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Community Online Shopping & Accommodation Guide 2020

Happy new year, dear reader! I hope you had an excellent holiday season and that 2020 is off to a wonderful start for you! Every so often, I publish a post sharing popular things that my readers buy online and places they book to stay through my site for when they travel. Since I haven’t done that in over a year, that’s what today’s post will be about. Why do I do this? Because I’ve noticed that many of you, my readers, are very much like me and each other, so I figure that what others in my reader community … Continue reading

8 Instagram Photos: Tanzania, Nature & the Ocean

About a little over a year ago, I told you that I was getting off Instagram after more than two and a half years of daily posting. I was resolute, certain that I could put the time I spent on Instagram to better use. But, oh the withdrawal I went through! Nonetheless, I ploughed through the withdrawal and made it out on the other side. I must admit, though, that I am very glad to tell you today that…I am back! So…in this post, I’ve got for you the best of my Instagram feed since I last wrote a post … Continue reading

5 Places to Stay in Nairobi for $50 or Less

A couple of months ago, I woke up to this message from a childhood friend who lives in Nairobi, Kenya: Ma soeur on dit quoi? [What’s up, my sister?] My friend F. in Tz [Tanzania] is coming for 4 nights end month and we’re looking for a BnB for her. How much did you guys pay per night where you stayed [the last time you were in Nairobi]? She was talking about Salmiya Place, which I told you about in this post. READ ALSO: Accommodation Guide for East Africa & Beyond I quickly responded to my friend’s message with the … Continue reading

Parting Shot: Instagram

Two years and eight months ago, almost to the day, I posted my very first picture on Instagram. Although, I still didn’t understand why anyone would be interested in seeing pictures of or posted by people they didn’t know, I gave in to the millennials in my life (you can read about that here) and hopped on to the Instagram bandwagon. Not only did I post my very first image that day, but I also determined to post a picture every day for the next year.🤦 One year turned into two and almost turned into three when I decided that, … Continue reading

Where to Stay in Stone Town for Every Budget: 36 Great Places

Are you wondering where to stay when you next visit Stone Town, Zanzibar? If so, you are in just the right place to find out. In this post, I tell you about 36 great places to stay. There is something for every budget! As I mentioned in my last post, I often like to say: you can do Zanzibar on any budget. When it comes to accommodation, you can very well splurge and stay in the lap of luxury at hotels such as the Park Hyatt Zanzibar or the Zanzibar Serena Hotel, but you can also find reputable places to … Continue reading

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