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Thorn Tree Cafe, Nairobi

The Thorn Tree Café The Sarova Stanley Tel: +254-(20)-316377 Website: Sarova Hotels >>The Thorn Tree Café Sarova Hotels Renovates a Hotel with Lots of History Almost two decades ago, Sarova Hotels renovated The New Stanley in Nairobi and renamed it The Sarova Stanley. I don’t know that I really had an opinion of the hotel when it was The New Stanley, but I know that I like the hotel as it is now. I often enjoy sitting at the elegant first-floor Exchange Bar (the location of Nairobi’s first Stock Exchange), looking out onto the busy street or just enjoying the quiet, chic atmosphere while catching up … Continue reading

5 Things to Do in Nairobi on a Sunday

Looking for things to do in Nairobi on a Sunday? I am. I am a pretty disciplined person on all other days, but whenever Sunday rolls around, all I want to do is let loose and have a fun day. This has nothing to do with what I’ve been up to the rest of the week. It doesn’t have to have been a particularly busy or productive week. It’s just a Sunday thing! On Sundays, I want to dress up to match the weather (hopefully sunny but not too hot) and just spend a pleasure-filled day doing things such as: 1. Having Brunch … Continue reading

Casablanca, Nairobi: One of Nairobi’s Best Nightlife Spots?

Casablanca. If you are up and about on the Nairobi social scene, then you probably already have an opinion about Casablanca. What is your opinion? Is it positive or negative? I can’t quite decide myself, which is why I resort to asking you first. In this post, I will do my best to tell you what I can about Casablanca, then you’ll have to judge for yourself. What and Where is Casablanca (Nairobi)? Casablanca is a lounge bar/nightclub (do you think that is an apt description?), located in Kilimani on Chaka Road, off its intersection with Lenana Road. Located in … Continue reading

Gyms in Nairobi: Body n’ Soul

Are you shopping around for gyms in Nairobi? Well, here is my review of a gym that made me fall in love with going to the gym and helped me to lose 38.5 kilograms in a year and a half. Enjoy! Body N’ Soul Health & Fitness Centre Chaka Road, Kilimani Tel: +254-20-2712017/2712021 Mobile: +254-733-561783 I am thoroughly in love with the gym I go to! I have been a member for over four years and, truly, I can’t imagine what would ever make me go elsewhere! I love Body N’ Soul, that’s its name by the way, because it … Continue reading

Tamasha Hurlingham Sunday Jazz Night

Tamasha (Hurlingham) Argwings Kodhek/Jabavu Close Hurlingham, Nairobi Tel: +254-(0)20-2711772 Website: www.buffetamasha.co.ke Is it possible that what I am going to write about today will be new to anyone? I am sure I will be amazed, which is why I am going to go ahead and write about it anyway. After all, a couple of weeks ago, I got an SMS from a sworn Tamashan telling me that he was enjoying Sunday Jazz for the first time. Who knows? Let’s see whose life I am going to change for the better! 🙂 I cannot believe that this is my first time to post about … Continue reading