We have never taken for granted how lucky we are to have the freedom to travel and how lucky we were to have our first opportunity to visit a faraway land in 2000. If it weren’t for travel, we may not be together today and we would certainly not be living our dreams. Freedom to Travel Dave and I often talk about… Read More
Many people are looking for ways to make their travels more meaningful. People want more than just a party on the resort or a lounge on the beach.
When on safari in Africa one of our greatest pleasures was spotting rhinos in the wild. This was exciting because it is such a rare occurrence. It is a sad truth but the magnificent African rhinoceros is in danger – especially in South Africa. Endangered Rhinos of South Africa I cannot understand why people would kill such a creature simply for a… Read More
Sadie Redinger shares how volunteering in Africa changed her life. Volunteering Africa Africa was the place that I had always dreamed about visiting. Ever since I was a kid, I would watch different programs on Animal Planet or the Discovery Channel envisioning myself one day sitting in the bush viewing these beautiful creatures in person. To one day be able… Read More
It was on a rickety ride on a dirt road somewhere in Bangladesh that I had one of the most important realizations of my life. I still remember the words of the Bangla pop song that was playing in the minivan as it made its way back to the chaotic city of Dhaka from the ruins of a Buddhist monastery… Read More
I’m desperate. It’s nearly six o’clock, my self-imposed curfew here in India, and I still have no idea where I’m going to sleep tonight. I’m currently cycle touring through Kinnaur, a region in the Northern Indian Himalayas where the steep mountainous terrain has annihilated any chance of pitching my tent yet again. The hotel I just passed by is out of the question… Read More
Just picture a world drained of wildlife. Your first reaction may be this is impossible or unimaginable, isn’t it? Wildlife conservation in India, safeguarding the future It is a shocking truth. Several animals and birds are standing on the verge of destruction because of excessive poaching, illegal trading, loss of habitat, pollution and deforestation. One of the biggest challenges that… Read More