Family Travel

An African Safari in the Greater Masai Mara – With Kids

“Take Nothing but Pictures, Leave Nothing but Footprints, Waste Nothing but Time.” Unknown According to the itinerary, our immediate plan was to head directly to our accommodation. “It could take 15 minutes or two hours to get to camp” says our Masai Mara Guide, “depending on what we see!” And just like that; our family … Continue reading »

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Rekero Camp Kenya: Escape On A Once In A Lifetime Eco Safari

Ecotourism is now defined as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment, sustains the well-being of the local people, and involves interpretation and education”.  Education is meant to be inclusive of both staff and guests. (TIES, 2015)   Rekero Camp is located in the heart of the Masai Mara, Kenya and this year … Continue reading »

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Exciting Turtle Tales from Saadiyat: Rescue Rehabilitate Release

“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” Jane Goodall   Turtles are a hot topic of conversation in the UAE at the moment which is partly due to World … Continue reading »

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1000 Nights Camp – Why You Need To Go Glamping In Oman

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” Anonymous   Camels, sand dunes, exotic sunsets and luxury tents – desert ‘glamping’ is without a doubt one experience you must enjoy for yourself if you are lucky enough to be exploring the Middle East. In … Continue reading »

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Wadi Bani Khalid: Unique Family Adventure in the Desert of Oman

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” Anonymous   What makes the Sultanate of Oman unique is the combination of historical settlements, diverse landscape and ecological history, topped off with the warm welcome from the proud locals. In fact, those of us who have visited this Middle Eastern country … Continue reading »

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Earth Hour At The Ritz, Enjoying A Blind Dinner In The Dark

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” Anne Frank   Enjoying a blind dinner on the beach is what initially attracted my attention, closely followed by the intrigue of a secret menu prepared with energy saving methods and organic ingredients. A table for two under the … Continue reading »

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