Category: Uganda

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge, Uganda

Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge is situated in Nkuringo, Uganda, bordering the south-western corner of the impenetrable Bwindi National Park. The panoramic view of the Virunga mountain range the Great Rift Valley is the magnificent backdrop for the unique eco-lodge which sits high on a ridge at 2100m.

Interview with Ala Osmond of Exeter International

Interview with Ala Osmond of Exeter International

Ala Osmond is Managing Director of Exeter International,  a recognized leader in upscale luxury travel to Eastern Europe and Russia and one of the few companies listed on both Condé Nast Traveler’s and Travel + Leisure’s list of top travel specialists for Russia travel as well as Eastern Europe. What is it that  you do […]

A year of island hopping: February

A year of island hopping: February

This is post  two of twelve in our daily look at the best islands in the world to visit, when to visit them and where to stay (where individual recommendations are made). For February, the following are recommended: Canary Islands, Spain:  Hotel San Roque and Parador de la Gomera Langkawi, Malaysia: Bon Ton Mallorca, Spain: […]

Five star to truly mean five star in Uganda

Five star to truly mean five star in Uganda

Uganda has just two truly five star properties, the Kampala Sheraton Hotel and the soon-to-be-opened Kampala Serena Hotel, but you wouldn’t necessarily know it. Until now, five star ratings have been self-allocated rather than state-decreed.   All this looks set to change, however, as the Ugandan Ministry of Tourism looks set to present a bill […]

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation makes way for hotel in Nakasero

Construction of  the new Hibiscus Hotel is starting in Nakasero in Uganda. The 5-star hotel occupies the former site of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (formerly Uganda Television). Controversy surrounds the development, however, with concerns as to whether UBS will be able to continue transmitting from their new location, and with some parishioners from the nearby […]