The beach is my safe haven, where I can let go of all my worries and dive straight into paradise. And the Kenyan coast, well you see, I like her waves in particula (cue in Major Lazer & DJ maphorisa)! One beach I can’t get enough of is Diani beach. Over the last decade I’ve … More Maisha Maridadi – A beautiful life in Diani
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
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
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.
I get it, not everyone is cut out for camping. To some it’s a tedious and unpleasant experience while to the rest of us it’s a refreshing and wholesome one. But you have to give it a shot at least once in your life to understand the joys of camping. However, I’d suggest you ease into … More Sieku Glamping – A Laikipian treasure
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
Kenya has so much to offer us, why do we search for travel experiences so eagerly elsewhere? Sometimes just that one night away is all your mind needs. So put your phone aside, disconnect from the world and be at one with the universe. Listen to the sounds of the wind, birds chirping, feel the … More One night at The Castle
Watch our travel video on this epic trip: CLICK HERE TO WATCH! Only four days. The plan? To get to Kenya’s only tropical forest, to the shores of Africa’s largest lake, to the last remaining sanctuary of the Roan Antelope and finally to one of the world’s most famous national reserves in Kenya. The journey was … More Explore more. Western Kenya.
It was like walking into a mystical land of imagination, eco-love and all round good vibes. Land that was once nothing but grass was now thriving with lush trees, creepers, bushes, lots (and lots) of animals, peculiar structures, stained glass art and vibrant architecture. How had I never been here in all these years? I … More Kitengela Glass Art – A Wonderland
We left the capital heading towards the Nguruman Escarpment in the early hours of the morning to avoid traffic. The Magadi road is one of my favourite routes in Kenya, even when it was covered with horrendous potholes which left me with a sore, it still took my breath away. BUT you’d be pleased to … More Nguruman Escarpment – A dusty, humid beauty.