If you’re looking for local advice, our Matador destination experts may be able to help. This week we introduce you to jonnyontheroad — our go-to for all things Kenya.

Why I travel: Why do you breathe or eat or read or go to school?

Ideal place to watch the sunrise: After a 5 hour hike to the peak of Mt. Kenya

Tunes I rock out to: I groove to the sound of my bare feet on a long dirt road.

My neighborhood market in Kenya

jonnyontheroad speaks Swahili in addition to English, and he feels most immersed in a foreign culture when “living with a family and participating in every aspect of running the household. Especially when I’m slaughtering a goat for my Kenyan sister’s fifth birthday.”

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For more of jonnyontheroad’s writing, visit his blog, On.The.Road.

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