As a freelance writer, I have written successful petitions for an animal rights organization, articles for a pop culture website, itineraries for various destinations, guides to student life, travel tips for college students, and content for a job recruitment website. I also have a master's degree in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh.
Coney Island Pier was filled with people-people sweating as the July sun beat down on them, people drinking warm beer, people cheering and holding makeshift signs that said contestants' names on them in bold letters.
"Ginny," a voice whispers. Hot and sour breath hits my face. "Wake up, darling." I open my eyes and see Dad standing over me, swaying. The room is dark. The digital clock says 5:30. "What's going on?" I say. "I'm taking you on an adventure." "Is Mum coming?"
Articles and Blog Posts
This drought is particularly hard on the wild animals who call Kenya home. Many of the animals' watering holes are completely dried out, leaving them badly dehydrated. A Kenyan pea farmer named Patrick Killonzo Mwalua decided that he wanted to do something to help the animals in Tsavo West National Park, which is located near his farm.
Bobby always thought of himself as a Rottweiler type of guy, and he never even thought of adopting a tiny dog like a Chihuahua. But then, Bobby's life abruptly changed when his marriage of 17 years came to a sudden end. Humphreys was heartbroken, and he even considered ending his own life.
Indonesia has lost over 2.5 million acres of rainforest to deforestation-only about half of the original forest remains. And because humans have destroyed so much of the rainforest, orangutans are struggling to survive. Many orangutans are losing their homes and their food sources, resulting in starvation.
In the winter, Iceland's gorgeous mountainous landscape is transformed into a snow-filled wonderland. Iceland is the perfect winter destination if you love hiking, skiing, or simply just relaxing in a hot spring. If you're thinking of heading to Iceland this winter, here are some things to keep in mind.
Every year, almost a quarter of a million people move to New York City. Because of its job opportunities and the overall quality of life, New York is consistently ranked as one of the best "cities for opportunity." If you're considering a move to the Big Apple, here are a few reasons why you should give living in the city a shot.
Every day, there are tons of free, high-quality events happening throughout New York City. Here's where you can find some of the best free events in New York City.
New York City has a reputation for being an expensive place to live. Things do tend to cost more in the Big Apple- But with some planning, it is possible to live in New York City without spending a fortune. These are some ways to make New York work for your budget.
College is often the first time that people travel by themselves. These tips will help students make the most of their travels.
Two Indian elephants were allegedly kidnapped from their home and taken to the Honolulu Zoo, where they live in a too-small enclosure that does not have enough shade from the scorching Hawaiian sun. Sign this petition to demand that these elephants are moved to a certified sanctuary.
Western gray whales will be severely harmed by expanded oil and gas shipping by a Russian and Exxon partnership. There is an effective alternate shipping route that could be used to save the whales, but they are refusing to use it. Sign this petition to demand that Exxon and Russia cease operations in this sensitive lagoon.