5 reasons you should visit Ol Pejeta in Kenya

In the foothills of Mount Kenya, the second highest peak in Africa, Ol Pejeta Conservancy is a wonderful safari destination with solid conservation credentials. Pretty much all the activities you do here will support their conservation initiatives – such as protecting the last two northern white rhinos on the planet. Here are five reasons to […]

No More Plastic Bags on Holidays in Kenya

Looking forward to enjoying your holidays in Kenya? Make sure that you are fully aware of the ban on plastic bags that was put into place on Monday 28 August 2017. Although this ban was initially announced in February, it was suspended for six months in order to give retailers, locals and visitors time to […]

Tracking the Great Wildebeest Migration

East Africa’s annual wildebeest migration is an unmatched wildlife spectacle. This Great Migration through the Serengeti and Masai Mara is an ancient cycle triggered by seasonal rainfall and the growth of sweet new grasses, which sets these mega herds in perpetual motion. While there is a typical annual movement pattern, each month of the year […]

Africa’s coolest star beds

Sleeping under the starlit skies is nothing new when you are on safari. But there are those that do it better than everyone else and will instantly sweep you off your feet. Whether you are experience it with your special someone or with the family, this is definitely an experience to add to your safari […]

Horseback riding in the Masai Mara

Masai Mara horse safari

Kenya’s Masai Mara is a fave amongst first time safari-goers and considering the plethora of wildlife that calls this savannah home and the profusion of excellent lodges throughout the region, it’s easy to see why. So how can you make YOUR experience even more unique? By exploring it on horse-back. The Okavango Delta is renowned […]

5 activities to add to your safari holiday

When planning a safari holiday, it’s important to remember that no two safari experiences will be identical. While guides are trained to bring guests to where all the action is (and have an innate knack for doing so) sometimes wildlife is just too unpredictable. It therefore makes good sense to have a plan B – […]

Africa’s Private Islands

When it comes to safaris, Africa does it best. A little less known, but still equally outstanding, are its beach escapes. The continent’s eastern coast is dotted with idyllic and intimate hideaways, but here are our top picks. Thanda Island, Tanzania Recently voted the World’s Leading Exclusive Private Island by the 2016 World Travel Awards, […]

Must-visit lodges in 2017

A new year marks the start of list-making. And we’ve just concocted the ultimate list of lodges to visit in the coming year. 2016 has spoiled us with some fantastic openings and 2017 will just keep adding on to the varied collection of lodges that peppers the African continent. Without further ado, let’s dive into […]

Best exclusive-use lodges

Sometimes getting away from it all isn’t just about going under the radar or wandering into the unknown. It’s also about getting away with your favourite people to the most exquisite of places. So, if you enjoy multi-generational holidays with the whole family, or you just have a lot of very close friends you want […]

First of its Kind in Kenya: Tracking Black Rhino on Foot

Opening in February 2017 ‘Saruni Rhino’ will be offering the first walking safari in Kenya specifically focused on tracking the endangered black rhino, on foot. Guests will undertake this unique experience alongside an expert Saruni guide and a highly-trained Sera Community Conservancy ranger, equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and using ancient samburu tracking skills. […]