HAVING FUN ON A BUDGET.

 

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. Earl Nightingale

 

You have been working really hard trying to achieve your goals,the year is fast coming to an end and you feel like you need a break and take time to have fun, but there is a problem, you do not have enough funds to have fun.

Worry not, I am here to help you out.

You can actually have fun and rejuvenate without breaking the bank. You only need time . So, here’s places you can visit and enjoy time on your own or with your loved ones.

Kenya National Archives-Nairobi.

Its located right at the heart of Nairobi CBD. It contains historic photographs,Kenyan crafts and paintings.

Charges; 50 Kenya Shillings only.

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photo credits;google

Museum Hill Center-Nairobi

Entry is free. You get to enjoy the beautiful scenery.You tend to forget that you are in the city when you visit museum hill. You will have to pay to enter the museum though.

Museum hill is perfect for meditation,prayers,strolling,walking, bird viewing,enjoying the breathtaking nature and taking time to bond with nature. Nature never disappoints.

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Museum Hill 2017

Arboretum Gardens

If you are looking for a breath of fresh air, beautiful trees and ambiance, watching birds then this is the place to go. It’s the best place for relaxing,having a peaceful nature walk or picnic,and even for prayers.

It’s definitely the best place for meditation too!

Its located along State house road and costs only KSH 50 for entry.

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Section of arboretum

Judiciary Museums of Kenya-at the Supreme court of Kenya.

Last time I checked entry was free. Learn more about it at Judiciary museum of Kenya

It is located in the Eastern wing of the supreme court building basement and one of its kind in East Africa and beyond. It showcases the rich history of the judiciary. It features key documents and objects of great judicial heritage value.

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Judiciary Museums of Kenya

Karura Forest.

“Karura Forest is an urban forest in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The forest was gazetted in 1932 and is managed by the Kenya Forest Service in conjunction with the Friends of Karura Forest Community Forest Association. Karura Forest is 1,041 ha consisting of three parts separated by Limuru and Kiambu roads.”  Wikipedia

Activities one can undertake include;
• Forest walks
• Forest drives
• Bird watching
• Butterfly watching
• Cycling
• Running
• picnicking

Giraffe centre-Karen

Entry is Ksh 500 only. Get to feed giraffes and bond with them. Also,there is a beautiful nature trail you will enjoy your walk all through. You will view Ngong Hills at the end of the nature trail.

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Feeding a Giraffe at Giraffe Center

Uhuru Park

It’s a recreational park adjacent to the CBD. This place blossoms with activities over the weekends. From roller coaster rides, boat rides and so so much more. Entry to the park is free. To enjoy the rides will cost you though.

SPA DATES

For those who love to pamper themselves check out https://spadreaming.com/ and have a date with yourself. You can enjoy your me time or take your,squad and even family. The package depends on what you need. Activities include; pool,gym,sauna,steam,manicure,pedicure,massage,Jacuzzi,drinks and meals depending on the package you choose.

Mombasa

Travel to Mombasa for at least KSH 1000 via SGR and enjoy the experience.

While in Mombasa visit the beaches, Nyali,Pirates ;Visit the Fort Jesus at only KSH 200, Spoil yourself with a drink at English point Marina, Moorings and many other exotic joints. Learn about the culture of the people there. You can get hotels for as cheap as 1500 KSH.

What other places can you visit and have fun while on a budget?

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Standard Railway Gauge Terminus, Mombasa.

 

Sending love and light.

 

Cheers ♥♥♥♥♥