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The Lamu Island (Video)

After an amazing fly-in safari discovering the sights and sounds of the Kenyan bush, there is no better place to unwind than the remote Lamu Island.  Watch this short video to get enchanted. You most likely realize why Lamu is one of the most beautiful World Heritage Sites in East Africa. I also recommend reading […]

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Secret Beach Escapes in Mozambique

5 secret beach escapes in Mozambique

Diving in crystal clear waters. Relaxing on natural beaches. Island hopping. Those are some of the reasons why people love to travel to Mauritius or the Seychelles for romantic beach escapes. Why not escape to Mozambique for a change? While living in Swaziland, I was fortunate enough to visit some of these secret beach escapes […]

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Sunset at beaches in Kenya

Ultimate beaches in Kenya: My 3 favorites

A safari in Kenya is a wonderful experience. It gets even more wonderful, when you combine your safari with a relaxing beach holiday. Kenya offers some beautiful options for an idyllic tropical getaway. And don’t we all want to escape daily life every now and then? Here are my personal 3 top favorite beaches in […]

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Lamu Island Kenya

Lamu: Is it the best-kept secret of Magical Kenya?

Imagine a place of ancient Swahili traditions. An archipelago of remote islands. A town with no cars, just donkeys and dhows. Mesmerizing sunsets and a lively atmosphere. It nearly sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? But this magical place does exist. Here are three reasons why a visit to Lamu must be on your […]

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Dogon Dancers in Africa

Africa: What everybody should know…

Who doesn’t know this feeling – you hear a specific word and certain ideas or thoughts pop into your mind! Most of these thoughts are based on stereotypes, myths or media information. Before I had my first hands on experience with Africa, I was only thinking about war, starvation, severe draughts and misfortune – images […]

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