Getting Seasick On A Zan Fast Ferries Zanzibar 2 Ferry

After a glorious 3 weeks in Zanzibar Island it was time to head back inland and visit some art and dance studios. I was a happy island girl, enjoying the sunsets, taking walks and making new friends. I spent time in Michamvi, Paje, Jambiani and Stone Town exploring and generally enjoying myself even though theContinue reading “Getting Seasick On A Zan Fast Ferries Zanzibar 2 Ferry”

Arusha To Dar Es Salaam By Bus: A Tale Of A Late Bus And Untruthful Agents.

After 2 months in Arusha, it was time to move on to Zanzibar and leave Arusha with its 3 seasons in a day kind of weather. They call it winter here but it is nothing compared to the winters I know. A winter where I only need a single light sweater to feel warm isContinue reading “Arusha To Dar Es Salaam By Bus: A Tale Of A Late Bus And Untruthful Agents.”

Expedited Swahili Lessons: Time Well Spent At Nyumba Ya Bibi Sebastiana in Maji Ya Chai

Everything that could go wrong had certainly gone wrong at this point. My mind was conflicted. Should I just head back home? But that stubborn streak in me adapted and reached out to a friend in South Africa who helped me find practical solutions. When life is moving too fast, life tends to find waysContinue reading “Expedited Swahili Lessons: Time Well Spent At Nyumba Ya Bibi Sebastiana in Maji Ya Chai”

Spotting A South African In A Foreign Country Through Popular South African Products

A few weeks ago I went out for drinks with my Tanzanian friend who I have never met but talked to her a lot online. When we met, she had other friends with her and introductions were made. Throughout our conversations, there was an accent that I recognized as South African but I wasn’t sureContinue reading “Spotting A South African In A Foreign Country Through Popular South African Products”

The Art Of Choosing The Right Bus: Traveling From Arusha To Moshi By Bus

The best experience of a city or a town is living and moving around like an average resident of that city. My movements around Arusha have been through the use of public transport and walking for shorter distances. After about a month of being in Arusha, a few days ago I took a 1 dayContinue reading “The Art Of Choosing The Right Bus: Traveling From Arusha To Moshi By Bus”

RwandAir: Of COVID Requirements And Cancelled Flights

A few months ago I made an impulsive decision to wrap up everything in South Africa and explore the possibility of living in different African cities. So 3 weeks ago,I finally booked my flight to Tanzania through RwandAir. Naturally that meant that I will have a connecting flight in Kigali , Rwanda. With most countriesContinue reading “RwandAir: Of COVID Requirements And Cancelled Flights”

Couture D’Afrique by #MBFWJ And Puma Select

ADAMA PARIS My favourite shows at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Joburg was Couture D’Afrique which featured 12 designers from the rest of Africa. I truly enjoyed Senegalise fashion designer Adama Paris‘ show with amazing headwraps and layering like I have never seen before. I loved the patterns and the styling really represents the modern woman thatContinue reading “Couture D’Afrique by #MBFWJ And Puma Select”

#SAMenswearWeek : Putting African Menswear Designers On The Map

His Closet “Our Closet” SA Menswear Week is putting African menswear designers on the international map. First of its kind in Africa it is surely going to encourage more young designers to get into designing for men as there are already a whole lot of womenswear fashion designers.  Designers from Nigerian, South Africa, Tanzania, AngolaContinue reading “#SAMenswearWeek : Putting African Menswear Designers On The Map”

Africa Reign: Bayda Daniel

Daniel Bayda is  the Founder and CEO of PAVIT-Karatu a non-profit organisation that aims to empower the youth through capacity building. Daniel is also an environmental conservationist. In 2011 he started planting fruit trees at different places in his district and he has planted over 200 fruit trees that range from mango to orange treeContinue reading “Africa Reign: Bayda Daniel”

Press Release: KIL FASHION BY GRACE WALLACE Re-brands Into GRACE WALLACE®

Fashion Designer Grace Wallace Announces Global Rebranding of Fashion Company in 2015. JOHANNESBURG — (TROPICS MEDIA GROUP) – KILIMANDJARO FASHION by GRACE WALLACE a wholly owned subsidiary of K-F Group Corp. officially kicks off the rebranding process of its company’s men’s and women’s apparel and ready-to-wear collections as GRACE WALLACE®. The official roll out of the nameContinue reading “Press Release: KIL FASHION BY GRACE WALLACE Re-brands Into GRACE WALLACE®”