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Inspiring Travel Quotes

Whether you are looking to travel across the world or just down the street, sometimes you just need that extra push. Don't worry, we've got you. There is nothing like an inspiring travel quote to get you out the door and start experiencing life! “A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent

Volunteer in South Africa with Afri-Campus

A young leopard with its kill, a black-backed Jackal Recalling what she learned in her training, Beth's eyes followed the direction the giraffes were gazing. It didn't take her long to realize that all of them were being watched by one of Africa's Big Five. Not too far away, a leopard lay benignly under

The Ultimate Thailand Travel Guide

When I left for Thailand over 6 years ago, I could have used a little direction. Wandering the streets alone, unable to speak the language, and close to being flat broke, a travel guide or at least some good Thailand traveling tips would have really come in handy. Little did I know that what was

Don’t live in fear, it’s completely fine to go back in the water

This is the time of year where it's unavoidable to avoid articles warning beachgoers about the perils of swimming in the ocean. You’ll see clickbait articles that reference "HUGE" and "JUST FEET AWAY" trying to scare you. It's important to remember in the midst of the media frenzy that sharks are not dangerous as once

Why shark diving was an amazing experience that I don’t need to do again

It was cold, but I was still sweating a bit in my wetsuit, repeatedly asking myself "why". There was no point of coming to an answer, it was already too late to back out now... South Africa is an absolutely amazing country with incredible wildlife to see both on the land and in the ocean.

How To Travel in Thailand: What to Do and How to Avoid Getting Scammed

It will seem daunting; people driving the wrong way, motorbikes crowding the street, pink taxis (I mean why are there so many pink taxis?). When the chaos is accepted as beauty, Bangkok is stunning. There are many things that the average westerner needs to accept when going to Thailand (or any part of South East

Why It’s Time To Start Worrying About The Rhino

Recent news about the plight of the rhino has been swarming the media, but much of it inaccurate or incomplete. Rhino conservation is an issue that if isn't addressed will soon be a concern of the past. During my recent trip to South Africa, I was able to glean some information from our game reserve

My Travel Advice After Years Away From Home

When I left for a trip of indefinite length to Thailand a few years ago, I was confronted with a common question by more career-minded (and rational) folk than myself. “Why?” I personally have never really been very good at thinking ahead, which is exactly why wanted to leave to begin with. Going to college

A One Armed Monkey Stole My Egg

I absolutely love animals, but truth be told I have never liked monkeys. I understand that they can be charming and can even take photos, but I have yet to have found the Abu to my Aladdin. The little guys are agile, toothy and extremely unpredictable, and can change their opinions of you in a

How We Can Help Stop Elephant Poaching

Teddy Roosevelt with an Elephant that he shot and killed If you are anything like me you have Googled “how to save the rhinos”, “how to help save elephants” and “How can we stop elephant poaching?” as well as similar phrases many a long night. Ever since I can remember I have daydreamed about