Africa

How to Enjoy Blissful Zanzibar Diving and Dining

By |January 17th, 2017

For dreamy beaches, fascinating history and exciting watersports, look no further than the African island of Zanzibar. For advice on where to go for Zanzibar diving, dining and culture, read on!

The funny thing about arriving on the island from Dar Es Salaam on mainland Tanzania is you need to go through customs and show your passport, […]

Up, Up and Away Over the Serengeti

By |December 30th, 2016

Over the summer I was in Africa and here are highlights from the mainland Tanzania leg of the trip, including a sunrise Serengeti hot air balloon flight and a jeep safari in an ancient volcanic crater.

Serengeti

Having already explored the Kenyan part of the Serengeti – the Maasai Mara – we entered Tanzania’s part, including the Ngorogoro […]

A Marvellous Maasai Mara Tour

By |September 11th, 2016

Like many people, it had long been a dream of mine to go on safari in Africa. After realising that it would be expensive and a hassle to try and organise the trip ourselves, Steeve and I decided to book a Dragoman tour of Kenya and Tanzania. This way, it would be cheaper and […]

Kissing Giraffes: A Nairobi Day Trip

By |August 7th, 2016

Many of the best places to visit in Kenya’s capital city Nairobi are in the suburb of Karen. Named after Karen Blixen, author of memoir-turned-movie Out of Africa, the attractions include her former home and some charming animal centres. For a Nairobi day trip, I recommend hiring a local taxi driver to give you the grand tour.

Giraffe Centre

The city’s traffic can […]

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