Category Archives: Mombasa

Hotels in Bagamoyo and Mombasa & Nicolaus Club Bagamoyo Resort, Sibari Did you find this post after Googling ‘hotels Bagamoyo‘? If so, you are in the right place. This post has information about hotels in a couple of places, mostly on the Swahili Coast. First, I’ll tell you about Bagamoyo hotels, then Nicolaus Club Bagamoyo Resort, a resort hotel in Sibari, Italy, and lastly I will tell you about hotels in Mombasa, Kenya. Here goes… Hotels Bagamoyo For those of you who don’t know, Bagamoyo is a small beachside town of historical importance located about a 2-hour drive north of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest (though not capital) city. To … Continue reading

Tulia Spa & 8 Other Mombasa Hotel Spas That Are Worth Your While

Did you come to this post look for more information about Tulia Spa, the award-winning luxury spa in Mombasa. If so, you are in the right place. Let’s get right to it! Hotel With a Spa in Mombasa #1: Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa (Tulia Spa) Let me start this list with Tulia Spa Mombasa, an award-winning spa. Tulia Spa Mombasa, the spa at the Sarova Whitesands in Mombasa, is not only one of the best spas in Mombasa, but also in the whole of Kenya. In 2018, Tulia Spa Mombasa took two categories in the World Luxury Spa … Continue reading

Uber, the Holiday Season, and Dynamic Pricing

I had never used Uber until I wrote this post about Uber launching in Dar es Salaam. Since then, it has been a Godsend! With its attractive rates, and the fact that you can call for transportation at any time without necessarily knowing a specific taxi driver, or its great mapping tool which allows you to call for a ride even when you are not too sure how to describe where you are, I know I will be using Uber again and again. With the holiday season — and its many parties — upon us, call or schedule an Uber to drive you … Continue reading

Online Casinos in East Africa Are the Next Big Thing

If you are a regular reader you will know that bingo at the Upanga Club in Dar es Salaam has become a favourite Friday night out. But the Upanga Club is not the only place where you can experience the thrill of a cash win. Friday night is also not the only time when you can enjoy a spot of gambling excitement. South Africa’s big gambling resorts are, inevitably, what everyone thinks of whenever gambling and Africa are mentioned in the same sentence. But believe it or not, there is a lot more to Africa than just the bit at the bottom! … Continue reading

KWS Marine Park Tour Day 5: Back to Nairobi

It was the last day of the KWS marine park social media tour, and we were keenly aware of it. Instead of the gusto and excitement with which we’d woken up the past few days, on this last day, we were dragging our feet and barely talking to each other. We got up, had breakfast, and put our stuff together in preparation for the long journey ahead. The Itinerary Personally, I was a bit excited because I knew we were scheduled to drive through Tsavo East National Park on our way to Nairobi. Granted, we’d just be driving through, but I … Continue reading

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