Soul Food!

Leaving the city lights behind, we slowly snaked our way out of Nairobi heading north towards the wilds of northern Kenya! Our destination – Kitich Camp on the upper slopes of the Mathews Forest. For sheer mystical enchantment…Kitich Camp has few rivals…a nostalgic safari in the true pristine wilderness of Kenya’s northern frontier. Driving up […]

On the road again…

We arrived into the Mara camp after dark, exhausted but exhilarated, the last obstacle was a really steep lugga which was really slippery after the rain as we climbed out of the lugga in our headlight beams, two massive old bull elephants moved serenely across the plains, backlit by the moon, they clearly were coping […]

50 Shades of Green

The advent of the rains always brings beautiful changes to the wilds of Kenya. Luscious green hues transforming the landscape to a hive of activity as the rivers fill and wild flowers bloom!   Why not take this time to explore this spectacular time of the year! All over the country, the rains have been welcomed, […]

On our travels… Soko Day

Market (Soko in Kiswahili) day in villages all over Kenya are a mass of bustling, busy riots of colour and noise!  Usually market day is an open air affair… in the town’s dusty square, where all the piles of produce; sacks of maize meal, tea-leaves, dried maize, bags of spices and ochre, snuff and tobacco, […]

20 years of camel safaris at Sabuk

Disappear off the grid, with your expert guides leading you and your camel train through the bush on a spectacular fly-camp safari.  Start your journey with an overnight at Sabuk Lodge. Each day is organised in a manner most suited to your personal interests & requirements. The Experience The scenery is dramatic, the people exotic and […]

5 reasons why we’re loving Speke’s Camp!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Speke’s Camp is a hidden gem on the safari circuit!! It’s a traditional up-market camp that can serve as a base for exploring the Maasai Mara. Here are five reasons why we think it’s a perfect addition to your safari circuit! GAME VIEWING GALORE! Located between Mara North and Olare Orok […]

Slow Travel & Maasai Trails…

With the modern world/life getting faster and faster we barely have time to catch our breath! Going on safari should be a chance to completely relax, unwind! Taking a step back from the craziness of the everyday hustle and bustle!! One of our favourite experiences to recommend is the concept of SLOW TRAVEL! Slow travel […]

A safari with a twist in the Mara

The Wood family & “The House in the Wild” in the Mara have a deep, long standing and meaningful connection with the Maasai community, the wildlife and the land, encouraging renewable practices that serve as a model for living in harmony with nature. Through their personal relationships, cultural programs & conservation efforts, they help to […]

A ‘training’ safari

Kenyan service & standards are renowned in the ‘safari world’, so to keep us all on our toes and up to standard, we thought we’d take advantage of the low season to brush up on our service skills. No better place to do it than House in the Wild, with tonnes of space, a fully […]