Italy’s Cinque Terre is known for its natural beauty and beautiful towns. But did you know it’s also a World Heritage Site? I’ll tell you why.
Turtle conservation work At turtle headquarters, it’s quite appropriate that things move slowly. Maybe it’s because of an affinity with the animal, maybe it’s the way of the beach culture, or, most likely, it’s just because it’s South America. Life for my week volunteering with a turtle conservation group on the Uruguayan coast had its […]
Sea turtle conservation For four days the sea turtles had been evading us and this was our last chance. We feared if we didn’t catch one today then we would leave this little stretch of the Uruguayan coast with a sense of disappointment… perhaps even failure. It was time to battle the waves for one […]
The turtles along Sri Lanka’s southern coast are threatened by human activity. But these local turtle hatcheries are trying to save them.
If you trek through the Horton Plains National Park in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, you can reach the end of the world. Just don’t be late!
These beautiful and lush ancient forests once covered most of southern Europe. So how did they survive on just these tiny Atlantic islands?
Hundreds of years ago, Portuguese innovators created this incredible system. Today it’s still used and you can see how for yourself.
When Indonesia’s Mount Merapi erupted in 2010, lava come pouring down the slopes at 110km/h. The villages in its path didn’t stand a chance!
The pink and white cherry blossoms only bloom for a short time in Japan. But they carry centuries of tradition and symbolism.