Tag Archive | Expat

Adventure #7: Amboseli National Park

Adventure #7: Amboseli National Park

When I last wrote, I was in the UK recovering from an ankle injury. Sadly I’m still there! If you know me well, you probably know I suffer from the following problem: In other words, I get itchy feet and dislike being in one place for long periods of time….the good news is that I’ve […]

Adventure #6: Climbing Mount Longonot

Adventure #6: Climbing Mount Longonot

One of the great things about living in Nairobi is that there are just so many places that you can visit over a weekend or on a day trip. Without your own vehicle you’re basically screwed though as “public transport”, ie. matatus are hardly reliable and there is no direct route to the majority of […]

Adventure #5: Overlanding in South Africa (Part 1)

Adventure #5: Overlanding in South Africa (Part 1)

In April, I went to South Africa for 3 weeks. It was a last-minute affair (as per) and I realised I had only taken 1 day leave this year and that there were 3 bank holidays between mid-April and early May. Perfect excuse for a holiday! Since I still haven’t forgotten my student ways, I […]

Adventure #4: Ghana at Christmas time

Adventure #4: Ghana at Christmas time

As per usual, apologies for the lack of updates…this is a late post but nonetheless one that had to be written! I hope it allows you to understand (to some extent) why I love Ghana so much. Rather than head back to the UK for Christmas, I opted to stay in Africa and enjoy the […]

The story so far

So a week has passed since I last wrote. I can’t work out if a lot has happened or whether time is just flying by. Thanks for all your positive feedback by the way, let’s hope this blog can follow the last. Two weeks in and I’m still struggling to get my head around the […]

Karibu Kenya

Hello and welcome. For those of you that don’t already know, I have just started a new job with the British Council and Nairobi, Kenya will be my home for the next two years. Yep, I’m making my African dream come true! Thank you for all the well-wishes and the support over the past month […]