Rottnest Island: A day trip on bicycle and meeting the Quokka

I spent a day on a self-guided biking trip around Rottnest Island, exploring different beaches and viewpoints along the northern coastline, and of course; looking out for the local wildlife! This part of our journey to Australia was a solo trip for me, and here is my review and recommendations. Enjoy! The place, the legend … Continue reading Rottnest Island: A day trip on bicycle and meeting the Quokka

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

How to cross the border from Belize to Guatemala

Border crossings can be extremely intimidating to carry out. Language barriers, men with weapons, or you may even encounter 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. (2023 update) In this post … Continue reading How to cross the border from Belize to Guatemala

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