro for your next flight
An oasis tucked inland of the island of San Pedro is Secret Beach. Here are detailed directions on how to get there so that you can enjoy more time there
A short two hour train ride outside of Zurich lies one of Switzerlands claim to natural fame, Interlaken. Nested within the Swiss Alps, here are 8 reasons..
Nestled between two alpine water lakes, and epic views of snow capped Alp mountains, this area of Switzerland continues to be a breathtakingly beautiful…
Ever felt the weight of a jet lagged body & mind during or after an exciting trip? I’ve put together an ultimate list of actionable tips… and shared some
Explore Switzerland’s off-the-radar city that’s full of charm, history and an idyllic slow-paced way of life. Read more to discover Bern, Switzerland and it
This Tokyo Guide for first time visitors will present the basics that you need to know for planning your trip and provide some guidance for what to expect
Japan is known around the world for its exquisitely delicate sushi, so can the blame of certain fish species population depletions be placed solely on Japan
Four days in Tokyo is a great amount of time to spend in the city, if you’ve never been before. This Tokyo itinerary is the best way to spend a weekend
Here is an easy to follow, and detailed guide on how to get around Tokyo, and the best way to do so using their public transportation system
Japanese culture is known around the world as a fascinating, unique and deeply historic culture. With the 2020 Olympics just around the corner…
An honest review of travel bloggings newest annual conference, TravelconNote: this post contains affiliate links to products we love and have purchased ourselves on Amazon. Clicking these links doesn’t cost you any extra money, and you’re supporting us by doing so....
Amazing tips to help prevent overtourism as individuals & for governments. While part of the battle is understanding what overtourism is, it’s more important to know & understand how we can all help prevent overtourism from damaging destinations further.
Overtourism is a relatively new term in the travel industry used for when a destination reaches an over capacity size in terms of the number of visitors it sees each year. Read on to find out the major causes and effects of tourism, as well as tons of around the world examples!
An ultimate guide to San Miguel de Allende. Including restaurants, sustainable tours & my best tips!
Nine reasons why Mexico needs to be on your radar for your next trip.
Seven unique things you can do in Mexico City that you probably didn’t think of.