The Comoros is an archipelago consisting of four islands, characterised by picturesque sandy beaches, the largest of which is Ngazidja (‘Grande Comore’), which is home to the Union capital and seat of the government, Moroni. The islands are located in the Indian Ocean, in the Mozambique Channel, just 200 miles off the east African coast. […]
Mogadishu, known locally as Xamar or Hamar, is the capital and most populous city of Somalia. Located in the coastal Banaadir region on the Indian Ocean, the city has served as an important port for millennia.
Combining class and sophistication and also Swahili with Italian, Malindi is, for many, the pick of Kenya’s resort towns. Italian chic is in evidence almost everywhere in Malindi, from its smart and inviting ristoranti and trattorie to coffee shops where the morning cappuccinos and espressos are always perfectly made to shops selling dazzlingly priced homeware. […]
Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Kenya and in Africa. The reserve is located in the Great Rift Valley in primarily open grassland. Nowhere in Africa is wildlife more abundant, and it is for this reason a visitor hardly misses to see the big five (buffalo, elephant, leopard, […]
Lodwar is the capital of Turkana county. Founded in 1933 when by trader named Shah Mohamed. Turkana county is known for intricately woven baskets ranging in size from minute to 100L size. Women at the market hawk wares such as brooms, baskets, makekas (woven sleeping mats), beads, and tire sandals.
Lamu is Kenya’s oldest continually inhabited town, and was one of the original Swahili settlements along coastal East Africa. Founded in 1370, it is the headquarters of Lamu County and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Homa Bay lies near Mount Homa (in the Luo language Got Marahuma or God Uma [“famous mountain”]) and Ruma National Park, the latter noted for Jackson’s hartebeests and roan antelope The government has also released reticulated giraffes into the park.
Nanyuki is famous for farms, ranches, game parks and wildlife conservancies in the region. It’s also the base for people seeking to climb Mount Kenya, the most famous landmark in the country. The Equator line passes 6.5 km south of this town. Nanyuki is a cosy venue for star gazing under the magnificent night sky.
Garissa is a market center and the commercial hub of the Garissa County. As the capital of Garissa County, Garissa is the seat of the County Government of Garissa as well as the County Assembly. The Bour-Algi Giraffe Sanctuary, situated 5 km south of Garissa, is home to endangered wildlife including the Rothschild giraffe, gerenuk […]
Isiolo is at the heart of Kenya, a crucial and strategic gateway between Northern and Southern Kenya. The Samburu, Buffalo Springs and Shaba National Reserves lie north of the town, while Lewa Downs reserve is located south of Isiolo. The Meru National Park lies in the North East of the town.