Posts Tagged "kampala"

THE KAMPALA WINE FAIR

This past Thursday; Ann, Harold and I had the absolute pleasure of attending the Kampala wine fair hosted by KWV wines at the Protea gardens having seen the flyer on Instagram. At 50,000ugx a ticket guests would get to sample 100 wine types, cheese and chocolate pairings as well as an opportunity to meet wine maker Jolze Van Wyk. With the ...

THE BEST ASIAN SPOTS IN KAMPALA

By Mike Milan

https://thegeekmechanic.com/ I first set foot in Africa in April 2015. I was sent by my company to Senegal/Burkina Faso for a 2-year training program. We have a subsidiary in Dakar but I’m going to have my training from Burkina Faso. I have a FIFO (Fly In Fly Out) contract. What it means is that I work ...

BURNA BOY KLA EXPERIENCE

KASANA EVENTS;THE BAD, THE UGLY,THE TERRIBLE . Another day another concert in Kampala. This time round Burna boy brought to us by what has now become the long suffering events company the not so sunny Kasana events.When I first saw the flyer on social media, I went ape shit with joy being a fan and all from way ...

BLANKETS AND WINE KAMPALA.

It took me a few good years but I finally made it to Blankets and wine Kla. I was always either away somewhere, unaware of it taking place due to my cave dwelling tendencies or just low on Fomo. This time though, I was determined to come through and have me some of whatever it is transpires there. A quarterly ...

AKA DOPE HOMECOMING

DOPE TIMES.DOPE VIBES.DOPE PEOPLE Ghile invited me out for the weekend; a godsend as my behind was looking mighty idle but not so disorderly that fine Friday night. The event; Aka Dope Homecoming. Aka Dope is a monthly event happening every first Friday. The initiative is the brain child of Kemiyindo Courtinho. She started the initiative to provide ...

THE GADDAFI MOSQUE TOUR.

If you’ve been in and around Kampala you’ve probably seen the beauty that is The Uganda National Mosque famously known as Gaddafi Mosque. What you probably didn’t know is that there’s a tour of the mosque offered by World Ventures Limited that includes the interior and a hike up the minaret that ...

KASUBI TOMBS TOUR

A CRYING SHAME! Last weekend I decided to hit the road SafeBoda style to check out the Kasubi tombs .I’ve always wanted to visit this place onaccount of how much I enjoy the always epic and entertaining Buganda culture. The Kasubi tombs is the burial site for ...

YAMASEN.

‘FARM TO TABLE’ JAPANESE RESTAURANT. Lynette and I were jonesing for some Sake after mulling over Japanese cuisine during one of our many random but scintillating conversations. We settled on Yamasen Restaurant in her neck of the woods. It’s one of those please make a reservation type places which I don’t mind, I like ...

KAMPALA.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE SEVEN ORIGINAL HILLS. In honor of Independence Day. I thought I’d do a post on my beautiful, chaotic, charismatic city Kampala. Months ago, I went on one of those sightseeing tours taking a very enjoyable ride in and around Kampala exploring what were and are the original hills that make up Kampala. These ...

L’AUTEUR.

There is this little place in Bukoto along Kira road i went to a few years back. It was a furniture and interior store at the time. It smelt divine on account of the scented candles. I liked it. I noticed the place had changed and was a restaurant now. L’auteur. I wanted to go check it out ...