This week’s Shamwari Series follows my first weekend in South Africa — and my first big conservation mistake of my trip — being duped into taking part in activities related to the canned hunting industry, as detailed in my travel diaries from 10 years ago.
This week’s Shamwari diaries take a look at 18-year-old me’s first foray into independence and re-living the moment a long term dream came true, when I first stepped foot into Born Free’s big cat sanctuary…
My Shamwari Diaries begin with the excitement of my first ever flight alone. Join me as I touch down in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The start of an adventure…
My heart was racing and my eyes were fixed. About 10-feet ahead was a wild lioness looking right at me. I wasn’t in a vehicle or behind a fence, but was actually there in the African wild, with nothing between us. It was my first game walk and I knew that moment would never leave me.
It’s always nice to take the opportunity to reflect on your journey, and recently the Terra Incognita Wildlife Blogger of the Year competition gave me
Do you have any goals for the New Year? Maybe you’re thinking about starting a wildlife blog, or refreshing your existing website? For many of
I’m so excited that the UK Blog Awards introduced the Nature & Wildlife category for 2019, after a growing number of nominations fitting this genre emerged over the last few years.
Sharing a message of hope, but also of urgency and fear for our natural world is imperative to blogging in the field of conservation. I’m always
’Tis the season to be jolly… and to fret over finding the perfect gift for your loved one. In my latest guest blog post Jodi from BookallSafaris shares some
Christmas is the perfect time to show your gratitude towards those you love; but it can so easily become over-ruled with throwaway plastic packaging, single-use