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 …

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What to pack for safari

Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that I would be sitting in Zambia ogling at one the highest concentration of hippos in Africa. Fortunately, none of us had to fight off these territorial creatures but instead we were surprised to find ourselves fighting something much smaller - little blood sucking black tsetse flies. …

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 …

How to take the leap, travel the world and build your resume while doing it!

Dr. P was everyone’s favorite professor during my time in graduate school. Although he should have retired long ago – he speaks slowly, returns homework weeks late and often arrives to his own classes 20 minutes after they've started. He is overcommitted and overworked, but only because he pours his soul into each of his …