Tag Archives: Travel

Holiday photos: Thanksgiving in Watamu

We just got back last weekend from a really great trip to Watamu for Thanksgiving. We’ve never stayed at the north coast before – we’ve always been a Tiwi family! But wow, Watamu is amazing. We stayed in a really beautiful … Continue reading

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Tembea Kenya: enjoying all Nairobi has to offer

Last week we went to Nairobi National Park for Mashujaa Day. We love to go for a game drive and a picnic in the park on public holidays! We woke up early, packed some food and a few blankets, and … Continue reading

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Refreshed: a whole new Mommy

I’m back from an amazing weekend at the beach. It was sublime! I whiled away my time, enjoying the incredibly peaceful view from my verandah. I read a book. I watched a few movies. I SLEPT UNTIL 7AM. (Believe me, … Continue reading

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We made it!

Last week I flew on my own with both girls all the way to the US. Yet another epic journey. Flying with both girls on my own went surprisingly well.

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Happy weekend!

Happy Friday, everyone! Heidi, Claire and I are on our way to the U.S. to visit my family for the summer. The weather has been so cold and grim in Nairobi, and I can’t wait to enjoy some summer heat … Continue reading

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Places I long to go, but haven’t been to yet…

We love to travel, and always have. Even since we started a family, we pride ourselves on still getting out there and seeing what Kenya and the region have to offer. Admittedly, since having kids, we are much more likely to … Continue reading

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Cape Town notebook

Our family recently took a 10 day trip to Cape Town, South Africa. We visited so many amazing places! Jesse’s boss is located in Cape Town, so he was working during the week. Touristing on my own with the kids … Continue reading

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Weekend getaway: Punda Milias Nakuru Camp

I’ve been wanting to visit Punda Milias Nakuru Camp for a while now, so when Queen contacted me and offered us a free weekend at the camp, I was excited to take her up on her generosity! We headed out … Continue reading

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Greetings from Cape Town!

  The Wambugu family is on holiday in Cape Town, South Africa this week, enjoying the sights, the food, and the wine. To those of you who check in here regularly to read my ramblings, stay tuned because I’ll be … Continue reading

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Lunch on the road: Café Ubuntu

I’ve been hearing great things about Café Ubuntu in Maai Mahiu ever since Pop Up Nairobi decided to do a brunch there a few months back. (Incidentally, Pop Up Nairobi is another thing I’m dying to experience!) My friend Leonie and I … Continue reading

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