That Fast Boat to Sydney

(Johnny Cash? Really?) It’s interesting how, based off where you live, some places feel nearer to you than others — both physically, but also non-physically. While growing up in Kenya, Europe and the Middle East seemed only a stone throw away; the farthest our travel vision seemed to go was (maybe) North America. Naturally, then,…

Nairobi: A Celebration of Home

I’ve never seen Nairobi like this. I’m up thirty-two floors, looking down on the city from a helipad atop the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC). I’ve known this building to be one of our most distinct landmarks, but I’m now on it, so it’s pretty much out of the picture (pun unintended). I’ve never seen…