Area Guides

Living in Gacuriro, Kigali

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

Gikondo, Kigali Areas

Gikondo

Gikondo is a neighbourhood in Kigali that’s sort of set off to the south side of the city. It’s mostly a residential area with a

Kabeza, Area Guides

Kabeza

When you went from the airport and into town, you passed Kabeza, a residential area overlooking the Remera hill. In many ways it’s an up-and-coming

Kacyiru, Living in Kigali

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

ViaVia Guesthouse, Kigali

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

Kimihurura

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

Living in Kiyovu, Kigali, Rwanda

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

Living in Nyamirambo, Kigali

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

Nyarutarama

Nyarutarama

If you are (for some reason) looking to get as far away from Kinyarwanda phrases, babies wrapped around their mothers, and people shouting ‘muzungu!’ at

Remera, Area Guide, Kigali

Remera

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, Area Guide, Kigali

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.

Living in Town, Kigali

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