Author Archives: Rajo Laurel

The Wonders of the Serengeti

Africa is the birthplace of Humanity and historically it is also said that the Garden of Eden is what Africa is today. So it is really no surprise to me why God made this place extremely beautiful. To be in … Continue reading

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My Hot Air balloon bucket list!

I checked off one of my things to do in my bucket list most recently and I can’t wait to share with you my experience. Ever since I was small I have always been fascinated with hot air balloons. I … Continue reading

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The First game drive at Cottars camp Kenya!

Soon after lunch we all decided to head out for our first game drive on our Safari. The word Safari in Swahili is to go on a journey. So off we went  into the Mara in search of the wonders … Continue reading

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Safari 1920′s style

The excitement in the air was indeed palpable because my gang and I were off for the first day of our safari. We flew out of Nairobi in a very small but comfortable airplane and headed to COTTARS CAMP http://www.cottars.com/cottars-1920s-camp If you … Continue reading

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Mediterraneo, Nairobi

The Italians have made it’s mark all over Nairobi as there is a proliferation of very fine Italian restaurants that have made Africa it’s home. On our recent African adventure my crew Tropa Africa had a very fine delicious lunch … Continue reading

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Things to do in Karen,Kenya!

There are several things to do in Karen Kenya which is named after the famous Danish author Karen Blixen.  If you are not familiar with her she is the lady in the movie Out of Africa!  Ever since I saw … Continue reading

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Kenya,Nairobi Day 1

I am so excited to share with all of you part one of our first taste of East Africa.  We landed in Nairobi, Kenya and headed to The House of Waine  http://www.houseofwaine.com   This boutique hotel is fashioned after the lifestyle … Continue reading

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Our Great African Adventure!

My friends and I have been planning our African adventure for quite a long time.  Ten years ago we all went on one of the most amazing trips ever.  We all went on a Safari to Botswana and visited South … Continue reading

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The New Old Manila at the Peninsula Manila!

Change is always a good idea.  When I heard that one of my favourite restaurants was having a make over I was really excited.  Old Manila has been part of the Manila Peninsula experience since it opened it’s doors and … Continue reading

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BIBO!

I always love it when my favourite things in the universe all line up and synchronise into one amazing evening.   This happened a few weeks ago when I was in Hong Kong to celebrate the birthday of my best … Continue reading

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