Tag: Travel

HOTEL REVIEW: SIRVILLE LAKE ELEMENTAITA LODGE

HOTEL REVIEW: SIRVILLE LAKE ELEMENTAITA LODGE

Uniquely situated on the shoreline of sapphire-blue Lake Elementaita, where hundreds of thousands of birds congregate, the exclusive Sirville Lodge is an area of breathtaking beauty.We were recently invited to do a review of this stunning lodge, and the place blew us away.

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HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

HOTEL REVIEW: GROGAN’S CASTLE HOTEL

We were invited to visit Grogan Caste in Taita, Taveta late last year. We had been to Tsavo before, but this was our first time in Taveta and we must say, it’s pretty much what we imagined.
WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 2- ADDIS ABABA

WHEN IN ETHIOPIA PART 2- ADDIS ABABA

So part 1 was all about the North part of Ethiopia with its magnificent scenery and landscapes get to read it here. In this post I’ll be sharing a few places I visited within the capital-Addis Ababa. Watch the Ethiopia vlog  My Trip to Ethiopia and don’t forget to subscribe:)

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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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