Category: Kenya

Interview with Andrew Dunn of Scott Dunn

Interview with Andrew Dunn of Scott Dunn

Andrew Dunn is the Founder of Scott Dunn which he started as a luxury ski company in 1986 and which has since become a tailor-made tour operator of luxury holidays around the world. What is it that you do exactly? If I’m not going to our London office, I’m up by 6.45am and drive my […]

The most luxurious lodges in Africa

The most luxurious lodges in Africa

Following the announcement of the Royal engagement between Kate Middleton and Prince William, the spotlight has very much been on Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy. The private reserve, in the Laikipia region of the East African nation, served as the perfect romantic retreat for the future King of England to propose to his long term girlfriend. […]

Where Prince William proposed...

Where Prince William proposed…

With all eyes on the Royal couple following the announcement of their engagement, many people are asking when the wedding will be, where the ceremony will be held and where Prince William and Kate Middleton will honeymoon.  Here I’ve taken a step back to bring you details of where they got engaged. Rutundu is the […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Treat yourself at Le Meurice Seeing is believing at Shompole Delve into Visit Florida Luxury Insider Explore the South Pacific with Turquoise

Leleshwa Camp

Leleshwa Camp is an intimate tented camp situated on the Siana Community Conservation area on the north-eastern ridge of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Resting along a stream valley, overlooking picturesque hills and rolling plains dotted with resident game, Leleshwa Camp is a peaceful haven. You’ll love the wide range of activities on […]

Campi ya Kanzi, Kenya

Campi ya Kanzi, Kenya

The only camp in a 280,000 acre Maasai reserve and with room for only 16 guests, Campi ya Kanzi offers true African wilderness in exclusivity. At the foot of the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Campi ya Kanzi is a luxury Maasai community eco-lodge offering a profound engagement with the local community and a timeless safari experience.

New Lake Elementaita Serena Camp

Serena Hotels will commence construction of a new luxury tented camp in Kenya this month.  The New Lake Elementaita Serena Camp, will be located along the shores of the flamingo and pelican fringed Lake Elementaita within the Soysambu Conservancy, which is approximately 120km from Nairobi and 30km from Lake Nakuru National Park.  Offering a blend […]

Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises

I know it’s a little difficult to believe, but  “Luxury yachts offer pirate hunting cruises” is  a headline  currently emanating from  the Ananova news site.  Shiver m’ timbers… is this serious?!   Here’s the full article: Luxury ocean liners in Russia are offering pirate hunting cruises aboard armed private yachts off the Somali coast. Wealthy […]

Interview with Suzanne Aaronson of Suzanne's Files

Interview with Suzanne Aaronson of Suzanne’s Files

Our latest interview is with Suzanne Aaronson, Editor-in-Chief and Founder  of Suzanne’s Files, a leading quality lifestyle resource. Suzanne’s  Files provides expert picks on under-the-radar getaways, hidden gems, wow services, truly unique gifts, lifetime experiences, and niche experts around the world. What is it that  you do exactly? Everyday is different – that’s for sure! […]

Healthy discounts in Kenya from Bohline Villas

Healthy discounts in Kenya from Bohline Villas

Do you like wild animals and great nature? Then take a look at the dream villas in Kenya for this year, with fantastic rates from Bohline Villas. They are offering a 40% discount from the 4th to any subsequent night on stays in their Kenyan villas. This applies to The Beach Villa, The Cliff Villa […]

The Great Migration is underway

The Great Migration is underway

The renowned stampede of over two million herbivores across the plains of East Africa is one of the most fantastic spectacles of the natural world. At the moment, the massive herds of wildebeest continue to cross the Mara River and are headed towards the Mara Triangle. As the herds continue to move north, Kichwa Tembo […]

Luxury villas on the Kenyan coast

Luxury villas on the Kenyan coast

Alfajiri Villas luxury accommodation  on the Kenyan coast near Mombasa  is perhaps best-known for serving as a getaway for Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie back in 2005, shortly after Pitt’s divorce from Jennifer Aniston. Described as “one of the most luxurious villas in the world” by Sarah Miller of Condé Nast Traveller magazine, it actually […]

Travel+Leisure World's Best Awards 2008

Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards 2008

It’s that time of year once again when Travel+Leisure releases its World’s Best Awards. I haven’t had time to study them in detail just yet, but have noted that Singita Sabi Sand at Kruger has taken top spot in the World’s Best Hotels section, up one place from last year. Second is Oberoi Rajvilas in […]

See the Masai Mara migration from Olodana

See the Masai Mara migration from Olodana

In the Masai Mara,  the migration is beginning. The first zebras – precursors of two million wildebeest – have started to pick their way across the Mara River, a sign that the 2008 migration will be starting early. Olonana is perhaps the Mara’s leading luxury camp and is ideally positioned on the edge of the […]

It's Valentine's Day!

It’s Valentine’s Day!

Hey, everyone… it’s Valentine’s Day!   Have you been whisked off your feet to some exotic location?   Are you saving your celebrations until the weekend?   If you’re somewhere special, heading somewhere special, or just got back,  we want to hear from you!   Just click on the comments link below.   As for […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Low priced private jet travel from Jump Jet Enjoy the culinary sensation that is Oud Sluis Discover the warmth of Barcelona at Hotel Majestic On an island off Mombasa, The Funzi Keys