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Travel hack – Use your own headphones on planes

You probably own a perfectly good set of earphones that you use regularly. You have likely also tried to use the headphones that airline companies hand out during flights. Let's just say they're not top notch (can speak for business-…

5 tips for viewing wildlife

As you may have read in my bio, I have a degree in animal behaviour and I started my careers working as a safari tour-guide in Africa. For you to get maximum bang for the buck, here are my top…

5 tips for saving electricity in your hotel room

A responsible traveller obviously will not waste energy. The tips below applies equally to eco-camps where electricity comes from solar panels. Make sure to switch off the light when you dont need it - and you leave your room Switch…
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How to swim responsibly with dugongs

The dugong is a type marine mammal it is in fact a relative to the elephant and only two species of this animal exist: The manatee and the dugong. Not many places offer the opportunity to see this friendly and…

Volunteering with the family

During a school holiday the entire family visited a local Kenyan Non-profit chapter of the international christian conservation organisation, A Rocha Kenya. We stayed at Mwamba Conservation Center, near the wonderful beach in Turtle bay. And for a week we…

Back in the bush

Low frequency rumbles from elephants was occasionally replaced by the sound of breaking branches. A herd of elephants was just 50 meters behind my tent - engaged in knocking over trees At that point I realized that I was finally…