Jewelry making workshop with local Kenyan women- An experience with I Like Local

What kind of traveler are you? One that wants to experience a city’s most popular and busy attractions or someone who wants to immerse themselves in a city’s culture, meet with local people and make a social impact? If you fall in the latter, then this one’s for you. We recently made friends with the … More Jewelry making workshop with local Kenyan women- An experience with I Like Local

The Brandy Bus

Quirky, unique and adorable. The Brandy Bus is a rare find in the heart of Karen, perfect for a quick weekend away or a longer stay to rejuvenate, rest and gain some inspiration! A quick history… We love learning how and why the places we stay at have come about. This double-decker bus belonged to … More The Brandy Bus

Amboseli Bush Camp – A gem at the foothills of Kilimanjaro

You know what sucks about being in the bush? Having to pee or going for a number two. There’s nothing scarier or more vulnerable than having to squat amongst long grass, surrounded by dudus, which can totally crawl up your legs, hearing strange noises in the distance, the possibility of a hungry animal sneaking up … More Amboseli Bush Camp – A gem at the foothills of Kilimanjaro

Nyika Bird Sanctuary – birds, dogs and red dusted solitude.

Nestled in between red dusty roads and Africa’s iconic “tree of life” the Baobab, lies Nyika Bird Sanctuary. A quaint house surrounded by thorny shrubs and a chorus of bird song. I’ve never really been a fan of big hotels. I prefer small, private and quaint spaces. Nyika Bird Sanctuary ticked all the boxes for … More Nyika Bird Sanctuary – birds, dogs and red dusted solitude.

Rondo Retreat – A nature lovers sanctuary in the midst of a rainforest

The Retreat Rondo Retreat, a Christian sanctuary for nature lovers in the thicket of the Kakamega Rainforest. A very lush, green and peaceful base if you want to explore the only remnant in Kenya of the once great tropical rainforest that stretched across Central Africa, also known as the Guineo-Congolian forest. I was pleasantly surprised … More Rondo Retreat – A nature lovers sanctuary in the midst of a rainforest