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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

Get Ready for Your New Baby with an Amazon Baby Registry

In my last community accommodation & shopping guide, one of the services I mentioned that’s used by my readers is the Amazon Baby Registry service. Perhaps, it shouldn’t have been included in that guide because it is actually a free service, but no harm done since, after all, it’s somehow related to how you, my readers, shop online. Today, I’d like to tell you a little more about the service and how it could benefit you if you are expecting a child. But first, let’s get warmed up with a little video. Alright, now that we are warmed up, let me … Continue reading

Kasha Boutique Hotel & Other Great East African Finds on Booking.Com

This post is about Booking.com, my current favorite service through which to find and book accommodation whenever I travel. Happy new year, dear reader! I hope you had an awesome festive season and that your year is off to a great start. As we begin another year, which I am sure we all hope will be filled with fun, beautiful, amazing (travel) experiences and adventures, I want to take the time and tell you about my most memorable travel discovery of last year. It all began last summer as I was planning a 3-week family road trip across Tanzania. I … Continue reading

Community Shopping Guide: Menswear, Electronics, and More

In my last online shopping related post, I shared some of the most popular items that my readers bought on Amazon through my blog at that time. Today, in an effort to be more inclusive for my readers who don’t live in countries with Amazon storefronts, I present you a similar list, though this time also including products bought from Jumia, an African online store  for which I have been an affiliate for a little over a month. This post features menswear, electronics, and some other stuff…you’ll see. Enjoy! No. 1: Tobacco Men’s Derby Shoes (Menswear) In case you are wondering … Continue reading

Uber Johannesburg, Uganda, and Tanzania

This post was originally about the advent of Uber to Kampala, Uganda and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Many of you land on this post, though, after searching “Uber JHB”, so let me give you some information about Uber in Johannesburg (JHB) and Pretoria. Uber in Johannesburg (JHB) and Pretoria Uber is available in JHB and Pretoria. Here are the Uber services that serve those cities: Types of Uber Services Available in JHB & Pretoria UberX – affordable everyday rides (max: 4 people) Uber Black – premium rides in luxury cars (max: 4 people) Van – rides for groups up to 7 … Continue reading

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