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Travel Etiquette for Tourists

There are some etiquette rules to being a tourist that are obvious, like being respectful and well-mannered to locals. But other rules are less obvious, and yet totally crucial to not only being a good tourist, but also a good human. There are pieces of travel etiquette that every tourist should follow no matter where they go….

9 Interesting Places to Visit in Nairobi

While most tourists flock the Kenyan Coastal region for Sandy beaches and the Maasai Mara for wildlife, Nairobi city is also a sight to behold on its own; a sheer beauty that is simply breathtaking, full of culture, historically rich and also boasts of a few wildlife parks and sanctuaries. From wild animals roaming so…

7 Key Benefits Of a Serviced Apartment

Modern travellers have diverse needs and preferences. Serviced apartments meet them by offering flexibility, comfort, and convenience while bridging the gap between hotels and apartments.  Below are the benefits of a serviced apartment: Regular accommodation providers are smaller compared to a serviced apartment. A typical one-bedroom service apartment is around twice the size of the…

7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Easter

Easter is celebrated as a joyous occasion and the Sunday prior is called Palm Sunday which marks the arrival of Jesus in Jerusalem. Various churches begin the celebration in the late hours of Saturday through a religious service called Easter Vigil. Non–religious celebrations include the tradition of Easter eggs, which represent fertility and birth, and…

5 Qualities that Make Serviced Apartments 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 this very…

4 key hospitality trends to look out for in 2024

Discover the most important hospitality trends and how they’re shaping guest experiences and hotel operations. 1.Guests want experiences, not productsWhat?Serviced apartments rates have been increasing due to inflation, dragging down guest satisfaction. So expectations have changed. Today’s guests and tourists expect both hyper-personalization and unique experiences. They want to feel special in return for the…

Top Travel Tips You Need To Know in 2024!

Are you gearing up for your next adventure in 2024? Whether you’re a seasoned globetrotter or a first-time explorer, staying updated on the latest travel tips is crucial for a seamless and enjoyable journey. Here are our top travel tips to ensure you’re a savvy and safe traveler in 2024. 1. Stay Informed with Travel…

Planning an Affordable Family Vacation

If you travel with kids, then you may have found cheap family vacations more difficult to arrange in recent years. The price hikes for trips during school breaks are well documented, but there’s also the steady upward trajectory of the costs of food, accommodation and entry to attractions, all of which add up when you…

5 THINGS TO PLAN BEFORE GOING ON A BUSINESS TRIP

Going on any business trip typically requires a lot of logistical planning. Traveling long haul can make small details even more important. From hotel accommodations to flights, everything must be properly organized. Here are 5 things to plan and organize when going on a long-haul business trip. Transportation A Kenya Airways plane at JKIA|pc: google…

How to Choose the Right Accommodation for Medical Tourism

Selecting suitable accommodation is a crucial decision when traveling abroad for medical reasons. A poor choice in lodging can exacerbate a patient’s health condition and pose serious risks. For instance, individuals recovering from cardiac or orthopedic surgery need to ensure their accommodation allows for avoiding stairs. Therefore, the patient has to be careful while making…

Things to do in Nairobi

The Things to do in Nairobi make Kenya one of the most attractive tourist destinations Africa. Each year millions of tourist visit the country to enjoy the cool beaches and amazing national parks. All tourists and visitors to Kenya will most likely have to pass through the capital Nairobi while visiting any of the national…

4 Amazing Alternatives to Hotels

Hotels are not your only option for temporary accommodation Finding a place to stay when you’re away from home may be an exciting and stressful experience. On the one hand, there’s the concept of staying somewhere new and taking a break, whether for work or pleasure; on the other, there’s the stress of finding somewhere…

12 Reasons to Tour The Nairobi National Museum

Nairobi National Museum holds some of Kenya’s and East Africa’s most recognized collections of history, culture, and art. The museum’s mission is to interpret Kenya’s legacy through appreciation and learning. A visit presents you with the beauty of its history, nature, culture, and current art. The East Africa and Uganda Natural History Society (now the…

The Kenyan Food Event Exhibition 2023

(Image courtesy: KFE) 5 – 7 SEPTEMBER 2023 | SARIT EXHIBITION CENTER | NAIROBI, KENYA The Kenyan Food Event (KFE) is the biggest exhibition serving the food and drink industry across East Africa. With the second edition taking place in September 2023 at the Sarit Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, this industry-leading event offers a pivotal…

Top 6 Serviced Apartments in Nairobi

Serviced Apartments are a great alternative to hotels and let you stay at the location of your choice while enjoying high-quality self-catering accommodation. A serviced apartment allows you greater privacy on your city break and provides excellent value for money and more space when compared with similar-specification hotels.The number of serviced apartments in Nairobi continues…

6 Must-Visit Museums in Nairobi

The various museums in Nairobi are often overlooked gems that offer a fascinating insight into Kenya’s history, culture, and traditions. The museums may not be stuffed full of ancient artifacts – those were all stolen and shipped away to Europe. But they’re charming and informative, and each one focuses on a unique aspect of Kenya’s…

7 Hotel Tips for the Business Traveler

You can’t control everything on your business trip, but you can create a setting you feel comfortable working in. This starts in your hotel room. Unpack Upon Arrival This is arguably the most common piece of advice you’ll hear when it comes to best business travel practices for hotels, and with good reason: It’s simple…

8 Unique Features of Serviced Apartments

Full service apartments have become an increasingly popular accommodation option for travelers. Unlike traditional hotels or rental apartments, a furnished serviced apartment offers the comfort and convenience of a home away from home. This growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for flexible and convenient accommodation options among business travelers, tourists, and ex-pats, as…

4 Tips for Finding the Ideal Serviced Apartment for You

Hotels aren‘t really suitable for a long-term stay. On the other hand, you don‘t want to spend your free time cleaning up after a long and exhausting working day. Individual living solutions with high living comfort are the happy medium. Serviced Apartments are the “golden mean” between the freedom and comfort of a furnished apartment…

4 Benefits of Taking Quick Getaways

Today with increasing financial constraints, which limit many people from taking longer, farther vacations, the quick getaway is a fantastic option. No need for many day-offs A quick getaway does not require taking a week’s worth of vacation days. It can be done over a long weekend or even just a normal two-day weekend. One…

The best neighborhoods in Nairobi for Expats

There are many welcoming neighborhoods in Nairobi where foreigners can settle down. Newcomers should become acquainted with the various neighborhoods and suburbs of the city in terms of housing, healthcare, transportation, and proximity to places of employment and educational institutions. Nairobi has neighborhoods that are better suited to different types of residents: single foreigners, families,…

6 Must-Have Amenities in Corporate Accommodation

Booking accommodation for business travelers isn’t the easiest of tasks. Whether it’s a fleeting last-minute conference or a long-anticipated extended trip, there are lots to consider when searching for perfect employee housing. Not only does your chosen accommodation need to align with your travel policy, but it should meet the individual needs and preferences of…

5 Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Easter

Easter is not just about one day where we celebrate Christ’s death and resurrection, but it is about remembering the entirety of his ministry and all the things he did leading up to that special day. It doesn’t have to be a mundane holiday where we eat the same food, dress up in special attire,…

Why March is National Women’s History Month

As recently as the 1970s, women’s history was virtually an unknown topic in the K-12 curriculum or in the general public consciousness. To address this situation, the Education Task Force of the Sonoma County (California) Commission on the Status of Women initiated a “Women’s History Week” celebration in 1978. The week of March 8th, International…

10 Essential Life Skills You Need in Adulthood

There are many life skills an individual can have or learn, however, WHO has laid down the top 10 essential life skills which everyone must learn for a better life. 1. Creative Thinking Creative thinking means thinking outside the box. It is the ability to think realistically and understand the logic between ideas. Learning how…

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3 Things to Look for In a New Office Space

If you run a business, creating a positive and productive workplace should be high on your list of priorities. If you’re new to the game and you’re on the lookout for suitable premises, or you’re worried that your workplace may be holding you back, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some tips to…

9 Interesting Fun Facts about February Babies

Here are nine exciting tidbits that you need to know about people born in February. 1. They’re less likely to be irritable A February baby is more likely to have a sweet temper than most other children. In a study of 400 people, scientists matched the personality type of the participants to the time of…

This is Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

When the clock strikes midnight signaling the start of a new year, many adults will have committed themselves to a New Year’s resolution. Whether it’s to lose weight, get out of debt, pursue a coveted hobby, socialize more, or something else, for many, making New Year’s resolutions is part of the festivities. And with so…

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. When traveling for work, you’re likely going to carry crucial documents –…

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,…

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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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How to Have a Fun Staycation during a Pandemic

While you’re taking precautions to keep yourself physically healthy, it’s also important to recognize ways to protect your mental and emotional health from the pandemic’s many stressors. Taking time off for a staycation (even if you aren’t physically going anywhere) can be just as beneficial to your health as a traditional one. Research has found…

How to survive Nairobi City

Nairobi is commonly known as the city in the sun and visiting for the first time can be a little overwhelming. Many first time visitors have been warned of many things like terrorist attacks, day time mugging and not asking directions from just about anyone. Since Nairobi can be a little confusing for first time…

BENEFITS OF STAYCATIONS THIS EASTER!

5 Benefits of Taking a Staycation Not many things in life compare to the joy you feel when you book a hotel and flight for your next adventure. Weekend getaways became increasingly popular for travelers on a budget and tight on time. Whether you’re a stay at home parent, university student, or working the 9-to-5…

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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…

6 Reasons why people choose serviced apartments over hotels.

Business travelers are increasingly looking for alternative accommodation solutions in order to stay more comfortably when away from home. More and more, business travelers are open to staying somewhere other than traditional chain hotels.  Business professionals, who are more than familiar with the drawbacks of continuously living out of suitcases while staying in traditional hotel…