The Many Uses of Paracord

Many people may not be familiar with the term ‘paracord’ but for sure you’ve seen them in the outdoor section of department stores, or maybe you even have one as a bracelet or a keychain. Paracord is short for parachute cord which is a lightweight nylon kernmantle rope. It was called such because originally, the…

Read More

5 Mental Health Benefits of Experiencing the Great Outdoors

Image of man standing on a rock looking out with yellow banner coming from the middle right containing the AWT logo and blog title (5 Mental Health Benefits of Experiencing the Outdoors)

The conversation regarding mental health has improved so much in recent years. Years back, the stigma attached to mental health has made it difficult for people to seek help and guidance. Now, with global celebrities like Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez and others talking openly about their mental health issues, people are slowly feeling that it’s…

Read More

What’s Great About the Greater Kudu?

Split image with a Greater Kudu on either side with a yellow banner coming across from the bottom left side containing the title (All About The Greater Kudu) and the AWT logo.

  At first look, what you’ll notice about this animal is its majestic spiral horns atop its regal head. These horns are the greater kudu’s crowning glory making it stand out from other antelopes in Africa. But do you know that not all greater kudus have these corkscrew horns? Let’s get to know this animal…

Read More

5 Campfire Building Methods to Learn Before Your Adventure

Colour photo of a campfire, with yellow banner going across the top left with blog title (Campfire Building Methods) and AWT Logo On

Lighting a campfire is a vital skill for anyone who wants to head out into the great outdoors. It can be used as a source of light, warmth, protection, as well as for preparing food. Next time you find yourself building a campfire, don’t just toss logs in a stack and hope it burns. There…

Read More

Confessions of an African Painted Dog

Photo of an African Painted Dog - Side View

  Africa Painted Dogs have been recently proclaimed as endangered. That’s why it was such an honour to have an opportunity to secure an exclusive interview with one of them. Kindly Introduce Yourself  Hi! I am called an African Painted Dog, because obviously, you can find me and my species in Africa. Others call me…

Read More