Ella McKendrick in Maldives

Hi, I'm Ella!

I've always had a strong desire to travel the world and immerse myself in different cultures.

Sustainability and wildlife conservation have always been my passion, the driving force behind my travels. Through sharing my travels, I aim to spread awareness of eco-friendly projects and causes, which help local communities and native wildlife.

On my blog I aim to share tips on how to travel sustainably, as well as providing eco-friendly travel recommendations, from hotels you can support to community projects which you can get involved in.

My travels had led me to some interesting places! You can follow my experiences here or on my Youtube channel.

Ella McKendrick in Maldives

Did you Know I Make Films Too?

As well as documenting my travels through written work on my blog, I also make documentary-style vlogs of all my trips. You can find all my film work on my Youtube channel.

Recent Blog Posts

The Corpach Shipwreck: Everything You Need to Know

Just outside of the town of Fort William, lying majestically amongst shingle and sand is the Corpach shipwreck. This great fishing vessel rests on Caol Beach, overlooked by Ben Nevis, the tallest mountain in the whole of the United Kingdom. When you see photographs of the wreck online it is easy to see why this… Read More

Saturday, 19 February 2022

A Recap of 2021: The Year My Priorities Shifted

It’s probably fair to say that 2021 was not quite the year that many of us had envisioned. The pandemic had already taken one year away from us, forcing us to live lives in isolation and in fear for the future. I know I was stupidly hopeful that 2021 would be different – would be… Read More

Sunday, 6 February 2022

The Best of Loch Tay: 6 Activities You Won’t Want To Miss!

Nestled in Scotland’s central highlands – between forest-coated hills – is the sixth largest loch in the country: Loch Tay. Nearly 15 miles long, and around 1.5 miles wide, Loch Tay is in fact the largest body of water in Perth and Kinross. At its deepest point the loch is 150 metres deep. On one… Read More

Thursday, 3 February 2022

300 Mile Scottish Highlands Road Trip in an Electric Car

Everyone told me that I was crazy. That I’d never make it to such a remote part of Scotland. That I’d spend hours at charging stations. That I could potentially run out of electricity and be stranded. But their words of discouragement did anything but deter me from the task that I had set out… Read More

Thursday, 27 January 2022

What’s It Like to Canoe Down the Zambezi River?

My ores sliced through the gentle waves with careful precision, propelling my blue canoe effortlessly forwards. A ring-necked dove cooed rhythmically in the distance, just audible over the gentle gurgling of the river. I glanced at the swathes of savannah which flanked the mighty river, long, yellowing grasses rustling in a warm breeze. Beyond the… Read More

Monday, 17 January 2022

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