On the Voodoo Trail in Benin, West Africa
adventure / Adventure travel / Africa / anisha shah / Emerging destinations / emerging destinations travel / Photography / Top emerging destinations / Travel / Travel Journalist / travel photography / Travel writer anisha shah / trip of a lifetime / Wonders of the World / world

On the Voodoo Trail in Benin, West Africa

HEART AND HOMELAND OF VOODOO, BENIN Benin in West Africa is the heart and homeland of voodoo. Here, voodoo is the state religion.The world’s most misunderstood religion is a mystery to most. It’s estimated that, officially, 35% of the populace practices Voodoo. However, that figure jumps to 65% unofficially, as many are Christians by day … Continue reading

‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard
Adventure travel / anisha shah / Best views of the world / Bucket list travel / Destination / ecotourism / ecotravel / Emerging destinations / emerging destinations travel / endangered wildlife / Europe / glaciers / global warming / globetrotter / green travel / hiking holiday / journalist / Longyearbyen / Nature / Norway / outdoors / Photography / polar bears / snow / solo travel / Spitsbergen / Svalbard / Top emerging destinations / Travel / Travel Journalist / trip of a lifetime

‘Top of the World’ Arctic – Longyearbyen Svalbard

Today, I excitedly awoke to explore Longyearbyen and its remote wilderness treats. I arrived last night after sunset at midnight – though the sky never actually darkens – and was still awake for sunrise at 2am. The Svalbard ‘city’ is laden with superlatives. It’s called ‘The top of the world.’ Home to the world’s northernmost … Continue reading

Creatures of Madagascar – Wildlife
active holidays / adventure / Adventure travel / Africa / anisha shah / Bucket list travel / conservation / ecotourism / ecotravel / Emerging destinations / emerging destinations travel / endangered wildlife / green travel / hiking holiday / holiday / Indian Ocean / luxury travel / Madagascar / Madagascar itinerary / Madagascar sights / Madagascar travel / Madagascar wildlife / Nature / nature travel / outdoors / Photography / review / Safari / travel / Travel Journalist / travel photography / travel writer / Travel writer anisha shah / trip of a lifetime / UNESCO Word Heritage Site / Wildlife / Wildlife photography / Wonders of the World

Creatures of Madagascar – Wildlife

‘WILDLIFE’ OF MADAGASCAR The ‘wild’ in wildlife is definitely the emphasis in Madagascar. Though, ‘wildlife’ is perhaps a little misleading – usually implying cute and fluffy or large majestic animals, such as the Big 5. In Madagascar, the creatures are neither particularly ‘cute’ nor large, with the exception of the quirky lemurs (see previous post Lemurs … Continue reading