Hippo relief efforts in drought-stricken Kenya
On 15th March 2017, Care for the Wild Kenya received reports from Lamu County in Kenya, (the sites are Mkunumbi, Chomo, Mokowe, Lake Kenyatta and Mpeketoni) that hippos were bearing the brunt of the current drought.
Going solo on safari in Kenya
On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and having intimate experiences with any wildlife I found.
Video: criminal porcupine caught stealing!
Criminal porcupine caught in the act of stealing from lodge fridge!
Spending time on safari at a Maasai village
Spice up your Kenyan safari with a fascinating visit to a Maasai village.
Giant elephant Satao 2 poached in Tsavo, 6 super tuskers left
SATAO 2 is dead, and another of the last super tuskers left in Africa has been poached, leaving only 6 of these giants in the Tsavo Conservation Area in southern Kenya.
Have you ever had an elephant in your face? You can in Tsavo
While staying in Tsavo, not only will you find your own piece of paradise, but may also have an up close and personal elephant experience.
Budget travel: climbing Kilimanjaro the financially savvy way
Climbing Kilimanjaro might be a dream of yours, but make sure the costs don’t turn into a nightmare. When you’re new to Tanzania, as any place, you won’t necessarily know what’s an overpriced rip-off and what’s too cheap to be safe.
Get eye to eye with a giraffe at the AFEW Giraffe Centre
The African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW) centre at Giraffe Manor allows you to come face to face with giraffes while contributing to conservation.
5 fascinating facts about the Great Migration
Here are 5 Great Migration facts you might not know
Why you should visit Nairobi National Park
To the north, the skyline of Nairobi looms, as surreal as Manhattan seen from Central Park. Both parks are listed by Birdlife International as Important Bird Areas, vital oases for winged species.
The highest density of lions in Africa?
Latest research just published shows that 2 of the places with the highest density of lions in Africa are Olare Motorogi Conservancy and Ol Kinyei Conservancy in the Maasai Mara eco-system in Kenya.
Eco-friendly safaris in Kenya: 5 must-haves for the 50+ traveller
If you could go on just one more trip in your lifetime, what would you do? Trek the Himalayas? Dive the Great Barrier Reef? Walk the Great Wall of China? You might be surprised to learn that African safaris are rapidly becoming the ultimate bucket-list adventure for the 50+ crowd.
The plight of the turtles at Kenya’s Watamu beach
Nestled between the verdant coastal forests and lapping waves of the Indian ocean is a pristine beach in Watamu – a critical nesting zone for the sea turtle
The green gold of Kenya
Commonly known as the ‘green gold of Kenya’, Nandi Hills is a little-known paradise of tea-plantation bliss.
Starting out in Kenya and the magic of the Maasai culture
Starting out in Kenya and the magic of the Maasai culture
Christmas specials you don’t want to miss
‘Christmas on Safari.’ Could there ever be a better combination of thrilling words?!
A salt lick safari spectacular
Sitting back to enjoy the stream of wildlife that come to the salt lick at Mara Bushtops.
Aberdare National Park – Africa’s Lost World
Marvelling at the cascading waterfalls in the jurassic home of melanistic leopards!
Looking back at this year’s great migration
Hundreds of thousands of wildebeest and zebra thundered into the Mara in July this year for the annual great migration.
Making dreams come true in Kenya
Falling in love with Africa’s vast landscapes and wilderness areas, and the beginning of a journey to making dreams come true in Kenya.
Belgian tourist trampled to death by elephant in Maasai Mara
A Belgian tourist was trampled to death by an elephant near Kenya’s famed Maasai Mara wildlife reserve.
Nairobi’s three must-visit museums
Discover the rich history of Kenya with these three fascinating museums in Nairobi.
Exploring the diverse Kakamega Forest in Kenya
Discover the hidden gem of Kakamega Forest in West Kenya – a tiny fragment of remnant tropical rainforest.
Tourist killed by elephant in Tsavo
An elephant killed an Italian tourist in Kenya’s coastal region after he moved closer to get a better photo.
Lake Nakuru – The Jewel of Africa’s Rift Valley
Lake Nakuru Park proves to be much more than just a birder’s paradise.
In search of leopards in the land of elephants
Finding a leopard amongst the elephants in Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve.
3 reasons to fall in love with Lake Nakuru
Situated in the heart of the Southern Rift Valley region in Kenya, Lake Nakuru National Park is a must for safari-goers.
3 ways to involve local communities in conservation
A look at how Kenya is succeeding in involving communities in conservation efforts.
5 reasons not too miss the coastal town of Malindi
Explore the colourful town of Malindi on Kenya’s coastline.
Tourism should look beyond national parks in Kenya
Kenya’s national parks and reserves are limited in what they can achieve to secure wildlife.
The wonders of Watamu
Discover the hidden treasures that Watamu on Kenya’s coastline has to offer.
Spectacular Mount Suswa in Kenya’s Rift Valley
Hike, camp and explore the beautiful Mount Suswa in the Kenyan Rift Valley.
A tribute to Ringo the rockstar rhino
The little rhino with a big personality, who showed people just what rhinos are made of – a heart as well as a horn!
Leopard cub bonding
A lost leopard is found by her mother in the Maasai Mara in Kenya
Monkey causes nationwide blackout in Kenya
A monkey causes nationwide blackout in Kenya after it fell on an electrical transformer!
Prey turns the tables on predator
Warthogs turn on cheetah cubs in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.
Adrenaline pumping action on the water in Kenya
Sagana is the perfect location for kayaking, bungee jumping and white water rafting in Kenya.
Video: 60 hyenas take on a lion
A brawl between hyenas and lions over a buffalo in Kenya’s Maasai Mara.
Exploring the Chyulu Hills of Kenya
Discover all that there is to do in the majestic Chyulu Hills of Kenya.
Sleeping wild in an African volcano
Traveller Derek Cullen packs up his tent and conquers the volcanic crater of Mount Longonot, Kenya.
Kicking back in Kilifi, Kenya
Experiencing the small town of Kilifi in Kenya by boat.
A birdwatcher’s paradise at Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru National Park is home to over 450 species of birds, including some of the largest flocks of the bright pink lesser flamingo in the world.
The elephants of Amboseli
Find out more about the pachyderm populations that wander the dusty plains below Mount Kilimanjaro.
6 tips for a Great Migration safari
Watching over a million wildebeest plunge into the Mara River and swim across to the safety of the Serengeti is hard to beat. Here are six tips for planning your ultimate safari.
10 overlooked animal families to see in Kenya
Kenya has more to offer than just the Big Five. Here are 10 more animal families worth watching out for.
White water rafting Kenya’s Tana River
White water rafting the murky waters of Kenya’s Tana River.