September 2018 – Fitness Life Style

Month: September 2018

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Planning your first trip to Africa? Here’s why you should start with Namibia

Africa. It’s on almost every traveler’s bucket list because of its unique wildlife, history, and cultures. But the challenge to planning a trip to Africa can be deciding where to start – Africa, after all, is a HUGE place; a whole continent made up of more than 50 very different countries. So how on earth […]

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Why every wildlife lover should go sailing on Mexico’s Baja Peninsula

For a place famous explorer Jacques Costeau called “the world’s aquarium”, you’d be forgiven for expecting big things from Mexico’s Baja Peninsula. That’s a big call to make, Jacques. But here’s the thing; the stunning Mexican coastline of Baja California Sur more than lives up to its name. It’s paradise. From the electric blue waters […]

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What to expect on a wolf tracking excursion in Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is a pretty special place to visit at the best of times. Covering almost 9,000 square kilometres of dense woodland, technicolour lakes, and some very dramatic geysers, the park seemingly ticks all the boxes of what a nature-lover might want in a park. Until you consider the wildlife. Namely, the 100 or […]

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Everything you need to know about trekking with mountain gorillas

UPDATED: This blog was originally published in August 2016.  A mountain gorilla trek often comes second on travel Bucket Lists to a classic Big 5 game drive in Kruger or Serengeti National Park. Which is understandable – getting to the gorillas takes more effort, more time and more expense than a traditional safari. But you know […]

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What I learned after travelling with my family for a year

My husband, two daughters (aged 11 and 13), and I recently returned from a one-year trip around the world, during which we visited 22 countries and over 70 destinations. It was, in all respects, the trip of a lifetime that I urge every family to consider doing. Even a three-month, multi-country trip will be life-changing. […]

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10 facts that will make you wild about Kenya

Kenya is one of the world’s leading safari destinations. You’re sure to channel your inner David Attenborough with endless up-close wildlife encounters. It’s where you’ll find Africa’s second highest mountain, and it’s home to one of the world’s most visible natural cycles; the Great Wildebeest Migration. Here are ten facts that will get you keen […]

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8 incredible animals you‘ll find in Canada

So many travellers head to Canada for its winter – snow-capped mountains, hot apple cider, gnarly slopes to carve up – but there’s another major drawcard: the incredible variety of wildlife found throughout the country. From the iconic moose and grizzly bear, to quirkier fellows like the beaver and porcupine, if you enjoy seeing adorable, […]

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