Ramadan De(coded)

The Holy month of Ramadan is observed in the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. It is based on the visual sightings of the crescent … Continue Reading

I had the utmost pleasure of meeting The Greatest Of All Time Mr. Muhammad Ali – born Cassius Marcellus Clay Junior; but only in Wax form! Cringe! Took on that glove, ready to rumble; until i turned to my right and there he was, Steph Curry ducking on that basketball, looking all saucy!! As i … Continue Reading

Nice – Check. Cannes – Check. Monaco – Check. Monte Carlo – Check. Eze – Check. Antibes – Check. SMILE, you’ve been to the French Riviera! Boy Oh Boy! What is someone even supposed to say about a destination donned with such beauty & luxury? Got an answer for us; What is my life?! French Riviera … Continue Reading

If as a Kenyan you want to understand the amount of influence the Portuguese had on Mombasa look no further than Lisbon. The narrow streets, The tiny restaurants, Grafitti, Medieval neighborhood, the Tuk Tuks!! You feel like you are in Lamu! Katikati. Interestingly, Lisbon also comes to life at night just like Mombasa! Lisbon is … Continue Reading

Experienced my first ever OktoberFest in Heidelberg Germany – the home of OktFests. It was fun fun fun to say the least. Also got to tour Koln city and wow!! I have so far not seen a country that is this functional. Everything works! This what i learnt; OktoberFest is the World’s Largest Beer Festival … Continue Reading

Whenever i hear Geneva, Koffi Annan comes to mind. Like in a flash! May his Soul RIP. Its also the City where all Nations Unite for the good of the common person. The United Nations office in Geneva is the second largest with Nairobi also being one of the city that hosts it. Happy Dance!! … Continue Reading

Whoa! In Mombasa when it rains it pours! Like really! Had no idea! Good news is the sun comes out almost immediately after. And the humidity notwithstanding. With Devolution, Mombasa is now known as County 001 as it’s the Oldest city in Kenya. So County 001, here’s the scoop. Mombasa has two sides to it, … Continue Reading

China was somehow a moment for me; as it was there that I had my first ever overseas assignment where I was among the Kenyan delegation that launched the Kenya Tourism Board Marketing Campaign – Magical Kenya which was inaugurated by the then President Mwai Kibaki & First Lady Lucy, then Minister of Foreign Affairs … Continue Reading

Currency:  1 US Dollar = 15 SAR (South African Rand) I have never been so unprepared for a trip, as i was on our visit to Capetown. We really did underestimate the 17 degrees weather forecast with the assumption that it wouldn’t be that cold but we could never have been that wrong!! On the … Continue Reading

Did you know;- Nairobi is the World’s ONLY Wildlife Capital; meaning it’s the only City in the world that hosts a National Park in the City! Pardon my repetition but let that sink in. If you are on a short stay in Kenya; say 2 days and you would like to have a wildlife experience … Continue Reading