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Kenyas white sandy beaches – Diani Beach

December 18, 2017

After exploring Nairobi and going on game drives in the Maasai Mara, it was time for some relaxation. And who knew there were gorgeous white sandy beaches just a few hours from Nairobi? We chose to go to Diani Beach because it was supposed to have the nicest beaches in Kenya and we were not disappointed! Getting there There are a few different ways to get to Diani Beach from Nairobi: Go by car/or tour agency Fly with a plane…

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Fostering an elephant at the Elephant Orphanage

November 10, 2017

While we were in Kenya, we spent a few days in Nairobi, Kenya. Before going to Kenya, I researched a bit on what there is to do in Nairobi. One thing that came up right away was the Giraffe Center and the Giraffe Manor. While I don’t really have the money to afford a night at the Giraffe Manor (around 500€ per night), the Giraffe Center was a great alternative. I only found out about the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust…

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Feed Giraffes at the Giraffe Center in Nairobi

November 3, 2017

You have probably heard of the Giraffe Manor before, right? It’s this amazing hotel where you get to feed Giraffes through the windows and eat your breakfast while they stick their heads through the window. Of course, I had to google it but shortly after I realized that I did not have the kind of money to afford a night at that hotel. A great alternative to the Giraffe Manor is, however, the Giraffe Center. It is basically the same…

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Taking the SGR in Kenya from Nairobi to Mombasa

October 26, 2017

How to get from Nairobi to Mombasa There are a few different ways to get to Mombasa from Nairobi and vice versa: Go by car Fly with a plane Take the train  We decided for option Number 3 because it was the cheapest and most convenient way for us to go to Diani Beach/Mombasa. The SGR just opened in spring 2017 and a train ticket costs around 9$ (700KSH) one way per person (pretty cheap right?). If you, however, want…

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Going on Safari in the Maasai Mara

October 17, 2017

In a previous blog post, I have already told you a few things you should consider that will help you in planning your safari. In this blog post, however, I want to show you some pictures of the game drives and what a great experience this safari in the Maasai Mara in Kenya was for me. ↠ Day 1 ↞ Our guide/driver picked us up at 7 am in Nairobi. His name was Lenni and he was from a Maasai village in Kenya.…

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Ultimate guide to planning your safari in the Maasai Mara

October 2, 2017

Planning a safari can be a bit of work if you want to have a great experience. It took me a few days to decide on an agency for our safari in the Maasai Mara but all the effort was totally worth it in the end. To also make your safari an awesome experience, I want to give you some useful tips when planning your trip. ↠ 1. Decide on what you want to see and where you want to go.…

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