BoB vs. the Nile in Uganda

I felt water coming inside my lungs. I couldn’t breathe. Above me there was a large black shape. Our boat, I realized later. I...

Sleep Less, Dream More – Sleeping Above the Clouds: Mt Kilimanjaro

Climbing to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro was by far one of the most challenging adventures I have ever undertaken, and one which pushed...

Tips by a bird nerd for birdwatching in Kenya

Kenya is home to more than a thousand bird species - many are rare/threatened and most are beautiful. Birds can be found in all...

Photo essay: 28 things not to miss in Kenya

Kenya, a country with the most beautiful natural wonders, fascinating tribes and immense contrasts. We compiled a list of Things Not To Miss in...

5 best things to do in Lamu

Lamu is an island at the northern coastal area of Kenya, close to the Somalian border. It is an ideal destination for ending your trip...

Preparing for Kenya: the best Kenyan music!

Bunch of Backpackers selected the best Kenyan music to get you in the mood for your trip to magical Kenya! And if you're not...

Traveling Kenya on a budget

Kenya, the country of amazing wildlife, white-sand beaches and lively cities. Compared to other countries in Africa, Kenya's tourism is well-developed. Traveling around independently is...

How to arrange a budget Kenyan safari?

Kenya is one of the best places in the world to see large game and beautiful bird life. The experiences I’ve had on safari...

Interview with Joost Reintjes, The Dutch ambassador of Kenya

For the Kenya month of Bunch of Backpackers we asked Mr. Joost Reintjes, the Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya to answer some questions about traveling...