Asiatic Lion

Lions, Tigers and Bears In Asia

The King of the jungle in not only in Africa. Almost extinct, the Asiatic Lion still roams the land in the Indian sub-continent. Just south east of Agra, home to the Taj Mahal  , is the Gir National Park in the state of Gujarat. Here lives the last known population of these magnificent endangered mammals. Started […]

An Australian brown kangaroo

Why do kangaroos hop?

You’d have to ask a kangaroo why they hop.  Their answer (if you could understand roo) would possibly be “because my mum always did”. Our friends at Echidna Walkabout Tours are full of amazing information about these amazing marsupials! So, in the absence of roo input, here are some of the advantages of hopping: 1. Hopping […]

The pyramids in Giza

Whispers on the Nile

Three years after Revolution, Egypt is quiet, but still calling. As Egypt looks forward to a new era of democracy and stability, there’s never been a better time to see it. Following the Arab Spring, no country took a harder hit to tourism than Egypt. Once North Africa’s golden child, home to the last surviving […]