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Kenya is perfect for all types of travelers. Highlights of Kenya include going on a safari in Masai Mara, clubbing in Nairobi, admire gorgeous Central Island, a visit to Lamu and cycling in Hells Gate National Park. Kenya has some cool backpacker hostels, mostly based in Nairobi. They are perfect for meeting new travel friends and finding budget tours. Kenya is a great country for independent travelers. Don’t forget to check out the ‘Make a Plan’ section on this blog for loads of general backpacking tips. Are you ready for your Kenya adventure?

Where to go birdwatching in Kenya?

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

How to travel by bus to Lodwar (Kenya)

Traveling by bus to Lodwar, Kenya in the Turkana district is not for the fainthearted. In 2011 we took the road to the dry Turkana...

Photo essay: 28 things not to miss in Kenya

Kenya, a country with the most beautiful natural wonders, fascinating tribes and immense contrasts. Travel to remote Lake Turkana in the north, relax at...

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...

An open air tower of Wildebeeste in Lamu, Kenya

In 2011 I took a boat to a small island near the northeastern coast of Kenya: Lamu. Lamu is famous for its rich Swahili...

BoB’s amazing guide to Eldoret – Where to stay, what to...

In 2011, I traveled to Eldoret (Kenya) with two good friends for an internship in their university hospital. Before our trip, we searched the...

Hang out with pre-historic fish at the Central Island National Park

Central Island National Park, Lake Turkana - The Central Island National Park is located in Lake Turkana and is home to numerous volcanic craters....

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...

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...