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Welcome to aFamilySafariBlog and meet Chania, Kenyan of Irish & English origin and a Mummy of 2 bare-footed little people, Billy & Zia. Chania is an award winning travel specialist and has worked in the travel industry for 28 years. She’s lived in Kenya her whole life but was fortunate to have been to school in England and university in Wales. She’s blessed to have travelled the world since before she could walk to incredible places (33 countries and counting)! She has the bug and it’s time to pass it on to her children and families worldwide. Please see her movements here?

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For Families…What To Do With Kids, On Diani Beach, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | May 5, 2022

Get a head start on planning your family holiday with some local knowledge of all the tips, trick, contacts and activities whilst in Diani, Kenya. A taxi – we recommend Eric +254 (0) 723 480286 or ask your receptionist / manager to assist. A tuktuk – a great way to travel around Diani. It’s fun …

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Nairobi City Tour, Led by an Ex Street-Boy/Gangster

By Chania Tundo | April 26, 2022

Written by Ginny Larby for aFamilySafariBlog If I’m being really honest, the idea of a history tour through the heart of Nairobi led by an ex-street boy, filled me with a strange mixture of excitement and fear. Once a street boy always a street boy, surely. And what does ‘ex’ really mean anyway? So I …

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For Families…What To Do With Kids, On Watamu Beach, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | April 10, 2022

A taxi – We recommend Njaguna +254 (0) 722 895752 / 0716 06453 or ask your receptionist / manager to assist. A tuktuk – A great way to travel around Watamu. It’s fun and memorable and kids love it. We recommend Peter +254 (0) 714886585 or ask your receptionist/manager to assist. Please get a rate …

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Our Treat-trip to Sirikoi, Multi-Award Winning ‘Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge’ Lewa, Laikipia, Northern Kenya

By Chania Tundo | June 14, 2021

When you get the nod (you, your hubby & kids, your parents, your sister & her kids🥰 ) for a weekend at Sirikoi, the multi-award winning ‘Kenya’s Leading Safari Lodge’ … to deliver a puppy, you say YES! What a mix of emotions this family holiday would be. Firstly, Sue and Willie (the owners of …

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My Favourite Places, with Swimming Pools, in the Maasai Mara, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | November 7, 2020

By Chania Tundo, an 11x award winning Kenyan Family Safari Specialist, who’s been fortunate enough to have visited nearly every tented camp and lodge in Kenya 💚🦓🦩😉. It’s become apparent how important a swimming pool is for the short, active sort whilst on safari …. here is my selection for each ‘pocket-size’… 💎Platinum – This …

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The Ultimate Off-the-Beaten Track, Multigenerational Adventure… in Kenya

By Chania Tundo | October 19, 2020

A Real Off-the-Beaten Track, Adventurous Safari … a Christmas present to my parents, and the opportuity to spend the very best sort of quality time with them!!! Christmas comes but once a year and after 45 years of buying my parents hit or miss gifts (mainly miss if you count the plastic knives, plastic jewellery …

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A Perfect Family Adventure Safari, in Kenya

By Chania Tundo | November 28, 2019

For adventure-seekers, nature-lovers, animal-lovers & those looking for memory-making family-time, this really is a Perfect Family Adventure … in Kenya.

Top 10 Things to Do in Diani Beach, Kenya (with kids!)

By Chania Tundo | October 30, 2019

On the south coast of Kenya lies one of our family’s favourite escapes… the award winning Diani Beach! With sand that is irresistibly soft & brilliantly white; a crystal clear turquoise sea; a reef teaming with vibrant aquatic life; and child friendly activities galore; it was so difficult to limit this list to our Top …

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A Cultural Trip Through the World’s Most Impressive Wildlife Spectacle, The Maasai Mara, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | October 21, 2019

The kids & I on a real Maasai cultural safari whilst being immersed amongstthe Maasai Mara’s most fabulous spectacle.

In Search of a Family-Friendly Hidden Gem, in Egypt

By Chania Tundo | October 14, 2019

In Search of the perfect Family-Friendly Hidden Gem, in Egypt. Honestly, Egypt has never appealed to me, but with the allure of my sister & her extended family temporarily living in Cairo, off the three of us went, Billy, 6, Zia, 5 and me, ancient!! A blank canvas, an open mind, eyes on stalks and …

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