Posts Categorized: Where in the World

At number 1 – the Falklands

Wildest Islands Roundup – in first place, the Falklands And finally, after a year of island hopping, the best and the most incredible island experience of all was The Falklands. The reasons? Probably best explained in photos. Our Producer, Colin Collis recording the pandemonium in a rock hopper penguin colony Our Assistant Producer, Anthony Pyper discusses the […]

At Number 2 – Japan

I’ve never met anyone who’s been to Japan and not absolutely adored it and I was no exception.  In fact I’d been before to a tiny island in the south to film Streaked Shearwaters. It was hot, humid and semi-tropical.                                                                                                                            This time I flew to Hokkaido in deepest, darkest February. Short bitingly cold days, […]

At Number 3 – The Philippines

I’m not sure what I was expecting from the Philippines, but whatever it was, the reality was better. The islands are so beautiful and the wildlife…well, it was just different from other islands I’d already visited for this series. I wrote a blog from the Philippines last October called ‘The Lucky Butterfly’…such a great piece behavior. […]

At number 4 – Vancouver Island

I first worked on Vancouver island in 1997 with a very good friend of mine, wildlife film maker Roger Jackman, for a film called ‘The Edge of the Sea’. We were stationed at the Bamfield Marine Science Labs where we built huge underwater sets to film the seabed creatures.  I fell in love with the […]

At number 6. The Caribbean Islands

Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to visit many of the Caribbean Islands,  but none of them have been quite like Dominica. As you fly in to the island’s main airport  called Melville Hall(only one small building) the small plane sweeps down a forested valley and you can see rare parrots practically fly past […]