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!
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.
Wasp and Sprout is a wonderful quirky cafe/coffee boutique hidden away in the Old Loresho Shopping centre. It’s perfect for those Instagram snaps with its design, colors and rustic feel. Don’t we all love to dine in a cafe or restaurant with great ambience? But not many places in Nairobi offer this due to either space constraint or poor decorations/color combinations. For us dining in places where space isn’t an issue, with ample privacy, or sometimes just in places where colors and layout are pleasing to the eye is an added perk! Good natural lighting is a big plus point too Instagrammers can relate.