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    Waterfalls & Hiking in Tigoni, Limuru

      Have you ever stood under a waterfall?   I mean, right in the middle of all the action with natures full unregulated force hailing down on you? I know, I know… before you ask. What the hell was I thinking, right? Honestly, I wasn’t. The decision to jump in was insanely impromptu. So much so that reality only hit when the cold streams of water shook my body to the point where I struggled to catch my breath.   Ooooh SHIT was my initial reaction too.     It felt as if the waterfall was out for vengeance, like tiny cold angry needles pounding on my roughly 56kg frame…

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    How To Survive Valentines When Single & Alone

    He comes complete with the subtle moody charm and allure. The kind that draws you in slowly, then all at once. There’s an air of mystery surrounding him, coupled with his magnetic charm, a deep accented voice, and a striking sly smile. You recognize the smile, mainly because it speaks volumes about his years mastering the art of seduction. Yes, he’s a master manipulator. Although, he surprisingly lacks the timeless biker jacket and motorcycle, but make no mistakes. He is an original bad boy, only the Kenyan type.       Weekends together are characterized by blurry nights-I mean booze and more booze. In the middle of the vibrant night lights…

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    Best Hiking Trails In Kenya: Gatamaiyu Forest

    Gatamaiyu Riverine Forest gladly boasts of having the most exquisite and picturesque hiking trails in Kenya. It’s conveniently located only 45-minutes away from Nairobi’s chaotic CBD. A day trip to this magnificent forest will not only provide much-needed peace but also reveal unspoiled historic nature.   Did you know that the mau mau warriors made use of the Gatamaiyu Forest fog to ambush intruders and whites. Ultimately securing Kenya’s independence?   Neither did I. Until embarking on my first hike ever with this amazing group of adventure seekers dubbed “Let’s Drift Kenya.”       Undoubtedly, hiking might not be for everyone. Rather, not for the faint-hearted or terribly unfit…

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    It’s a Pink Valentine! Gifts For Her

    Speaking as a proud woman with large Luhya man feet. I’ll admit that i suffer a lot  (Yes…I’m half Luhya). If you happen to be in the same category of ginormous feet harbourers then you understand the challenge that comes with shoe thrifting. It’s often more of a gamble, as if we’re being punished. Mostly because all the nice shoes come in tiny cute sizes   Here’s the thing…Not only was I blessed with large man feet but, bulging angry veins and long skinny ass toes with hinges on each one. I’ll say hinges cause they look like they can comfortably support an entire door. So finding a comfortable shoe to…

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    21 Kenyan Bloggers & Vloggers You Should Know-Fashion|Travel| Food|Beauty|Tech|

    There are so many talented bloggers and vloggers in Kenya. So much so that one can easily get overwhelmed when searching for a particular niche. Luckily, you have yours truly to steer you in the right direction.  ( insert confetti and dancing puppies) Without further ado, here are the top 21 Kenyan bloggers and vloggers you should follow in 2019. I’ve divided them into 6 sections so you can skip right ahead Travel Food Creative Writing Fashion Technology Vlogs TRAVEL Farhana Oberson One of the most influential travel vloggers in Kenya with over 49,000 subscribers. Her vlogs revolve around insane travel adventures where she takes us along with her. She…

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    4 Ultimate Fail Proof Resolutions For 2019

    So the new year is here! HALLOOOOO 2019, and with it comes endless possibilities for us to ruin yet another year with fresh bad decisions.   Perhaps we take it a bit further & Stick with that love interest. You know the one that constantly makes you feel like shit, but you love him and it’s better than being alone? How about letting everyone make decisions about your life because well, don’t they know you best? Also, don’t dare start that small business, what if it fails…what will people say! Youtube Channel? Why bother… Nope! Don’t even attempt to start on that diet. Are you really that mentally strong?  …

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    What a Time To Be Alone- Book Review

    When you’re all alone by yourself, do you like you?   You know that Colbie Caillat song, “try” that takes women on a journey of self-acceptance? Encouraging us to love and accept ourselves exactly as we are? Choose confidence, self-expression and self-identify as opposed to conforming to societal pressures to look and feel a certain way. You don’t have to try so hard, you don’t have to give it all away You don’t have to change a single thing   Coincidentally, as I was putting together this review, this empowering song came on. I realized how intertwined the message in the book what a time to be alone by Chidera,…

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    10 Unusual Things To Do In Mombasa

    What better way to celebrate this festive season than to head down to Kenya’s coastal paradise, Mombasa! There’s just something thoroughly magical about this beautiful tropical escape. Maybe it’s the luxurious accommodation, incredible white sandy beaches or salty humid air that evokes a sense of happiness and relaxation. Whatever it’s allure is, I’d love you to have the time of your life as you head down south with this 10 unusual things to do in Mombasa. Also read: SGR Madaraka Express Train Mombasa is Kenya’s second largest city. Here travellers have a choice between spending time in North Coast South coast   What is the difference between North & South Coast? North…

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    SGR- Madaraka Express Train: Bookings & Refunds

    Did you know that the SGR, also known as Madaraka Express, is Kenya’s most expensive infrastructure project since independence? It costs a whopping 3.6Billion USD It currently runs from Mombasa to Nairobi,  connecting the capital city to the vibrant coastal town. Although, the ultimate goal is for the SGR to connect Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda   It has cut travel time to less than 5hours. As opposed to previously where the choices strictly lied between a 10-hour bus ride, 24-hour train ride or a 45-minute expensive flight. That explains why it’s managed to carry a total of 2 Million passengers within just 17 months of operation. It’s quite popular as…

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    Modern Coast: Drama In Uganda

    CONTINUATION Modern Coast 27 Hour Horrible Experience The blackened surfaced and murky wet floor had definitely seen better days. It was evident, from a quick scan, that it would fall short at any attempt of counting the soles of shoes it had supported. The whole environment has a strong unwavering scent of cholera mixed with tuberculosis with a slight dash of Ebola.  It caters to both sexes, with urinals to the left and latrines to the right. At the far end lies an un-covered, medium-sized water container that acts as a sink. This being the only source of water available to cleanse your hands while bound within the disease infested walls.…