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World Heritage Sites in East Africa: Ngorongoro Crater

World Heritage Sites: 5 wonderful East African jewels

Places of natural wonders and cultural significance. Places of exceptional architecture and of outstanding universal value. That’s how UNESCO is characterizing World Heritage Sites. Did you know there are 89 of them in Africa – spread across 33 countries? I was lucky enough to visit a third of them so far and would like to […]

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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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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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Balloon Safari over the Masai Mara (Video)

Would you like to discover a truly special moment on your Kenya holidays? We recommend a balloon safari over the golden plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya! After a safe landing, you are served a sumptuous Champagne breakfast in the middle of the African bush. It’s truly magical! Watch this short video capturing the highlights of […]

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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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Kenya Visa Requirements

Kenya Visa: New requirements

On 2 July 2015, The Department of Immigration introduced an electronic visa application system for everyone wishing to enter Kenya. The manual application system, where you are able to obtain a Kenya visa at the port of entry, e.g. at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, will be phased out from 1 September 2015. During July and […]

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