Mike Unwin has written for The Independent since 2008. He has a particular interest in wildlife and family travel and specialises in Sub-Saharan Africa, although has covered destinations as diverse as Cuba, Indonesia, Turkey and the Falkland Islands. Mike previously worked in publishing and is the author of 23 books, including children's books, wildlife guides and travel guides.
13 October 2014 12:41 PM
From its thriving albatross population to rockhopper, gentoo and king penguins, Mike Unwin gets within sniffing distance of this avian archipelago's wildlife
28 September 2014 12:00 AM
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18 August 2014 11:47 AM
Despite being just over the border from New England, this Atlantic province remains largely off the tourist map, as Mike Unwin and his family soon discovered
30 May 2014 02:00 PM
High up in the mountains, the wildlife is as majestic and powerful as the scenery, says Mike Unwin
11 May 2014 12:00 AM
20 April 2014 12:00 AM
"Ex Africa," said Pliny the Elder, "semper aliquid novi." Or, as conveniently translated by Karen Blixen and brought to our screens via Meryl Streep: "Out of Africa, always something new." Really? Tell that to the tourism industry.
18 January 2014 07:00 PM
Something to Declare
11 January 2014 06:30 PM
The remoteness of this national park means that its wildlife has been able to flourish, says Mike Unwin
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- 2 Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
- 3 The Grace Dent Christmas Questionnaire
- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh