Cheetahs – the Race for Survival

  They are smaller, smoother and sleeker than any other member of the big cat family. When you have a look at their aerodynamic body structure; extra-large heart and lungs, narrow waist, flexible spine, long legs and big muscles – it is clear this specimen was made for speed! But there’s a relevant question being asked by…

5 Ways Not to be Eco

… WHAT ARE WE STILL GETTING WRONG ABOUT THE WAY WE TRAVEL?     We hear a lot these days about being eco, bio, natural, organic and sustainable in many aspects of our lives. People seem to have realized that their small actions do have a huge impact on our environment and that this impact,…

Costa Rica – The Land of Biodiversity

Costa Rica is considered one of the most valued environmental destinations globally with more than 25% of its territory dedicated to national parks, reserves and wildlife refuges. These are home to over 500,000 species, representing 5% of the total amount estimated worldwide. Costa Ricans call themselves Ticos, respond to almost everything with “pura vida” (“life…

Uganda – the matooke land

Uganda is known for being one of Africa’s friendliest countries, one of the youngest nations in the world with one of the biggest alcohol consumption records globally. “Pearl of Africa” is home of the continent’s largest lake – Lake Victoria, Source of the Nile, critically endangered mountain gorillas and over half of all bird species…

Zimbabwe – The Land of Odds

  Zimbabwe is a strange country to me. The country, which not that long ago was experiencing the second largest hyperinflation in the world’s history, where unemployment rate shows around 90% (estimates  range from 4% to 95%, which is also weird) – but you can hardly see any signs of poverty. The country, where supermarkets …