5 Secrets of The Majestic Maasai Mara

Mysterious, alluring, seemingly endless, timeless, delightful, enigmatic, intimidating and yet sooo fascinating!! No, these are not the ‘secrets’, but just a few words that struggle to describe the world renowned Majestic Maasai Mara. It is stage setting for the most dramatic & amazing annual nature-driven survival event – The Great Migration, appropriately declared the 7th […]

Lessons from Climbing a Mountain

They say growth happens when you are out of your comfort zone. So cliché, yet so true and clearly applies across the board, whether in relationships, business, exercise, improving habits, skills, travel, parenting, career, tragedies, triumphs, etc. People tend to prefer what they like, when they like, how they like or who they like because […]

The Exes of Hiking

Hiking… is… Exhilarating! The end. 🙂 No, really? Yup! No matter which direction you decide to head out, it’s an Excursion… or if in a large group, an Expedition… an Exciting adventure of discovery (of the location, of flora, of fauna… even of oneself and ones hike-mates, too!). It’s undoubtedly going to involve ups and […]

Hiking in the County of Kajiado

Have you ever trailed a hiking group, panting to keep up and wondering where your legs are even though they still seem attached, somehow moving you forward??!! That was me, in Feb this year… a good friend convinced me to tag along, ostensibly to beef up the numbers and coz he’d heard I run marathons […]

The Transgender Rock County of Kitui

So… the ‘month of Looove’ and all its hype and blah, blah (depending…) is nearly over. Sigh, hope it was nearly as great as you planned it to be. Even if it wasn’t, start now and plan for next year! Meanwhile, it is at such times that some think that the other gender has it […]

Sunset City County of Kisumu

One month is nearly over and soon, it’ll start to get old to say ‘Happy New Year’! Indeed time doesn’t wait for us to catch up. Can you imagine that the flyers and requests floating my way are ‘whatsup for Valentine this year?’… and am thinking… already?? (we’re hardly over the Christmas blues)??!! Depending on […]

Surreptitious Delight Lake Turkana

So the holidays we take months (or years) to prepare for, plan, re-plan, save religiously for (or not), sacrifice, anticipate, excite about, use to inspire or bribe good behaviour in kids or spouse, and aaaall that etc… are over… at least for most… Alas!! And here we are again, in January (or Jan-worry, Njaa-nworry, etc.) […]

Papal Advice on Leisure

In less than one week’s time… (take a deep breath and hold…) one of the greatest religious leaders of our time, one Pope Francis will arrive in Kenya, making his very first visit to Africa as the Pontiff – Wow (ok, expel breath now, Phew)!! An ordinary man, with an extraordinary role in our world […]

The Place to be MACHAKOS

So the kids are home, and you know they’ve worked hard at school all term and you need to reward them, and bond in a fun environment, plus y’all need a break, right? And yet you don’t have the money or the time to go too far off. Well, how about you cruise outta town South-Eastward […]

Ndakaini Dam County of Muranga

Life is grrreat! J Don’t agree? Well… how would you feel if you had run the second 21km marathon of your life, alongside the Kenya ‘Greats and Up-comings’ and finished (yes, finished) in 02:39 hours, a whooole 6 minutes less than your first run?? See… now you agree… Great! I did, and though I wasn’t […]