Monthly Archives: June 2013


The perfect suit

To make a good impression in business, you don’t have to buy an expensive suit, but it does pay to get the fit just right. Olive Gachara gives her top…


Made in Africa

Africa is still largely considered by the outside world as little more than an exporter of primary raw products to industrialised countries and the importer of finished goods from abroad….



A warm welcome to you aboard Kenya Airways. We’re delighted to feature Kenya Airways’ latest destination in this issue of msafiri. Abu Dhabi is the second Middle Eastern city served…


What’s on…

Did you know? Calories burned by a rider per day at the Tour de France: 5900 average, 9000 max! Tour de France Kenyan-born British cyclist Chris Froome will be among…


Talking point: Bright future

Rupi Mangat meets the ‘Lion Lights’ boy, Richard Turere, whose simple discovery has changed the lives of many. When Ted Turner, the founder of the first 24-hour cable news channel,…


Going out: Nairobi notebook

Jackson Biko is our man about town. Can you locate the Republic of Moldova on the map? Neither could I. It’s a little landlocked country, tucked between Romania and Ukraine….


Sleep well: Elsamere

A stay at Elsamere, the former home of George and Joy Adamson, with its views of Lake Naivasha and its unique and fascinating history is an experience to savour. And…


Live well: Stop jetlag in its tracks

If you travel on business you don’t want to waste time dealing with jet lag. Cora Lydon’s tips will help you to synch body and destination to make best use…


Family matters: Mister Fix It?

msafiri’s regular columnist Jackson Biko sees himself as more of a hunter-gatherer It came in four wide, thin boxes. The boxes contained parts, screws, bolts, nuts and things, all numbered…


Global marketplace

With 60 destinations as well as our codeshare routes, Kenya Airways is taking you to more places than ever before. Global Marketplace brings you the best finds from KQ’s network….