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  • Mario Rimardi

    Wish I had discovered InterNations before I relocated to Kenya. It's really helpful on both a private and a professional level.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Nairobi

Hello to all Americans in Nairobi! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Nairobi? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Nairobi which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: expat life in Nairobi is not just one long safari. The Kenyan capital is a sprawling city known for its bad reputation in terms of personal safety but luckily also for its culinary delights, the hospitality, a very active contemporary arts scene, its surrounding natural beauty, and much more! With the , navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in districts such as Brookside or Kileleshwa, which are about a 30-minute drive away from Nairobi’s center.

Although Nairobi has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Nairobi, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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    From United States of America, living in Nairobi
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    From United States of America, living in Nairobi
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    From United States of America, living in Nairobi
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    From United States of America, living in Nairobi
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    From United States of America, living in Nairobi

Meet other Americans in Nairobi

Connect at Our Events in Nairobi

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Nairobi. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Nairobi. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Nairobi.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Nairobi Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Nairobi expat forums. When you arrive in Nairobi, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Nairobi. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Nairobi to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

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    Nov 4, 8:22 AM
    Community member

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  • in Nairobi today and tommorrow
    10 replies
    Feb 16, 5:01 PM
    Community member

    Esleen, That work for me too.

  • Malaria?
    4 replies
    Feb 5, 10:14 PM
    Community member

    Christy, Nope I am not in Kenya at the moment but will be there on Feb 15th for two weeks. Hope we can meet while I am there. Cheers to y'all. JC

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Find People Who Share Your Passions

Aptly nicknamed the “Green City in the Sun”, Nairobi can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Nairobi? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Nairobi’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the Kenyan capital has to offer, from Uhuru Gardens, built in remembrance of Kenya’s struggle for independence, to Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage, which takes in elephant calves and rhinos orphaned by poaching, and much more.

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Nairobi and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Nairobi.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Nairobi and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Nairobi Community today!

Meet Fellow Americans in Nairobi at Our Events

Our community in Nairobi is also very active offline. Our InterNations Ambassadors organize regular events and various expat activities, e.g. a dinner in Nairobi’s hippest restaurant or an outing with other American expats to explore the Maasai Mara wildlife habitat. These activities are a casual way to get to know expats from the USA in your local community as well as Americans in Kenya nationwide. Interested? Simply become a member and we’ll be happy to welcome you among our Americans living in Nairobi!