The food in Zanzibar can be summarized as follows: it is made to order – the food is cooked right after you order it which translates in at least half an hour, usually much more, of waiting for it. Not good if you are too hungry but it definitely is fresh. Zanzibari food is generally…
Nungwi, Bwejuu, Paje, Kendwa, Kiwengwa…. The most difficult part about organizing a holiday in Zanzibar is deciding which beach to visit. They are all beautiful and different from each other. If you don’t have a month at your disposal it inevitably means that you have to make a choice and each choice means that you…
If you have always wondered how the countryside of Zanzibar looks like, wonder no more because I have got you covered.
They seemed so exotic, I could’t stop taking pictures. However, I am somehow sure that I wouldn’t love living there.
Kendwa or Nungwi is a dilemma many travelers to Zanzibar face. Our first base on the island was Nungwi but just because most of the hotels in Kendwa were already fully booked. Being most of the top hotels there I assumed that this is the right place to be. In a hindsight I can tell…
Bumpy and dusty roads that are not worth of their name. Small square houses made of unplastered cement bricks. Doors are often a luxurious option or just an unnecessary ornament. Windows are covered with old newspapers, iron sheets or heavy discolored fabrics so that light can not penetrate the already gloomy rooms.
It is impossible to get bored in Zanzibar basically for two reasons.
The first is that the low tide happens twice a day and changes the beach dramatically. It is possible to walk toward the coral reed for hundreds
One of the life lessons I learned while traveling is that you don’t eat when you are hungry but when you find a (preferably nice) place to do so. One of
I never thought I would come back from Zanzibar with a door but yes, I did.
They are one of the major attractions in Stone Town and if you see a place without a door it’s probably because it has been sold to an eager collector.
The next morning I woke up soaked in sweat wondering how on earth am I going to fit my clothes for two weeks, books, hair dryer, epilator, chargers for 6 devices and accessories for the GoPro in just 15 kgs. I should add: 15 kgs and 36cm x 68cm measurment limit. On Coastal’s website they even specify that the pilot has a pocket size scale to check and that if the dimensions are larger the luggage won’t even go through the door of the cargo pod. Moments of panick.