My top 5 gap year travels and experiences in wildlife biology and thoughts on career paths

In the first part of this post you can read about my early career decisions and my process along the way. If you want to jump directly to: "My top 5 adventurous travel suggestions for your gap year or career break for potential wildlife biologists and wildlife technicians." - Skip to the section below if … Continue reading My top 5 gap year travels and experiences in wildlife biology and thoughts on career paths

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

Vacation well spent in Mombasa: Vast, sandy beaches, visit to an UNESCO site and exploring local wildlife

I visited Mombasa during Christmas 2016, during the fieldwork I was carrying out in the Taita Hills for my Masters Project. I stayed at Tides Inn Resort, a little north of Mombasa off the Malindi Road. To get to Mombasa I went with an air-conditioned bus from Voi. After arriving in Mombasa, one of the … Continue reading Vacation well spent in Mombasa: Vast, sandy beaches, visit to an UNESCO site and exploring local wildlife

Hiking through Rainforests and ancient Mayan temples in Tikal

Tikal National Park and archeological site is an enormously beautiful experience. I got to see it all. Sunset with rainforest and temples in the foreground, diverse wildlife, and well-preserved ruins with lots of history. If you come prepared, this might be the greatest outdoor experience you will get in northern Guatemala! View from Templo IV … Continue reading Hiking through Rainforests and ancient Mayan temples in Tikal

How to… Guatemala border crossing from Belize

Border crossings can be extremely intimidating to carry out. Language barriers, men with weapons, or you may even encount corruption. This can happen anywhere in the World, but be aware that people in powerful positions make take advantage of you, especially if you are young and if you look wealthy. Border crossing from Belize to … Continue reading How to… Guatemala border crossing from Belize

Planning your Belize journey: Hostels, itineraries and transport

I visited Belize in September 2018 and spent a total of seven weeks in the beautiful country. Belize is an extremely diverse country, with white sandy beaches, tall Mayan temples and lush rain forest. In separate posts you can read about Caye Caulker, Cockscomb Basin and more! Belize is much different than it's neighboring countries, … Continue reading Planning your Belize journey: Hostels, itineraries and transport