Hemingways Nairobi: A New Luxurious Boutique Hotel in Nairobi

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I just returned from an Africa safari with Micato Safaris. It was my maiden trip to Kenya and although I’ve been all around the world and to other parts of Africa, it can be a bit nerve racking arriving to a new destination for the first time, especially in Africa. Micato instantly relieved all my […]

Serengeti Balloon Safari

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My first day in Tanzania was incredible … more than I could have anticipated or imagined! My wife Natalie and I woke up super early in one of the comfortable beds at the Four Seasons Serengeti Lodge to meet the rest of our group in the lobby at 4am. (We’re on a sponsored Micato Safaris […]

First Look at Richard Branson’s Mahali Mzuri Kenya Safari Camp

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Jambo! I have the honor to be among the first guests to stay at Sir Richard Branson’s Mahali Mzuri Kenya Safari Camp. It’s located in the Motorogi Conservancy in the Masai Mara in Kenya. The 12 unique tents sort of resemble the shape of a spaceship … and are making ordinary safari lodges extraordinary. Not […]

Lion Spotting in the Masai Mara

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Right after I wrote this post “In Search of the Big Five on a Micato Safari in the Masai  Mara” I went on an afternoon game drive. Just when we were about to call it  a night, another driver radioed ahead to say that they had spotted a pride  of LIONS! Oh my gosh, it was […]

In Search of the Big Five on a Micato Safari in the Masai Mara

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Natalie and I have only been on our Micato Safaris trip for 36 hours but we’ve already seen so much, it’s mind-blowing. It’s surreal to wake up in the bush of the Masai Mara in East Africa. My trip began when I met my wife in London’s Heathrow Airport; I had been in Southampton for […]

US State Department’s Africa Safety Tips

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As certain parts of Northern Africa become more and more volatile from political upheaval, the US State Department is issuing travel advisories for many areas on the continent, including some areas considered stable. For instance, this past week saw the US Embassy in Tanzania releasing a set of Personal Safety Reminder and Tips in response […]

The Saxon, Johannesburg, South Africa: History and Food Come Together

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In the three months that I spent in Africa, I flew in, out of and through the Johannesburg, South Africa (or Joburg for short) airport eight times on South African Airways — to say I was familiar with the various terminals would be an understatement. While I don’t really enjoy spending time at the airport, Johannesburg […]

Zanzibar: From Historic Stone Town to the Matamwe’s Rustic Beaches

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Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. After seven days of no showering and hiking up Kilimanjaro, I was ready for some active relaxation.  My friends at Adventure International insisted that Zanzibar, a series of islands off the eastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, were exactly what the doctor ordered.  According […]