As an entrée to the rich feast that a safari brings to one’s life, Hemingways Nairobi is perfection; luxury Kenyan hospitality at its best.
One elephant is killed every 15 minutes. Today, the International March for Elephants will take place in 15 cities around the globe.
Our first safari in Africa in the Ngorongoro Crater with andBeyond spoiled us silly. We had no idea what to expect when it came to actually “going on safari.” In fact, Lindsay even looked up the literal definition to make sure we knew what we were doing. The meaning? An expedition to observe animals in […]
“The use of traveling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how things may be, to see them as they are.” ~ Samuel Johnson
Getting ready for a trip to Africa takes planning and preparation. Two of the most important things to consider: 1) getting your required visas, and 2) getting the necessary vaccines and malaria prevention medication. Here’s a little video of our experience with those two. Read on for more about getting visas and vaccines for foreign […]
Those who know Lanee well know two things: 1. Manhattans are her favorite cocktail. 2. If it’s not made right, she will send it back, time and time again… But, she’s more than willing to share her secrets for making a proper Manhattan with any bartender, butler or even a Maasai warrior. And that’s exactly […]
Baby orphaned elephants need supportive foster ‘parents’, just like human babies do. Since 1977, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya rescues abandoned baby elephants, nutures them and eventually reintroduces them to their natural habitat. The Voyage Vixens weren’t able to leave Sheldrick without fostering one of the elephants – KITHAKA – as a gift for […]
Getting prepared for Africa was serious business. Beyond the obvious planning and booking, there were the vaccines and malaria meds, and of course, the outfitting! We decided to put RailRiders gear to the test. They are advertised as “the toughest clothes on the planet” but would they survive a Voyage Vixens safari? Read Lindsay’s RailRiders […]