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Mention the word "safari" when visiting Kenya and most people think of driving around the Masai Mara with telephoto lenses in search of lions, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes and the elusive leopard or two. You might even picture hiking in the jungle on a Uganda gorilla safari. That's hardly surprising...
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...
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...
balloon pilot
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a hot air balloon pilot? We caught up with Markham Boston, a Western Australian hot air balloon pilot living his dream in Kenya. One of the best jobs in the world? Drifting over Kenya’s Masai Mara, in a hot air balloon, above...
Great Rift Valley - Kenya
The duvet cover is tucked under my chin as I lie in a comfortable king-sized bed watching the sun rise above Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. The bed is on a raised platform, swathed with mosquito netting and surrounded by soothing pebbled water features. My room has few walls and no...

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