Travel News: Week of September 25, 2013

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Top Travel News Travel Safety in Kenya Now & the Attack on the Nairobi Mall European airport regulators to begin allowing some liquids in carry-on Gianni Versace’s former Miami home to reopen as a hotel F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices Customs Waits at Airports Found to Be Three to Five Hours Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights […]

Travel News: Week of August 7, 2013

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Top Travel News Major fire closes international airport in Nairobi Which country gets the most tourists? Delta Launches Los Angeles to San Francisco Shuttle FAA urges foreign airlines to use GPS landing system at San Francisco airport in wake of deadly crash Woman Tries to Board LGA Flight Wearing Pumps with Gun Heels US Airways […]

12 Reasons to Choose Micato Safaris for Your Next African Safari

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One of the ultimate trips a traveler can take is an African safari. So many people, from an early age, dream of going on one, often inspired by movies (like Born Free and ahem, Lion King) or books (like Out of Africa). Safaris are not cheap and some people save for years to make it […]

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 […]

Webcam of the Week: The Ark Kenya

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I’m bringing back webcam of the week since this is one of the coolest ones I’ve ever seen. It’s a live feed from a safari lodge in Kenya and every time I log on there’s animals feeding.

Going Beyond: Land, Animals and People

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Rhino on Phinda Reserve, South Africa. Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. The Africa Foundation, created by &Beyond, currently runs 382 projects in 42 communities in five countries.  I had the pleasure of meeting several of the dedicated &Beyond staff, one notable character was Les Carlisle.  Among the many titles he carries, are […]

Insider City Guide: Nairobi, Kenya – From Extreme Rags to Riches

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Kibera Slum, Nairobi, Kenya. The largest slum in Kenya and second in Africa. Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, from Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi is a city of the most extreme diversity.  After weeks in the bush, it felt great to wash off the dirt and wear the limited non-safari gear in my bag.  Admittedly, Nairobi gets a […]

Joy’s Camp, Shaba Reserve, Northern Kenya

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Guide and ranger post walk, no doubt annoyed at me with the heat at 9am! Written by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. I had the pleasure of spending a couple days in the Shaba Reserve at Joy’s Camp in Northern Kenya, named after the infamous Joy Adamson who reared the orphaned lion, Elsa and later […]