Madame Tussauds – HongKong

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

The French Riviera – Drippin with Finesse!

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

Lisbon – Old City Charm

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

Oktoberfest, OktFest & Koln Germany

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

Geneva – Where the Nations Unite!

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

County 001 – Mombasa’s North Coast

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

The BC Of Mainland China

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

Jo’burg & Capetown – The Rainbow Nation’s Major Cities

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

Wild Wild Wild – Nairobi National Park

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

Istanbul – A Mix of Ancient & Modern Culture

My trip to Istanbul forever remains edged in my mind because i dont think i have ever experienced such flight turbulence ever. Its really not the best way to start a trip because you get so engrossed in dreading the journey back; but well you cant really fight nature, so its just best to let … Continue Reading