16 Unique things to do around Nairobi!

By on June 15, 2020

Lots of people don’t like the sound of Nairobi, they fear insecurity, the endless traffic jams, the generally craziness, they just want to get in and out and quickly as possible. But before you write off Nairobi, check out this list of things to do both in and around the city, you should find something […]

10 Awesome Experiences in Northern Kenya

By on June 15, 2020

Most travellers will only get as far north in Kenya as Samburu but there is another whole world waiting to be discovered beyond that! This is probably the only area in Kenya where you can drive all day and see only one or two other vehicles (if you’re lucky!) so it’s great for travellers wanting […]

Rusinga Island

By on March 10, 2020

Located in western Kenya, Rusinga Island is a small island on Lake Victoria, accessed by road bridge from Mbita on the main land. The island is approximately 16km long by 5km wide and is a great place to chill out and experience the laid back local life. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Whilst staying around Rusinga Island there is […]

Lake Magadi & Shompole Conservancy

By on August 12, 2019

Lake Magadi and Shompole Conservancy are located in southern Kenya, around 2-3 hours drive from Nairobi, close to the the border of Tanzania. On route you will pass by the Olorgesailie pre-historic site museum which is worth a short stop over. We love this area of Kenya, it is very unique, scorchingly hot but beautiful and full […]

Ngare Ndare Forest

By on July 22, 2019

Ngare Ndare Forest is a lush indigenous forest at the foothills of Mt. Kenya, close to Nanyuki. It makes a great stop over between Nairobi and Samburu. Bright blue pools lie at the bottom of waterfalls and 200 year old trees stretch into the canopy supporting a rich variety of bird and animal life. The […]

Suswa Revisited

By on June 24, 2019

It’s been 5 years since we last visited Suswa Conservancy and, after years of planning a return, we finally made it! This time we didn’t enter via the dusty roads close to Suswa town on the Mai Mahiu side of the conservancy, instead we opted to enter via the west side of the conservancy and […]

Kakamega Forest

By on January 28, 2019

Kakamega Forest is a small area of indigenous tropical rainforest just 45 sq km in size which is home to unique bird life, primates and beautiful flora and fauna including over 380 species of trees, 330 species of birds, 27 species of snakes, 7 primates, over 400 species of butterflies as well as several mammals. […]

Mount Suswa Conservancy

By on November 12, 2013

Mt. Suswa is seen and driven past by thousands of safari goers every year in Kenya as they descend or travel over the Great Rift Valley escarpment enroute to the Maasai Mara or Nakuru. When stopping to take those stunning landscape photo’s not many people take note that they are photographing Mt. Suswa and it’s […]