Standing watch over the street of its namesake, the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Marrakech is a grand homage to one of the greatest fashion designers the world has ever known. Born in 1936 in Algeria, Yves Saint Laurent got his first break in the fashion world by serving as the assistant to Christian Dior.
Drought and habitat destruction. Ivory, horn, and bushmeat poaching. Human-wildlife conflict. While these threats may not be everyday struggles in your life, they are an ongoing concern in Kenya. The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) in Nairobi is doing something about it. In fact, they have been at it for more than 40 years as one of Africa’s oldest and most established wildlife charities, protecting elephants and rhinos from harm.
The Safari Collection’s “Giraffe Manor” is an exclusive boutique hotel just outside Nairobi that will transport you back to how Kenya looked in the 1930s. The ivy-covered, brick colonial-era mansion, modeled on a Scottish hunting lodge, is situated on 12 acres of private land in an indigenous forest that measures 140 acres.
The large-scale murals of Mohamed L’Ghacham amplify personal moments in a very public way, by taking seemingly ordinary activities and family photos and turning them into visual, relatable stories.
In South Africa, most people feel that experiencing nature is the ultimate goal and Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve, set in the Cederberg Mountains, has created beautiful living accommodations that truly reflect that purpose.
Some of the best kinds of travel experiences you can have with a family in tow are the ones that invoke a sense of adventure. While beach vacations may be perfect for some rest and recreation, sometimes a bit of adrenaline is needed to keep those kids busy (and worn out).
The Turkana tribe, which is the second largest pastoralist community in Kenya, Africa, after the Maasais, lives in small dwellings made from palm leaves, wood, and animal skins near the shores of Lake Turkana, one of the harshest and most inhospitable places on Earth.
“World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean” is a traveling exhibition featuring nearly 200 artworks that radiate the global influence of the Swahili coast of Africa.
If you are looking to deviate from the norm and wake up your inner explorer, we offer you one of the most unusual travel destinations on earth that could as well belong to another planet. Check out these five awe-inspiring natural wonders and otherworldly landscapes and let’s get you started planning your next vacation getaway.