All inclusive Luxury Family Safari at Angama Mara Review

If you asked Mr. Suburbia what his all-time favorite place is, without batting an eye he would tell you it is Angama Mara.  The luxury safari lodge located on the Great Rift Valley overlooking the plains of Masai Mara in Kenya is his version of paradise on earth.  He would Read More …

6 Best Things to do in Nairobi, Kenya

After years of dreaming and months of planning, it was Time for Africa and we were pretty excited when we landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.  We had no bags to check in, so we collected our duffel bags and climbed down the steps on to the tarmac.  Most of the Read More …

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti Review

We were spoilt with wildlife viewing and bespoke luxury safari tent experiences in Masai Mara, so when we made our way to Serengeti, we were a tad bit concerned if Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti is going to be worth the long hike. We had to take a small 13 seat Read More …

Best View of Table Mountain and Tajness at Taj Cape Town, A Review

Taj Hotel always bring back nostalgic memories of home for me.  Growing up in Chennai which by the way will always be Madras for me, we used to visit the cafe at Taj Coromandel Chennai for coffee and black forest cake. We would stop at Taj Fisherman’s Cove before heading Read More …

Transported to another time at Park Hyatt Zanzibar

Zanzibar is an equatorial paradise, with a warm climate and year around temperatures between 82 and 91 degrees.  It is a perfect place to unwind and relax after a few safari days in East Africa.  We flew from the Seronera air strip in Serengeti to Arusha and then made our way to Read More …

6 experiences to add to your travel bucket list

Having a travel bucket list is a great way to decide where you’re planning on ticking off for your next trip. Some people like to organize their bucket list by country or destination. Another way of doing it is by experience. Some experiences can be ticked off in several places, Read More …

Mont Rochelle Franschhoek: A Boutique Hotel and Vineyard in the Western Cape

After a few days of safari in East Africa, we were looking forward to a slower pace of travel and some Rest and Relaxation.  As we got to the last part of our African Adventure, I’m so glad we planned to spend some in the winelands near Cape Town, South Read More …

Above the Acacia trees : A hot air balloon Safari in Serengeti

We were in an astronaut position inside the hot air balloon basket as I tried to look away from the nervous faces nearby. We had woken up at an unearthly hour of 4 am, tiptoed to the lobby at the Four Seasons Serengeti to be greeted by warm croissants and Read More …

Bateleur AndBeyond : A Bespoke Safari Camp in Masai Mara, Kenya

Our first Safari Camp experience was nothing short of extraordinary, we were welcomed with champagne in crystal flutes with elephant motifs and friendly smiles.  The staff at Bateleur AndBeyond Safari Camp had set up a welcome table with white roses at the dusty airstrip where our small bush plane landed.  While Read More …

Discovering different strokes : Street Art Around the World

Do you love finding alleyways filled with murals and street art? Neither confined to the walls of museums nor having to follow anyone’s rules, these murals and graffiti sometimes have political messages, sometimes just splashes of colors but always give us a glimpse of local culture.  The independent artworks may Read More …

Doing little things with a Big Heart : Protecting Elephants

I ignorantly thought hunting and hurting Elephants for Ivory was a thing of the past before our trip to Africa.  While we were excited for the safari and wildlife experience, one of the places we were looking forward to visiting was the David Sheldrick Wildlife trust – we were excited to Read More …

An East African Safari : Photos from the Masai Mara Great Migration

The Great Migration is the largest mass movement of land mammals on Earth, when more than a million wildebeest, along with thousands of zebra, topi and gazelle, stalked by predators like big cats, vultures and hyenas circle through the Serengeti plains in Tanzania and Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya. Following Read More …