The Incredible Importance of the Bornean Rainforest

Growing up in rural Canada, I was always surrounded by forest. From a young age, I learned how to protect myself from wild animals, identify edible plants, deconstruct bear poop, and navigate in the wild. Continue reading

Brunei: A Hidden Gem

While I was visiting Borneo this summer, I stumbled upon Brunei Darussalam – a tiny country that I’d never heard of before. After doing some research, I became super excited about this place. Continue reading

Orangutans and the Problem with Palm Oil

Have you ever seen an orangutan before (and not in a zoo)? Not just ordinary monkeys, orangutans share almost 97% of their DNA with people. The only places in the world where you can find wild orangutans are in Sumatra, Indonesia and Borneo, which is an island shared by Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. Continue reading

Tips for the Eco-Conscious Traveller

When we go on holiday, it’s easy to over-indulge. Whether it’s staying in fancy hotels, taking private transportation, or treating ourselves to extravagant meals – it’s easy to get carried away and forget about our environmental impact. Continue reading

Malapascua And Threshers

The first time I heard about Malapascua and Thresher sharks was from my friend Charlez in December 2016. After a year of dreaming about going to the island to see them for myself, I finally got to go, exactly 1 year later! Continue reading

Welcome To Hell aka Manila Zoo

During my internship at PETA, I went to Manila Zoo to check up on Mali the elephant for the Free Mali campaign (you can read more about it here). Continue reading

The Loneliest Elephant in The World

Meet Mali, the loneliest Elephant in the world. For nearly 40 years Mali has been a prisoner of the Manila Zoo where she has been deprived of everything that comes naturally to her. Continue reading

5 Things I’ve Learnt Since Going Vegan

I could write a never-ending list of things, but that would take weeks so here’s just 5 things I’ve learnt in 5 years of veganism. Continue reading

Why We Should All Care About Sharks

I don’t know exactly how I became obsessed with sharks, but as far back as I can remember, I have always loved them. Continue reading