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Monthly Archives / September 2015

The Great Rift Valley

This enormous geological feature runs for 5,000km from Northern Syria in the Middle East to Central Mozambique in East Africa. The African portion of the Great Rift Valley begins at the Afar Triangle where the Red Sea enters the Gulf of Aden. It continues in the southwesterly direction, splitting into two – the Eastern Rift […]


The Spectacular Wildebeest Migration

Experience the Great Wildebeest Migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve and Serengeti National Park, which is the world’s most spectacular event attracting over one million wildebeest accompanied by Zebras, which cross the crocodile infested Mara River to enter the Masai Mara National Reserve from the expansive Serengeti National Park. This event takes place every […]


Thinking of visiting Kenya? Here is what to expect.

You’ve been planning your Kenya Safari Vacation for some time and finally the day arrives. When your plane begins the descent and all you can see below is a patchwork quilt of green plains, contemporary skyscrapers and typical African city fringe development – you know you’ve arrived in Nairobi. Kenya’s capital is a cosmopolitan and […]


A World of Wine Tourism

Are you a lover of wine? Are you interested in visiting a wine route to discover an offering as diverse in taste and geography as the nation that produced it? Then look no further, South Africa is the place to be! It boasts of 18 official wine routes and 2 brandy routes, with 99% of […]


The Magical City of Dubai

Somewhere in the United Arab Emirates to the south east coast of the Persian Gulf lies the breathtaking, alluring and bewitching city of Dubai, which also happens to be the most visited city in the world. It is a very impressive city in that it is the home to the  largest mall in the world, […]


The Spectacular Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty and grandeur on the Zambezi River, forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In more modern terms Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of […]


The Seychelles Islands: Your dream vacation

Anytime I hear the word “Seychelles “being mentioned, a picture of a romantic destination comes to mind. This archipelago of 115 glittering islands is known more for its luxury resorts that compare to no other. It is no doubt that Seychelles is a destination loved by honeymooners or people looking to have a lone quiet time […]



Today, 1st September 2015 is the day that Kenya officially embraces the Electronic Visa Application. Below is a helpful guide on how to apply dedicated to assist all tourists wishing to visit Kenya. Visit the electronic visa page at or Select Register as a Visitor As part of this process, you will receive a […]