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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?

Interview with Joost Reintjes, The Dutch ambassador of Kenya

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

Where to go birdwatching in Kenya?

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

Preparing for Kenya: the best Kenyan music!

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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

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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...

Photo essay: 28 things not to miss in Kenya

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

Hakuna Matata – Guide to Basic Swahili

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When traveling to Kenya it is useful to learn some Swahili (or kiswahili) language. Even though your pronunciation may not be perfect, knowledge of some basic...

There were no one goes: Visit Eliye Springs in Kenya (updated...

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 Eliye Springs is an oasis located on the sandy western shores of the Turkana lake in northern Kenya. It lies approximately 40 kilometres east...

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

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

How to arrange a budget Kenyan safari?

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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...