Tusker Air Show Festival

After a 10year hiatus, the Air Show Festival took place this past weekend and I had been looking forward to it ever since it was announced a few months back. The venue was the Wilson Airport in Langata and as you can imagine the traffic throughout the weekend on Langata Road was a nightmare because…

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Kenyatta International Convention Center

Previously known as Kenyatta International Conference Center (and it still is in the minds of many Kenyans) and more popularly known as KICC, it is located in the CBD and is easily recognizable for those unfamiliar with the place, so getting there is easy- if you’re getting directions from someone or using Google Maps. The…

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Joburg street art

I took a couple of pictures while I use to walk around in circles in Johannesburg of some graffiti that I would come across on the street. I was not able to take pictures of them most of the time that I would encounter them, but here are a few of some that I took…

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ice cream

Namanga woes

I worked in Namanga for a couple of weeks and the place is a bit depressing. For those wondering where it is, Namanga is a boarder town on the Kenya Tanzania Boarder. It is a big town where everything shuts down at 10 p.m. except for a couple of 24 hr shops for the late…

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Best Red Velvet cake in Nairobi!

It is official, I found the place with the most tasty black forest, blue berry and white forest cake, but I could really care less- thats not my type of cake. But here is the breaking news. For the few who know my epicurious side and understand the sweet-tooth side of it, they know that…

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Inside the caves

Why you should visit Shimoni

Shimoni in Swahili means ‘the place of caves’. Shimoni is a small coastal town that is a two hour flight away from Nairobi or 10 hours by road.   The town relies on fishing, trade and tourism as it is located right next to the sea. The area offers beautiful forests, sport fishing, historic buildings,…

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Maralal’s Eco Warriors

While taking a walk one day in a quiet section of Maralal town, I saw a sign written Samburu Nursery Group and decided to go in and have a look. I really did not know what to expect once I was inside other than lots of tree seedlings, but what I encountered was interesting. Turned…

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