A week at an all-inclusive resort promises idle, sunny days but it doesn’t usually spell adventure. After all, where’s the thrill of exploration when there’s a beach in easy reach of your bed, and all meals and drinks are served on site? But hold the piña coladas: resorts can offer much more than a do-nothing holiday.
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.