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#StayAtHomeTZ with Hellofood & TV1

Imagine this: It’s a lazy Saturday after a very long week, and all you want to do is stay home in front of some good TV. You settle down on your couch, under some comfortable covers, and start to surf the channels for something good to watch. You finally find it and settle in for … Continue reading #StayAtHomeTZ with Hellofood & TV1

Things to Do in Johannesburg: Ride the City Sightseeing Joburg Bus

In my last post, I wrote about my experience of flying from Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg on Fastjet,  Africa’s new low-cost airline. In that post, I promised to one day tell you more about what I saw and did while I was in Johannesburg, so that’s what I would like to do today. I … Continue reading Things to Do in Johannesburg: Ride the City Sightseeing Joburg Bus

Flying Fastjet from Dar-es-Salaam to Johannesburg

The furthest south I’d ever been in Africa was Tanzania…and it was beginning to irk me! I was born in East Africa and had been living there for the past 12 years; I grew up in West Africa and had traveled there quite a bit; although I had never been to North Africa, I had … Continue reading Flying Fastjet from Dar-es-Salaam to Johannesburg

Dar es Salaam’s Unusual Bingo Hall: Upanga Club

Of all the things you  might expect to do in Dar es Salaam, I’m pretty sure you don’t have playing bingo on your list. What would you say then if I told you that there is a super-fun bingo night every Friday at a very unexpected place? That’s what I’d like to tell you about … Continue reading Dar es Salaam’s Unusual Bingo Hall: Upanga Club

Fun in Morogoro, Tanzania: The Rock Garden

Rock Garden Boma Road, Morogoro Tel: +255-715-953234 Facebook.com/RockGardenMorogoro We left Tan-Swiss Lodge early on a Saturday morning as the check-out time required (see my previous post if you don’t know what I am talking about). We were headed back to Dar es Salaam. It was the middle of the weekend and frankly, I wasn’t ready … Continue reading Fun in Morogoro, Tanzania: The Rock Garden

Mikumi National Park, Tanzania: An Undervalued Gem

For many people in the word, East Africa and safaris go hand in hand. It is no wonder, therefore, that many first-time visitors to Tanzania, have going on safari as a top priority when they visit the country. Unbeknownst to many, Tanzania is the 31st largest country in the world, so if your business to … Continue reading Mikumi National Park, Tanzania: An Undervalued Gem

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