Making the most of the Mara – Part 1 – When & How to travel?
Sep05

Making the most of the Mara – Part 1 – When & How to travel?

As one of the most extensive and well stocked parks in Kenya, it’s not surprising that the Masai Mara is a focal point for tourists. Important, therefore, to plan carefully to avoid disappointment. In this, the first part of our Masai Mara review we share with you our opinion on the choices of timing and methods of travel to this fantastic location. Inevitably, the most well stocked and iconic wildlife parks will always be the...

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Lake Naivasha’s expanding ripples of life
Aug08

Lake Naivasha’s expanding ripples of life

As we stand on its shores, an elegant crisp white apparition slices through the waters of Lake Naivasha with a simple flash of colour for identification. Today it’s the startling plumage of the lake’s Pelicans that recreate this enduring illusion of the Imperial Airways Flying Boats that once made the lake the first and largest International Airport in Kenya. This beautiful freshwater lake is almost 13kms across, but with shallow...

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Your head in the clouds at Mount Kenya Safari Club
Mar21

Your head in the clouds at Mount Kenya Safari Club

When you stay at one of Kenya’s most exclusive hotels, you can’t fail to absorb some of its rarefied and charismatic past. Set upon a high point facing the long-extinct Mount Kenya volcano, this exclusive hotel has as diverse an history as the eclectic owners who have shaped its evolution . Set in 100acres of its own grounds, the property was originally a private residence built by pilot, Gabriel Prud’homme and American, Rhoda...

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Amboseli – wonderful wildlife water world
Nov29

Amboseli – wonderful wildlife water world

Amboseli presents a unique environment for wildlife in Kenya, complete with stunning views of Kilimanjaro across the border in Tanzania Whereas the majority of wildlife parks in Kenya are dominated by savannah that stretches to the horizon, Amboseli is typified during and after the rains by its big skies, huge lake and natural spring water-bodies.This can bring its own setbacks in terms of accessibility, with some tracks submerged and...

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Kenya – Two Reserves, no reservations!
Oct18

Kenya – Two Reserves, no reservations!

Visiting Kenya? Samburu and Buffalo Springs Game Reserves offer you a diversity and variety of landscape that you’ll miss if you restrict yourself to the Masai Mara. These relatively small but vital conservation areas host all of the big five animals together with a wide spectrum of other wildlife in surroundings that aren’t always overrun by the intrusion of tourists with little regard for conservation. Set either side of the Isiolo...

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Nairobi Nights – our three luxury choices
Sep06

Nairobi Nights – our three luxury choices

Take a look at our choice of three wonderful exclusive hotels in Nairobi’s leafy suburbs, with wildlife on the doorstep and you won’t be in such a hurry to set out on safari. An East African safari, for many, doesn’t start until leaving Nairobi and heading out into the open countryside with its rural villages – but we think that you’ll be missing a trick. Let us show you our choice of three wonderful hotels, in green...

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