Category Archives: Dar es Salaam

20 Great Places to Stay in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Booking.com Did you come to this post looking for a good hotel in Dar es Salaam? If so, you are in the right place! As a long-time Dar es Salaam resident, I can tell you lots about hotels in Dar es Salaam. I won’t keep you waiting. Let’s get right to it! Dar es Salaam Hotel #1: Sea Cliff Hotel My absolute favorite place in the whole of Dar es Salaam is the upper outdoor deck at the Karambezi Café located at the Sea Cliff Hotel. Why? Because of the UNBEATABLE ocean views. This is a place I often take … Continue reading

Mr Price Kenya Instagram & 8 Instagram Photos of Tanzania, Nature & the Ocean

Did you come to this post looking for the Mr Price Kenya Instagram account? If so, here you go! Mr Price Kenya Instagram There is no specific Mr Price Kenya Instagram account, but you can find the general mrp Instagram account at the Instagram handle @mrpfashion. Mr Price Home Kenya Instagram If instead what you are looking for is the Mr Price Home Instagram page (again there is no specific one for Kenya), go to @mrp_home on Instagram. About a little over a year ago, I told you that I was getting off Instagram after more than two and a half … Continue reading

Uber vs. Bolt (Formerly Taxify): Which Do You Prefer?

This post contains my views on the Bolt vs Uber debate. Read what I have to say, then please share your thoughts in the comment section below. I can’t wait to hear what you have to say! I haven’t owned a car in more than 12 years. As you can probably imagine, I use more than my fair share of ride hailing services! But…I am not complaining. In fact, I am quite grateful. For most of those 12 years, ride hailing services didn’t exist where I live. And in my corner of the world, the public transportation system is nothing … 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

International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour in Dar es Salaam

This post is sponsored by the International Young Fashion Designers Show Case Tour. To find out more about how you too can sponsor a post on Chick About Town, go here. Last Friday, I had the pleasure of attending the International Young Fashion Designers Showcase Tour  held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, The Kilimanjaro in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania courtesy of my niece, popular Tanzanian fashion designer Kemi Kalikawe of Naledi Fashion. It was a night of beauty, creativity, and multiculturalism and, in this post, I’d like to tell you all about it. I will share photos and videos from … Continue reading

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