Category Archives: Kenya

Mahambi Market, an Online Peer-to-Peer Thrift Marketplace Opens in Kenya

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

4 Traditional Kenyan Sports

It’s no secret that Kenya is a nation that takes its sports seriously. The country has produced lots of great athletes, many who have earned global recognition. Some of these athletes have become favorites for punters on Betway sport betting because of their talent. Besides modern sports, there are traditional sporting activities that Kenyans used to enjoy before the British arrived and changed the local sports culture. So…what are some traditional Kenyan sports? Read on to find out more. 1. Bullfighting Bullfighting is prevalent among the Luhya community of western Kenya. The sport was originally practiced to mark key events in 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

Hotel Recommendations for Mombasa & Bagamoyo

Booking.com Mombasa and Bagamoyo are two cities/towns on the Swahili coast. Bagamoyo is in Tanzania, not far from Dar es Salaam, while Mombasa is Kenya’s second largest city. If you are interested in visiting either of these two places, you’ll definitely need a place to stay. In this post, you will find recommendations both for hotels in Mombasa and some of the best hotels in Bagamoyo. I hope you find them useful! Bagamoyo Hotels For those of you who don’t know, Bagamoyo is a small beachside town of historical importance located about a 2-hour drive north of Dar es Salaam, … Continue reading

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