About the Author

General Manager of Africa & Middle East — South African-born Moira has lived in San Francisco and Toronto, but her travel map includes over 50 countries. Her heart still swings toward all things African, particularly Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park, the Grumeti Reserves in Tanzania, and Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Her most treasured attributes are a great sense of adventure and a lousy sense of direction, which have combined to lead her to some wonderful travel memories and local people.

Mount Kilimanjaro and clouds line at sunset, view from savanna landscape in Amboseli, Kenya, Africa

Why We Love Kenya

Kenya is a land of beauty and diversity, with an endless list of reasons to visit. Featuring stunning landscapes, animal and plant life, and fascinating cultures, Kenya is truly blessed with these riches, and more! We asked some of our Africa Experts what they love about Kenya, and have compiled a list of why this […]

The Annual Maasai Olympics

For centuries, the Maasai of East Africa practiced a traditional rite of passage to manhood… the hunting and killing of a lion. Today, the hunt is for medals, not animals, and it takes place at what has become the Maasai Olympics. A conservation program like no other, this annual event has been held in Kenya […]

Elephants drinking from Okavango, Botswana

Africa Right Now Has No Crowds and Some Great Deals Available!

For determined travellers there has never been a better time to travel to Eastern and Southern Africa, thousands of miles from the Ebola-affected” areas of Western Africa. The masses are staying away in droves, while Globetrotters have seen a great opportunity. The well-travelled know Africa is one gigantic continent, not a tiny island, and Brazil and Spain are […]