Culture

Top Five Reasons To Visit Kenya

Number One:  WILDLIFE

Slip away and immerse into a country which boasts the very best in wildlife. Whether it be a sanctuary or safari, there is no better place to experience the renowned Big Five. The elephant, African buffalo, leopard, lion, and rhino make up this exclusive group. Safaris are plentiful in Kenya and throughout Africa, but how you experience these intimate moments with such majestic beasts, matters. With SKYIN, regardless of what you do, we seek to make the very most of these adventures.

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Jessica’s Journey across Kenya with SKYIN

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It’s here. Kenya is here! I have been traveling internationally since I was 14 years of age. Ever since I began to explore the world, I became addicted beyond words. The continent of Africa has always been my ultimate goal, especially given the career choice I have selected.

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Through the Lens of a Local

Let’s face it. Venturing into the unknown can be full of trepidation. As you step away from your known surroundings to roam the streets of an adventure, it is always comforting knowing at day’s end, a hotel welcomes you back with familiarity. Especially if you are used to the accoutrements of housekeeping, room service, and Belgian chocolates on a pillow at turn-down. But are you truly getting the full experience of what the country has to offer by sheltering yourself at a hotel?

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The Beautiful City of Mombasa

Just the whisper of the name evokes mystery and magical imagery. While less known than other regions within Kenya, Mombasa is the second largest province, nicknamed the “white and blue city” resting on the southeastern side near the Indian Ocean.

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Life of the Maasai

Known for their traditional cow dung mud huts, drinking cow’s blood, dressing in colorful tribal clothing, high jumping skills, and living only amongst their own kind in remote areas; the Maasai culture is one of the most recognized and famous tribes throughout Africa. Shaded hues of rich, red cloth drape the noble tribesmen of the Maasai distinguishing these fearless warriors from other people throughout Africa. Adorned with beautiful hand-crafted accessories and body ornaments, they wear these trinkets to reflect their identity, achievements, and status amongst their community.

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Kenyan Culture

The culture of Kenya is a result of people migrating from numerous countries across the world. Kenya is primarily Christian (over 80%) with a small fraction of other religions. This vast array of religions feeds into the diverse yet accepting population which reside in this country. Kenya is made up of 42 tribes and while their villages embrace the modern world, they are also rooted in the simplicity of it as well. Kenyans tend to focus on engaging people from all parts of the world.

The people of Kenya make it an amazing place to visit!

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Why Travel Like a Local

There are many ways to experience Kenya. One can seek luxury accommodations with a five star hotel or lodge or pursue a more frugal approach through discounted venues or hostels. Yet another option exists and awaits for the adventurous traveler.

This opportunity is to travel like a local, in ways only a true local could!

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