If you happen to be in Nairobi when a Sofar sounds is also planned, you cannot skip this! These are self-organized concerts in people’s homes. You pay an entrance fee and you can then enjoy music and culture in a different place.
The Taita Hills! Maybe a bit far for a weekend, but absolutely worthy! Put on hiking shoes, go into the mountains, enjoy the greenery and take a sporty weekend away. When you finally reached that breathtaking summit, you can go down abseiling and reward yourself with an ice cold Tuskertje! Moped through the region and especially check this article for more tips.
Lucas in Magadi. Jump (on the back) the engine of Lucas and be guided by the alien-like Magadi. Tear through the desert and struggle with the soft sand under your tires. Along the way, sand bites get a completely different meaning! Have you arrived at Lake Natron, nice! Making a campfire, roasting sausages, adding a beer and staring at those stars. Believe me, you don’t want to leave here after one night.
Nairobi does not really have entire shopping streets, but especially large malls in which the air conditioning is at its loudest and where you can find everything. The best known are Diamond Plaza, Westgate, Garden City and Two Rivers. The latter is especially popular because of the large clothing outlet and you will certainly leave the shop with a filled bag!
Sunsets at Lake Oloiden! This is the smaller brother of Lake Naivasha, but just as beautiful! Zebras and monkeys are hiding among all the trees and when evening falls, the sound of the crickets swells and the sun creates a red glow. Need I say more?