We all know about the popular destinations to hit when it comes time to plan our next adventure. But the beauty of a travel journey is that there are no rules. Even if you’ve already visited a destination, there’s always a new gem to discover, one that you might repeat time and time again.
For Nairobi, Kenya native Sharon, even in her home country there are amazing hidden location gems to explore and one she loves to visit every chance she gets is Lamu island. The Swahili and Arab cultures on the island are similar to the vibes you’ll feel when visiting the more well known Zanzibar island – minus the super touristy crowds.
If Lamu wasn’t already on your radar, one look at Sharon’s breathtaking escape will have you adding it to your travel bucket list tonight.
A True Hidden Gem
Feel At Home
Fall in Love with Lamu
Don’t let the sleepy island vibes of Lamu fool you, there’s a lot to get into. From getting lost down the picturesque stone alleyways to snorkeling, island hopping and of course, eating, you will never be bored. Take a page from Sharon’s book and catch a ride on a traditional dhow at sunset, you’re guaranteed to fall in love.
Don’t Say Goodbye, Say See You Soon
Even as a local, Sharon can’t stay away from the vibes of Lamu. The people, the sights and the sounds are enough to draw you to this Kenyan paradise year after year. Who knows, Sharon might be there to greet you.