Wendy Watta

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Lives In

Nairobi, Kenya

Education

  • Daystar University

  • Wendy Watta is a freelance travel writer based in Nairobi, Kenya, covering everything from adventure to hotels across Africa and beyond.
  • Wendy has written for Conde Nast Traveler, Afar, Fodors Travel, Seattle Times, Lonely Planet, Prior, and many other publications. She has contributed to numerous African in-flight magazines and was the editor of Nomad Africa for three years till 2021.
  • Wendy is a digital travel content creator who shares her adventures on Instagram and vlogs on Youtube and often hosts courses for African travel writers.

Experience

Wendy has been a travel writer for over six years and started contributing to TripSavvy in 2022. In Africa, she has traveled to countries such as Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, and South Africa.

Education

Wendy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communication and electronic media from Daystar University in Nairobi.

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