Nayla Azmi is an Indigenous Batak storyteller and conservationist based in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia. She has worked in the field for more than a decade and is passionate about conservation, decolonization, and the empowerment of women. Nayla lives with seven cats that she rescued from the street. Connect with her at email@example.com.
Articles by Nayla Azmi
Sumatra is known as one of the only places in the world that you can see the orangutan in the wild. But the island can teach you plenty about conservation, too.Asia Conservation
Lake Toba, or Danau Toba in Bahasa, is a huge, natural lake occupying the caldera of a supervolcano and an important site for the Batak Indigenous people.Asia Off the Beaten Path Indigenous
For Muslims around the world, and Sumatra in particular, Ramadan is a special time. It’s a holy month of fasting, introspection, and praying.Asia Religious Travel Events & Festivals
Climate change is impacting the world in significant ways. We know this. But it’s impacting the beautiful islands of Indonesia, in particular…Asia Eco-tourism Indigenous
As the only primate that only can be found outside of Africa, the orangutan lures people from all over the world to see its uniqueness of being strikingly similar to human beings.Asia Social Responsibility