Madagascar is probably one of the most preserved and beautiful places on Earth, but it is not the only reason why it’s my favourite place! The kindness of its people and the dimension of its unique nature make it a trip of a lifetime! How I know Madagascar My mother is born in Madagascar, and…

I would like you to meet someone. Honestly, the truth is I don’t know their name but this boy is a Samburu cowherd who lives in the middle of Africa. He is the breadwinner of the family and works alone every day with his herd of cows, each of which weighs almost ten times more…

There isn’t much to the airport in Drake Bay, Costa Rica. A small airstrip only big enough for small, propeller planes reaches in from one end on the Pacific Ocean into where a small terminal building awaits. It may be a low-key arrival but It’s the entry to a world far different from the traffic…

I’ve just returned from nearly three weeks in Namibia, the country bordering South Africa and Botswana that I’ve wanted to visit for years, for its wildlife, scenery and people. Although I’ve visited some 100 countries in a lifetime as a journalist, Namibia was a life-changing experience. Here are some lessons learned. Water Except for a sliver…

It’s five in the morning and you’re already dripping with sweat. Although the sun is still to make an appearance, you’ve been clambering up this muddy slope for a while now and your leg muscles are burning. But this doesn’t matter. You’re making your way towards one of the most awe-inspiring sights on Earth, and…

‘What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another’ – Mahatma Gandhi The haunting early morning call of the white-handed gibbon serves as our morning alarm alongside the occasional cry of the Great Argus pheasant in the distance. Hornbills glide…

It is an annual family tradition for us to visit Bradgate Park each year, at least once when the deer are out and once when the snow has coated the ground in a white blanket of calm. Each year, something changes and there is more for us to explore in the wildlife of the park. …

I’ve done a few travels alone, all of them have been in order to help in conservations programmes and learn  a bit about the country. I am a vet and I’ve always been interested in wildlife conservation. But in one of the trips I felt completely happiness in a special way. I am talking about…