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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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A Family Safari to A Little Known Gem in the Masai Mara, Entumoto Safari Camp.

By Chania Tundo | November 8, 2017

A Family Safari to a Little Known Gem in the Masai Mara, Entumoto Safari Camp – Excellent location √, on a conservation area √, beautifully spacious tents √, comfiest beds √, magnificent view √, swimming pool √, great sundowners / kids suppers √, incredible gamedrives √, homegrown veggie garden √ … catch my drift? In all …

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Making Memories … at Ragati Log Cabins on Mt. Kenya

By Chania Tundo | September 29, 2017

Making memories, special memories made from the REAL stuff; adventure, mud fights, swimming in mountain streams, fits & giggles, forest walks, crabbing, fly fishing, roasting marshmallows on the campfire … get my jist? All at Ragati Log Cabins on the slopes of Mt. Kenya. Filled with excitement we departed for Mt. Kenya. What a beautiful drive through …

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Magical Multi-Generational Safari in Amboseli, Kenya

By Chania Tundo | June 25, 2017

There is no better fun to be had, in the world, than a multi-generational safari, in my opinion. Proper bonding time with grand children & grandparents in Amboseli in Kenya is a magical thing. The last time I drove away from Amboseli, my words were ‘the way this park is now, it probably won’t be …

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Soames Hotel – A Charming Family Spot, at the gates to Kenya’s Rugged & Magnificent North

By Chania Tundo | May 8, 2017

Truly, the place to travel in order to satisfy an entire family is Kenya’s north, Laikipia. Why? The lodges are beautiful and the array of activities are endless. Soames Hotel is 7km outside of Nanyuki town, the gates to this beautiful, diverse, rugged and magnificent north. For Kenyans, Soames does not have to be a ‘stop-‘off’ on the …

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The Ultimate in Family-time & Relaxation … The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, Laikipia

By Chania Tundo | April 12, 2017

At The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille, the scenery is exceptional, nature is natural, the private villas allow for unspoiled family-time, memorable activities & serious relaxation. Our adventure began in the farming town of Nanyuki. The drive to Ol Lentille from Nanyuki is indeed beautiful and un-challenging; achievable in under a couple of hours and when you arrive, the …

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Safari Entertainment Packs for Kids

By Chania Tundo | March 22, 2017

Our Advice is to always provide extra entertainment for your kids on safari. A safari for kids is full of anticipation, excitement and adventure …. but there are quiet moments too, so our sister company, The SAFARI Company now offers these fabulous Kiddy packs for their clients to take on Safari!! We suggest you do the same thing for your kids … and …

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The Best Lodge for Family in Lake Naivasha, Kenya.

By Chania Tundo | January 19, 2017

Kiangazi House, in my view, is simply the most ideal lodge in Naivasha if you’re travelling with kids. With a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, endless interesting and unique activities around both Lakes Oloidien and Naivasha, it is even perfect if you’re mad enough to travel with toddlers! We set off for our adventure in order to arrive …

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AtholPlace, The Best Boutique Hotel in Johannesburg … & Ideal for Kids

By Chania Tundo | December 5, 2016

AtholPlace Hotel & Villa, the best Boutique Hotel in South Africa and the best Restaurant in Johannesburg whilst being 100% family friendly! Contemporary-classic glamour, understated elegance, extreme comfort and incomparable service… it’s all true! AtholPlace Hotel & Villa wins ‘the Luxury City Hotel, Country Winner 2016, World Luxury Hotel Awards.’ & ‘Best Restaurant in Johannesburg at Restaurant Week …

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16 Great Activities In & Around Nairobi, to Enjoy, with your Kids

By Chania Tundo | November 7, 2016

16 Great Nairobi Activities for Kids. Exciting, educational & enthralling outdoor activities for you and your kids to enjoy, together, in Nairobi. Visit an Art Gallery – Kenya is full of great local artists for kids to enjoy. Try the Nairobi Gallery, Banana Hill Art Galleries, The GoDown Arts Centre or MattBronze (sculpted Bronze) etc. Our advise …

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Lake Baringo

The Family-Fun Escape, Island Camp, Baringo, Kenya

By wdthorne | September 19, 2016

On Island Camp, Lake Baringo, The Great Rift Valley, Kenya After a little, interesting and beautiful drive (1.5 hours from Nakuru) dipping down and down into the Great Rift Valley, we arrived at the Island Camp jetty. Nothing fancy, just a jetty in fact, lovely and warm. The moment I get ‘happy inside’ is the …

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