• Top 32 Animals To See On Safari – A Photo Guide

    If you’re a wildlife or animal lover, going on a safari in Africa will …

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  • Visiting the Falkland Islands on an Expedition Cruise

    I travelled to the Falkland Islands as part of an expedition cruise that also took …

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  • 60+ Awesome Antarctica Photography Tips

    Antarctica is a photographer’s dream. The wildlife, the icebergs, the huge open landscapes, the …

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  • The Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica: Our Itinerary

    An Antarctica itinerary is not like a normal travel itinerary. Unlike taking a holiday in …

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  • South Georgia & Antarctica: The Trip Of A Lifetime

    Welcome to the first of my posts about my recent trip to South Georgia and …

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  • 19 Easy Wildlife Photography Tips for Beginners

    It’s fair to say that my absolute favourite type of photography is wildlife photography.  …

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  • The Amazing Animals Of Uganda: A Photo Guide

    If you’re a wildlife lover, you may well have dreamed of taking a trip …

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  • Four Days in Valli Giudicarie, Trentino, Italy

    Most visitors to Italy make a beeline for the celebrity places, and I must admit …

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  • An Afternoon in Kibale, Uganda

    An Afternoon in Kibale, Uganda

    This is the second part of what I got up to in Kibale, Uganda.  Part 1 contains tonnes of information about Chimpanzee Trekking and a wonderful encounter with an impressive chimp named Ssebo. VILLAGE WALK In the afternoon our guide, Hassan, offers us the chance to do a birdwatching walk in&…
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    What Happens On A Chimpanzee Trekking Safari In Uganda

    What Happens On A Chimpanzee Trekking Safari In Uganda

    The 42-year-old chimpanzee lounges lazily on the branch, eyeing us congenially. Far from being bothered by our presence, he seems to be actively enjoying it, striking the sort of poses a catalogue model would be proud of, working the crowd, playing to his audience. This, after all, is almost certainly&…
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    An Unhelpful Guide to… Bruges

    An Unhelpful Guide to… Bruges

    As a TV Producer, I travel a lot with work.   Over the course of the last 14 years or so making telly shows for the likes of the BBC and Channel 4, I’ve been lucky enough to visit all sorts of random places – many in the UK but…
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    A Safari In Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

    A Safari In Murchison Falls National Park, Uganda

    While Uganda might not be quite as celebrated as Kenya or Tanzania for its wildlife, there’s no denying that if you’re a nature lover or a safari enthusiast, there’s still plenty here to delight and surprise you. The country has an impressive ten National Parks offering an …
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    Being A Travel Blogger: Some Musings

    Being A Travel Blogger: Some Musings

    There are plenty of bloggers who blog about blogging.  To me that all feels a bit circular, a bit ‘meta’, but I can see how articles about blogging can be useful to other bloggers – I’ve even read a few myself. It’s not something I write about, however.  Partly …
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    What It’s Like to be a Travel Show Producer

    What It’s Like to be a Travel Show Producer

    Before I moved to Uganda, I wanted to connect with people who were already out there.  People who might be able to offer me advice, or who might even be willing to hang out with me and – gasp! – be my friend once I’d arrived.  So I went online…
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    Icelandic Horses And Where To See Them

    Icelandic Horses And Where To See Them

    Along with Vikings and fermented shark, one of the most well-recognised icons of Iceland is its tiny horses. As you drive around the country you’ll see beautiful Icelandic horses in the fields all along the side of the road.  In fact there are an estimated 100,000 Icelandic horses in Iceland, …
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    Finding Homes For Ugandan Orphans

    Finding Homes For Ugandan Orphans

    We arrived at the Smile Africa Ministries orphanage in Tororo, Eastern Uganda, on a hot and sticky afternoon after a bumpy five-hour drive from the capital, Kampala. As the car pulled in through the imposing black gates and into the large and dusty compound, it was immediately surrounded by a&…
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    Frescoes, Graffiti and Street Art in Naples, Italy

    Frescoes, Graffiti and Street Art in Naples, Italy

    Naples is one of Italy’s largest, oldest, and most colourful cities, and like any Italian city, it’s full to bursting of centuries-old art.  From its UNESCO-heritage-labelled Centro Storico, to the stunning hilltop monastery Certosa di San Martino, the city streets are generously sprinkled with palaces, churches and grand …
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    Nyiragongo Volcano: Trek To The World’s Largest Lava Lake

    Nyiragongo Volcano: Trek To The World’s Largest Lava Lake

    Imagine a place straight out of fantasy and mythology: a portal to the centre of the earth. A fiery pit, spewing red-hot smoke and flames and boiling molten rock. The real-life incarnation of Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings. Now imagine you can actually trek there and see it&…
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    A Video Producer in Kampala: The Story of Safi and Amir

    A Video Producer in Kampala: The Story of Safi and Amir

    I recently spent three months in Kampala, Uganda, working as a video producer and photographer for Child’s i Foundation, a charity that works to support vulnerable families so that children don’t end up in damaging orphanages. My main role was to shoot and edit short films, to be …
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    Winner: Best Photography at the UK Blog Awards

    Winner: Best Photography at the UK Blog Awards

    Some of you may remember I wrote a post before Christmas asking for people to vote for me in the UK Blog Awards. It was the first time I’ve ever entered any kind of awards.  I’ve only been writing this blog for about a year and a half, …
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    A Visit To Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Uganda

    A Visit To Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary, Uganda

    “It isn’t going to rain,” says Moses, as he hands out ponchos and rubber boots. “These are just in case.” I don’t share his confidence. It’s the middle of Uganda’s rainy season, ominous clouds are hanging low in the sky, and I’m about to stride …
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    Behind The Scenes On Safari In Tanzania

    Behind The Scenes On Safari In Tanzania

    Africa. The Serengeti. The Ngorongoro Crater. The names alone conjure up thrilling images of vast open plains, with hundreds of wildebeest peacefully grazing while a dignified herd of elephants cuts a ponderous path across the landscape.  Or of nature, red in tooth and claw: a cheetah stalking noiselessly through swaying&…
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    Video: My Third Month In Uganda

    Video: My Third Month In Uganda

    As February turned into March, it was time to ramp my Uganda adventures up a gear.  With two out of my three months done, I had to make sure I did and saw absolutely EVERYTHING I wanted to before it was time to head home. And so I did! It’…
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    What To Do In Sipi Falls, Uganda

    What To Do In Sipi Falls, Uganda

    Uganda is known for being one of the greenest countries in Africa. Not for her the dry yellow grasses of the Serengeti, the orange dunes of Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, or the cracked heat of the Sahara desert.  Uganda is lush and tropical, fed by the waters of Lake Victoria, …
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