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Perhentian Islands

March 27, 2017
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Chilling on the Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands lie next to the northeastern coast of Peninsular Malaysia. They are so far to the north, that they could easily belong to Thailand. There were two very convincing reasons why we chose these islands instead of the famous Langkawi Islands: … Continue reading

5 Activities in Taman Negara

March 13, 2017
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5 Activities in Taman Negara

If I would have to name my absolute favourite place out of all my travels up until now, I would say Taman Negara straight away. In retrospect, I think I could spend months or even years there. Nonetheless, Will and … Continue reading

March 5, 2017
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How to Visit Taman Negara by Yourself

The 130 million years old Taman Negara (which means “national park” in Malay) is one of the world’s oldest rainforests. This 4343 square kilometers big national park is home for a wide range of animals, such as deer, wild boars, … Continue reading

Durrell's Photographer of the Year 2016

January 29, 2017
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Durrell’s Photographer of the Year 2016

Since my sister and I visited the Durrell Wildlife Park on the summer of 2015, I read through all the newsletters they send out quite thoroughly. Last summer I noticed that they announced a photo competition and people can people … Continue reading

Elephant Nature Park Chiang Mai

April 11, 2016
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Elephant Nature Park: a Sanctuary for Gentle Giants

Because the elephant is considered to be Thailand’s national symbol, most of the people who visit this country will try to have a closer look of these peaceful trunk owners. Unfortunately, riding these creatures and documenting the activity is a compulsory element … Continue reading

February 1, 2016
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Wildlife Spotting: The Deer of Richmond Park

Every time I mentioned that I would really like to go to Richmond, Will’s answer was constantly pushing the limits of my non existing patience: ‘even though Richmond is stunning all year long, the very first time you see it … Continue reading

October 12, 2015
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The Jersey Experience: Durrell Wildlife Park

I was very young when I first came across Gerald Durrell’s name on the book entitled ‘My Family and Other Animals’ I was given to read because I would love it for sure. Well… I loved it indeed. Then a … Continue reading

September 30, 2015
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Exploring the Peak District: The Roaches

On a long-awaited July weekend Will, Mikey, Sigga and I travelled to Manchester to visit Elena. Since all of us are big nature lovers, Elena decided to show us one of her favourite spots in the Peak District: The Roaches. The … Continue reading

August 20, 2015
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Wildlife Spotting: London Zoo Sunset Safari

Ok, so if someone invites me to go anywhere, where I can see some animals, I can’t and won’t say no. This wasn’t any different, when Giulia found out that during the summer months London Zoo organizes an event called Sunset … Continue reading

August 1, 2015
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Wildlife Spotting: Peacocks

Despite the fact that Holland Park is considered to be West-London’s most peaceful park, for an embarrassingly long time I didn’t even realise it’s there. Then one weekend I decided to explore a park I haven’t been to before, and … Continue reading