Kenyan E-Passport

How to Apply for a Kenyan Passport

Applying for a Kenyan passport is very easy. All you need to do is log in to your e-citizen account and make an online application. The tough part begins when you have to go to the immigration office to submit the applications. Prepare to spend up to 6 hours in line unless you are one of the earliest birds. The…

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Uhuru Park. Nairobi, Kenya

Life in Nairobi

Life in Nairobi is debatable, everyone has their own set of experiences living in this city. The weather is great in Nairobi, sunny and warm except for a few cold months between June and August. Music is a part of everyday life in this city and you’ll hear it in market stalls, public transport (matatus), kiosks, restaurants, and on the…

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Texas longhorn

Fort Worth Stockyards And The Texas Longhorns

Fortworth is a large city located in North Central Texas. It has rich Old Western traditional architecture and history. What stands out the most are the good number of saloons in the city where you can walk in and have a cold beer. I had always wanted to experience the Wild West, that kind of feeling you get when you are watching…

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6 best travel movies

6 Best Travel Movies That Will Inspire You To Get On The Road

Before I decided that travel would become a part of my life, I would occasionally spend a few hours streaming movies with a bowl of popcorn. I watched these movies over and over again till it got to a point where I could quote the actors. I would always feel like I’m a part of their adventures. Here is a list…

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Garoda Beach

Watamu, The Little Italian Town In Kenya

Let’s first describe Watamu. Watamu is a small beautiful town that lies along the Kenyan Coastal strip. It is 557.4 km away from Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya and 108.1 north of Mombasa. Neighboring it is the rich tropical rainforest, Arabuko Sokoke National Park. This forest is exceptional as it supports a number of endemic and endangered animals. Watamu is a place…

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9 tips for a fearless Solo Trip

9 Tips For A Fearless Solo Trip

  Last December, I spent a month backpacking along the Kenyan Coast. This was my first ever solo road trip and heck did I learn a ton of things. It was an almost religious experience, unfiltered by the preferences of a traveling companion.   Your first solo trip can be scary especially as a female, so here are 9 tips…

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A Danish post stamp with Karen Blixen's image

Karen Blixen, from Denmark to Kenya

“Have you watched Out of Africa?” My friend, Leo, asked me immediately we saw the Karen Blixen House signpost a few meters ahead of us. It had been a hot sunny day in Nairobi and with not much to do on a lazy Friday afternoon, Leo and I had decided to go exploring in the leafy Karen suburbs. Karen area…

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