Animal Tourism: Cruel or Ethical?

As an animal lover, I always dreamed about getting close to wild animals one day. I went on many excursions to zoos all over the world when I was younger and even watched some dolphin shows. As a young, naive individual, I didn't see anything wrong with this. However, as I've got older and gained… Read More

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

My Winter in England & An Admission

I know. Long time no see, eh? I'm ashamed to admit that I've been neglecting my blog a bit recently. Simply put, I've had a bit of writer's block. I've just not felt inspired to use this space. I'm one of those people who is either 100% on something and has articles coming from their… Read More

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Deer-Spotting in Tatton Park

A dark shadow fell across my body and I stifled a sigh. I turned my gaze towards the darkening sigh, disappointed to see the final rays of sun being concealed behind a thick blanket of cloud. Suddenly a mere T-shirt under my light-weight jacket didn't seem like a good idea. Oh why, oh why did… Read More

Friday, 20 April 2018

The Ultimate Namibia Travel Guide

Namibia. This vast country situated on the south west coast of Africa is like nowhere else on earth. This incredible country is three times the size of the UK but has a population of only 2.5 million people, making it one of the most sparsely populated countries on the planet. As a result, it’s a… Read More

Friday, 23 February 2018

A Beginner’s Guide to Post-Production Using PhotoShop & Lightroom

Post-production. If you've not heard that term before, it refers to the editing of a photo after the photo has been taken. Post production can range from anything as small as increasing the brightness of a photo, all the way to editing out objects, changing the colour of objects or even merging different images together.… Read More

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

We Were Nearly Robbed on Our Last Day in Namibia

The moment had arrived. It was time to embark on the last leg of our journey which involved a mere 1 hour drive from the Lake Onab campsite located just outside the town of 'Rehoboth', up through the capital city of Windhoek to our campsite. Tonight we were staying at the Trans Kalahari Inn campsite,… Read More

Thursday, 8 February 2018

A Campsite Overrun with Cats

After an incredibly stressful morning, we finally arrived at the gates to our campsite. I was thrilled to discover the campsite was far enough away from the local town to be safe from anyone wandering around and that it was enclosed behind a large fence, a guard beside the entrance. I normally love immersing myself… Read More

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

My 5 Top Tips for Staying Safe from Animals in the African Bush

Africa is a wonderful continent that contains a vast range of animals. My fascination with Africa is honestly as a result of the wonderful array animals that can be found here – especially the predators. Before we delve into this article, it’s important to point out that it’s very unlikely that animals will pose a… Read More

Friday, 2 February 2018

Losing my Wallet: Are Namibian Towns Safe?

I woke up to a cool breeze wafting through my tent. Brr. I clasped my sleeping bag harder, wondering if I'd woken up in Antarctica or something. It was certainly different from any other morning I'd experienced in Namibia so far. Normally the scorching heat would wake me and I'd frantically clamber out of my… Read More

Thursday, 1 February 2018