Rough Guides, a respected travel guidebook has published its top travel destinations for 2017 and Nairobi has ranked as the third global city you should visit this year. The definitive list covers countries, cities and budget destinations.
The respective top 10 lists were compiled with the help of the publication’s on-the-road authors and expert in-house editors. They also unveiled their Rough Guides readers’ choice destinations. Lottie Gross, Web Editor at Rough Guides said, “It’s our biggest and most in-depth annual list yet.”
Confirming Nairobi’s credentials as a worthy 2017 travel destination, Rough Guides had this to say about the city:’Take time to stop in Nairobi before exploring Kenya’s national parks and beaches and you’ll uncover a creative city bursting with energy. This is Africa’s youngest metropolis, and one of its most exciting. If you’re looking for some of the most interesting artists and designers on the continent, you’ll find them here.’