Do you ever feel really detached from life? Like you’re on autopilot and even though its going okay, good even, you aren’t really all there. You’re only reacting to everyone else’s actions but not actually doing anything for you.
I love photography and as I become more acquainted with my own camera and my own skills, I envy those of others as well. I would love to work with National Geographic someday (as some of these fabulous ladies have!) and think it would be a great way to combine my love of travel, writing, wildlife, and photography. When I scroll through Instagram I’m always amazed by what these women have been able to capture in a single shot–so here are 10 female adventure photographers you should follow on Instagram right now!
I never thought jet lag was a real disorder, I just thought it was a way of naming some temporary body symptoms like fatigue or gastrointestinal problems. But switching my body clock to half a day ahead of what I’m used to, and then flying for two days, I learned pretty quickly that jet lag can be a serious, and very real, disorder.
Although I can’t say I’m a pro when it comes to traveling solo as a female, I now have traveled solo as a female and thats all this post constitutes. So if you’ll stick with me, you’ll see why its the best thing you can do for yourself and all the advantages that come along with it.
Visiting Zimbabwe, Africa came with a lot of preparation and planning–but I still ended up learning a lot after I was already there. If I could go back and give my past self (or anyone’s future self) any advice of 10 things to know about Zimbabwe before you go, this is what it would be:
Long-haul flights can be the best and worst of times–they mean the excitement of flying to a new place, but also have the ability to instill sheer madness in you at the same time. Having recently spent more than half a day on a flight, I feel pretty experienced in knowing how to survive one (or four).
I recently spent almost three weeks in Africa for wildlife research and conservation. I volunteered for African Impact, where I was given the amazing opportunity to work with four 18-month-old lion cubs through two programs: ALERT (African Lion and Environmental Research Trust) and Lion Encounter.
We come from a world where everything is at our fingertips, at the push of a button, where we worry about every little detail in our lives, and where we don’t realize how much we truly are given.