Picnic Plan in Nairobi

Hello there Gs. Hope you are holding up well. 2019 started off so hot and sunny you would think the sun is trying to invade our space but on a serious note: Guys, global warming is real! Anyways hooray! the rain is finally here and I guess you can tell I’m excited. Generally, I am…

Safari in Nairobi City

The capital city of Kenya is popular for its busy mood and so many other things but in between all this lies a nature nest complimented with a savanna that paints Nairobi with ecstatic beauty. Out of the many hidden gems in the city, I would say this is like the icing on the cake…

Nairobi Sunday Plan: K1 Flea Market

I have lived in Nairobi for 5 years now and one thing I can say about Nairobians is that they love to have a good time and Sundays are no exception. My Sundays in Nairobi got better when I discovered the flea market that happens every Sunday at K1 club house. K1 is located in…

Lamu’s pearl of Tranquil: Shela Coast

Hello Gs! It’s been a long minute and the break seemed like a decade but here we are and let me confess, I have actually missed blogging and sharing content with you guys. Now I feel like I have to officially welcome you back to The Island Guru and it is yet another time to…

Robinson’s Box of Treasure: Robinson Crusoe

You’ve definitely seen oceans and stars and maybe average beauty won’t thrill your bones but you could steal a glance towards his territories: a tremble of waves that resembles ancient bells will surely craft an instant belief that you have approached pure bliss. This is Robinson Island guys. This little haven located a few kilometers…

Vintage Mombasa: A Touch of History

A city that holds history dating to centuries ago, the Mombasa Old town together with The Fort Jesus is today a UNESCO world heritage centre. Covered with ancient buildings complimented by carved doors and uniquely styled wooden balconies, I take a walk in the old town to appreciate the vintage Mombasa. It is not clear…

Why I love Mombasa

A tropical city that hosts an island and happens to be the second biggest city in Kenya and my home, Mombasa is so close to my heart. Born and raised in the island, I think it’s fair to say I know the city so well to be in love with it and here are a…

Mida Creek Adventures

A tidal creek stretching inland from the sea into Arabuko Sokoke Forest, a local describes it to me as mlango wa bahari (a sea door). Filled with productive mangroves, corals and a bed of sea grass, this 32 square kilometre creek is habitat to a number of fish species, feeding turtles and most importantly a…

Why Watamu is Wonderful

Defined by it’s natural, calm and peaceful nature Watamu is a small coastal village located on the Northern Coast a few kilometres before Malindi Town. Watamu has managed to maintain it’s nature and remains one of Coast’s undeveloped areas. Habitat for an impeccable marine and coral life, Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve has been…

Lunching by the Beach- Watamu Beach Restaurants

January blues were calling for the ocean so I had to go spend a day or two in Watamu and come up with a plan for my 2019. A village next to the beach infused with deep culture and home for a number of tourists, Watamu is your destination for a number of amazing restaurants…