The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Kenya

Kenyan beadwork worn by a Samburu guide

Yes we absolutely love shopping for souvenirs when we travel around the world! Enjoy our recommendations for souvenirs to buy from Kenya, to remind you of your wonderful trip. Souvenirs From Kenya: Contents Beadwork | Bone & Horn Jewellery | Handmade Drums | Kazuri Beads | Maasai Blankets | Sarong-style Wraps | Soapstone Carvings | Spices ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Brian Jackman (Again)

Aah, safari! It’s making me a little antsy to realise that it’s been a good few years since our last safaris to Kenya and Tanzania, and even longer since we visited Botswana, another of our favourite safari destinations. There’s something so utterly compelling about visiting a place full of wildlife and flora, observing birds and ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Marcel Proust

"The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." Marcel Proust

As a student reading Marcel Proust’s À La Recherche Du Temps Perdu in French (alternatively translated as either ‘Remembrance of Things Past’ or ‘In Search of Lost Time’) I wasn’t a huge fan. His prose seemed interminable, his pace so languid as to be virtually at a stand still. I couldn’t bear it! The quote ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Brian Jackman

Today’s  quote is by Brian Jackman, a freelance writer with a love of wildlife and wild habitats, especially those of Africa. I think anyone who has been on an African safari can identify with his words… I took this image in Meru National Park in Kenya. The landscape is predominantly flat, punctuated by little kopjes ... Read more »