5 things to do in Nairobi

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Nairobi is undoubtedly one of Africa’s most popular travel destinations and for good reason too. There’s plenty of amazing things to do in Nairobi and here’s my top 5.

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3 Crucial Tips for first time Airbnb users

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Airbnb has blown up to become one of the “go to” sites for travellers especially millennials for affordable and budget friendly accommodation in recent years. Today, I thought I’d share some quick tips for first time Airbnb users. I am personally a huge fan of  Airbnb as it is an amazing concept both for travellers and hosts alike, plus it’s a great way to save money while travelling as some of it’s options are definitely cheaper than conventional accommodation options.

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What the colour of your passport means

 

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Recently, I was having a chat with a good friend of mine about the struggles of being a third world country passport holder, my all time favourite topic of discussion 🙂 . People falling into this category are generally passport holders from African countries, a few Asian, Middle Eastern, Caribbean and South American countries. This little chat got me thinking about a time when I was in Rome on my way back to London when the flight got delayed a while due to a late departure from London. You know how delayed flights tend to make disgruntled passengers want to chat each other up and complain about the service. Little did I know I  was going to be pulled into small talk due to this. For those who know me personally; I am very much an introvert; only speak when am spoken to and seldom ever initiate a conversation with strangers unless in dire circumstances.

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The Adventures of Cathy 2017

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Happy New Year friends! I know, I know 🙂 what a stretch right? Considering we are two days away from nearing the end of January and the Christmas countdown officially begins yet again. I really do hope you had a fantastic christmas with your loved ones; friends or family and that you ushered in the new year with a renewed sense of optimism for the possibilities 2017 may present.

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Here’s what no one tells you about Lake Nakuru

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So a couple of weeks ago, I went down to Nakuru with my family to visit an aunt of mine and we took the opportunity to sight see. I had been to Nakuru a couple times but I hadn’t fully appreciated the beauty of the region. I don’t know about you, but I hardly ever make local travel plans not because there aren’t amazing places to visit but because I totally take Kenya as a travel destination for granted.

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It’s my blogiversary!

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Wow, I see confetti and cake everywhere :-), at least in my mind hehehehe!! I can’t believe it’s been one year already. It seems like just the other day when I decided to share my passion for travel and all things travel. I had no idea that I would come this far. What I know for sure is that I am grateful to everyone of you who takes time to come on here and read the articles I post. Your views, comments and likes are deeply and highly appreciated.

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Karen Blixen Museum

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If you are from Nairobi and or  live in Nairobi, chances are that you are quite acquainted with the affluent suburbs of Karen. But do you know that Karen is named after world renowned author and artist Karen Blixen. Karen Blixen relocated with her husband Baron Blixen in the early 1900’s left a mark in Kenya, more so Karen where she lived for almost two decades. I spent an afternoon with my friend Sally at the Karen Blixen house in Karen and enjoyed a the beautiful home and the amazing scenery that this beautiful house rest from the leafy green environs but a small section of the Ngong Hills.

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Bloggers Association of Kenya Nomination

Hallo everyone, this will be a very short post. I recently got nominated for the Bloggers Association of Kenya awards in the Travel Category. It would mean the world to me if you spared a few moments of your time to vote for me.

Your can cast your vote by visiting http://www.blogawards.co.ke/vote/. Thank you all for your support ever since I started this journey and thank you in advance for voting for me.

Cathy.