The Ethiopian Wolf (Canis Simensis) is the rarest canid on earth. While the population is in a state of flux, still it is estimated that there are fewer than 500 individuals left in the world, making it the most endangered carnivore in Africa.
I’m so excited finally get to see my Shamwari Diaries project completed, and hold in my hands a beautifully printed, full colour, 360-page copy of my Shamwari travel diary from my days volunteering at the private game reserve, back when I was 18 years old.
This past week, the Eastern Daily Press was kind enough to dedicate an entire double page spread in their weekend edition to sharing my story
I’m so delighted to announce that my story: ‘Saint Lucia: The birds and the baby’ was chosen as First Runner Up in the Terra Incognita Travel Blogger of the Year 2020 Awards.
’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 last minute Christmas ideas specifically for nature adventurers (i.e. those naturalists who love to travel!).
In this week’s Shamwari series blog post, it’s time to say goodbye to South Africa and begin the long journey home. Importantly, I also learn the meaning of the word ‘Shamwari’.
The Caribbean island of St Lucia is home to some incredible bird life, including the stunning Saint Lucia Parrot. Discover how this bird helped me in a surprising way during my pregnancy.
In this week’s Shamwari series I head to Mossel Bay to swim with Great White Sharks.
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…