Christian Baines - Sunset over the dam, Tsavo, Kenya 384

Tented Camps, Walking Expeditions, and Africa After Dark All Enhance a Kenya Safari

When we roll out a list of the most famous Kenya safari options, you can count on the Maasai Mara to sit on top, closely followed by Samburu, Lake Nakuru, and Amboseli National Park. None of these, however, can compete with Tsavo National Park for size or heritage. Established in 1948 and broken into Tsavo […]

Christian Baines - A dip in the marsh is a family outing, Amboseli, Kenya

Explore the Icons of Amboseli on a Kenya Safari – Land of the Big Tuskers

Touching down at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, it’s not unusual for Globetrotters on a Kenya safari to make a beeline for the open plains and big cats of the Maasai Mara. There can be no question that the Mara embodies Kenya at her most wild and romantic, with predators lurking just beyond the safety […]

Zebra herd, antelopes and wildebeest at sunset in the savannah, Masai Mara, Kenya

Experience East Africa’s “Comeback Destination” on a Kenya Vacation

Despite numbers dipping over the past five years, Kenyan tourism is finally on the upswing. This makes 2017 an ideal time to head on a Kenya vacation or safari. Hotels, lodges, and tour providers are pulling out all stops to attract tourists to the country – meaning services are excellent, but prices haven’t risen as […]

Zebras and Wildebeests Walking Beside the Lake with Flamingos in the background in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

What is the Great Migration and When is the Best Time to Go On an East Africa Vacation?

The Great Migration is simply like nothing else on Earth. Perhaps you’ve seen the migration before on a Kenyan safari or you’ve only seen Disney’s The Lion King and wondered what a wildebeest stampede looked like for real. No matter your experience with African wildlife, the Great Migration will amaze you on your East Africa […]

Landscape in Serengeti Migration Camp, Tanzania

Enjoy a Sky Safari on Your East Africa Vacation, and See the “Tiny Five”

A sky safari may sound like an oxymoron, but when you consider the immense size of Tanzania and Kenya, it is a logical and time efficient way to cover the vast distances between iconic parks on your East Africa vacation. Northern Tanzania includes Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, and Lake Manyara National Park, while […]