BLOOD LIONS – Call to ban trophy hunting of captive lions

BLOOD LIONS – Call to ban trophy hunting of captive lions

As the audience rose to give a standing ovation at the UK premiere of Blood Lions at the Royal Geographical Society on Friday, sobbing could be heard around the theatre. My feelings were a mixture of anger, sadness and hope. Anger at the people breeding lions...
Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island

Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island

Photographing the Red Squirrels of Brownsea Island Sitting on a log in the dappled sunshine I catch a glimpse of rust dashing passed out the corner of my eye. The next moment he’s right there beside me, just a foot or so away. It’s such a joy to finally...
Wildlife Photography in the Great Bear Rainforest – Top 12 Tips

Wildlife Photography in the Great Bear Rainforest – Top 12 Tips

Photographing Grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest My Top 12 Wildlife Photography Tips My first view of the Great Bear Rainforest, the last great expanse of temperate rainforest in the world, was through the window of a float plane. The excitement, mingled with a...
The Grizzly Bears of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest

The Grizzly Bears of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest

In Search of Grizzly Bears in the Great Bear Rainforest We’ve be looking for hours, or so it seems, staring intently at the grass-like sedge that grows along the banks. Drifting along on the water with just the occasional sloosh from the oars, we pass trees clad...
Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

Through the jungle to the Dudhsagar Falls, Goa

The rocks around the pool’s edge are slippery. I sit down, slide into the cool water and swim over to the waterfall. At the height of its rage, the torrent races down the mountainside in an overpowering, deluge. Despite it now being the end of Goa’s dry...
Save the Halong Bay Moon Bears

Save the Halong Bay Moon Bears

Have you ever been to Halong Bay? I’ve read many of my fellow travel bloggers’ stories from this enchanting place in Vietnam and for a long time I’ve longed to go there, to taste the delicious cuisine, to learn about local culture, to witness its...
Shark fin soup – the modern consequences of an ancient tradition

Shark fin soup – the modern consequences of an ancient tradition

When Cindy, from My Diving Holidays, asked me if she could write a guest post for Travel With Kat about shark fin soup and the devastating knock-on effect that it has on eco-systems, I was eager to know more. I hope you find Cindy’s post as fascinating as I did...

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