Kampala is a big city constantly being rebuilt, and the daily hustle and bustle show the vibrancy of the city that never sleeps.
The best places to relax are the beaches of Entebbe, a town in central Uganda, where you can chill on the weekend.
Kampala’s streets are full-field of different looks depending on where you find yourself, but the most interesting fact is that younger people are embracing more and more African prints. Nowadays the Kitenge is mostly trendy among younger Kampalans; for a couple of years ago, it was mainly reserved for older persons. More than 78% of the Ugandans are under 35, so it is very usual the presence of young people.
Watch the latest Kampala Fashion Week Highlights below:
Many young Ugandans are training themselves careers in design and tailoring, and the demand for locally hand-made designed jewelry and clothes has increased tremendously.
Daily you are sure to see Ugandans embracing colorful styles and changing constantly hairstyles; which perfectly merges together the trend of bright colors and big braids.
Watch the best tips in Kampala below:
In 2012 the first ever Kampala City Carnival came to life with exciting street cultural performances, local food and drinks, and of course parties. It is celebrated every first Sunday of October close to Uganda’s Independence day, the 9th October.
A small compilation of the Kampala Art Biennale below:
At any time of the day in Kampala, you can find one of the best street food: the Rolex. A Rolex is a fried egg previous mixed with tomato, onions, cabbage, and peppers, and finally wrapped in a chapati.