My Time As A Volunteer At The Ranch Dog Shelter (Mexico)

My Time As A Volunteer At The Ranch Dog Shelter (Mexico)

My mission as I travel throughout Latin America is to volunteer with rescue animals in each country that I visit. I’ve done this before in Thailand, Guatemala and New Zealand and it’s been a wonderful experience.   The Ranch Dog Shelter (Mexico) is the second shelter...
My Time As A Volunteer At Playa Animal Rescue (Mexico)

My Time As A Volunteer At Playa Animal Rescue (Mexico)

My mission as I travel throughout Latin America is to volunteer with rescue animals in each country that I visit. I’ve done this before in Thailand and New Zealand and it’s been a wonderful experience.   Playa Animal Rescue was the first shelter that I would volunteer...
7 lessons I learned at the Tarawera Ultramarathon

7 lessons I learned at the Tarawera Ultramarathon

Now before you think that I’ve become a running legend overnight I wanted to be clear that I was volunteering at this event. Inspired by friends who run these events I wanted to see one up close and the Tarawera Ultramarathon provided just the experience I was after....
My round up of 2014: Dancing, SE Asia & Dogs

My round up of 2014: Dancing, SE Asia & Dogs

I’ve been enjoying having the space over the last week to reflect back on 2014 (and start planning for 2015!). I’ve been thinking about answers to a series of questions that I use. This is my round up for 2014:   What did I achieve over the last 12 months...
8 lesson abandoned Thai dogs taught me about life

8 lesson abandoned Thai dogs taught me about life

Recently, I was fortunate enough to volunteer at the Care For Dogs shelter in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand for 6 weeks. Although I’ve already written about the experience I thought that the dogs deserved another post as they are constantly on my mind. So here are...
How 200 street dogs stole a piece of my heart

How 200 street dogs stole a piece of my heart

For the last 6 weeks I’ve had the pleasure to volunteer at the Care For Dogs shelter in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. Choosing to come here has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. The shelter cares for about 200 dogs and puppies and is run solely by...
The Elephant Nature Park (Thailand)

The Elephant Nature Park (Thailand)

Planning new travel adventures is one of my favourite things. At this stage the possibilities are endless. I get to delve into Lonely Planets (my travel book of choice) and absorb wonderful ideas and photos. I was planning an adventure with a friend who always has...

Speed Coaching Teenagers

“Speed coaching?” questioned my colleague. “Do you coach them how to run faster?” Not quite. I was explaining how I was about to spend my lunch break; speed coaching high school students. “It’s more like speed dating – if that doesn’t sound too odd when referring to...
Conservation trip results in unexpected treasure

Conservation trip results in unexpected treasure

I was lucky enough to go to D’Urville Island earlier this year to do a week of volunteering for the Department of Conservation. I really loved the experience and made some great new friends. Two of whom are now my pen pals! I received my first wonderful parcel...

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