Tenikwa Wildlife Awareness Center is a sanctuary and rehabilitation facility for indigenous South African species. Through various programs Tenikwa aims to educate tourists from around the world about the perils their tenants face and how people can help preserve these animals as well as their habitats. One of the programs at Tenikwa stands out to tourists and […]Read more "Walking for Conservation"
I created this montage of my last few years in college as a tribute to everyone who was a part of this crazy ride. Everything from the cloudy days in San Francisco to shark cage diving in South Africa to the weekends at my Momma’s house. Whether you were following my story through my blog or […]Read more "The Season Finale"
Which student hasn’t dreamed of traveling abroad? Some dream of spending a summer in South America, teaching in impoverished areas. Others dream of studying a semester abroad in Italy, completing their degree during the week and wine tasting on the weekends. But just like almost everything else in life, these dreams come with a price […]Read more "A Broke Student’s Guide to Traveling Abroad"
For anyone who is a self-proclaimed wine enthusiast, the Wacky Wine Festival was the place to be. Thousands from all around the world packed into Robertson Wine Valley to get a taste of some of the world’s finest wines. Filled with scrumptious foods, amusing activities, and an absurd amount of wine, there was something for […]Read more "Wacky Wine Weekend"
You don’t have to be the world’s best rock climber to go abseiling off a rugged cliff next to a massive waterfall. But you most certainly need to be aware of the safety guidelines that entail in order to have a fun and bruise-free time. The hardest part of abseiling is the rocks, which is […]Read more "Abseiling for Dummies (How to Not Crack Your Cranium)"
I write this with a heavy heart. Have you ever study abroad or lived abroad then come back to your country only to find days where you long that other place? Well that is me today. It has been 2 weeks since I came back from South Africa and I still feel like I don’t […]Read more "Coming Back to America: Reverse Culture Shock"
I had the pleasure of seeing the Great White Shark up close and it was easily one of the best experiences of my life! Hands down. With that being said, I don’t understand how people make this apex predator seem like a monster. Yes, it can easily tear your limbs off from left and right […]Read more "Sharks are friends, not food. Or enemies."