Articles Tagged ‘Africa’

7 Ultra Luxurious Tent Hotels

7 Ultra Luxurious Tent Hotels July 9, 2012 | Featured | Read More
The word “tent” usually conjures up images of sleeping bags, bug repellant and unsavory outdoor bathrooms. But these are not the kind of tents we’re talking about. The ultimate in experiential travel, these tent hotels may cost a pretty penny, but they offer an unparalleled way to experience...

What to Pack: Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya

What to Pack: Giraffe Manor in Nairobi, Kenya February 17, 2012 | Travel Style, What to Pack | Read More
Giraffe Manor in Nairobi has been on our travel bucket list since we first saw pictures of the boutique hotel. Located in a stunning 1930s manor house, the hotel grounds are home to a herd of adorable (and curious) Rothschild Giraffes. A fantasy trip deserves a fantasy wardrobe, no? T by Alexander Wang...

Planned Serengeti Highway Outrages Ecologists, Tour Operators

Planned Serengeti Highway Outrages Ecologists, Tour Operators September 9, 2010 | Africa, Eco-Travel, Travel News | Read More
Every year between July and September, one million wildebeest migrate 1800 miles across the Serengeti plains of northern Tanzania and southern Kenya. It’s one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights, and it’s huge business for the tourism industry, bringing around 100,000 visitors every...

The Nile: Treaties, Ecosystems, and International Disputes

The Nile: Treaties, Ecosystems, and International Disputes July 21, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When we think of the Nile, it is usually Egypt that comes to mind. But in the recent chapter of the water war for ownership of the Nile’s water, the upstream African nations want to change that. Currently, Egypt and Sudan have dual ownership of the water (75 percent belong to Egypt, and remaining 25...