Category Archives: Travel

How to Be a Blogger on the Road: Tips for Beginners

They say women are better than men at multitasking but, despite being a woman, I am a HORRIBLE multitasker! As a blogger who travels a lot, sadly, that means I am HORRIBLE at creating content while on the road. Today’s guest post, by Jack White, is as much for you as it is for me. Since some of you my readers are bloggers with a passion for travel too, today, let’s learn together how to maximize blogging productivity while we travel. I hope you learn something new. Enjoy! One of the biggest benefits of being a blogger is the flexibility. Bloggers … Continue reading How to Be a Blogger on the Road: Tips for Beginners

Booking.com: My Favorite Travel Discovery of Last Year

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 sort of stumbled across it by accident. After three amazing finds using this service, though, I think I can … Continue reading Booking.com: My Favorite Travel Discovery of Last Year

Ras Kutani, Kigamboni, Tanzania & 39 Other “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 Ras Kutani, Kigamboni, Tanzania & 39 Other “Summer” Photos Taken in Tanzania

Travellers Lodge Bagamoyo, Historical Sites & Other Things to Do in Bagamoyo, Tanzania

When you think of travel in Tanzania, you probably think of places like Ngorongoro, the Serengeti, and Zanzibar. Today, I would like to tell you about a historical little town, not far from Dar es Salaam called Bagamoyo. A Bit About Bagamoyo Bagamoyo, located 61 kilometers northeast of Dar es Salaam, is often incorrectly called the first capital of Tanzania. Although this is not correct, Bagamoyo got this reputation because it was the capital of colonial German East Africa, which consisted mainly of present-day mainland Tanzania, but also included present-day Rwanda and Burundi. Today, Bagamoyo is a a sleepy, slow town … Continue reading Travellers Lodge Bagamoyo, Historical Sites & Other Things to Do in Bagamoyo, Tanzania

Emirates Flight Sale

Last week, my phone was blowing up with pictures and videos from Business Class on one of Emirates’ A380 flights. I was GREEN with envy! The culprit was my youngest brother, who on a trip to Mauritius, not only flew on an Emirates A380 aircraft, which happens to be the largest passenger airliner in the world, but also got bumped up to Business Class on one of the flights there. Upon his return to Dar es Salaam, as you can only imagine, I could not hear the end of it! He kept using words like “spaceship-like”, “smooth”, “gigantic”, and “breathtaking” … Continue reading Emirates Flight Sale