About a month ago, I finally came back from Tanzania. Those were the shortest 5 weeks I have ever experienced. To my friends and family it felt like months, personally it was more like one long day. Or rather, a holiday. Not surprisingly, everyone I’ve met since keeps asking one question – how’s Dar? Here’s the … More Discover Tanzania: Lessons from Dar (part 1)
You know it’s Valentine’s season when companies and brands advertise special offers with red hearts painted all over. And suddenly the tension in the air rises. Single people endure the highest pressure. Looking for a last-minute date on Tinder so that you’re not forever alone on the international lover’s day. And those in couples have … More Let’s Fall in Love (Or Not)
It’s a huge hall, a proper theatre. A larger than life stage sits at the front lifted towards the heavens. Even at the fifth row you’re still looked down upon. The red seats are soft and comfortable, with ample back support. And wide enough for most shapes and sizes.
TGIF. Thank God it’s February! Finally Njaanuary is over; those 100 days did not seem to end. Now we can chop our money and celebrate. Wine would be great. Who’s willing to buy? Anyone?
What you are about to witness, is the comeback of Kenyan music. … More Why Kenyan music is killing it
Few things in this world make me cry. Not even romantic movies like Titanic or Me Before You. The only exception is Aamir Khan’s Bollywood movies, Like Stars On Earth and 3 Idiots. I mean, how do you hold back tears with such emotional scenes?
I really don’t get the hype around the new year. Sure, it’s no longer 2016 and we won’t be writing it down anymore in our notebooks. But isn’t this just a new month, a new day. A continuation of yesterday? Anyway, the new year means it’s time to reflect upon what happened in the … More Remembering 2016
Have you ever heard a song that just won’t get out of your brain? You try get rid of it but it just won’t budge? Like that earworm in Spongebob Squarepants. The only way to survive is to listen and sing along to it every other minute, until it drives you and others crazy. People … More Songs of 2016
Have you ever travelled from Kenya to Tanzania by road? Alone? If you haven’t, then here is what to expect. The first stop is at Namanga border. Beautiful place. Green hills sit comfortably in the background. Their peaks are surprisingly high, kissing the ashy clouds above in a soft sensual way. Here you’ll be required … More Discover Tanzania: Travelling to Dar (by bus!)
It’s finally December which means we’re about to close this book chapter called 2016. No matter how crazy or listless your year has been so far, there’s still one more month to do things differently. It’s never too late to live the life you want. Here is new music from the previous month to inspire you to love hard, … More Music of the month – November 2016