justrioba justrioba

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Discovering Africa๐ŸŒ  I'm a story telling traveler Travel writer ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช Feat:@bbcafrica 19/54 African countries

#fbf.. We are speaking #balanceforbetter into existence this year.

Happy international Women's Day.

Introducing to you one of the best conservancies I have ever been to. @olarroconservancy is part of the #maasaimara ecosystem.
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This was my mood the entire time I was at @olarrolodge
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Yes. I did ride this...(What do they call this thing again?) ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฏ
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Check my Maasai Mara Highlights for more on Olarro
#justriobainMaasaiMara ๐Ÿ“ท @travelwitheliud

Long time no posts on the feed.
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Balancing a full time job and creating travel content and having an actual life is a lot of work
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Anybody else needs 40 hours per day? ๐Ÿ“ท @travelwitheliud

I always ask this question at the beginning of the year.. let's just say my year just started ๐Ÿ˜
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what are your travel plans for 2019? are you excited? do you travel plans scare you? ๐ŸŒ
I'm planning to host a few trips and do a few travel solo trips ๐ŸŒ

"I love myself. The Quietest. Simplest. Most powerful revolution ever" - Nayirrah Waheed

My Mood after Kay of @theawkwardtraveller featured me on a list of 29 black amazing travel bloggers to inspire your travels, in honor of #blackhistorymonth. Peep the link on her bio. Follow all these travelers for epic travel content
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I celebrate all black travelers. I have been inspired and continue to be inspired by these men and women to pursue my passion for travel
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Also, This pic was for the gram. Behind the scenes I was rocking an orange life jacket that left me looking like a pumpkin ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ“ท @akenyannomad

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The kind of pictures you take after spending 8 hours on a boat taking unlimited bottles of adult juice ๐Ÿ˜
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Remember when I said I'd draft a breakdown of costs to Lamu Island? Well I just did incase you are wondering how much you'd spend if you decide to travel to Lamu.
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now run to justrioba.com and have a look because link is on bio as per usual.
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happy weekend folks! #justriobainLamu ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

Just passing by to say I have a new blog post on Justrioba.com. It's a little inspiration incase you ever want to travel to #LamuIsland. Peep the guide on my bio.
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Also, I don't know who needs to hear this but @officialkenyaairways have a 30% off discount their flights till 5th Feb. The validity of the tickets expires in Dec 2019. #notsponspored
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I'm just saving anyone that needs to travel this year from those indirect flights that will have you stopping in 5+ airports in different countries before getting to your actual destination ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚
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Eh. One day we will talk about how messy budget traveling is ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Kenya's passport is currently number 8 in Africa behind Seychelles, Mauritius, South Africa. Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland.
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Out of these countries that rank ahead of Kenya, we only need a visa to South Africa. Which is funny because South Africans can come to Kenya visa Free ๐Ÿ˜
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Anyway the ranking is great news because it means you can get your SA visa and travel by road to Lesotho and Swaziland and even Mozambique now that is visa free for Kenyans.
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Kenyans get to visit 36 countries in Africa Visa free/visa on arrival. I put up a list of all 72 countries a Kenyan passport holder gets to visit Visa free/voa. Well now it's 73 including Mozambique.
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which is good but whew! Traveling in Africa can be difficult with poor flight connections and unnecessary harassment in the name of "virgin passport" when crossing overland borders.
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Do you think I'm too hopeful to think that this will change in future now that more Africans are traveling in Africa?
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I said I wanted to travel with people I have never met and the response so far is everything!
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I'm looking forward to creating memories with some of you this year. ๐Ÿ’ƒ
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Meanwhile @iamthezuba launched an African travel podcast today! Like a podcast that promotes tourism within Africa by Africans! I was honored to be the first passenger on #mwendebwino podcast. ๐Ÿ’ƒ
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"When preparing toย travel, lay out all your clothes and all yourย money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money." Susan Heller.
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Incase anyone was wondering where the rest of my clothes are ๐Ÿ˜‚. Still working on the money though๐Ÿ˜
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Breakdown of costs, solo traveling in Lamu, things to do & affordable places to stay coming soon to blog posts near you
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Unrelated, if you know travelers/cool people based in Lesotho and Swaziland..please let me know below or DM me :) ๐ŸŒ
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