A City That Wakes Up At Bedtime! Let’s talk about a city in East Africa that never sleeps, let’s talk about the lively people and the vibrant energy. Let’s talk about the Crazy Crazy daily nightlife in the city of the glorious Pearl of Africa, Kampala. One might ask themselves, how is it possible to keep the night activities alive and exciting every day of the week? Since 77% of Uganda’s population is under the age of 25, Kampala city is predominantly inhabited and enjoyed by the younger population. Most of these decide to live in and around the city for purposes of convenience in

The ‘Adungu’ loop trek! Sound like the one you would try? Here are some fun facts! The Adungu loop trek is another one of the exciting walks that Trekking Timmy gives you a chance to experience in fun-filled Kampala city! First, the trek gets its name because the route is shaped like a local instrument called the Adungu (or Ekidongo or Ennenga) that was originally invented and most commonly used by the Alur people of North-Western Uganda. You can call it a locally improvised harp. DISCLAIMER: You will not be seeing any adungus on the trip but you can see one at the Uganda Museum

A trek around Kampala, anyone? Did you know that you could do more than just riding around in a taxi cab, taking a stroll in a tour van, or taking a daring trip on the city’s famous fast-moving motorbikes commonly referred to as “boda boda”? Trekking Timmy introduces your mind to explore the possibility of taking a walk around and through key landmarks, sites and places from which old tales can be retold and from rich historical information can be attained. Kampala is a city that bears such places and as a matter of fact, a majority of key place names such as roads, hospitals

Kampala before Covid-19 was a city that came to life at night! Kampala is predominantly full of predominantly younger revellers of the Ugandan population and for this reason, the city was known to get loud from the evening hours into the night, and especially on the weekends.   The ‘busyness’ of the city was not only limited to bars and nightclubs, but also other places like restaurants, cinema halls, shopping centres and even places of worship like churches that would have overnight prayer gatherings. Interestingly, the other “unobvious” places that would have large gatherings of people would be the small local restaurants and food stands

Hi, my name is Tim. I am a Kampala-based travel guide and I’m inviting you to join me this Easter Monday. 2nd April 2018, for a walking tour of Kampala City. The Easter Monday Challenge is 12km hike on a route I call the Colony Loop. Trekking is a fun and easy way to keep fit. It is also the best way to learn your way round the city. The trek will start and end at Red i Lounge in Lugogo (UMA Showgrounds). Everybody knows that Kampala was originally built on 7 hills. Did you know that it was designed to accommodate 500,000 people? Did