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Vacations Vs. Staycations

Staycations are the new way to vacation! But what actually is a staycation, and what’s the difference between a vacation and a staycation? Simply put, a staycation is a vacation where you stay at home! For some, that means staying in and enjoying their local area during their vacation time, but for most, a staycation…

3 Major Differences Between Corporate Housing and Airbnb

Over the years, Airbnb has become a popular means for vacationers to find comfortable lodging. Unfortunately, it’s not rare for travelers and businesses alike to confuse the difference between corporate housing and Airbnb. As you’ll learn in the guide below, both are viable housing options, but for very different circumstances. Professional Atmosphere Most Airbnbs give…

12 Travel Safety Tips for Business Travelers

Business travel is a balance of being safe while sticking to your plans, but it’s often difficult to know whether you’re traveling as safely as possible. Therefore, it’s essential to keep safety a top priority when undertaking international business travel or domestic travel. Keep your important documents safe When traveling for work, you’re likely going…

Self-care Tips for Hospitality Workers

It isn’t a big secret that working in hospitality can get stressful. Of course, it can also be rewarding and incredibly fulfilling – but everyone in hospitality will have a day here and there when things get a little overwhelming. For those working the floor – that is, the waiters, bar staff, hosts, and anyone…

What are serviced apartments?

Serviced apartments are a relatively recent phenomenon in the country. They are fully furnished apartments that are equipped with kitchens and laundry facilities and can be booked for either one or two nights or for longer periods, say, when an employee relocates to a City for a work and requires an independent living experience. Some…

How to Get Rid of Social Media Addiction

How do you take back the reins of your life and curb your time on social media (and stop social media addiction)? Here are some steps to get started. 1. Think about Why You Want to Be on Social Media Everything we do in life is about intention: why do you want to do something?…

11 Ways to Feel Better Every Day

Some days are easy breezy. You wake up in a great mood, your hair looks terrific and the sun is shining. Other days you wake up and drink all the coffee, hate your clothes, stub your toe and wonder how you’re going to get through the day. To reduce the latter and increase the former,…

5 Productivity Tips You Can Adopt.

Living in a world like ours where the lifestyle can wear you out and leave you feeling unproductive and depressed, you must know the importance of finding the best routine that helps you be productive and get the work done. Here are a few productivity tips everyone can adopt to focus better and produce more…

6 Self-Help Methods to Help You Overcome Depression

Depression can last quite a long time, crippling a person’s ability to live their life. If you’re suffering from depression, you’re not alone – it is the most common mental health difficulty in the world for both men and women. Depression is not simply a matter of feeling sad. We all have “normal” periods of…

5 Obvious Signs You Need a Mental Break

With deadlines to meet, errands to run, a baby shower to attend, and a week of meals to prep, your life is based on responsibilities — and your level of stress is high because you always meet your deadlines. After all, you’re an adult who can function under all types of pressure. And who can…

Tips for Planning the Best Pool Party

Do you have your mind set on throwing a pool party destined to be a complete success? Now, there are several components to throwing a totally fun pool party, like putting together a list of essential items for a great pool party, how to find the best company that organizes swimming pool party rentals, choosing…

6 Health Benefits of Swimming You Never Knew About

Along with being fun, swimming is an aerobic exercise that can reduce the risk of chronic illnesses like high blood pressure and diabetes. Plus, swimming offers unique workout payoffs of its own. Here are six ways swimming can improve your health. 1. Swimming is a full-body workout You use big segments of both your upper…

Top Tourist Attractions in Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya’s capital and largest city, still conjures all the romance and adventure of its colorful colonial days. The city evolved from a humble camp for railway workers in 1899 to the capital of British East Africa by 1907. Today, Nairobi’s rich history and tribal culture is brought to life in its excellent museums. The…

Must-see Places in Nairobi When You Stay with Us

Nairobi is Kenya’s beating heart, an exciting, frenetic concrete jungle that counterpoints the untrammeled natural beauty to be found elsewhere in the country. If you’re interested in learning about Kenya’s culture and history, the city is home to a number of great stops including the extensive National Museum, and it’s also a great jumping off…

Staycations vs Traditional Vacations

Don’t fall for the myth that you need a traditional vacation to make it a real getaway. A staycation can be an even more relaxing choice when you weigh up the pros and cons. Vacations are great but they have some major downsides that aren’t a factor with staycations. Here are some of the big…

7 Amazing Benefits Romantic Getaways

Stress at work? No time for each other even on your anniversaries? Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Now is the time that as a couple, you both decide to take a romantic getaway. Taking a vacation is important because it helps in clearing your mind, assessing your emotional state, and replenishing your physical…

5 Ways to Give Better Holiday Gifts

Spending money on other people makes us feel better than buying things for ourselves, according to studies in the burgeoning field of money and happiness. That ought to make the holiday season, in all its gift-giving glory, truly the most wonderful time of the year. But research shows that gift givers often get it wrong,…

8 Ways to Get Into Festive Cheer

We get it – feeling merry and bright may not be easy for everyone. Between the coronavirus pandemic and the isolation as a result of strict safety & health measures, many of us may still find it difficult to think of ways to get into the Christmas spirit in 2021. Still, there are plenty of ways to find,…

6 Board Games to Play in an Apartment

Board games or bored of games? There are numerous great board games to play while staying in at home, but the question is, which one do you play first? We’ve created a top list of board games to play when you’re at home. Whether you’re with your family and friends, or you want to keep…

Top 9 Facts about the city of Nairobi

The city of Nairobi is fondly referred to as the green city under the sun. This is Kenya’s capital and the most populous city in the country. It has a population of 4.4 million people. The larger Nairobi metropolitan area has a population of 9.4 million people. It is also one of the 47 counties…

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5 Business Travel Tips for Your Serviced Apartment Stay

Are you planning a business trip and staying in a serviced apartment? Or thinking about booking a visit and switching from your typical hotel to try a serviced apartment instead? Read below to find out our top business travel tips for making the most of your serviced apartment stay. #1 Unwind in Your Own Private Accommodation…

5 Reasons why Serviced Apartments are Superior

Choosing accommodation for your business travel can be a stressful exercise. The lion’s share of hotels throughout the country offer little in terms of quality, comfort or space. In the hotel industry, every square-inch saved counts. More rooms means more custom and it’s ultimately you, the traveler, who suffers as a result. Time and again…

Why Serviced Apartments are the Best Choice

When it comes to booking a well-earned holiday in your dream location, finding the perfect holiday accommodation is crucial. Arriving at your destination of choice only to be handed the keys to an uninspired hotel room or cramped cottage can be the undoing of all your holiday plans. That’s why we recommend you join the…

How to Plan the Perfect Staycation

Staycations are increasingly an option that a lot of travelers opt for. What does it mean? A staycation is a holiday spent in one’s home country rather than abroad, involving day trips to local attractions. Staycations are great because you don’t have to worry about packing too much or travel expenses. They’re a great way to save money,…

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Benefits of Renting a Studio Apartment

The need for a simplified, minimalistic lifestyle is growing among college students. Balancing a rigorous class and lab schedule, social pressures, work responsibilities, study groups, travel, campus events and more can be very overwhelming for the average student. More and more young adults are finding it easier to streamline their lives and eliminate pressures like…

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6 Ways to Make the Most of Your Vacation

Vacation: That time when you can escape the stress of your everyday life and get some much-needed downtime. Your vacation is your time to fully relax and recharge — and if you don’t commit yourself to that, your time off may end up being completely counterproductive. There’s no way to control the flight delays, or…

5 Signs You Need to Take a Break Now

Everyone needs to take a break sometimes and yet many people leave their vacation time unused. Whether you plan a vacation, or a staycation, it’s important to take a break from the job, the routine, and the demands of life in order to keep stress levels in check. When you take a break, you’re not shirking responsibility….

Packing 101

How you pack plays a big role in the outcome of your trip. If you’ve ever arrived at your destination only to find your suitcase splattered with the remains of a toothpaste explosion, you know this to be true! To pack for a trip, you have to organize everything you’ll need while you’re away and…

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4 Reasons Why Serviced Apartments Are Superior

Although a hotel can provide all the luxuries, comfort and security, a long term stay in a hotel would not be economical at all. The best alternative to a hotel is a serviced apartment. Serviced apartments offer an added perk of hotel-like comforts during your long-term stay, and are becoming increasingly popular among travelers for…

Furnished studio apartments in Nairobi

Are you a  traveller? Perhaps you are in Nairobi on your way to a business meeting? At Norfolk towers we have furnished studio apartments in located in the heart of Kenya’s CBD. The studio apartment features a combined sitting area with two-seater & one- seater couches, a bedroom with a queen size bed, a shower cubicle…