Kenya Travel Guides

Real reviews and articles from travellers in Kenya.

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Best Places to Visit in Kenya.

If you are planning a visit to Kenya any time soon you should check out these articles from real travellers for the best places to visit.

Amboseli Bound, Kajiado County, Kenya

My excitement for this trip was to see the panoramic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa and the herds of elephants. The day did not start on a very good note for me due to a terrible [...]

What to do, love, and see in Nairobi

Nairobi isn’t a city people spend too much time in. Generally if you’ve travelled to Kenya’s capital, it’s a jumping-off point for adventurous safaris through the Maasai Mara and Lake Nakuru, or [...]

Top 5 places to Visit in Nakuru

Situated 158km from Nairobi, Nakuru is the capital of Nakuru County. Formerly, Nakuru Town was the capital of the Rift Valley Province. Accessing Nakuru from Nairobi by a car at an average speed [...]

A Fourteen Falls Weekend In Thika, Kenya

Adjacent to the northern border of Nairobi county and home to more than a million citizens, according to The Star, Kiambu County boasts a variety of economic and entertainment activities. Thika, [...]

Eldoret: the party road trip

I’ve been invited to Domino parties several times since it began in 2012. I always found a reason not to go. Most of the time I blamed work but now I realize it was just me, being lazy and [...]

An Afternoon at the Nairobi Safari Walk.

My friend and I had been wanting to go to the Nairobi National Park for a while. I hadn’t been in a few years, and he hadn’t been there since childhood. Growing up, I remember going to the park [...]


Lamu: island or hidden gem? My ideal vacation involves sandy beaches, perfect weather, beautiful sunsets, and cocktails. Lots of cocktails. When a friend approached me with the idea of visiting a [...]

Nguuni Nature Sanctuary: Mombasa, Kenya

Just by the mention of Mombasa City in Kenya, all that clicks in your mind immediately is the white sandy beaches and the luxurious hotels. A lot of activities that most people engage in always [...]

Kenya: Maasai Mara mini vacation

Easter Weekend Road Trip It was a day before the Easter long weekend and we (my then boyfriend, now husband and I)  had not yet settled on where we were going to spend our weekend. Our usual [...]

The Captivating Attractions of Kakamega

Kenya is a top destination for thousands who chose to travel to Africa because of the warm climate, interesting cultures, national parks and also since it is home to the Big Five. You can get a [...]

Must see at a Kenya trip to Lake Bogoria

Like a cult-like ritual, we have this norm where on a yearly basis a few of my friends and I pick a destination to visit around Kenya that’s affordable just to crown the academic year that was. [...]

Kisumu Dala, the City by the Lakeside

Kisumu is one of only three cities in Kenya and is popularly known for being the home of the Luo tribe and the place to get the best fish from Lake Victoria. It wasn’t one of my top [...]


THE TOWN AND THE CULTURE Approximately six hours drive by bus from Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, and you arrive at a town with a contrasting character as compared to the former. At the foot of [...]

Top 5 Must Do’s in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya, is a sub saharan city often referred to as the green city in the sun. Boasting a population of just over 42 million, this multicultural melting pot hosts people from all over the [...]

A Detailed Safari Guide to Kenya

    When it comes to Safari, one of the most conspicuous locations in Africa is Kenya. It is a country located in the Eastern part of Africa with immediate neighbors being Tanzania, [...]

Exploring Mombasa; Beach and City

The Sun and Sea The warmth tingling on my shoulders and cheek wakes me up. I open my eyes groggily, it feels like I’ve only been asleep for two hours and I attempt to shake the haze of confusion [...]

The Mystique of Maasai Mara-KENYA

The Mystique of Maasai Mara   Introduction If you’ve ever wished to get out of the extremities of your imaginations and backpack to the most exciting destinations full of adventure, then let [...]

Kenya: Nairobi Animal orphanage.

Today the weather is good not like the usual chilly July mornings that we are used to here. July is our sort of ‘winter’ here in Nairobi but today things are a little bit different. It’s [...]

Flight to Nairobi

  Airline Criteria Advice + A Trip to Nairobi!   So first things first, let’s talk about transportation. I am going to focus on airlines because they are usually the desired and/or required mode [...]