Africa Category Articles

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Destination Dispatches: Morukuru Magic

Kiwi crew member Diana Danicico makes a childhood dream come true with a safari trip to South Africa’s Morukuru Family lodge.

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Fresh Picks: The St. Regis Mauritius Resort

Fresh Picks features the latest luxury properties admitted into the Kiwi Collection. This week, we preview the new St. Regis Mauritius Resort opening November 1, 2012.

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Fresh Picks: Babylonstoren

Fresh Picks features the latest luxury properties admitted into the Kiwi Collection. This week, we explore the beauty of Babylonstoren.

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Top of the Class: Hotels in Africa with the Highest Grades

Schools dole out final grades and, like the Harvard of hotels, so do we. We keep calling out Kiwi Collection’s top properties by region, and next up is the world’s second largest continent, comprised of 54 countries. Herewith, the four hotels and resorts in Africa with the highest HQ (hospitality quotient).

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Photo Essay: A Medina Afternoon in Marrakech, Morocco

Daniel Szelényi captures, in black and white photographs, the magic of a day spent wandering the Marrakech’s medina.

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Destination Dispatches: Shanti Maurice, Bliss in the Indian Ocean

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I don’t really like resorts. I prefer action-packed vacations with tons of sightseeing and cultural exploration. Or at least I thought that was the case, until I experienced Shanti Maurice on Mauritius.

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Fresh Picks: Selman Palace

“Fresh Picks” features the latest luxury properties admitted into the Kiwi Collection. This week, we take a closer look at the palatial Selman Palace in magical Marrakech set to open May 1, 2012.

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City Travel Guide: Marrakech, From Souks to Saadian Tombs

The first thing that strikes you about Marrakech is the light: bright, yet soft—romantic, even—as it envelops a city bustling with whizzing scooters, street performers in the Jemaa el-Fnaa, and souk traders hollering their come hither sales pitches.

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Destination Dispatches: Dar Ayniwen Delights in Marrakech

As a London denizen who arrived in the often grey-skied city by way of Los Angeles, the perceptible lack of sunshine is especially glaring—or rather, not at all—around wintertime. An Angeleno needs her vitamin D, after all, which is why I traded London’s damp and cold for Marrakech’s comfortably balmy climes during the height of winter.

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Destination Dispatches: Free Time at Tribe, Nairobi

Stacey Walker, one of our contest winners, recounts her stay at Nairobi’s Tribe.

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