Kenya Tag

New year’s adventure in Mombasa

13 Jan 2018, Posted by Verity Norman in Places, Travel Diary

Happy 2018! There’s nothing that helps you feel more like you “belong” in a place than hosting guests! We had such a fun couple of weeks over the holidays with a visit from my mum who came all the way from Cape Town to see…

Zain Verjee, Kenya’s builder of storytellers

23 Oct 2017, Posted by Fungai Tichawangana in People

Zain Verjee used to interview world presidents and other movers and shakers. She gave that up to help create a generation of informed and highly trained African journalists and multi-media storytellers.

A Kenyan welcome from Wyan, Wyan & Wyan

18 Oct 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Travel Diary

We arrived in Machakos, Kenya in August 2016 with too many heavy suitcases, some excitement tempered by bucket loads of anxiety. Nips was not yet one year old, and we were more than a little nervous about relocating to a place where we knew nobody…

Banana Farmhouse, Nairobi, Kenya #PlacesYouNeedToVisit

14 Sep 2017, Posted by Verity Norman in Places

When I’m feeling super stressed out from work or life or whatever, I put my mind back to our one night at Banana Farmhouse in Banana Hill, outside Nairobi. The night of our Nips’ second birthday. The night after a 4-flight trip from Cape Town…