1. The Kisumu Yacht Club: ‘Stay if you are not in a hurry’

    The Kisumu Yacht Club, Dunga Road

  2. Terrific Taveta from Grogan’s Castle

    Grogan may long be dead but his aura lingers in the handsome castle, the square clasped by the tall three-storey tower with an eagle’s eyrie from where Grogan had a 360-degree view

  3. Good fortune dessert at Laughing Buddha lounge & café

    Laughing Buddha Lounge & Café, Kenrail Towers, Ring Road Parklands

  4. OUT AND ABOUT: Discovering jelly coconut 'cure' for peppery food

    Despite the stew being spicy hot, some people still add chilli at the table!

    Reos restaurant in Banjul, The Gambia
  5. Support the hungry by visiting Shaba National Reserve

    There has been an eight-month-long drought and the Samburu village, survive on the money guests pay for these visits

  6. A visit to the Orchid Manyatta

    I wasn’t sure what to expect when my wife, Lut, and I went to the show. But when we got there we were certainly impressed.

    Orchid Manyatta
  7. Day in the life of a sales and marketing manager

    David Kamau is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Hemingways Travel.

  8. A traveller’s quest to see the world

    The former radio presenter and deejay at a local radio station wants to be the most travelled African woman.

    Brooklyn
  9. I attended the Nyege Nyege festival: This is what Nairobi can learn as they organise their own

    Late last month, Governor Sakaja announced that he will be introducing an annual festival in Nairobi

  10. Horse racing reflections as a new season begins

    Kenya has a rich history of horse racing.

  11. Italian fine dining at La Villa, Kitisuru

    There are traditional Italian dishes from the starters through to the desserts, and there is also a creative vegan menu

  12. Lunch buffet at La Mascotte Restaurant served less

    La Mascotte restaurant at Somerset Westview Serviced Apartments in Kilimani

  13. New book documents East Africa’s geological highlights

    Until now, geological resources have been difficult to access in Kenya.

    The cover of Roger N. Scoon’s new book
  14. Revisiting Karen Blixen’s places

    We learnt about Karen’s unhappy marriage to Baron Bror von Blixen-Finecke; her love for the English hunter, Denys Finch Hatton; and her struggle to grow coffee on a land not suitable for the crop.

    Swedo House.
  15. Travel: A new chapter in the Tamarind story

    You can have a table within a glass-fronted terrace, along a narrow veranda, or in one of the many gazebos scattered along the border of trees and shrubs.

    Tamarind Brasserie.
  16. A ten-legged meal at Crab Shack in Watamu

    The crab meat was soft and slightly fishy infused with a natural salty taste.

  17. Lavishing in the wilderness in search of white rhinos

    From the success of Il Ngwesi, home to the Il Lakipiak Maasai, there are dozens more community conservancies in Kenya’s arid lands north of the Equator, giving rise to the Northern Rangelands...

  18. Karen Blixen Museum: Making history exciting and relatable

    Fans had come out in big numbers with duvets, blankets, and even pillows in readiness for the “Out of Africa” movie projected on big LED screens in one of the museum’s gardens

  19. Forest trails and train tracks

    We began our climb up the imposing, green-cloaked ridges of the escarpment, eventually emerging onto the tracks of the Uganda railway line.

    The ‘Dark Tunnel’ in the Kijabe Hills
  20. Crossing cultures: From Addis to Khartoum

    On the stage, a troupe of men and women perform traditional songs and dances. At the far end, there is the buffet – a bewildering array of traditional dishes.

    Huts
  21. Your taste buds by pairing a beef burger with a stout

    At the launch of Guinness Black Shines Brightest Series, I learnt how to pair a burger with a Guinness Stout Shandy

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