To anyone who thinks of wandering…

After grad school, I worked in a basement office with no windows and no ventilation. I had convinced myself that sitting in front of my computer and never seeing the sunlight was helping me achieve career goals. But all I managed to do was bitch every day about how stifled I was - how little …

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What’s Wrong with the Great White Sharks?

Two years ago I had the immense privilege of working from an office based in Gansbaai, South Africa with a company called Marine Dynamics. Fair trade certified and leaders in the field of ethical tourism - they provide whale watching, volunteering and most famously... shark cage diving. Through the use of tourism, Marine Dynamics is …

7 reasons why Malawi is the most underrated travel destination in Africa

Three months ago, I stumbled upon an opportunity to live, work and adventure in Malawi – a small country located in southeastern Africa. I am always up for an adventure, so without much information I hopped on a plane and moved my life from San Francisco, California to Lilongwe, Malawi. Malawi is known colloquially as …

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Wildlife Volunteering/Sightseeing in Africa

Have you ever dreamed of tracking a pride of lions through the Africa bush? Singing “Hakuna Matata” and feeling truly free under a giant orange African sun? From a blindly western perspective Africa often conjures up the image of the final frontier… excitement, adventure, incredible biodiversity and a little danger. Just imagine watching the great …