Category Archives: Kenya

Mahambi Market, a New Online Peer-to-Peer Thrift Marketplace Launches in 2020

I get excited every time I learn of a new (East) African digital space that facilitates everyday (East) Africans to do something they regularly do offline more easily online. This is just the kind of digital space I’d like to tell you about today. I won’t take up too much time setting it up. Just keep reading to to find out what I am talking about. Mahambi Market is an online peer-to-peer thrift marketplace where Kenyans can open ‘digital shops’ in minutes and sell their clothing items from anywhere, any time. Launched on September 5, 2020 in Kenya , Mahambi … Continue reading

Traditional and Popular Sports in Kenya & South Africa

This post is about sports in Kenya & South Africa. Let’s begin with popular sports in Kenya. Popular Sports in Kenya The Most Popular Sport in Kenya & Kenya Sports Teams Football (soccer) is the most popular sport in Kenya, although Kenya’s national soccer team, the Harambee Stars, has had little international success. Basketball, volleyball, and netball are also popular sports in Kenya. Kenya is making a name for itself in rugby union. Rugby is popular in Kenya especially with the annual Safari Sevens tournament. The Kenya sevens team ranked 12th in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series for the … Continue reading

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

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

Hotels in Bagamoyo and Mombasa & Nicolaus Club Bagamoyo Resort, Sibari

Booking.com Did you find this post after Googling ‘Bagamoyo Beach’? If so, you are in the right place. This post has information about hotels in a couple of places, mostly on the Swahili Coast. First, I’ll tell you about Bagamoyo hotels, then Nicolaus Club Bagamoyo Resort, a resort hotel in Sibari, Italy, and lastly I will tell you about hotels in Mombasa, Kenya. Here goes… Bagamoyo Beach Resorts/Bagamoyo Beach Hotels Hotels Bagamoyo Recommendation #1: Family Cottages Familiy Cottages is one of the more upscale recommendations on this list, with a price tag to match. The cottages offer lots of privacy and views … Continue reading

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