There are two types of people in this world. The Folders and The Rollers. Here is a little bit of advice for those packing for a big journey.
Aside from the obvious items like music, books, snacks and lip balm, there are a few items I have learnt to always include in my carry on to ensure that I have a smooth journey. Here are the top 5 things on my packing list: Continue reading “Packing hacks for your carry on luggage.”
I had the privilege of peeking around in a Maasai village out in the middle of the Serengeti. I had met a few Maasai men and women in Arusha and spoken with many who had Maasai heritage however I had not spoken to anyone living completely isolated within the camps. Continue reading “Maasai.”
Mwanza truly surprised me.
Waking up on the bus, blurry eyed and a head full of sleep, my eyes where soon wide open in shock seeing the landscape that surrounded me! So different from what I had seen along the way.
I had heard Mwanza being referred to as the ‘city of rocks’…but this was crazy! To my left was the beautiful Lake Victoria and to my right were looming rock formations – with massive rocks seemingly balanced precariously atop one another. Seriously it looked like something out of the Flintstones cartoon!
The spice island of Zanzibar is like no other place you will ever experience. Here is some reasons why every traveler should experience this beautiful Island, specifically Stone Town. Continue reading “Stown Town, Zanzibar”
Venice is one of the most romantic city I have seen, maybe more so then Paris. Knowing the history of the place, it was apparently slightly raunchier then Paris in it’s day, if you can believe it. It is the city that brought us Casanova. It was also the original ‘red light district’ (not officially of course). Prostitutes in 15th Century Venice were obliged to go around topless all day. A bit over the top I think!
Los Angeles. It really is just as ridiculous as you could imagine. Here is a little window into the crazy reality that was my LA trip (in list form):
In true Africa tourism style I went on SAFARI. Safari is Swahili for journey so one will often hear people wishing you ‘safari njema’ (good journey) when you mention you going somewhere new. But when a Mzungu says ‘I am going on safari’ that can only mean one thing: Four days of early mornings, Serengeti massages (the roads are hella bumpy) and lots and lots of elephants! The four days where all incredible however there are a few moments which where breath taking, unbelievable and just down right unforgettable.
From Tokyo to Kyoto, Japan is unlike any other country. Here are some comparisons that I couldn’t help but make while I traveled around this beautiful country.