Nairobi is known as the green city in the sun for good reason. After all, despite developing at a dizzying pace, it but still boasts areas of serene forest and sprawling savannah where visitors can get up close to some of Kenya’s famed safari species. Here are the top five places to spot Nairobi wildlife.
Lonely Planet Local Clementine Logan moved to Nairobi for a job in journalism over five years ago and hasn’t looked back. She compares the city to the coconuts sold in its bustling markets – tough to crack open but sweet inside. She says the tantalising mix of energetic city life and calming nature has helped make Nairobi home.
Nairobi's cafe culture has taken off in a big way, with visitors now being able to pick from a plethora of trendy cafes, each home to bold decor and menus to match. Whether you’re craving a cappuccino or simply want to sit back and watch the world go by, here are Nairobi's 10 best independent cafes.