Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton This isn't your ordinary travel blog. I have a mission beyond posting fun, colourful vacation photos: The Happy Hippo is an initiative created by Blue Whale Communications to end animal tourism and improve human-wildlife relations through awareness and… Continue reading Why We’re Here
Note from the author: Although this topic is outside of my usual niche of travel and animal welfare, sports played a large role in my childhood and influenced my adulthood. I felt like I needed to touch on the topic. This morning, Thursday, February 21, 2019, CBC News and Sports broke the news that an… Continue reading We Must Play a Bigger Role In Keeping Sports Safe for Kids
Hike The Crack in Killarney Provincial Park, close to Sudbury, Ontario for a challenging and rewarding adventure.
This solo trip to California changed how I view vacations. Stop planning and start enjoying.
It sounds like the opening line of a joke. Earlier this month, a man was running in New Brunswick, Canada when he was attacked by a moose. Paul Gallant was jogging along the waterfront when he came upon a moose, just 20 meters away from him, standing on the path. His plan to take slow… Continue reading Running With Wolves – Or, Moose. Or Bears.
Earlier this month, National Geographic reported that only halfway through the 2018 elephant census being conducted by Elephants Without Borders for the government of Botswana, 87 elephants have been found dead. The majority were older males with large tusks - suspected of being poached for their ivory. It's a shocking increase since the last survey,… Continue reading What the Botswana Elephant Killings tell us About our Relationship with Wildlife