THE “MUSHANANA”

THE “MUSHANANA”

2 minutes readMushanana or Umushanana is the traditional ceremonial dress of women in Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda. If you do not know it, you might confuse it for an Indian sari. Well, it is a sash draped over one shoulder, worn over a tank top or bustier with a...
KIGALI GENOCIDE MEMORIAL

KIGALI GENOCIDE MEMORIAL

3 minutes readI did not want to go the children’s room at the Kigali Genocide Memorial. The room is dedicated to the memory of children killed in the Genocide against the Tutsi. I had reached the entrance and couldn’t get the strength to enter. My mouth...
WHY RWANDA?

WHY RWANDA?

2 minutes read Rwanda ‘land of a thousand hills’, is making the headlines – and this time, it’s for all the right reasons.With the devastating genocide behind rwanda is ranked as the top Africa destination to travel to in 2020 and fourth among the...
UNWIND AT THE VIPINGO RIDGE BEACH BAR

UNWIND AT THE VIPINGO RIDGE BEACH BAR

2 minutes read Thinking of a beautiful spot to sip a cold glass of wine or drink while watching the ocean. Then Vipingo Ridge Beach Bar is the place to go because it is a trendy, casual eatery, located on the edge of a fabulous white beach. The path that leads to...
MOMBASA IN THREE DAYS

MOMBASA IN THREE DAYS

4 minutes readHappy New Year. I started off the New Year tour guiding my best friend and the mum. So here are the logistics from transport, accommodation and places we visited. Transport and Accommodation They traveled from Nairobi by train. This was the cheapest and...
LUNCHEON AT MEDINA PALMS WATAMU

LUNCHEON AT MEDINA PALMS WATAMU

2 minutes readHave you ever woken up tired? Tired of everyone and everything. I know I have. When life gets to this point, I tend to take a day off to rejuvenate.  So on a Thursday, I decided to take a drive to Malindi and I ended up in Medina Palms Watamu. I went and...

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