Galapagos Islands animals are like nothing else on earth. The wildlife sightings you’ll experience in this remote archipelago can transform a trip into an exceptional expedition. Galapagos Islands animals – an adventure A Galapagos penguin zips beneath me like a mini torpedo. I fumble with my GoPro, roll onto my back by accident then […]
Elephant Hills Tented Camp in Thailand offers outdoor adventure and an ethical animal experience in a jungle setting.
Welcome to the Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien – the Wild Zoo – where the animals roam free and you’re in a cage (or at least in a caged train). Managed by the Centre for Conservation of Boreal Biodiversity, the zoo’s Nature Park Trail train is the Canadian version of an animal safari, and one of […]
When it comes to visiting Seychelles islands, little Moyenne Island in Ste. Anne Marine Park is where giant tortoises roam – perfect for an excursion from the main tourist island of Mahé. Just remember, tortoises have the right of way! “Are you sure you want to stay behind?” asks Tina, my guide on my daylong […]
“What’s really cool on a safari is when you see a lion or leopard killing a zebra,” a man from Johannesburg told me as I waited outside my hotel, the Palace of the Lost City, in Sun City, South Africa, for my sunset excursion to find the Big 5 safari animals: the lion, African elephant, Cape buffalo, rhinoceros and leopard. […]
“Whoaa there, Smudge!” I say, as the big yellow lab suddenly takes off down Edmonton’s riverbank path with me in tow. Thankfully she didn’t go far because Smudge, a celebrity employee at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, is strong. Stronger than she looks. In fact, when she was lolling around at the foot of a red velvet […]
Are you hoping to get great wildlife photography on Rocky Mountaineer, a luxury train through the Rocky Mountains? If you try very hard (or not at all) you’ll be able to get stellar shots like me. FYI: This post was sponsored by Rocky Mountaineer. I bet they’re sorry! Wildlife photography Many people are jealous of […]
“There’s the Parliament Building,” Mark says as we enter the Old Town of Bern from the train station. Considering walkable well-preserved Bern is the capital of Switzerland, and the Parliament Building the seat of Swiss Parliament, it’s not surprising that the large domed building is imposing and stately, but I want to see the bears. “Where’s […]