The Best Beaches of Zanzibar: Bwejuu

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…

Zanzibar: One Day at Kendwa Beach

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…

Coastal Aviation and the 15 kgs Baggage Allowance

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.