Is it Ethical To Swim With Whale Sharks?

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Is feeding migratory animals in order to keep them in one area for tourists a serious moral and environmental concern? The Philippines has many attractions on offer: white sandy beaches, stunning coral reefs, and the rare opportunity to swim with sharks… ok it’s whale sharks so there is no element of danger to be had, BUT it’s still a super cool experience. As with many sea creatures the whale sharks …

Tarsiers, Bohol, Philippines

The Tarsiers of Bohol, Cute Little Bastards! (Philippines)

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If you are heading anywhere near Bohol in the Philippines, then the Tarsier Foundation Centre is a must see! You can’t help but love these cute, tiny creatures. For only 50 pesos ($1.20) you have an almost guaranteed chance of seeing these little critters. During our visit we saw 4, of which 2 were willing to pose for us 🙂 Cute they may be, although they are harmless to humans, …

Why visit The National Kanawgyi Pyin oo Lwin Botanical Garden, Myanmar?

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FUN FOR A FIVER. Now, everyone has been to a Botanical Garden before but we thought “oh what the hell if it is like every other botanical garden we have ever been to in the past at least we can find a tree to snooze under for a bit!” But the Pyin oo Lwin botanical garden (National Kanawgyi Garden) vastly exceeded our expectations and is actually a lovely little budget treat. The …

Manta Ray, Gold coast

The best 17 wildlife photos from the last 17 months

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We’ve bumped into our fair share of critters over the last 17 months – here are some of the best pictures from our encounters!     Meeting the baby tigers at Tiger Kingdom (Chiang Mai), was amazing! As soon as you walk close to these Soldier crabs they bury themselves in the sand – call themselves soldiers! Read more about beaches of the Gold coast The Orangutans in the jungles …

Megs with cute baby tiger on log, Tiger Kingdom, Thailand

Tiger Temple vs Tiger Kingdom, Thailand (Cute baby tigers, with video)

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There are 2 main places in Thailand that you can get up close and personal with a real life tiger. The Tiger Temple and the Tiger Kingdom. I have visited both on two separate trips to Thailand and here I will explain the differences between the two so you can decide which one you should visit. PART 1: Tiger Temple The Tiger Temple is about a three and a half …

Orangutans at Sepilok Rehabilitation centre, Borneo

Where can I see wild orangutans in Borneo? (Hairy Orange version of me)

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  The Orang Utan (Literal translation “man of the forest”) is native to Borneo, one of only two areas in the world you can still see them wild in their natural habitat. It was the rainy season, but with no rain in sight we knew we’d hit the jackpot…. Where to See Orangutans   We are in Sandakan, Sabah, the north-east corner of Malaysian-Borneo at the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation centre. …

Erawan Waterfalls, Tier 2

Want to see amazing waterfalls near the River Kwai? Erawan Waterfalls & Death Railway Museum

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. Erawan Waterfall Kanchanaburi Before the Death and gloom of the Railway museum, we opted to visit what is described as the best waterfall system in Thailand, and for my money I’d say it might have been one of the best in the world. Obviously there are epic water falls (such as Niagra, Victoria) there are super high waterfalls (Such as the 420M drop off on Hilo, Hawaii), but for …

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Why visit the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary? Fair dinkum kangaroos!

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The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary (Gold Coast, Australia) originally started as one mans fascination for protecting local bird species. Over the years it has developed into a fabulous display of well looked after animals which lets you meet most of Austraila’s most recognizable endemic species. Kangaroo, Koala, Emu and many others, many of which you can walk freely with and give ’em a pat! In this article we take a brief look at …