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Morning Walks, Solitude in Kigali

On Solitude in Kigali

I’ve spent quite a bit of time waxing poetic on the power of community in Kigali, as well as all the available social options our

Souvenir Shopping, Kigali

How to Spend a Layover in Kigali

Kigali International Airport, in all its renovated glory, is quickly becoming an important stopover for a lot of major international airlines in the region. In

Morning Walks, Solitude in Kigali

On Journeying Home

I spend an inordinate amount of time on planes. To be honest, I actually grew up on planes. My childhood was spent in the colorful

Ubumwe Grande, Best Views in Kigali

Notes from a Kigali Addict

I have just officially come back to Kigali, after being here on and off since 2012. Stepping outside of my home this evening, I was

Meeting People in Kigali

Have you just arrived in Kigali? Don’t know a single person here and want to make some friends? Or maybe, like me, you’ve been in

Muzungu Spotting

The Muzungu in Rwanda (M. rwandicus)

A genuine interest in the muzungu in Rwanda is evident within the local population, but a lack of proper understanding of the species has often

Weather in Kigali, Rwanda

Weather in Kigali

There are a couple of important things to say about the weather in Kigali. First, it has the best weather in the world (my opinion

Why Kigali is Paradise, Rwanda

Why Kigali is Paradise

The old Rwandan saying goes like this: ‘After God had created the world, He went back to Rwanda to rest.’ Personally, I suspect He created

Things to Pack for Kigali

Things to Pack for Kigali

If you were to ask me what to bring when moving to Kigali, I would tell you to stuff your suitcase with heavy-duty boots, mosquito

Electricity Box Thing

Utilising Utilities in Kigali

Sorry about the reasonably unexciting article that follows, but it’s the lack of these little bits of information that can cause frustration and we’re here