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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

52 East African Pictures: Good Eats, Cityscapes, Water Environments & More

Every now and then, I share some pictures with you in a post, and that is what I would like to do today!     What can you expect to find in this set of pictures? Lots of food photos, some skylines, water environments, of course, because I love hanging out near water and, unusually, quite a few photos of me. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, sorry for the repetition: I promise I am only sharing the best of my Instagram gallery, though. I hope you like them. Without further ado, here goes… No. 52: Crafts at … Continue reading

African Travel Blogs Award 2018: Please Vote for Me

Hello, Dear Reader! Last week, I had the pleasure of being nominated for CouponCode.Ng’s African Travel Blogs Award 2018. If you’ve never heard of it before, CouponCode.Ng is a website that operates in 9 countries and aims to save online shoppers money by bringing them the best deals and coupons for all their favourite web shops, in one place. I had never heard of CouponCode.Ng before this, but needless to say, I was very honored. Today, I would like to tell you a bit about the award and, hopefully, enlist your help in winning the competition. This is how it … Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Your Skin Glowing While Traveling

This post is a guest post by Emma Hanson. Although traveling is a great way to relax and enjoy your holidays, it brings a lot of change to your routine and surroundings. This sudden change often affects your skin badly and can leave it looking dull and tired. We obviously can’t take all our skincare products along on a trip or get hours of beauty sleep either, so what should one do to maintain that healthy skin glow when travelling? Here are a few easy tips for you that do not require much time or effort. Read through them and thank … Continue reading

Exploring the Ruins of Kilwa

Alternatively, you can organize a tour through a Kilwa tour operator such as Kilwa Islands Tour. Then again, you can also just inquire at your hotel! Final Thoughts on Visiting Kilwa I personally enjoyed visiting Kilwa very much, and just like Lushoto, I wonder why more people, especially those already in Tanzania, do not visit Kilwa. Although my main aim in visiting Kilwa was to see the ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani, I was also pleasantly surprised to discover a very calm and relaxing water environment which would be a pleasure to visit in and of itself, even without the historical … Continue reading