Gorilla trekking in Uganda

Of all African countries I visited during my great adventure in 2015, Uganda was probably my favourite one (at least in the top with Namibia). As we crossed the border on February 25th, I immediately fell in love with the green landscape. Even though it was rain season, our tour guide Susan said Uganda is…

Lake Naivasha – a birdwatcher’s paradise

At the highest elevation of the Kenyan Rift valley lies Lake Naivasha, a fresh water lake in Makuru County. Primary the lake is a source for the many green houses dwelling rose farms which produce a majority of the roses sold in Europe , but fishing in the lake is also a use for the…

What not to miss in New Orleans, LA

During the end of July 2015, me, my parents and youngest brother took a road trip along the Great River Road starting in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN all the way down to New Orleans, LA. It was an entertaining trip where we passed some great places and cities I’ll write separate articles on, but we all…

Kattegattleden: Västra Frölunda to Kullavik

The weather in Gothenburg this past week have been extremely dull (and I’ve lived in UK!) but today the sun finally came back. I was then reminded that the Swedish summers are absolutely stunning; colorful, blooming wild flowers everywhere, comfortable temperatures and eternal sun (well, summer solicits was last week but it won’t set until…

Davos Klosters

Ever been to the Alps? If not, make sure to plan a visit this upcoming winter! I had never been either so when a group of people at the university I’m studying at was organizing a trip down to Davos in Switzerland, I was keen to get on that bus. The Alps is Europe’s biggest…

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – home to orphan elephants

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust was founded back in 1977 by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick in honour of her late husband David, founder of Tsavo East National Park. The trust is recognizably known over the whole world for its successful work in wildlife and conservation. In Nairobi the trust runs a nursery for orphan elephants…

The Mara

Already at 3 am I woke up to the sound of the people at the neighboring Maasai Mara village. They were singing, dancing and had lit up a big fire that cast orange flames over the star filled sky. Apparently a lion had entered the village the night before and killed one of their cattle,…

Does elephants swim?

Well, judging by this photo I took on a river safari in Chobe National Park at the end of March -15, I know for a fact that they do – and they like it! Chobe National Park is one of Botswana’s most prestigious national parks, world-famous for its hard conservatory work and its large elephant…

Asperö – where the crabs live

When I first moved to Gothenburg in order to start my college studies the housing shortage was a fact and I had to think outside of the box. With a bit of luck and a few e-mails later I managed to rent a small vacation home at Asperö Island in the Southern Archipelago. Unfortunately, I…

Top 5 things to do in Guadeloupe

The butterfly-shaped island Guadeloupe offers a lot of fun, relaxing and adventurous activities for anyone interested in visiting the Caribbean. Here are my highlights from my trip in November 2015: La plage de Grande Anse La plage de Grande Anse is the biggest of the many public beaches in Guadeloupe and a popular site for…