Living in Nairobi

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Nature Walk Through Loita Forest

A nature walk through Loita Forest evokes images of the biblical Garden of Eden. The ecosystem in Loita Forest hasn’t been disrupted by introduction of exotic plants, making it one of few remaining truly...

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Olorngelai Nature Trail

The remote, rarely visited Olorngelai Nature Trail, once a favorite with mountain climbers, is on a 100m high fault scarp west of the Ngong Hills. Massive rocks, high cliffs, chimneys and shallow caves dot...

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Oldoinyo Lengai, the Western Trail

Oldoinyo Lengai is an extraordinary active volcano in a remote corner of Northern Tanzania. It’s eruptions freeze in mid-air within seconds of bursting from the earth’s bowels, only to shatter and rain down like hailstones...

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Kitengela Mbuni Runners

Gone are the days when Kitengela residents had to go to Nairobi for banking, shopping, working out at a gym, or to join a running club. Kitengela Mbuni Runners, a local running group, serves...

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The Giraffe Centre

The Giraffe Centre is one of a handful of conservation centres in the world that breed the endangered Rothschild’s Giraffe in captivity and reintroduces them into the wild, helping reverse the downward spiral in their...

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Bomas of Kenya

When Barrack Obama Sr. conceived and planned the establishment of Bomas of Kenya in 1971 to showcase Kenya’s traditional homesteads, he probably never envisioned it’s evolution into a meeting point of the past and...