Posts by Isabella Monson

Isabella Monson

Isabella Monson is a freelance journalist who writes travel pieces for newspapers and magazines in Nairobi. More recently she has begun writing a biography in Naivasha. After completing an Anthropology degree in London, Isabella returned to Kenya where her mother was raised. Following in her father’s footsteps, she decided to pursue a career in writing. Although she loves nothing more than to follow her globally nomadic tendencies, she finds there is always something to scribble about in Kenya. Nairobi especially supplies a torrent of fuel for the writing fire, and she recommends this dynamic city to any wayward traveler.

Adventure and Sport, Conservation

I have been floating on clouds. Literally as it turns out, because I managed to do the impossible, I managed to hitch a lift on a helicopter. And I have been floating on clouds ever since – metaphorically this time,


Africa Geographic