Fairmont The Norfolk hotel - Nairobi, Kenya
When the Norfolk Hotel first opened in 1904, Kenya, or British East Africa as it was known, was a hunting ground for big-game hunters and The Norfolk Hotel was a favourite watering hole pre- and post expeditions.Wealthy visitors from Europe, escaping from freezing northern winters, and younger sons of...
Governor's Camp Masai Mara
A cacophonous chorus of groans and grunts keeps me wide awake on the first night of my Masai Mara safari. It's not my first time at a safari camp in Kenya but it's my first stay at Governors Camp Masai Mara. I've been so looking forward to sleeping in...
bush breakfast Masai Mara Kempinski
A classic tented safari camp with 12 luxurious tents, Kempinski Olare Mara is the hotel group’s outpost in the Olare Orok Conservancy. Located on the bank of the Ntiakitiak River, the Olare Orok Conservancy is owned by the Masai and is a luxurious base for a Masai Mara safari.The welcome...
Glamping in Kenya - Olonana, Masai Mara
It’s 5.30am and the cheery morning greeting of my Maasai butler Lawrence rouses me from a deep sleep. Outside my tent, Lawrence is balancing a tray with a pot of steaming hot tea and a plate of freshly baked scones, something to nibble on before my morning game drive....
MAHALI MZURI
If you're looking for a luxury camp for your next Masai Mara safari, try Mahali Mzuri. Virgin Limited Edition's seventh property is a luxurious safari camp in Kenya's most popular wildlife destination.https://youtu.be/WE_pDKK4ulIWhere is Mahali Mzuri? The Maasai Mara is the home of luxury safari camps in Kenya and a place...
kenya airways review
Three years ago, I was on a Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi to Bangkok. I was booked in Economy Class and was hoping for an upgrade. Not a chance. Unfortunately, I happened to be travelling on the same flight as Kenya's President, who was on an important mission. Here's my...