Africa

The Refreshing East African Cocktail That Brings Heart, History, and a Dash of Magic to Happy Hour

The Refreshing East African Cocktail That Brings Heart, History, and a Dash of Magic to Happy Hour

­In the highlands of Kenya’s northern Laikipia County, just off the Equator, there’s a clifftop spot where vast plains spread almost as far as the eye can see, until the unmistakable silhouette of Mount Kenya rises in the distance. From the deck of the Loisaba Tented Camp you can spy elephants and giraffes grazing below, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Africa’s Beer Culture

Everything You Need to Know About Africa’s Beer Culture

Wine, palm oil, cocoa, and coffee are among the agricultural products Americans consume from Africa. But pity the American beer geek and craft brewer bereft of the ancient, heterogeneous, and gloriously innovative source of wisdom and knowledge that has suffused African beer culture for centuries. According to the Western paradigm, the basic building blocks of […]

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