Top Travel Animal Experiences

Top-10 List: Our Favourite Travel Animal Experiences [ more Top-10 Lists ] This list is our own personal top-ten favourite experiences with animals based on what we have seen and experienced in our travels. We have seen so many different animals as we have travelled the world and picking just this top ten was very …

Not Just Elephants in Sri Lanka

On our two-week trip to Sri Lanka last year, to keep the kids busy we played a game, making a note every time we saw a different animal (we did a similar thing when on safari in South Africa). It was a surprisingly popular activity, right up there with spotting different coloured tuk-tuks (we found …

Animals On The Road

We spotted a lot of wildlife just on the road while driving around South Africa. It all started on the first day driving into Kruger National Park, a couple of elephants fighting in front of us. Over the four days we were in Kruger we were constantly surprised about the number of animals that chose to …

Hippo Hooray for St Lucia

After our detour through Swaziland, we continued our trip around South Africa, heading to the coastal town of St Lucia, known mainly for the local hippo population. We had heard stories of hippopotami wandering the streets of St Lucia, a herd that the locals call ‘townies’. Apparently, if you drive around at night you will …

House Creatures in Bali

One of the major adjustments we have to living in Bali is dealing with the bugs and other creatures. Back in Mount Hawthorn (Perth) we thought we had an ant problem. That is nothing compared to our kitchen here. The Balinese style housing with open kitchen and living areas is appropriate for the climate, but …