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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?

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hakuna Matata – Guide to Basic Swahili

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...

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...

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...