Category Archives: Shopping

Mattress Toppers: How to Make Your Sleeping Mattress Both Firm and Fluffy

This post is essentially about mattress toppers/mattress protectors. If you came to this post wondering where to buy a mattress topper in Kenya, you can find a good selection of mattress toppers online here.  I’ve recently been told by people close to me that I am rigid. The first time I heard this, I was shocked and sure that the person I was talking to had it all wrong. On second thought, though, I see where these people could be coming from. About certain things in my life, I see no compelling reason to compromise (at least not for the … Continue reading Mattress Toppers: How to Make Your Sleeping Mattress Both Firm and Fluffy

Scents: The Perfume Spot Nairobi, 10 Best Female Perfumes in Kenya & More

If you came to this post looking for a recommendation for perfume shops in Kenya, go ahead and read the rest of this post. If you would specifically like to know more about Scents : The Perfume Spot Nairobi, go here. You can also find out more about Acqua di Gio and some of my favorite perfumes for women here. If your interest is Acqua di Gio for men, go here. Last but not least, if you would like to know what the best female fragrance is, go here. Before that, though, since I often get email from my male … Continue reading Scents: The Perfume Spot Nairobi, 10 Best Female Perfumes in Kenya & More

Nakumatt Prestige & 24 Hour Supermarkets in East Africa

Current Nakumatt Prestige Offers: Here is a list of 24-hour Nakumatt supermarket stores across East Africa. (Nakumatt Prestige which was one of Nakumatt’s first 24-hour stores is no longer open around the clock. See Nakumatt Prestige’s new opening hours below.) READ ALSO: Community Shopping Guide: Menswear, Electronics, and More Nakumatt Supermarket 24-Hour Branches Kenya Nairobi Mega Ukay Moi Avenue Nakumatt Prestige used to open 24 hours a day but now opens 8:00 am-8:00 pm (Mondays-Sundays). Eldoret HouseHold Kisumu Nyanza Mombasa Cinemax Rwanda Kigali City Centre Nakumatt Ukay Becomes East Africa’s First 24-Hour Supermarket It’s been over 10 years since Nakumatt … Continue reading Nakumatt Prestige & 24 Hour Supermarkets in East Africa

Yaya Centre – Y go anywhere else?

Yaya CentreArgwings Kodhek Rd., KilimaniTel: +254 (20) 2713360/1Email: info@yaya.co.keWebsite:www.yaya-centre.co.ke When I first saw Yaya Centre‘s new slogan a couple of years ago, I thought: How pompous! No, there really is reason to go elsewhere. That was back when the revamping of Yaya Centre had just begun, and Yaya’s greatest claim to fame, at the time, was that it had been one of Nairobi‘s first shopping malls. A couple of years later, I see where Yaya Centre was coming from with its slogan – Y go anywhere else?. I guess the management at Yaya Centre already knew what Yaya was about to become though it … Continue reading Yaya Centre – Y go anywhere else?

Zahava Shanny

A while back, I stopped by Yaya briefly to buy something from Chandarana supermarket. I entered Yaya through the entrance near the Barclays ATM, but it was business as usual until I found myself at another exit, the main entrance/exit.   Lately, I have noticed that Yaya often has exhibits at their main entrance area during the latter part of the week. Sometimes, stores within the complex exhibit their wares; at other times, the exhibitors are from places other than Yaya. This time, as I was rushing out of Yaya, trying to get to my next destination, I had no … Continue reading Zahava Shanny