Pearl is a Boston native. She attended Union College, where she studied Anthropology and completed field work in Tasmania and Barbados. She eventually returned to Tasmania to play soccer/Gaelic football, run a half-marathon on Mt. Wellington and work at the University of Tasmania. Pearl first caught the Africa travel bug in Kenya's famed Masai Mara. In Zimbabwe, she became interested in wildlife conservation efforts in Hwange National Park. In South Africa, she was blown away by the incredible game concentrations in Kruger N.P. Most recently, she had a meditative experience in the remote walking zones of the Serengeti. She is passionate about travel both inside and outside of Africa. Next up: summiting Mt. Kilimanjaro!