OUR FIRST AIRBNB EXPERIENCE

OUR FIRST AIRBNB EXPERIENCE

 

We FINALLY booked a home stay using AirBnB!!!! We will share the whole experience with you and how you can get a discount with your first booking, but first…..

Happy New year 2018 🙂

We’ve had an account with Airbnb for several years, yet we’ve never booked a stay using this service. After we stayed in Naivasha with Airbnb, our only regret is that we didn’t use the booking site sooner.

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A DAY TOUR AT KIAMBETHU FARM

A DAY TOUR AT KIAMBETHU FARM

Just a short drive from the heart of Nairobi, Kiambethu Farm at Limuru provides a tranquil insight into life on a settler farm.The farm house is set within beautiful gardens surrounded by acres of tea and indigenous forest – home to the Colobus monkey and plenty of other wildlife .

Kiambethu was bought and farmed by AB McDonell in 1910. He was the first person to grow, make and sell tea commercially in Kenya – now one of Kenya’s biggest exports. Five generations have lived on the farm and it is currently run by his granddaughter Fiona Vernon.

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PHOTODIARY FROM AMBOSELI

PHOTODIARY FROM AMBOSELI

It had been on our list of ‘top places to visit’ for years! And it seems we crossed our fingers hard enough because we got to explore the magical Amboseli National Park early this year. We stayed at – a luxury boutique lodge Oltukai Lodge located inside the park.

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ROBERT MICHAEL POOLE: TRAVEL EXPERT OPENS UP ABOUT HIS KENYAN SAFARI

ROBERT MICHAEL POOLE: TRAVEL EXPERT OPENS UP ABOUT HIS KENYAN SAFARI

Kenya is a land of incredible diversity,  it’s rife with topographical diversity with glaciers in the equator, dense forests, endless Savannah and bush country, lakes that stretches as far as the eye can see, deserts, mountains and miles of beautiful beaches – this is the original safari country and there is nothing like it anywhere else.

We reached out to Robert Michael Poole– A travel expert, to get some of his best tips for traveling through this eclectic East African country.

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ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI

ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI

Glamping is an exciting new trend that combines the luxuries of staying in a hotel while being close to mother nature without having to pitch a tent yourself. If this sounds like your type of getaway, look no further. One family has redefined luxury camping in the city by setting up a one of a kind eco camp right at the capital. When booking a Kenyan safari, Nairobi as a destination barely comes to mind, not to mention Nairobi being the only city in the world with a national park in its backyard. Continue reading “ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI”

CASTLE FOREST LODGE AT THE FOOTHILL OF MT.KENYA

CASTLE FOREST LODGE AT THE FOOTHILL OF MT.KENYA

A few weeks back, we got a chance to kick off our heels and catch up with nature at a charming cabin at the slopes of Mt.Kenya. Castle Forest Lodge is the perfect place to get away from the city for just a day or two and enjoy the forest and tranquility that comes with it. Continue reading “CASTLE FOREST LODGE AT THE FOOTHILL OF MT.KENYA”

DISCOVERING TAVETA: A WANDERER’S ROAD.

DISCOVERING TAVETA: A WANDERER’S ROAD.

Many of life’s greatest stories begin with a couple of friends, randomly deciding to jump in a car and drive somewhere.You roll down the windows, turn up the tunes and cruise into brand new adventures. Indeed, there’s nothing better than a good ol’ fashioned road trip.

We recently took one to Taveta on an assignment for Grogan Castle and realized there is so much to see just from the convenience of your car 🙂 Wildlife and photogenic landscapes are plenty in Taveta county.

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HOTEL REVIEW: SIRVILLE LAKE ELEMENTAITA LODGE

HOTEL REVIEW: SIRVILLE LAKE ELEMENTAITA LODGE

Uniquely situated on the shoreline of sapphire-blue Lake Elementaita, where hundreds of thousands of birds congregate, the exclusive Sirville Lodge is an area of breathtaking beauty.We were recently invited to do a review of this stunning lodge, and the place blew us away.

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HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

We were invited to visit Grogan Caste in Taita, Taveta late last year. We had been to Tsavo before, but this was our first time in Taveta and we must say, it’s pretty much what we imagined.
OUR SHORT TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK EXPERIENCE

OUR SHORT TSAVO EAST NATIONAL PARK EXPERIENCE

We recently visited a friend down at Voi and took the opportunity to enjoy a game drive at the vast Tsavo park. This is our first game safari post 🙂 and we are excited to share it with you. Tsavo is made up of two separate parks, Tsavo East National Park and Tsavo West National Park. At nearly 22,000km2, it’s the largest national park in Kenya and one of the largest in the world.

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