Giraffe Manor, Nairobi

A Kenyan sanctuary that protects the endangered Rothschild subspecies, who aren't shy to nab a treat from your hands (or lips)

by Kelly Phillips Badal Set on 12 acres of private land within a 140-acre indigenous forest, Giraffe Manor is an ivy-covered 1930s colonial mansion-turned-hotel, with stunning art deco interiors to match. But the true stars of this classic Kenyan home are the 10 rare Rothschild giraffes that roam the property—and aren’t shy about sticking their long necks straight through windows, doors and balconies in search …

Interview: Max Osterweis, In the Gloaming

Womenswear label SUNO co-founder talks about the inception and inspiration of the brand

Sponsored content: For the final article of In the Gloaming—a CH series sponsored by Windows Phone, showcasing the ability of the PureView camera on the Nokia Lumia 928—we interviewed Max Osterweis. Chief executive, creative director and cofounder of award-winning fashion house SUNO, Osterweis started out as a collector of Kenyan textiles. A traveler with an eye for engaging design, Osterweis was drawn to printed cotton …

Buried in Dandora

Photographer Micah Albert captures the danger, filth and tragedy of Nairobi's massive dumpsite

In his exhibit of images from Nairobi entitled “Buried in Dandora”, photographer Micah Albert explores the 30-acre wasteland located just 2.5 miles from the central business district. About one million people live by the vast Dandora dump site that literally spills into their homes and sickens children and adults with respiratory ailments, skin disorders and other fatal diseases. Sanitation problems increase exponentially with the growing …