Ali is a key member of the Angama Mara team. If you ask her what she does she might take a minute to answer but it would probably be something along these lines: ‘on Mondays I market, on Tuesdays I work on the website, on Wednesdays I project manage, on Thursdays I place orders and on Fridays I plan for the safari shop at the lodge’. And on Saturdays and Sundays she writes blog posts.
Shall we Shamba?6 February 2018Butterflies, Chenin Blanc, birdsong and garden-to-tummy salads - Alison Mitchell shares Angama Mara's newest guest experienceByAlison Mitchell
If Toys Could Talk4 July 2017Beautiful products, lovingly knitted by a woman’s group and made in Kenya, this is the story of Kenana Knitters and their gorgeous soft toys sold at Angama Safari ShopByAlison Mitchell
Paradise Found4 October 2016From sunrise in the Mara to a tropical sunset, Alison Mitchell writes about her 'babymoon' to the Seychelles, where she found peace and paradise on the islands of Mahe, Praslin and La DigueByAlison Mitchell
Queen of the Norfolk23 March 2016This naturally is a tale about a cat. A cat named Regina who lives the most regal of lives in all of Nairobi, perhaps in all of East Africa. Queen Regina chose the Fairmont Norfolk as her home and there was no arguing with that!ByAlison Mitchell
Nicky’s Safari Essentials24 February 2016There are tons of stories out there about "what to pack on safari" and they're all just about as drab and dull as the next. One person who has quite clearly nailed it and looks fresh and stylish every time is Nicky FitzgeraldByAlison Mitchell
Shopping Heaven for the ‘Untouchables’7 September 2015Nakumatt. Is there another store anywhere in the world quite like this? Whenever a need arose during the set up of Angama Mara, there was hardly a moment’s hesitation before Nakumatt came to mind. Yes, surely Nakumatt would have it – it being just about anything we needed for the lodge. Nakumatt is impossible to...ByAlison Mitchell
As They Say, Dynamite Comes in Small Packages28 April 2015Every lovely safari lodge needs a lovely lodge manager and we are delighted to introduce you to Duncan Kiroro, who will be leading the Angama Mara team. Duncan’s hospitality story started when he was just a boy in high school near Thomson’s Falls in Central Kenya. The keynote speaker at the school’s annual dinner dance...ByAlison Mitchell