Diani Beach : A slice of paradise on the Kenyan coast

September 14, 2017

A typical tourist to Kenya would do the regular trip to Masai Mara, Mount Kenya and probably Mombasa but there is so much more to explore in this beautiful country. Diani beach on the Kenyan coast is where you get picture postcard views of the Indian Ocean. The best part is that this beach is not crowded (or maybe it was not tourist season when we visited 🙂

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Swahili style furniture

September 12, 2017

Imagine lounging on a beautiful porch in a handsome plantation chair facing a beach, warm breeze bringing the sweet smell of frangipani blooms and bright bougainvillea around you. I could go on and on but you get the picture. The furniture I’m talking about today fits perfectly into this setting……

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Weekend retreat on the Equator

May 8, 2017

We spent the last weekend at one of the most beautiful properties in Kenya, The Mount Kenya Safari Club, Nanyuki. This property belongs to Fairmont Hotels and lies on about 150 acres on the foothills on the magnificent Mount Kenya.

The fact that the hotel passes through the Equator line makes it even more special. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, this property has beautifully landscaped gardens and a small orphanage for wild animals. Its a perfect place to get away for the weekend. About 3 hours drive from Nairobi with beautiful views of the Kenyan Countryside on the way.

Magnificent view of Mount Kenya (image via:

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