There’s always something about little-known places; the mystery, natural beauty, and their raw form. Bofa Beach could be described as this. The fact that this is a public beach with virtually no one in sight was mysterious; the pristine white sandy beaches and the cascading deep blue waters exposed the natural beauty associated with the Kenyan coast, but the fact that it has somehow managed to remain in its raw form, spared from the harmful effects of human civilization, is surprising. Almost everyone from Distant…Continue Reading “Bofa Beach Beauty”

Kilifi is Kenya’s best kept secret. There, I said it. The tiny coastal town rarely comes across the minds of many people planning a trip down the Kenyan coast. Considered a pass-by town, great adventures and experiences await those who are not fooled by the small-time town vibe Kilifi lets on. Here’s why. Sea Point Beach The mostly secluded beach located at the Kilifi Creek is surrounded by hills that are compounds of towering mansions that overlook the calm Indian Ocean waters and which provide…Continue Reading “Sea Point Sunset”

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Our invitation to visit Distant Relatives Eco-lodge was one met with excitement and a bit of uncertainty. We had previously passed Kilifi en route Malindi and our first thought about the place was that it was a sleepy town with uninteresting places and features. Our arrival at Kilifi changed our previous perceptions and at that moment we knew we were up for a surprise. We boarded a Tuk-Tuk to the lodge, and its secluded location off the beaten and dusty path led us up and…Continue Reading “Mystical Kilifi”

Howdy Good People! The time doth ripe for another time piece.Who knew I would use Shakespeare in life..Oh, and if you’re wondering what I meant above, well, that makes the two of us! But, well. Let’s get to the Jayraini Travels! Our journey took us right at the heart of the City, The Nairobi Railways Museum. We had previously heard good things about the place and we set out to get the vintage experience. I was tempted to pull a Titanic, too bad Jack wasn’t…Continue Reading “Down The Lunatic Express”

I first heard about dusit D2 from Josie who had always raved about the hotel’s elegance and artistic focus. She had expressed a desire to visit, a few too many times and a personal invitation for lunch from Charles, was all it took to finally get us visit the place that had come highly recommended. Charles is a sales executive at dusit D2 we met at a business event we attended a while back. His calm and interactive persona and his impeccable interpersonal skills reeled…Continue Reading “A Thai Affair: Dusit D2 Nairobi”

Howdy folks! On this edition, we take you for an epic and wild ride in the city and I mean the wildlife kinda wild, but you get it, right? Let’s get right to it! First, our travel essentials. Check, check and Check! The Wheels You can literally see the excitement on our faces. Now show us some lions! (I can hear Katy Perry right now, Ro-o-o-o-ar) and she shall be called Wambui Now we’re talking. Some birds over here (The Ugandan Cranes to be specific)…Continue Reading “We Wild Like This”

The following take place between 2004-Present. Events occur in real time *The 24 Series Voice* Documenting the Story of Us Wanjay: We go waaayyy back. The End. I’m just messing with you. So, you probably think we are pretty close, right? Correct. 2016 is our 12th Friendversary. That’s 5 years of knowing each other and 7 years of being best friends, how, you ask? Well, let me explain #followmedownmemorylane, promise I won’t be corny :). The year is 2004, when I wrote letters with Wassalapangaz…Continue Reading “The Story of Us”

Being nominated for an award means that one’s efforts have been recognized by another – and just after our feature on Jumia Travel, we got nominated for the Liebster Award! Those who have blogged before or are currently doing so, well understand what is involved: Long nights writing articles and editing photos, sending emails that remain unreplied (if that’s a word), and gathering all your confidence to approach prospective clients. The question that comes to mind is “Why?” Well, for moments like these. Being nominated…Continue Reading “We Got Nominated!”

Denim is most probably one of the oldest fabrics in fashion. It has proven through the years that it is here to stay, a classic example of fashion repeating itself. I am an avid lover of denim. Who can blame me, growing up with three brothers (thank God), denim has always been a wardrobe staple. We find that having a pair of jeans at hand during our travels comes in handy (no pun intended). When you go camping, denim, When you go for a game…Continue Reading “The Denim Traveler”

Hello…it’s me…I was wondering if after all the blog posts you will read. Yes, I just jumped on Adele’s ‘Hello’ cover bandwagon. I should probably keep my day job a while longer. On this edition, we bring you our first post from the land of sun, sand, and sea, WATAMU, BABYY!!! The beautiful white, sandy, beaches were breathtaking and we encountered some of the most friendly and hospitable people we have ever met. Even this little, shy, fella We were honored to be offered two…Continue Reading “Life Is A Beach :)”