Category Archives: Nairobi

Community Online Shopping & Accommodation Guide 2020

Happy new year, dear reader! I hope you had an excellent holiday season and that 2020 is off to a wonderful start for you! Every so often, I publish a post sharing popular things that my readers buy online and places they book to stay through my site for when they travel. Since I haven’t done that in over a year, that’s what today’s post will be about. Why do I do this? Because I’ve noticed that many of you, my readers, are very much like me and each other, so I figure that what others in my reader community … Continue reading

5 Places to Stay in Nairobi for $50 or Less

A couple of months ago, I woke up to this message from a childhood friend who lives in Nairobi, Kenya: Ma soeur on dit quoi? [What’s up, my sister?] My friend F. in Tz [Tanzania] is coming for 4 nights end month and we’re looking for a BnB for her. How much did you guys pay per night where you stayed [the last time you were in Nairobi]? She was talking about Salmiya Place, which I told you about in this post. READ ALSO: Accommodation Guide for East Africa & Beyond I quickly responded to my friend’s message with the … Continue reading

Tailor-Made Watamu Trips & 52 Pictures of Good Eats, Cityscapes & Water Environments in East Africa

This post was originally a compilation of some of the best East African pictures on my Instagram profile. Since many of you come to this post searching for information on “tailor-made Watamu trips”, though, I have updated this post to include information about that too. So jumping right in… Tailor-Made Watamu Trips: Where Is Watamu? Watamu is a small town located approximately 105 kilometers north of Mombasa and 15 kilometers south of Malindi on Kenya’s coast. It lies on a small headland between the Blue Lagoon and Watamu Bay. The main economic activities in Watamu are tourism and fishing. The … Continue reading

Last Minute Sansibar/Zanzibar

Are you planning a last minute trip to Zanzibar (Sansibar in German)? If so, you are in the right place. First things first, you will need to find a flight to get there and a hotel where to stay when you are there. Enter your intended travel details in the form above to get the best deals available online for flights to and hotels in Zanzibar. Last Minute Hotel Deals for Zanzibar/Sansibar Booking.com Good Hotel Choices for a Last Minute Trip to Zanzibar/Sansibar Things to Do on a Last Minute Trip to Zanzibar/Sansibar If you are looking for ideas on … Continue reading

33 Pictures Taken at Rudy’s Farm & Other Interesting Places in East Africa

This post is about eating and travelling across East Africa in places such as Rudy’s Farm in Dar es Salaam. I hope you like it! Before I get to that, though, let me tell you a little bit about Rudy’s Farm, one of my favorite places to spend the day on a weekend or public holiday in Dar es Salaam. Rudy’s Farm, Dar es Salaam Rudy’s Farm is a bar and grill located in the Bahari Beach area of Dar es Salaam, not far from Ledger Plaza Bahari Beach Hotel. It’s is best known for the delicious grilled fare it offers. … Continue reading

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