Ol Pejeta: safari and community conservation (Part 1)

This is an example of Kenyan self-sustained conservancy, where communities can still benefit from their motherland, human-wildlife conflict is greatly managed and poaching is being kept under control. So, I wanted to go on a safari for my birthday, not too far away from Nairobi city and, most importantly, I wanted it to be sustainable... Continue Reading →

Tofu and conservation

Would you dare a conversation on tofu? Sad, unsexy tofu? And its role on habitat preservation and on how grateful I am to China to make me understand that tofu is not that bad, it’s just us dumb Westeners that don’t know how to cook it. And -forgive me for this but I have to,... Continue Reading →

How to safari: cheap and wild (Part 1)

I’ve been organising my safaris according to two principles: making them the cheapest and wildest possible. Here are my tips on how to enjoy true wilderness avoiding over-tourism and its disruptive consequences on wildlife, all keeping costs in check. In Part 1 I’ll talk about basics and preventative matters such as the choice of the... Continue Reading →

Tourists vs. Wildlife in South Africa

I’ve visited South Africa twice and here I had the experience that made me realize that, whatever I’ll become, I want it to be related to supporting the environment. For the first time, I was truly into the wild. I didn’t go as a tourist but as a conservation volunteer (even though this definition is... Continue Reading →

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