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HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK- UP CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH WILDLIFE

HELL’S GATE NATIONAL PARK- UP CLOSE ENCOUNTER WITH WILDLIFE

Hell’s Gate National Park is a perfect sequestered weekend gateway yet close to the city.

The park is located in the great Rift valley,Kenya. About 110 km from Nairobi. It covers an area of about 68 square km and is one of the few game parks we have locally where you can walk, run or cycle alongside giraffes, zebras, warthogs, gazelles among others. Nothing beats such an adventure!

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ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI

ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI

Glamping is an exciting new trend that combines the luxuries of staying in a hotel while being close to mother nature without having to pitch a tent yourself. If this sounds like your type of getaway, look no further. One family has redefined luxury camping in the city by setting up a one of a kind eco camp right at the capital. When booking a Kenyan safari, Nairobi as a destination barely comes to mind, not to mention Nairobi being the only city in the world with a national park in its backyard. Continue reading “ANGA AFRIKA- LUXURY TENTED CAMPS IN THE SUBURBS OF KAREN, NAIROBI”

WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 3-COFFEE SHOPS

WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 3-COFFEE SHOPS

If you love coffee, you probably already know that Ethiopian coffee is perhaps the best in the world. I definitely know it is 🙂 , I drank a lot of coffee when I was in Ethiopia and it kept me awake my entire trip. Not only will you want to drink as many cups of the goodness as possible while in Ethiopia, but it’s also a must to purchase coffee beans in Addis Ababa to bring back home.

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WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 1-NORTH

WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 1-NORTH

Hello Lovelies 🙂

For those of you who follow us on Instagram  you know  I (Liz) took a 3 day work related trip to Addis Ababa-Ethiopia. This was my second  visit to the Horn of Africa and I was aflame to say the least. I remember how my first visit was all work related denying me an opportunity to wander around or even shop. This time though it had to be different and the explorer in me was on full alert. I had made a list of everything I wanted to do,but funny enough never got to check them all out giving me all the reason to plan a third visit soon 🙂

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FORT JESUS – THE OLD PORT GUARD

FORT JESUS – THE OLD PORT GUARD

Mombasa old town is believed to be the first place at the Kenyan Coast to be settled by the Swahili ethnic group. At the mention of Old town, the first thing that crosses ones mind is the view of an old quiet town located at the edge of the sea that boasts of rich culture, a diverse community, deep history and ancient architecture- Fort Jesus.

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HALLER PARK- A  BEAUTIFUL ECOLOGICAL SANCTUARY IN MOMBASA

HALLER PARK- A BEAUTIFUL ECOLOGICAL SANCTUARY IN MOMBASA

 Haller Park, a gorgeous sanctuary in Bamburi, previously known as Bamburi Quarry Nature Trail. It is now named after the founder, Dr. René Haller, who has done the unthinkable and managed to transform barren limestone quarries into what is now a thriving ecosystem of forest, grasslands and ponds. Haller Park is situated on the North Coast of Mombasa along the Mombasa Malindi road, next to the Bamburi Cement factory.

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LAKE OLOIDEN CAMPSITE

LAKE OLOIDEN CAMPSITE

  We all wish we could escape to our favorite hole or walk away from work.Well, not really but equally as enticing (for us at this moment), is camping.

When we think about going camping in Kenya,especially if you are in Nairobi,the first thing that comes to mind is the lovely stretch along Lake Naivasha which includes several campsites such as Fishermans, Cray Fish and Camp Carnelley’s. All great places but sometimes you just want to get off the beaten track without having to venture too much further. Lake Oloiden is where it’s at.

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