Nana Luckham

  • #InLoveWithAfrica: Celebrating Accra, Past And Present

    By Nana Luckham, 10:03 am

    AFKTravel recently launched a series called ‪#‎InLoveWithAfrica‬, which comprises a series of “love letters” to various African destinations, written by travel writers who are passionate about the continent. In this installment, Nana Luckham contrasts the quieter Accra of her childhood with the modern, vibrant Accra community of professionals and creatives, joined by diasporans and expats, packed into an ever-increasing supply of hip restaurants, bars and shops.

  • Island Romance: A Honeymooners’ Guide To The Seychelles

    By Nana Luckham, 8:00 pm

    There is nothing quite like a Seychelles honeymoon. The islands’ outstanding natural beauty makes it the perfect place to celebrate the start of married life. If barefoot luxury is your thing you’re in luck; the Seychelles is the perfect place to be shipwrecked in style. Here are some of the most romantic experiences the islands have to offer.

  • Beyond Backpackers: Finding Luxury In Malawi

    things to do in malawi By Nana Luckham, 8:00 pm

    Backpackers have always raved about the charms of this small slice of southern Africa. Now Malawi’s growing selection of international-calibre hotels and lodges is attracting affluent honeymooners and luxury safari enthusiasts. From Majete Wildlife Reserve to Lake Malawi to Mount Mulanje, there are numerous places for a swank safari, luxe digs on the water or pampering in the misty mountains. Here are some of the best options for a luxury vacation in one of Africa’s underrated gems.

  • 8 Community-Run Lodges In Africa You Should Know About

    doro nawas camp By Nana Luckham, 8:00 pm

    An increasing number of Africa’s safari and wilderness lodges are run by locals, and place high value on environmental preservation and giving back to the communities in which they operate. Their practices range from waste water recycling to funding community education. Here are eight of the best.

  • Bike, Hike Or Dive: Finding Adventure In The Seychelles

    By Nana Luckham, 8:00 pm

    With clear, coral fringed waters and a lush mountainous backdrop, the Seychelles is the perfect place for a honeymoon or lazy beach vacation; but it’s not all about cocktails at sunset and moonlight strolls on the beach. There’s plenty going on both above and below water to keep adrenalin-seekers happy too. Those seeking an energetic trip could try the following adventures in the Seychelles.

  • Exploring Kenya’s Hell’s Gate National Park

    By Nana Luckham, 5:45 pm

    Hell’s Gate National Park, just 90 kilometers outside of Nairobi, stands out for the rare wildlife experience it provides visitors. Large game animals roam openly, but the park remains free of predators. This makes it safe for visitors to wander the park without a guide or car and creates an unusual sense of peacefulness.

  • Nomads And National Parks: A Guide To Northern Kenya

    By Nana Luckham, 5:00 am

    A visit to Kenya’s vast northern region is a true adventure: nomadic tribes still herd cattle across the harsh desert and scrubland; wild frontier towns provide respite from the heat and dust; a handful of national reserves showcase outstanding wildlife viewing; and ancient Lake Turkana cuts a shimmering green swathe through the landscape.