Traffic Jam on Mombasa Road

The Jams of Nairobi

Nairobi is notorious for its jams. Unless you have your own helicopter, prepare for endless hours on the roads when visiting the city!

The Veranda Restaurant

Lovely garden restaurant in the outskirts of the Karen suburb of Nairobi

The Kafka Container

Attempting to bring a container into Kenya can give you several heart attacks, and is by no means a recommendable exercise for any sound-minded person who cares about his mental well-being. Had Franz Kafka been alive today, he would doubtlessly have agreed that Kenyan bureaucracy by far eclipses his nightmarish descriptions of their counterparts in the pre-WW1 Austro-Hungarian empire. Here's a step-by-step guide to experiencing a true Kafka process in the 21st century.

Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi

Nairobi City Guide: The Green City In The Sun

A quick City Guide to Nairobi. My summary of 3 years of living there, and of numerous visits later. This page was first posted on my web site in 2006, and has folowed the last 3 generations of my web site.