Leisure time

Nairobi area

  • Sports

Swimming pool: too cold! they are freezing here! Forget it!

Sports centers … very expensive in Kenya and definately not worth it!

  • Culture

Museums: visit Karen Blixen’s home in Karen and make sure you watch Out of Africa before and after your visit. From the barracks : Bus 24 (from Bomas next to Galleria Shopping Mall)  to Hardy. Make sure you take the one to Hardy!! Read the post : Karen Blixen

Libraries: Alliance Française de Nairobi, is a comfortable place with good books and DVDs!

  • Game parks and Safaris

The Safari walk right next to the Langata Barracks. Make sure you have the work permit to pay only 1000 KSH

The Elephant orphanage Sheldrick Center: not that interesting when you can do other things

The Giraffe Centre : not that interesting when you can do other things

For the weekends : just enough time to visit the lakes

Go to Lake Nakuru and back: take a 2 hour matatu to Nakuru and visit Lake Nakuru National Park

Go to Lake Navaisha and back

Go to Lake Victoria the source of the Nile and back : take a 6 hour bus to Kisumu

Camping sites : 15 great places

Guest houses: 20 best Guest Houses in Nairobi

Secret Places: 10 secret places where you can enjoy Kenya like a Kenyan

Old towns: Kenya’s beautiful old towns

Reasons to fall in love with Kenya

Secrets of Kisumu

If you have three days off

Go to Maasai Mara : This company is the cheepest and the accomodation is very good. http://www.rhinotouristcamp.com/3daysmara.html

Go to Tsavo Reserve Park

For the holidays out of Nairobi four days minimum needed

Mombasa beaches: read the article Excursion to Washini Island


Mount Kenya; Xtrem adventures


Luxury hotels

African Eden : wow hotels in wow locations 

Out of Kenya

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