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What comes to your mind when Turkana is mentioned? Hunger, insecurity, underdevelopment, poor infrastructure? Home to Lake Turkana – the world’s largest permanent desert lake, and also widely regarded as …

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If only I had a way to describe Kisumu – Kenya’s third largest city, pleasant and laid back, with an indefinable air where time seems to stand still.  Conveniently tucked …

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It’s a chilly Thursday morning at Wilson Airport as we board an airplane en-route to Turkana for the Tobong’u Lore festival. As we touch down in this far flung region …

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It is in Kenya where the concept of safari was born with iconic parks such as the Masai Mara and Amboseli. These safari destinations have long delighted visitors from far …

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Nairobi has in a century risen from a frontier uninhabited swampland to a maddening, cosmopolitan and without doubt one of Africa’s most dynamic cities. Welcome to Nairobi, a city of …

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This blog post is month’s late, life keeps getting in the way. I am sure you’re all familiar with the struggle where you have to take up a job to …

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Andrea Bergart and Joe Ballweg, New York City based artists, painted a dhow sailboat sail during their stay at the Cuevas Tilleard Artist’s residency in Lamu, Kenya.  Founded in the 14th century, Lamu has retained its …

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As much as we would like to not admit this fact, the city life requires high levels of balance in order for you not to drive yourself up the wall. …

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I love hiking. For me hiking is a great source of recreation. The idea of venturing long distances in the wilderness on foot for knowledge, adventure or just sheer pleasure …

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The Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) was officially opened to the public on Madaraka Day thus aptly named #MadarakaExpress. Travelers both business and leisure alike were quick to embrace the service. …

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Nowhere in Kenya has captured the world’s imagination quite like the Masai Mara. This huge expanse of breathtaking vistas, endless plains and abundant wildlife is the ultimate African Safari cliché. …

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Situated in Nairobi’s Industrial area, sandwiched between Enterprise road and the Ngong River, Mukuru Kayaba with an estimated population of 19 to 22 thousand, is one of the largest section …

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Africa’s Great Rift Valley is one of the world’s most distinctive geo-morphological features, cutting through the continent from from Syria in the Middle East, right down to Mozambique in south-eastern …

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It has been a while since I attended the Koroga Festival. Koroga, for the unaware, is a bi-monthly music extravaganza hosted by Capital FM celebrating the greatest African acts from …

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I wasn’t born in Nyeri – a bustling farming region nestled in the Central Kenyan highlands, but I’ve lived there almost all my life. Before I became a photographer I …

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The Arabuko Sokoke Reserve is 420km square of coastal forest in Kenya. Declared a protected area in the 1940’s, this unique habitat is characterized by an enormous array of flora …

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I have been meaning to visit the Olkaria spa since I spotted a photo of the spa pools online. The color of the water is reminiscent of the blue lagoons …

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Located in Mtwapa a few kilometers from the coastal city of Mombasa lies the Moorings; a little cosy floating restaurant smack right in the middle of the creek. I was …

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The K1 flea market takes place on Sunday at the K1 Klub House. K1 is a nightspot located in the cool and serene suburbs of Westlands along Parklands – Ojijo …

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This post was meant to be up before Nairobi Restaurant Week ended but it just so happened that the blog was experiencing a few issues and was therefore inaccessible. Nevertheless, …

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