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2 Delightful Gems in Nanyuki, Kenya

Keeping in the vein of travel and where to stay when you do, today let’s talk about a beautiful, beautiful part of Kenya: Nanyuki, the land of Mount Kenya and many wildlife conservancies. In this post, I would like to tell you about two wonderful places to visit and stay in Nanyuki, Kenya. 1. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club If you are looking for luxury accommodation from where to enjoy the beauty of Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club might be just the place for you. Set on 100 acres in Nanyuki, and originally the holiday retreat of … Continue reading

Where to Stay When You Visit Mwanza, Tanzania

When you think of the Tanzanian city of Mwanza, what comes to mind? Do you think of the fact that Mwanza is Tanzania’s second largest city? Or, perhaps, do you think of fishing and fisheries, the economic sector that Mwanza is known for? Personally, I think of a peaceful, scenic, lovely city on the shores of Lake Victoria with wonderful rock formations because that’s what it feels like to actually be in Mwanza. Mwanza is a city that I enjoy a lot and get to do so often because it’s a regular stop on the journey between Dar es Salaam and … Continue reading

6 Hotel Recommendations for Kampala, Uganda

This year I will be spending the end-of-year season in Kampala, Uganda, for among other reasons, my “baby” brother is getting married! I can’t wait. I haven’t been to Kampala in close to a year, and frankly, I was beginning to feel a little “home”-sick! So, today, let’s talk a bit about where to stay when you are visiting Kampala. Here are some hotel recommendations for you. 6 Top Places to Stay in Kampala, Uganda 1. Emin Pasha Hotel The Emin Pasha Hotel is a beautiful, luxury boutique hotel nestled in the upscale residential area of Nakasero (close to the city centre). … Continue reading

5 Hotel Recommendations for Stone Town, Zanzibar

As the end of the year rolls around and the holiday season approaches, despite the current circumstances, most of us can’t help but think of holiday travel. Maybe you are envisioning whiling away on a beautiful tropical island somewhere? Well, this is a real possibility given that Tanzania‘s borders are currently open to visitors and her COVID-related policies very tourist friendly. As I write, very few restrictions are in place for visitors coming into the country. Also, since our government declared us COVID-free many months ago, things here are pretty much life as usual. So…if that tropical island you are … Continue reading

2 Great Places to Stay When You Visit Aberdare National Park

It took me many years of living in Kenya to finally venture out to Aberdare National Park. And oh, what a delight it was when I finally did! Nyeri and Aberdare National Park were possibly the most beautiful part of Kenya that I have ever visited to date! If ever you decide to venture there yourself, here are some hotel recommendations for you. 1. The Ark The Ark is a once in a lifetime experience. This lodge, modeled on Noah’s Ark from the Bible, overlooks a floodlit waterhole and salt lick inside the Aberdare National Park. Once you get to … Continue reading