We recently had an opportunity to explore Mara Serena Safari Lodge. It’s located within Mara Triangle of the Masai Mara National Reserve. We had been eyeing this lodge for quite sometime. Our luck came knocking with a group of friends who were visiting Kenya on work assignment and they decided to tag us on their short Safari. Masai Mara National Reserve is not under the management of Kenya Wildlife Service. Narok County government manages the most visited eastern part of the park while Trans-Mara County Council oversees the western part commonly known as Mara TriangleContinue reading “MARA SERENA SAFARI LODGE- UNDENIABLE LUXURY”
The appeal of Chekafe Japaneses sweets factory is three parts ambiance, two parts food and if you happen to love shopping, equal parts convenience. Hidden in the suburbs of Nairobi’s Lavington, Kauria close off Muthangari rd, with close proximity to the Lavington Mall, the new Chekafe, a Japanese restaurant and subsidiary of the Cheka Izakaya Japanese Restaurant is a favorite and the mere thought of going back always elicits pangs of joy coupled with a sort of gluttonous anticipation, for all the sumptuous food set to hit our palate with just the right amount of aplomb. Continue reading “CHEKAFE- TASTE OF TOKYO IN NAIROBI”
It seems so often these days, the stress of every day life, the overwhelming (at times) nature of the information pouring at us through channels like Facebook and Instagram, and the beautiful images we see on other networks like Pinterest have us longing to just get away from it all. But sometimes, a vacation just isn’t in the cards. And even if it is, why limit yourself to a vacation where you have to get away? There is another option right in your backyard, and we definitely think it’s worth exploring! That’s why a staycation is a must-try for every person, couple, or family at least once in their lives if not monthly!
Located along Mida creek, Temple Point Resort is the true definition of a 4 star hotel; comfortable, large, full of character and intimate.The resort blends into the natural environment and like so many of the hotels in Watamu, it has taken great care to respect the natural setting. The makuti (dried palm fronds) thatched roof have been designed to make the most of natural ventilation.
As travel writers/photographers, who also have full time jobs and not to mention a married life, things do get busy! Early last month we decided to take a trip to Malindi and enjoy some much needed vitamin sea. You will have to believe us when we say 3 days is definitely not enough time to fully explore Malindi, but that makes it even better as we have to revisit the place someday soon.
If you are in love with expanse landscapes that are very predominant in Africa and even more so in Kenya then this post is for you. Over the weekend we happened to join a group of friends for an out of town stay at Ol-Talet.
Ol-Talet Cottage is a quaint little self-catered house with a pretty appropriate name – Ol Talet, meaning ‘the place with a view from above’ in Masaai. Another gem of a place tucked away in the picturesque landscapes of The Great Rift Valley, at the edge of Olepolos hill.
Nairobi’s cafe culture has taken off in a big way, with enthusiasts now being able to pick from a plethora of trendy cafes, each home to bold decor and menus to match. If they have nailed it with the decor, tons of natural light and their food tastes as good as the Instagram-worthy pics then they are sold. Whether you’re craving a cappuccino or simply want to sit back and watch the world go by, here are Nairobi’s 10 best independent cafes.
Tourism is constantly evolving but there is now an important change in demand and tourist expectation. Sports Tourism is now a significant part of the tourism industry in Kenya, with athletes visiting from countries in Europe, Asia, the US and other parts of the world to train or conduct philanthropic activities. In 2009, Usain Bolt, the fastest man in the world in the 100m and 200m, visited Kenya for charity work as did world tennis star Serena Williams in 2010.
Deep inside Kakamega Forest lies the alluring Rondo Retreat Center, a Christian sanctuary for nature lovers. A very lush, green and peaceful base if you want to explore the only remnant in Kenya of the once magnificent tropical rainforest that stretched across Central Africa, also known as the Guinea-Congolian forest.
Diani Beach, located 30 km south of Mombasa, is one of the most beautiful beaches in Africa. Diani Beach is well known for its crystalline sands and its a good choice for those who wants to relax and chill out during their holidays. The water flows into a coral reef where you can indulge in water activities like snorkeling and get a chance to see beautiful fishes and corals.