Category Archives: Zanzibar

5 Hotel Recommendations for Stone Town, Zanzibar

As the end of the year rolls around and the holiday season approaches, despite the current circumstances, most of us can’t help but think of holiday travel. Maybe you are envisioning whiling away on a beautiful tropical island somewhere? Well, this is a real possibility given that Tanzania‘s borders are currently open to visitors and her COVID-related policies very tourist friendly. As I write, very few restrictions are in place for visitors coming into the country. Also, since our government declared us COVID-free many months ago, things here are pretty much life as usual. So…if that tropical island you are … Continue reading

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

Flights From Johannesburg to Zanzibar & Africa’s 100 Most Influential Women

This post was originally about the 100 most influential women in Africa, but since many of you come to this post while searching “flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar“, I decided to update this page to include information about that too. Flights From Johannesburg to Zanzibar Several airlines operate flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar including Mango, which has a direct flight. If you are interested in finding great deals on flights from Johannesburg to Zanzibar, enter your travel details below, and see what is available through Travelstart, Africa’s premier online travel agency. Travelstart Other airlines which fly between Johannesburg and … Continue reading

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

Are you wondering where to stay when you next visit Stone Town, Zanzibar? Perhaps you might be wondering, specifically, where to stay in Zanzibar on a budget. If so, you are in just the right place to find out. In this post, I tell you of 36 great places to stay. There is something for every one! Where to Stay in Stone Town, Zanzibar on a Budget: 36 Best Places Where to Stay in Stone Town, Zanzibar on a Budget: Shoestring (Under US$25 a night) No. Hotel Name Booking.com Guest Rating Lowest Price (USD) 1 Ten to Ten Stone Town … Continue reading

Tailor-Made Watamu Trips & 52 Pictures of Good Eats, Cityscapes & Water Environments in East Africa

This post was originally a compilation of some of the best East African pictures on my Instagram profile. Since many of you come to this post searching for information on “tailor-made Watamu trips”, though, I have updated this post to include information about that too. So jumping right in… Tailor-Made Watamu Trips: Where Is Watamu? Watamu is a small town located approximately 105 kilometers north of Mombasa and 15 kilometers south of Malindi on Kenya’s coast. It lies on a small headland between the Blue Lagoon and Watamu Bay. The main economic activities in Watamu are tourism and fishing. The … Continue reading

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