Hi everyone! My name is Melissa Cristina Márquez, and I am a Latina marine biologist and wildlife educator! I have a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Ecology and Conservation from New College of Florida (USA) and an MSc in Marine Biology from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). During my undergraduate degree I was lucky enough to travel all over the […]
*Written by Tegan* Yes, its easy to do nothing. Yes it would have been easier not to write this. Yes it would have been easier not to expose myself. Yes it would have been easier to not to deal with the comments other people may throw at me. BUT BORINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG. If I didn’t write this the endless cycle just continues. […]
For me the Easter long weekend is about relaxing, good food, good company, and adventures. This year I got to get away to the beach with family! Here are a few snaps.
Hi! My name is Laura and I’m a PhD student in marine biology, studying coral reefs. My research focuses on how algae, which are harmful to corals, spread on reefs and how they can be controlled by fish. I moved to Australia from Germany to do my PhD but my field work actually takes me to the Pacific island nation […]
** In Collaboration** Whether you’re planning on a solo travel trip or a large group outing this year, you might already have some concerns about the medical implications of travelling to certain countries. For instance, if you’re travelling to a country such as South Africa, then you might be worried about contracting a condition such as malaria. It is a […]
Only two weeks after returning from my month voyage around Europe, I repacked my suitcase (with a lot less jumpers this time), and left for the next adventure. This time my good friend (and fellow conservation psychology PhD student) and I flew to Tropical North Queensland, to explore and to get our PADI scuba diving license. Despite the humidity, torrential […]
“Hipster is mainstream here” I was sooooooooo (infinite amount of o’s) excited to visit Iceland, and even though for this trip I was only spending five nights in the capital (Reykjavik), I was determined to fit as much in as possible. Although the capital, as there is only approximately 300,000 people living in Iceland, Reykjavik is not overly large. However, […]
The first vlog (out of 2) from my month-long adventures is now up! Check it out below.
Visiting Iceland was the number 1 item on my Bucketlist (see my full Bucketlist here). & I am happy to say that it exceeding expectations, immensely. Most places I travel to remind me of other places I’ve been, or places I’ve virtually been to (seen in movies or on TV). But Iceland is like no place I’ve ever been before. […]
“Stylish and charming at the same time” I had heard a few things about Stockholm before arriving…. I knew that it was known as the “Venice of the North” because of all the water, I knew that it was supposed to be stylish, and I knew it was supposed to be full of attractive people. All of which turned out […]