wildlife

Australasia
Australia
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Field Herping In New South Wales

As a long term reptile enthusiast living in the UK it has always been a great aim of mine to see the reptiles of Australia in the flesh and in the wild.  A trip to Australia made this a really possibility and decided to head out in Northern Sydney, New South Wales to try and […]

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North America
USA

East Coast USA Road Trip Day 10

We arrived quite late in Savannah the day prior to this, and sadly didn’t have time to really explore this beautiful town further.  However before continuing on our USA road trip further, in order to reach St Augustine we made a slight detour on our way! Day 10 – St Augustine If you are going […]

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Costa Rica
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South America

3 Things To Do During A Day In Arenal

The Arenal area is absolutely stunning and should be part of any trip to Costa Rica for a number of reasons – here are just 3 of those! Arenal itself The town is a really nice small, quaint mountain town with the volcano as a stunning background.  There are plenty of places to grab a […]

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Costa Rica
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South America

The Wildlife of Tortuguero

If you want to see wildlife, Costa Rica is the place to go, and within Costa Rica one of the best places to see a huge variety of species is the Tortuguero National Park, where the Pachira Lodge and La Baula Lodge are a great place to start.  We stayed at Pachira lodge, but the […]

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Asia
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Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels, Making the Most of them

Whilst staying in Ho Chi Minh City we did 2 tours with Tiger Tours, and both were absolutely amazing, and I want to start by saying what an amazing company they are!  We actually had 3 tours booked with them (food, Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta), but sadly my wife became very ill and […]

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Europe
Iceland

Iceland Road Trip Day 7

One of the most special experiences you can have during a trip to Iceland is to take at least a day (I actually plan on going back one day and spending a few days exploring it) at the Snaefellsnes Peninsula…  It is one of the most stunning places I have ever been and includes places […]

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Misc. Travel Articles & Tips

Illegal Wildlife Trade

The illegal trade in wildlife and its parts is a huge problem, and one of the biggest problems with it, is that often it can be very difficult to know what you can and cannot buy legally.  The over-riding piece of advice to take away with you on holiday is that if in doubt, don’t […]

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Asia
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Singapore

See the Singapore Zoos

Singapore is home to 4 zoos in total all operated by Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), and if you have 2 days you should make the journey to see all of them. The order I would recommend seeing them in would be to go to Jurong Bird Park on one day and using the second day […]

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India

The Madras Crocodile Bank

This one won’t be for everyone however if like me you’re a bit of a reptile geek or a zoo nerd, it’s the perfect way to spend a few days or even weeks! This zoo has one of the worlds most extensive crocodilian collection and I have never before seen more or even as many […]

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