New York Botanical Gardens, The Bronx

Winter at The New York Botanical Gardens

New York City in the winter can be a dreary time – the temperature drops, the skies are grey and snow lines the streets and parks. The city becomes monochromatic; green becomes a rarity, as white blankets the entire city. If the city that never sleeps ever actually ever slept, winter would be the time. But jump…

Waitomo Caves, New Zealand

Adventure caving at Waitomo, New Zealand – Part One

Caves. Deep, intricate networks of tunnels, carved from limestone over thousands of years by running water. Decorated by stunning geological formations and inhabited by bizarre lifeforms evolved to live in perpetual darkness. It’s estimated that only a fraction of the world’s cave systems have been fully explored. There lies hundreds of kilometres of uncharted passages throughout the…