A weekend in Malta

A weekend in Malta

We had just returned from Nairobi and settled into life in Barcelona when I started itching to go on another trip.  With only a few months left in Europe,  I am doing my best to use my Schengen visa to its maximum capacity! I searched on the internet for ideas and one of the recommendations by [...]

Experiencing Nairobi (part 2)

Experiencing Nairobi (part 2)

The Nairobi Central Business District (CBD) tour  was the perfect way to begin my visit to Nairobi. Following this I then planned a few other activities which I did on separate days thus ensuring that I was able to discover Nairobi at a leisurely pace. Giraffes and Elephants in Nairobi Amongst the intense traffic and [...]

A “Matatu” experience

A “Matatu” experience

My ride aboard a Matatu, Kenya’s famed mode of public transport, was my absolute best experience in the 2 weeks I spent in Nairobi - vibrant, dynamic and full of fascinating surprises. Matatu’s are minibuses used for public transport. In East Africa, the minibuses were given the name Matatu from a Swahili name, short for [...]