From Paris, With so much Love

Once upon a summer, I was living a dream. Walking through limestone buildings perfectly aligned with windows complimented by little balconies giving you the value of ancient architecture, cafés exhibiting the popular café culture and sharing aroma of the famous french pastry. Oui, I was walking the streets of Paris and everything was just so…

Fun Things to do in Watamu

As you scramble around your box looking for the long list of excitements around Kenya, the majesty of Watamu has to enlighten its superiority in a second or two. Did you know Watamu means ‘sweet people’ and oh my its definition did some pure justice. From the blue lagoon beach drizzling the bondage of skies…

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…

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…

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…