About Author: Kirsty

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A Canadian who left in 2001 to wander around the world in search of sun, beautiful views and goat brochettes. Found Kigali in July 2010 and it seems like the perfect fit. I expect to be here until I get kicked out for defiantly walking on the grass while wearing flip flops.

Posts by Kirsty

  • Justin is a Rwandan trainer who runs regular courses through his company Impact Route that help newcomers understand Rwandan culture and customs. You can learn […]

    Interview: Justin from Impact Route Rwanda

    Justin is a Rwandan trainer who runs regular courses through his company Impact Route that help newcomers understand Rwandan culture and customs. You can learn […]

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  • Billy’s Bistro inside the Century Park development in Nyarutarama seems to have emerged as a popular Kigali spot, especially for lunch. I’ve been meaning to […]

    Billy’s Bistro

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    Billy’s Bistro inside the Century Park development in Nyarutarama seems to have emerged as a popular Kigali spot, especially for lunch. I’ve been meaning to […]

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  • One of the things I really love about living in Kigali is that chain restaurants and fast food places haven’t (yet?) invaded. It’s really nice […]

    360 Degrees Pizza

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    One of the things I really love about living in Kigali is that chain restaurants and fast food places haven’t (yet?) invaded. It’s really nice […]

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  • Tourism people in Rwanda seem to have been making an effort over the past several years in an attempt to keep tourists in Kigali just […]

    Kigali Day Tours

    Tourism people in Rwanda seem to have been making an effort over the past several years in an attempt to keep tourists in Kigali just […]

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  • ViaVia offered me a complimentary stay in exchange for this review. Prices were correct at the time of publishing but check their website to verify. […]

    ViaVia Guesthouse

    ViaVia offered me a complimentary stay in exchange for this review. Prices were correct at the time of publishing but check their website to verify. […]

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  • Dine Divine is one of those places that would be easy to glance at and pass right by. I actually did that when I almost […]

    Dine Divine

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    Dine Divine is one of those places that would be easy to glance at and pass right by. I actually did that when I almost […]

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  • Gacuriro (GacuRIro, or GacuriRO? Or GacuLEEro?) is a neighbourhood that can be seen from the distance from many places in Kigali. It’s cookie-cutter houses line […]

    Gacuriro

    Gacuriro (GacuRIro, or GacuriRO? Or GacuLEEro?) is a neighbourhood that can be seen from the distance from many places in Kigali. It’s cookie-cutter houses line […]

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  • Kacyiru is the neighbourhood around the road stretching from Kigali Heights all the way down KG 7 Avenue to the US Embassy and a bit […]

    Kacyiru

    Kacyiru is the neighbourhood around the road stretching from Kigali Heights all the way down KG 7 Avenue to the US Embassy and a bit […]

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  • Chess Cafe is one of those places I really want to see succeed. It’s a tiny cafe located just off of the Car Free Zone […]

    Chess Cafe

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    Chess Cafe is one of those places I really want to see succeed. It’s a tiny cafe located just off of the Car Free Zone […]

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  • If it came down to the coolest-sounding name, we would all be living in Kibagabaga. Due to the fact that it’s so far way from […]

    Kibagabaga

    If it came down to the coolest-sounding name, we would all be living in Kibagabaga. Due to the fact that it’s so far way from […]

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  • Kimihurura (‘Kimi’) is a very popular area of town for foreigners. Maybe it’s the central location or the nice houses or the multiple restaurants to […]

    Kimihurura

    Kimihurura (‘Kimi’) is a very popular area of town for foreigners. Maybe it’s the central location or the nice houses or the multiple restaurants to […]

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  • I’m a total sucker for Middle Eastern food and I was hoping to visit Terra Caffe when I was in Kigali back in March. But, […]

    Terra Caffe

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    I’m a total sucker for Middle Eastern food and I was hoping to visit Terra Caffe when I was in Kigali back in March. But, […]

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  • Kiyovu stretches from UTC at the top of the hill down to Cercle Sportif, passing plenty of restaurants, hotels, President Kagame’s house, and a bunch […]

    Kiyovu

    Kiyovu stretches from UTC at the top of the hill down to Cercle Sportif, passing plenty of restaurants, hotels, President Kagame’s house, and a bunch […]

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  • Nyamirambo is a pretty diverse and stretched-out neighborhood, encompassing the southwestern corner of Kigali – and a huge corner, at that! It’s a big place […]

    Nyamirambo

    Nyamirambo is a pretty diverse and stretched-out neighborhood, encompassing the southwestern corner of Kigali – and a huge corner, at that! It’s a big place […]

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  • Remera’s got a lot going for it. Greeting you when you arrive from the airport with cheap guests houses and plenty of variety in eating […]

    Remera & Kisimenti

    Remera’s got a lot going for it. Greeting you when you arrive from the airport with cheap guests houses and plenty of variety in eating […]

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