In the western world we take for granted the ability to use public transport at will. Taxis in particular, and now Ubers, make getting around a forgone conclusion. This can make for some subtle differences when traveling throughout some of the lesser developed parts of the world. When you think about public transport, your last … Continue reading Excuse me, Mr Taxi Man
Over the past year I have written about several encounters with animals whilst travelling. Dogs in Nepal and animal exploitation are a couple of examples. I’ve always been a bit of a fan of going to the zoo as well; walking around and looking at the different animals in their enclosures was something I … Continue reading Serengeti Safari
I was talking to a work colleague the other week and posed him the question: do you prefer to organise your own travel plans or go on a tour? On the surface it seems like a fairly straight forward question, with little brain power required for a response. But the more I thought about it, … Continue reading To tour or not to tour?
Wild animals are attractions the world over. People specifically visit countries just to catch a glimpse of them in their natural habitat. With long lens cameras, they dream of that special close up they can stick in a frame and hang on the wall, happy in the knowledge they were there to witness nature in … Continue reading Rhinos and tigers and crocs, oh my