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…

Naivasha Getaway: Birthday Weekend

My last birthday was one of the best birthdays I ever had and the funny part is that I wasn’t even planning on celebrating. I was hitting the quarter century and the pressure of becoming an adult was real. It then happened that I had some work to do in Naivasha and my friends and…

Malindi’s Magical Island: Sardinia Due (2)

Hey there guys! Welcome to the first edition of Incredible Islands with the Island G and let me tell you all you need to know about Malindi’s gem: Sardinia Duo. Hands down this island is so breathtaking you can call it tropical heaven. It is called Sardinia Duo because it is being compared to an…