Olomaiyana – Bisil

Having stayed here a couple years ago I swore to myself I’d come back again. And even after we reached home I was already telling myself we have to return. Located in Bisil in the Maparasha Hills. Olomaiyana is a private camp, that offers the comfort and exclusivity that many would expect from 5 star … More Olomaiyana – Bisil

Samatian Island – Lake Baringo

First published in Nomad Magazine (Issue 16 – Weekend Away) Tucked away at the bottom of the Rift Valley is Lake Baringo, a fresh water lake renowned for its array of bird life, breathtaking sunsets and spectacular surroundings. Lake Baringo is also a Ramsar site, having been recognized internationally as a vitally important wetland. Lake Baringo is home … More Samatian Island – Lake Baringo

Nyika Bird Sanctuary – birds, dogs and red dusted solitude (Mtito Andei)

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 (Mtito Andei)

Ol Talet – The place with a view from above (Olepolos Hill)

Up next is a quaint little self-catered house with a pretty appropriate name – Ol Talet, meaning ‘the place with a view from above’ in Masaai. Another gem of a place tucked away in the picturesque landscapes of The Great Rift Valley, at the edge of Olepolos hill. Ol Talet sits only about 45km out … More Ol Talet – The place with a view from above (Olepolos Hill)

Raha Mstarehe – Where time stands still (Champagne Ridge)

There are some places in this world that take your breath away. Raha Mstarehe is one of them. Less than two hours out of Nairobi, set on the cliffs of Champagne ridge, this is a place where you’re bound to find peace and forget about time altogether. (Read our previous article on Olurur House to … More Raha Mstarehe – Where time stands still (Champagne Ridge)

Nanyuki Getaway

Our guest blogger Sanjeev Jandu recently went on a trip to Nanyuki. Read below on her lovely long weekend. I wanted to get away from the city life for a long romantic weekend, but somewhere I could still find things to do around town. And what better place to go than Nanyuki? This little town … More Nanyuki Getaway

Olurur House

You have a dog, you have a car, you have a passion for traveling. There aren’t many places in Kenya where you can take your four-legged best friend.