Maiyan Villas Resort in Nanyuki – Hotel Review

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The road that leads to Maiyan Villas, Nanyuki will do little to prepare you for the tranquility that awaits. A section of it will be off road; dusty and a bit bumpy, with dry shrubs and rows of nothingness that will distract you from the hilly views all around. To get to Maiyan Villas, you’ll branch off the Nyeri –...


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Diani Beach – Reviews of Diani’s best restaurants

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Diani beach has been voted Africa’s leading beach destination for 6 years in a row, and deservedly so. The beaches are breathtaking, the weather is often warm/hot and you can swim or surf in the Indian ocean or sign up for plenty of water sports. There are plenty of hotels by the beach and across Ukunda where you can stay,...


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Letters to Nia – Scenes from Nomad Beach Restaurant, Diani

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Nia, So I took a leap and traveled. Solo! To Diani. *** So I’m seated at Nomad ‘s Beach Bar and Restaurant in Diani, with my hair blowing all over my face from the breeze. I’m in the shade, and my face is shining from all the Baobab oil and sunscreen I generously put on.  There’s music playing – some old...


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Nairobi Restaurant Week 2018 – Participating restaurants by location and pricing 

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The Nairobi Restaurant Week 2018 (#NRW2018)  runs from Thursday 25th January to Sunday 4th February.  This is the ​5th edition of the Restaurant Week festival in Nairobi and over 75 restaurants are participating.  Lunch menu prices start from Ksh. 1,000 while Dinner menu prices start from Ksh. 2000. You can see the options on the restaurant week menu from the...


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Lake Turkana Getaway – Travel, Accommodation and Excursions at Eliye Springs Beach 

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If you’re the kind of traveler that loves a bit of adventure, this article will help you plan a getaway to Lake Turkana’s Eliye Springs Beach and the spectacular Central Island National Park.  Lake Turkana (aka Jade Sea or Lake Rudolf) is the world’s largest permanent desert lake and the world’s largest alkaline lake. It has 3 National Parks listed...


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Mombasa IG Tour and Pub Crawl Experience by TurnUp Travel

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The Nairobi IG Tour and Pub Crawl Experience was so good, we wanted to do it all over again in a different city. So the good guys at Turn Up Travel organized a 48 hour Mombasa IG Tour and Pub Crawl Experience from Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd September 2017. The team from Nairobi took the SGR Train ride on Friday, while...


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Nairobi (and Mombasa) Pizza Festival 2017 – Participating restaurants by location 

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The Nairobi and Mombasa Pizza Festival 2017 is on from Friday 29th September to Sunday 8th October 2017. During this period, you get 2 pizzas for the price of one in participating restaurants. To unlock the deal, you need to download the EatOut Kenya App from Android play store or iOS app store using those links, or just search EatOut Kenya App on the...


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SGR Train rides to Nairobi, Mombasa, Voi or Mtito Andei – Booking, Paying and Travel tips

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Planing to travel to Nairobi,  Mombasa, Voi or Mtito Andei via the SGR Madaraka Express train? You can now book via USSD code *639# and pay via MPESA. Below are some top tips and tricks / what you need to know as you prepare for your trip. SGR Madaraka Express Booking tips Cost First class : Adults Ksh. 3000, Children...


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Nairobi IG Tour and Pub Crawl Experience by TurnUp Travel

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The Nairobi IG Tour and Pub Crawl Experience (dubbed #NairobaeIGTour) was held on Saturday, 1st July 2017. It was a 24 hour tour of Nairobi City that started at dawn till dusk and a subsequent pub crawl that ended at dawn on Sunday. The Nairobi IG Tour was organized by the cool team at Turn Up Travel, who I first met during...


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Imperial Hotel Express, Kisumu

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Imperial Hotel Express, Kisumu is located on Oginga Odinga Street in the central business district of Kisumu town. It is a sister hotel to Imperial Hotel on Jomo Kenyatta Highway of Kisumu. Imperial Express is located near Lake Victoria and a few minutes from Kisumu International Airport, on the western side of Kenya. Imperial Hotel Express, Kisumu offers no frills Bed...


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