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Joyful Vegan Trips

JOYFUL VEGAN TRIPS are specifically curated for my audience to ensure high-quality, high-touch premium trips. The focus of these all-inclusive adventures is on regional plant-based cuisine, cruelty-free activities, and unforgettable once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Expect mouth-watering meals, animal-focused activities and sanctuary visits, dedicated time with me, and a compassionate group of like-minded individuals.

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Here is a glance at the Joyful Vegan Trips you can currently book. Click on Details and Booking for detailed itineraries and booking links.

Northern Italy: Mountains, Lakes, and Canals (2024)

June 16 to June 24, 2024

Mountains (hiking in the Italian Alps!), lakes (boating on Lake Garda), and canals (Gondolas in the one and only Venice). A trip for all the senses, you do not want to miss this adventure.

Rwanda: Mountain Gorillas and Chimpanzees (2024)

November 25 to December 3, 2024

 (ONE MORE ROOM!) This is a life-changing trip that starts in the beautiful capital of Kigali, ventures south to the chimpanzees in the rainforest, then up along gorgeous Lake Kivu to end in the Volcanoes Mountains with our close cousins, the mountain gorillas!

Enchanting Japan: Culinary Treasures and Timeless Traditions (2025)

TBD May 2025

We sold out of our 2024 Japan trip in just 36 hours, so we added a second! Now, we’re planning on returning in 2025. Join the mailing list to enjoy the land of bustling Tokyo, historic Kyoto, serene countryside, tranquil temples, meditative tea ceremony, bullet trains, sake, world-class cuisine…and more. Join me on a memorable journey to the Land Of The Rising Sun!

Bordeaux to Dordogne with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau Bordeaux to Dordogne with Colleen Patrick-Goudreau

Bordeaux to Dordogne Valley: Castles, Caves, and Countryside (2025)

TBD September 2025

Starting and ending in Bordeaux, the bulk of this amazing journey is in the rolling hills of the breathtaking Dordogne Valley, a region filled with green forests, castles, prehistoric caves, and cuisine that is typically loaded with animal products. But not with us! On this trip, you get to experience the beauty of this region while enjoying local cuisine — vegan style. PLUS, we visit the first European sanctuary for rescued elephants!

Croatia: Luxury Sailing in the Adriatic Croatia: Luxury Sailing in the Adriatic

Croatia: Luxury Sailing in the Adriatic (2025)

TBD September 2025

SOLD OUT IN 4 DAYS! So we added a second trip!!! Join me on an exclusive week-long luxury voyage through the breathtaking Adriatic Sea aboard a private yacht in Croatia. Crystal-clear waters, hidden coves, and ancient coastal towns await. Immerse yourself in the Mediterranean lifestyle as you sail, savoring gourmet vegan cuisine and unforgettable sunsets. Escape the ordinary and discover the magic of Croatia on this bespoke sailing adventure.


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My good friends and travel experts Brighde Reed and Sebastien Ranger of World Vegan Travel are my stellar partners in this endeavor. Their expertise, attention to detail, and travel knowledge all go into creating the most incredible travel experiences.