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

  • 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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  • This area of town is located sort of beside Kimihurura on the side of the same hill on the other side of the Convention Centre. […]

    Rugando

    This area of town is located sort of beside Kimihurura on the side of the same hill on the other side of the Convention Centre. […]

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  • Town is not really a place you live… it’s more of a mish mash of shops, banks, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. It’s got […]

    Town

    Town is not really a place you live… it’s more of a mish mash of shops, banks, hospitals, clinics, restaurants, cafes, and hotels. It’s got […]

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  • The Kigali Marriott invited me to try their Wine Down Wednesday event last week and I was intrigued! Knowing the weekly event is held at […]

    Wine Down Wednesday

    The Kigali Marriott invited me to try their Wine Down Wednesday event last week and I was intrigued! Knowing the weekly event is held at […]

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