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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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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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Our Family-Friendly Guide to The World’s Most Impressive Wildlife Spectacle, The Annual Wildebeest Migration

By Chania Tundo | August 28, 2019

If it’s the very best wildlife spectacle on earth that you’re looking to witness, with your family, the Annual Wildebeest Migration is indeed the World Cup of Wildlife, this is what you’re looking for. If it’s to get off the beaten track, away from the crowds, this guide is as helpful … just keep away😊! …

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The Pressure of Getting it Right!

By Chania Tundo | May 20, 2019

The Pressure of Getting it Right! An affordable multigenerational beach holiday in Kenya … As someone who’s lived in Kenya all her life, someone who’s worked in the African travel industry for 26 years, who’s company specialises in family travel it’s up to me to book all our holidays …. this time it’s somewhere for …

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Real Culture, Real Wilderness, Real Kenya … & kids love it!

By Chania Tundo | October 23, 2018

Real Culture, Real Wilderness, Real Kenya … & kids love it! Lentorre is my new favourite cultural find…. shhhhh don’t tell anyone ;o) I am constantly asked ‘where’s your favourite place in Kenya?’ or ‘where can I experience the “Real” Kenya?’. Honestly I simply can’t choose one .. or two .. or even five; there are …

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The Real Thing, A Safari at Offbeat Mara, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | August 27, 2018

What are you looking for in a safari? I’m looking for The Real Thing! A safari, staying at Offbeat Mara; a real tented camp on an outstandingly beautiful, private conservancy bordering The Masai Mara Reserve, where kids … and adults can be kids. This ticks my boxes! What do you mean by the ‘Real Thing’ …

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A Proper Kenyan Safari, with Old Friends, and their families

By Chania Tundo | February 22, 2018

Need a little pick-me-up? An adventure? A change of pace? Raucous laughter? Easy, rally together your oldest friends and COME … come on a proper Kenyan safari, with old friends, and their families.  I have just been lucky enough to go on a Proper Kenyan Safari, with my Old University Housemates … and their families. Did we …

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Family Summer in the English Countryside

By Chania Tundo | January 19, 2018

I know this is a ‘safari’ blog, but anyone who rates a safari as a perfect holiday, I’m sure will appreciate some tips on a lovely outdoorsy Family Summer in the English Countryside. Living in Kenya, my sister & I decided to take the three ankle-biters to the UK for a Family Summer in the …

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De-stress, Unwind & Reconnect at Almanara … and breathe!

By Chania Tundo | December 14, 2017

De-stress • Unwind • Re-connect • Breathe … with your family, without breaking the bank?! It does exist. Yup, a glorious week, or two ;o) at #Almanara Luxury Villas on #DianiBeach in #Kenya is the ideal place to chill, play & laugh. Your own private villa with your very own chef, butler and maid, the most delicious food in the world, …

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