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Staying at Giraffe Manor in Kenya

Nairobi in Kenya is a home to the world renowned Giraffe Manor hotel. Where else in the world can you have a breakfast in a company of giraffes poking their heads right through a window? Giraffe Manor has become increasingly popular due to social media exposure. Nowadays, Giraffe Manor is one of the most desirable […]

Two weeks Safari and Beach Kenya Itinerary

We just returned from an unforgettable safari vacation to Kenya, where we shared breakfast with Rothschild giraffes, danced at a Samburu wedding, saw a wild African Big Five and Samburu Special Five, held our breath while watching lions hunt, fell asleep to the sounds of hyenas laughing and lions roaring, watched the sunrise over the […]

South Africa and Mozambique Itinerary

We spent 17 days in Southern Africa, visiting two countries: South Africa and Mozambique. Our itinerary combines activities for enjoying the cities, cultures, food, beach, wildlife and great outdoors. At a glance: Start: Cape Town End: Johannesbourg Accommodations: 3 nights at La Grenadine Petit Hotel in Cape Town 4 nights at &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge […]

Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Tarangire was the first national park we visited in Tanzania. Our safari adventure has officially begun! Tarangire National Park is named after the river that crosses it and is the only reliable source of water for wildlife during the dry season; yet, this river dries out quite noticeably. The park is famous for its huge […]

Kensington Ngorongoro Camp

While in Tanzania we stayed one night in the Kensington Ngorongoro tented camp. This particular camp doesn’t exist anymore, so the review won’t have any practical value – but it was our first ever tented camp experience, so we feel a blog post is needed. :) There’s something special about camping in Africa. It’s authentic […]

Ngorongoro Farm House

We stayed at Ngorongoro Farm House only for one night, so there is not much we can tell about it. It is located just 2 km from the Ngorongoro park entrance gate, and it is a working coffee farm. The lodge is rather big and has about 50 rooms, although there were only 5-7 couples during […]

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

The Ngorongoro Crater is a conservation area and a UNESCO world heritage site that probably has the highest concentration of wild animals per square meter in Tanzania. Wherever you go, you’ll encounter some wildlife. The crater is a 265 km2 volcanic caldera that is 600 m deep, and it’s home to over 25,000 large animals. […]