Author: Bonita

Things to carry for a safari getaway

As you can tell from the blog’s name,I love to be on safari. Over the years, I have spent most of my time exploring the wild outdoors, surrounding myself with nature, and checking out what some of the greatest lodges and safari routes have to offer. Because a safari is completely different from any other holiday, it’s often difficult to decide what you need to pack. How on earth do you decide? Well, here’s my ultimate guide of what to pack for a safari getaway: Neutral clothing When you see pictures and videos of safaris on television and in films, you often see people driving around the Savannah with camouflage clothing on. While the colours of camouflage are perfect for the bush, camouflage clothing is actually illegal in some countries around the world. Because of this, it’s better to avoid this style of clothing and opt for neutral colours that will allow you to blend in with your surroundings… but not too much! Binoculars One of the main reasons I spend most of my time on safari is because I love to surround myself with nature. Sure, I love to spend my evenings living the life of luxury and getting pampered in exotic resorts (who doesn’t?!), but during the day I like to take myself into the wild and explore everything it has to offer. To get the most...

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Places to eat in Mombasa

During my recent visit to the Kenyan coast,I had the chance to explore Mombasa CBD,places of interest, places to eat and things to do.The previous times I have been at the coast, I have been staying in hotels hence never really got the chance to explore fully. If you are on a budget and still keen on eating nice food,then consider these places during your next visit. 1. The Fort Restaurant and Pizzeria This by far was my best place to eat for three reasons. It is directly opposite Fort Jesus,right at the entrance of Mombasa old town and...

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Paradise Resort Apartments: Nyali,Kenya.

The other week I was at the Kenyan coast. I was looking for every reason to hibernate. Animals hibernate, yes? See, the weather in Nairobi hadn’t been so welcoming especially with the heavy down pour followed by a stubborn cold bug that had been doing rounds,traffic madness and a general grey and gloom. I needed a break. However, I was not willing to break a bank to make my short holiday happen. I  wanted something different. I was not keen on staying at a hotel, I wanted to feel at home but away home. So that meant booking myself...

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Photos that will make you want to visit Central Island,Turkana County.

Place of Interest: Central Island National Park. Location: Turkana County. Country:Kenya Access from the nearest town;Lodwar: By boats or flying into the island. Things to do: Camping,fishing,photography,filming, hiking,swimming. Precaution: Has thousands of mosquitoes at night, carry strong repellents and treated mosquito nets. Why Central Island: Has the best sunrise and Sunset, gives you a break from city life and detaches you from the internet. Recommendations: Carry lots of drinking water and fruits. The sun doesn’t play there. Nearest resort: Eliye Springs Resort and Campsite. Getting there from Nairobi: Based on the road conditions, its advisable to use a 4WD, or...

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