A bird banders biggest dream: Banding tropical birds in the Belizean rainforest. Is six weeks enough to get confident in the American bird banding scheme?

My testimonial from my internship at Toucan Ridge Ecology and Education and Society (T.R.E.E.S.). Birds make me smile. Here I am examining a delicious Summer tanager! So is six weeks enough to gain confidence in banding exotic, mystery birds and teeny, wiggling warblers from North America, you may ask? Read below about my experience at … Continue reading A bird banders biggest dream: Banding tropical birds in the Belizean rainforest. Is six weeks enough to get confident in the American bird banding scheme?

Efterårets og vinterens natur- og vandreoplevelser på Bornholm

Jeg har været forbi Bornholm et dusin gange i år i forbindelse med arbejdet, og har derfor benyttet mig af mulighederne for at se lidt af Bornholm i den forbindelse. Det her er mit første blogindlæg på dansk, så jeg er lidt spændt på hvordan modtagelsen bliver, da jeg ved mange af mine læsere primært … Continue reading Efterårets og vinterens natur- og vandreoplevelser på Bornholm

How volunteering in South Africa changed my perspective on life and traveling

When I was 19 I decided to spend most of my savings on a two-month long journey to South Africa. I had searched online and read good reviews about Global Vision International (GVI), but I did'nt know anyone in person who had been volunteering with GVI. I had never been outside of Europe, never traveled … Continue reading How volunteering in South Africa changed my perspective on life and traveling

Fundraising for small scale projects

How to successfully do fundraising to travel abroad during a Master's, undergraduate or gap year activity! By Traveling female ornithologist One happy biologist collecting and sampling invertebrates in the Kenyan Mountains! Fundraising is hard work! It is heartbreaking, when you get decline email after decline. If you put a serious effort into it, you can … Continue reading Fundraising for small scale projects

Jungle hiking and relaxing river tubing in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize

Enjoy a day well spent in this amazingly lush rain forest known as the Cockscomb Basin, known for its' Jaguars and vast forest. The reserve is well protected and here wildlife thrives, and you can safely hike one or more of the paths if you stay on the trail. End your sweaty hike with a … Continue reading Jungle hiking and relaxing river tubing in Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary in Belize

Hiking in three Slovakian National Parks in just one week

Is it possible to do three national parks in just one week? The answer is: Yes!We hiked some of the most popular hiking trails in three different Slovakian National Parks. It was an arranged trip, but self-guided, with one day-hiking trips and lots of kilometers and not to forget altitude! We visited in mid August … Continue reading Hiking in three Slovakian National Parks in just one week