Alex Shaland

Wildlife adventures,
award-winning photography,
science and technology content

Travel Writing

Author of “Suburbanites on Safari,” avid blogger, and contributing editor.


Award-winning wildlife and travel photographer. Photos in 2 books and dozens of magazine articles. 

Freelance Writing

Author of 40+ technical articles published in the largest national trade magazines.

Passionate about
  • Defense of wildlife & the environment around the globe
  • Responsible, educational travel to exotic destinations
  • Building friendships & understanding without boarders
  • Advancement of science & technology for the benefit of our planet and all its inhabitants

What Readers Say

“An amazing real life perspective that has been delightfully shared. Funny and witty.”

Philip Coetzee, South Africa, Nature Guide, author of Birds for Beginners.

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Work in Progress

Following the success of the recently released book “Suburbanites on Safari,” Shaland is currently working on two new books in the “Suburbanites” series with the working titles: “Suburbanites Follow the Great Migration” and “Suburbanites Go to Madagascar.” 

Recent Posts

Today Only $0.99 Sale on Amazon Kindle “Suburbanites on Safari”

If a trip to Africa is in your plans, this entertaining and informative book, jam-packed with photos of animals and birds, will help you make the first step on the way to your dream.  If you are interested in wildlife, nature, and animal protection, the story will enrich your knowledge of the animal kingdom.  AtContinue reading “Today Only $0.99 Sale on Amazon Kindle “Suburbanites on Safari””

Irene and Alex shaland and travel guide in the boat on Inle Lake

Exploring Inle Lake Myanmar

Inle Lake is one of Myanmar’s (formally Burma) popular tourist destinations. So, obviously, Irene and I could not miss it. And the lake did not disappoint our expectations. This vast serene body of water is framed by numerous marshes, floating gardens, and beautiful Buddhist temples. Only here you will see fishermen rowing their flat-bottom boatsContinue reading “Exploring Inle Lake Myanmar”

Alex Shaland holding his camera with a Lemur sitting on Alex's head.

Alex Shaland’s Wildlife and Travel Writing

Alex Shaland started his writing career in the 1990s, contributing articles and book chapters for several Penton Publishing periodicals and other publications. In addition to his own writing, Shaland collaborated as an editor and photographer with his wife, Irene Shaland, in producing several books and articles published in numerous magazines in the U.S., Canada, U.K.,Continue reading “Alex Shaland’s Wildlife and Travel Writing”

About Us

Alex Shaland and his wife Irene explored close to 70 countries and shared their experiences through books, magazine articles, lectures, photo exhibits, and blog posts.

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