Exactly one month ago, I was roaming through the fascinating narrow alleyways of Lamu. It was my first time visiting this part of the Kenyan coast. I wanted to participate in the annual Lamu Yoga Festival that usually takes place in Shela. But other than that, I had no expectations, only a heart open for new experiences and a spirit ready to soak in the magic of this idyllic island.
While in Kilifi, I also got to swing by The Terrace, a unique laidback bar and restaurant that offers a sprawling and spectacular view of the Kilifi bridge and the ocean underneath it. Read more
Last month, I went back to Kenya for two weeks. During this short time, I decided to drive down to the Coast Province for a weekend. It had been a while since I last visited the Kenyan coast. I had forgotten how gorgeous our white sandy beaches are, how magical our sunrises and sunsets, how turquoise blue the waters of the Indian Ocean are, and how warm the locals’ hospitality. Life is a pace slower and things are different compared to Nairobi’s hustle and bustle. Read more
One the many things Roberto loves doing in Nairobi is feeding the Giraffes at The Giraffe Center. For a change, this year I decided to take him to Nairobi Safari Walk because I knew even though Giraffes are his favorite, he will still find excitement seeing other animals and particularly getting closer to them. Read more
La Terrazza Restaurant, located on the fourth floor of Greenhouse Mall, Ngong Road, Nairobi, has an art gallery on the ground floor and a bar and terrace restaurant with a view on the top floor.
Prior to visiting the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery, the only elephant my son has ever seen since he was born was Dumbo from his favorite American animated film. The night before our visit, we talked about baby elephants and he was super excited and couldn’t stop asking questions.When the big day finally arrived, I ended up just as excited as he was because I couldn’t wait to see his reaction. When the baby elephants started trotting in, I saw his eyes light up in awe and his heart melt. I felt like I had just hit a jackpot! Visiting the elephant sanctuary with him was a great idea! Read more
If you asked my son what he loves most about visiting Kenya, he will probably tell you stuffing his face with grandma’s Maandazis, also known as Swahili Bun every other morning and feeding Giraffes at The Giraffe Centre in Nairobi. We both love spending sometime with these tall, majestic creatures and this year was not an exception. Read more about it HERE