Category Archives: Dar es Salaam

40 “Summer” Photos Taken in Tanzania

Summer in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with peak travel season in Tanzania. This “summer"—I put that in quotes because it wasn’t actually summer in Tanzania but rather some of our cooler months—I did my fair share of traveling and exploration because my brother was visiting from the U.S., and I wanted to show him all the best that the country had to offer. We discovered some beautiful places in Dar es Salaam where I live—you will see many pictures of the Protea Hotel Dar es Salaam Amani Beach in this post—but we also took a 3-week road trip that took … Continue reading

Uber in Johannesburg & Dar es Salaam

This post is about Uber in several locales in Africa: Uber Johannesburg and Uber in Dar es Salaam. For Uber in each of these locales, simply click the corresponding link below to jump to the relevant section. Uber Johannesburg Uber Johannesburg Prices As I mentioned in this post, Johannesburg and Pretoria are served by 5 main types of Uber service: Uber X, Uber Black, Uber Van, Uber Assist, and Uber X VIP. Here’s a short description of how these services are different and how many passengers the cars for each service can carry: UberX – affordable everyday rides (max: 4 people) … Continue reading

21 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 a lot about hotels in Dar es Salaam. I won’t keep you waiting. Let’s get right to it! Luxury Hotel Dar es Salaam Let’s start with Dar es Salaam’s luxury hotels. Dar es Salaam Hotel #1: Sea Cliff Hotel (Luxury Hotel Dar es Salaam) My absolute favorite place in the whole of Dar es Salaam is the upper outdoor deck at the Karambezi Café located … Continue reading

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

Did you come to this post looking for the Mr Price Home Kenya Instagram account? If so, here you go! Mr Price Home Kenya Instagram Mr Price Home Kenya does not have an Instagram account specifically for Mr Price Home stores in Kenya. To find Mr Price Home Kenya on Instagram, go to the main Mr Price Home Instagram account, which is @mrp_home. 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. About a little over a year ago, I told you that … Continue reading

Bolt vs. Uber: 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 your opinions! 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 to brag about. … Continue reading

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