Hector’s dolphins are only found on New Zealand’s South Island. The best way to see them is via wildlife cruise from Akaroa.
Peninsula Valdés Peninsula is famed for its wildlife. Yet for me, it was a disappointment. To avoid the same, find out how to (not) visit it.
There are several option to see penguins in Punta Arenas, the Chilean city in the very South of Patagonia. Here are the two best.
This year was one of much change for me. I already talked about how it influenced my professional life when I left my old job and started a new career. Today, however, I want to concentrate on everything travel-related that happened in 2017. There was a lot, and some of it represented long-existent travel goals. Let’s take a look at my 2017
It was my very first day in Africa, and I was about to embark on my first ever safari. Can you be off to a better start? Although I was staying in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the destination for the day was the Chobe National Park in Botswana. It’s not that far from Vic Falls to Chobe, but it does include crossing the
Seeing rhinos in Botswana is no easy feat, because they are very rare animals in this country. They are almost extinct, except for one place: the Khama Rhino Sanctuary near Serowe. I spent two nights there during my recent Africa trip to see these beautiful animals. We stayed in a little chalet right in the middle of the Park. As we didn’t have
When I prepared for my first Africa trip I heard a lot of advice beforehand. Unfortunately, some of it painted a very negative image of this continent. Sure, there are the jealousy-inciting accounts of wildlife encounters and the amazing photos of the landscape. But then, there’s also warnings of crime and tourist-scams, the threat of exotic diseases, and the knowledge that culture shock
I’ve only been back from Africa a few days, and I still haven’t gotten over everything I experienced over there! It was the first time for me to visit that continent, and it was surely something different. I started out at Victoria Falls, then travelled through Botswana and ended up in Johannesburg. While I’m trying to structure all that into some more
The small ship slowly makes its way through the water. The many people on board stroll around the railings, changing from one side to the other. They don’t sit down to enjoy the beautiful weather. Instead, they seem to be looking for something. A feeling of excited restlessness pervades the ship. Then, suddenly, a movement in the water. Someone has spotted it,