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22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

By on April 16, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
22 Things You Need to Know About Travel in Kenya

One of my favourite countries in Africa (and believe me there’s some tough competition!) I love Kenya, mostly for its diversity. Yes this country really does have it all, from incredible landscapes, amazing safari opportunities, fantastic hiking and world-class beaches, if you’re looking to get a slice of Africa in one small hit, I think […]

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Why Hells Gate National Park Provides A Totally Unique Safari

By on March 22, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, National Parks with 2 Comments
Why Hells Gate National Park Provides A Totally Unique Safari

I loved Hells Gate National Park in Kenya for the simple reason that it provided me with a very different sort of safari experience. And it can for you too! Yes if like me, you want to get a bit closer to the amazing African wildlife than the opportunity sitting in a 4wd often provides […]

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My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

By on March 15, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, National Parks with 2 Comments
My Best Safari in Africa Award Goes To…

From the off, can I just reiterate that this is a highly coveted award. I don’t go handing these out willy nilly you know. And it’s clear the competition is tough. Indeed choosing a winner, has been as a result of experiencing the world’s crème de la crème. Yes the stakes are high and the […]

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The Quick Guide to the Kenya Coast

By on March 5, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 0 Comments
The Quick Guide to the Kenya Coast

I guess when most people think of Kenya they think of a trip that involves sensational safaris and some crazy African cities. At least I know I did. But away from the wildlife spotting opps (which are sensational btw) and those crazy cities (Nairobi I’m looking at you!) Kenya also boasts a stunning coastline. With […]

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14 Spellbinding Things to do in Kenya That Will Make You Book a Trip There Today!

By on February 5, 2018 in Africa, KENYA with 5 Comments
14 Spellbinding Things to do in Kenya That Will Make You Book a Trip There Today!

One of the most diverse countries in East Africa, Kenya really does have it all. Whether you’re looking for the ultimate safari experience, a hiking adventure or a chance to relax on white sand beaches, this fantastic country has it all – at a good price too! In between all this there’s an incredible array […]

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The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

By on January 18, 2018 in Africa, Itineraries, KENYA with 2 Comments
The Ideal Kenya Itinerary for a Tight Budget … and a Tight Schedule!

If you only have a small budget, a small amount of time and want to experience a slice of Africa, then let me suggest Kenya as the perfect destination to choose. Hugely diverse, from mountain lakes and world-class national parks to stunning coastline, Kenya is the perfect country if you want to feel like you’ve […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

By on January 11, 2018 in Africa, KENYA, Top 10's with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Nairobi, Kenya

As the capital of Kenya, if you’re travelling at all in this fantastic country, it’s likely you’ll pass through Nairobi at least once during your time here. Sadly the city doesn’t have a great reputation, often known as Nairobbery (!), but I really enjoyed my time here and found more than enough to do to […]

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Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

Diani Backpackers, Kenya : Reviewed

Situated in Kenya’s most famous tourist spot, Diani Backpackers is the excellent proof that you don’t have to have a lot of money to enjoy Africa’s top destinations! Among the 5* all-inclusive resorts and exclusive boutique apartments, Diani Backpackers shines like a budget travel diamond in this otherwise inaccessible world and allows us shoestring travellers […]

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Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Creating Conscious Connections : Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers in Kenya

Located on Kenya’s magical coast, lapped by the Indian Ocean and edged by the equator, Distant Relatives Ecolodge and Backpackers centres itself around connection, consciousness and community. It’s an orbit and a gravity as well-spun as it is well-grounded. As their website beautifully puts it  ‘Distant Relatives sums up the central principle and aim of […]

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The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

The Best Nairobi Hostel: Milimani Backpackers

Trying to pick places to stay in East Africa is never easy. Information tends to be patchy, pictures blurry and standards dodgy! Is there good shower pressure? No, Ok. Is there hot water? No, Ok. Is there running water? No, Ok Is there water? Often the questions go this way! TIA, my friends, TIA (This […]

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