Cycling weekend

Cycling has been my all time favorite way to spend my weekends and even my free time. I have been to some amazing places, done what I can’t put price on, and above all I have made a lot of friends from my cycling. When on my bike all I feel is joy, from that wave you get from a fellow cyclist saying “…hi…” to the moment you meet fellow cyclists headed out to the same directions nothing compares to that joy. In Nairobi, there is a monthly meet up for cyclists where we all meet up at a designated … Continue reading Cycling weekend

Why Travel?

Whenever I bring up the idea of traveling to my friends, the question that follows is “…..why should we travel?” I always ask everyone that I meet “….why leave your comfortable home or familiar places,pack and travel to a new place or far place from home?” The answers are different from each individual that I ask the above question. It is also the same issue with my reasons to why I travel more often away from home. For me, travel is mainly because of a number of things that drive me to pack my bag, mark the calendar then go. … Continue reading Why Travel?

Riding into 2019

The year is just few days old and the calendar page is still fresh. However the year begun so well as usual thanks to an adventure idea that just came from the blue skies. My Travel blogger brother #TravelWithEliud called me with a plan to go cycling together with some of our friends at least to welcome the new year in a unique way, whom am I to say “No”? We met up in town on the 1st day of 2019 and headed off to Langata where we were to pick up our bikes and set out for the fun … Continue reading Riding into 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Happy new year of 2019!!!!!!!! 2018 was a great one filled with adventures and meeting new friends that I now count then as my great friends. I was also able to go to new destinations, got to meet some of you great supporters of this blog and got to learn from you how my small adventures have been helping you in taking up the journey of traveling to different destinations that I share in my blog and others got to share with me new destinations that came as suggestions. I believe that its just few words that I share through … Continue reading Happy New Year 2019

Happy Festive season

Dear Reader, It is that time of the year when we reflect on the year that has been and also its the time of cerebration. As the count down to the end of 2018 has begun, I write this simple letter to you my dearest reader, follower and subscribers of #ChinkuTravels blog. Thank you for always reading, following and also sharing my travel stories online. It is your continued support that makes me pick up my paper and pen to share my adventures and new destinations that I call #HiddenKenyanGems. I write this letter to celebrate your continued support that … Continue reading Happy Festive season

Tour Of Nairobi United Nations Office

Some few weeks I got an invitation to UN offices in Nairobi for a tour, at first I hesitated to reply in confirmation of my acceptance for the invite as couldn’t believe it. Someone said “… and change of place impart new vigor to the mind” I have known of the UN Tours at Nairobi offices but had never gone for one when such an opportunity came by who was I to say “No” ? “is it even possible for anyone to visit the United Nations offices if you are not a dignitary or head of state?” that is the … Continue reading Tour Of Nairobi United Nations Office

Don’t break, make it cheaper

Are you so worried on how you will spend or enjoy this festive season? Hotels, Transport even meals are on the higher ladder as the costs have escalated making everything expensive I believe that has made this festive season so expensive. Many people have lost hope of enjoying this festive season thanks to the high rates for hotel accommodation, hiring of cars or transport cost to most places has gone higher than the normal one. But who said traveling or enjoying this season should be expensive? Don’t break your pockets to hit on the high prices that have come with … Continue reading Don’t break, make it cheaper