Wild tiger stalking in India

Wildlife Photography in India (15 Places to Visit for the Best Results)

The best places for wildlife photography in India are not always in the most spectacular parks. I decided to compile a list of the most accessible places where the wildlife is abundant and sightings are close enough not to need the most expensive camera equipment. Wildlife Photography in Central India …

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where to see orangutans on a budget Male orangutan

Where to See Wild and Orphaned Orangutans on a Budget (Step by Step)

Both semi-wild and orphaned orangutans are easy to see independently and for a fraction of the price of a tour. So how do you visit a rehabilitation center? Buy a return ticket to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. Get a cheap AirAsia flight to Sandakan in Sabah. Get on a local …

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Three wildlife photos for where to find wildlife subjects. Wild tiger, giraffe and sealion

Where to Find Wildlife Subjects to Draw, Paint, and Photograph

Before you set yourself up as a wildlife artist you’ll have to a portfolio of ten to twelve pieces of saleable art. Easily said, but where do you find wildlife subjects to begin with? National parks and cheap safaris are always going to be preferred but that’s not always possible. …

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how to backpack with art supplies. Passport, drawing, and pencils

How Do You Travel With Art Supplies? (A Practical Guide From Experience)

I’ve backpacked through East Africa carrying all my art supplies, including a box full of 200 pastels on my back and I’m never going to that again. So how do you travel with art supplies, practically? Whatever medium you choose, take the bare minimum. A small pad, pencils, pens, and …

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Kevin Hayler in the Simien Mountains

What’s It Like to Travel Solo? (Isn’t It Lonely to Travel Alone?)

It’s never been easier to travel alone, the world has shrunk, but what’s it like to travel solo? The truth is, you are seldom alone for long. If you make a small effort to say hello and smile, the world comes to you. Traveling solo will open your eyes, You’ll …

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