Category Archives: Travels

Family-friendly travel destinations in Kenya and beyond…

Camping and adventuring in Hell’s Gate

This weekend we went camping at Hell’s Gate National Park in Naivasha and had a blast! It’s been ages since we last visited the park, and I’ve been dying to check out the geothermal spa at Olkaria gate, so we … Continue reading

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On crash landings and sleeping in the airport (Thanks, JamboJet)

When I shared some photos on social media of my kids spending the night at the airport, a lot of you asked what happened. After our incredible Thanksgiving weekend at the coast, our family spent a horrible night at the airport in Mombasa. … Continue reading

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Holiday photos: Thanksgiving in Tiwi

Last weekend we went to Tiwi to celebrate Thanksgiving. We spent four incredible days watching the kids play, swimming in our shady pool, and eating our weight in delicious fresh seafood! Those of you who follow me on social media will know … Continue reading

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Our beach holiday in the Outer Banks, NC

We just got back from the Outer Banks in North Carolina, where we enjoyed a wonderful beach getaway with my best friend and her family. We spent the week enjoying marvelous sunrises, flying kites, and making (and destroying) sand castles. Here are a … Continue reading

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The best trick for coping with jet lag

Last year, we dealt with some pretty horrendous jet lag when we came to the U.S. In fact, Heidi never really got over it, and it was the start of a year of VERY LITTLE SLEEP. This year, I had … Continue reading

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Trip review: 4 airports, 3 continents, 2 kids, and 1 mommy

Last week, the girls and I embarked up on our annual trip to the U.S. As is usually the case, I flew alone with the two girls, and Jesse will join us later in the summer. Flying alone with two kids … Continue reading

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Away we go! Summer travel to the U.S.

Heidi, Claire and I are off on our epic trip to the U.S. to visit family for the summer. We’re leaving the cold, damp weather of Nairobi to enjoy some summertime heat and sunshine for a few weeks!

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Travelling with Toddlers – Roasted Montreal

I’m over at Roasted Montreal today, writing about what it’s like to travel with kids in Kenya. I was so excited when Michelle contacted me about her summer series featuring parents traveling with their kids all over the world!

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10 tips for camping in the rain

This weekend we went camping up in Ngare Ndare Forest, despite the ominous weather. We’ve been camping in the rain before, but I’m not going to lie, I was pretty nervous about this trip, given the flooding we experienced in Nairobi … Continue reading

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Hello long weekend!

What are you up to for the long weekend? We’re finally going camping in Ngare Ndare Forest – a place I’ve been dying to visit since I read about it on The Kenyan Camper a couple of years ago. There’s an … Continue reading

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