Just the other week I had a lengthy chat with Mark, a long time friend who's lived in Cape Town for decades as an expat. Our talk centered on what made each other's city the best one to live...
Nairobi city is not only a major hub for business, politics, education, entertainment or international meetings but also at the heart of Kenya's cultural heritage. With plenty of museums, theaters, monuments, art galleries and open-air markets all within the...
One of the most noticeable challenges an expat encounters just after settling into their host country is culture shock and soon they realize that this eventually burdens their communication with the locals. For a country like Kenya where Swahili is...
Everyone was born to become an expat but a few have managed to achieve this dignified course of life. The world has amazingly become so small that you can simply migrate to wherever you wish with less efforts. With...
Winding back the clock, I used to ask myself why my next-door neighbors Donald and Samantha from the US were very satisfied to live in a foreign country whose living conditions were far worse than where they came from....
Golf might not be popular compared to other sports (football, athletics, cricket) but it has been played in Kenya for more than a century. The sport was introduced in the country by the British colonialists as their exclusive sport...
Like in any other mega city, Nairobi's crime-stars sometimes make it an unsafe place to live. Their invisible crime traps have left victims fuming with all sorts of regrets but the main targets are first-time visitors, i.e. tourists. Earlier...
It's difficult to hop from one part of Nairobi to the other especially when you've got a serious appointment. The city's public transportation is very disorganized, congested with limited space for you and your belongings in addition to reckless...
With all my addiction to life in Uganda, I never thought of staying away from my homeland for this long. Despite leaving a few years ago, I am still a very proud Ugandan 100% without ducking. I always honour...
When the Daily Mail reported that Uganda is the most ethnically diverse country on the earth, I wasn't surprised. Having grown up in Kampala where all tribes converge, I witnessed first-hand how people from different ethnicities correlate without hatred....

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