Northern Kenya Series

Northern Kenya Series

Kenya /

Okay so remember those stunning images of Nina and Sebastian’s wedding shot in Maasai Mara by Jonas Peterson that went viral? Or when Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton at the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy? Or when Karen Blixen said she knew a song of Africa while in Africa? Well just this past Easter, the Duke […]

Exploring Cape town central city for the first time

Exploring Cape town central city for the first time

South Africa / Southern Africa /

Built in 1905 exactly 100 years before my birth there she stood in front of me, the Cape town City hall. When I was dropped off in front of this awe inspiring building, my friend Laetitia made sure to tell me that this was the place where Nelson Mandela gave his first speech after 27 […]

My trip to victoria falls

My trip to victoria falls

Zambia / Zimbabwe /

“It has never been seen before by European eyes, but scenes so wonderful must have been gazed upon by angels in flight.” Thus spoke Dr. David Livingstone, the first European to visit Mosi-oa- Tunya, which he named Victoria Falls. I cannot help but agree with him as setting eyes on the falls – Mosi -oa- […]

A day in Capetown with Tuwilika Shaimemanya

A day in Capetown with Tuwilika Shaimemanya

South Africa / Southern Africa /

Hi guys, I’m Tuwilika Shaimemanya of theeartsytype an architecture student living in Cape Town, South Africa. I’m originally from Windhoek, Namibia and I’ve recently moved to Cape Town and adopted the habit of documenting my travels and discoveries in this vibrant city, unique to our part in Africa. I hope to show you the magic […]

Jinja, Uganda’s adventure capital

Jinja, Uganda’s adventure capital

East Africa / Uganda /

Less than a two hour drive from Uganda’s capital, Kampala, lies what has quickly become my favourite city in Uganda- Jinja. A true melting pot of the best of Uganda, Jinja has a little something for everyone.   1. For the adventurous ones Jinja has become known as Uganda’s adventure capital, offering heart palpitations for […]

What to do in and around Harare

What to do in and around Harare

Zimbabwe /

Harare is the capital city of Zimbabwe. A landlocked country nestled in between South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana and Zambia. Zimbabwe is most famous for the Victoria Falls, known locally as the Smoke That Thunders; it is considered the largest waterfall in the world. To the east of Victoria Falls rests the gem called Harare, a […]

Breathtaking sights of Dakar

Breathtaking sights of Dakar

Senegal /

Dakar, being an Atlantic port on the Cape-Verde peninsula, is surrounded by water and offers beautiful locations. From the northern Yoff bay, to hotel and private beach La Voile d’Or, I’ll take you to the stunning beaches that will show the most breathtaking sights. On this sunny day, we are going to coastlines where you […]

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Buddhattitude Spa, Dakar

Senegal /

I loved Dakar but the traffic jams…my goodness, let’s not even talk about them. After spending 5/6 days in the Senegalese capital, I needed a little change in pace, a break from the hotel/taxi/exhibition/taxi/bottling/Exhibition/hotel routine. Before opting for a weekend in Saint-Louis, I treated myself to a relaxing afternoon. Without giving it much thought, I […]

The health benefits of Bissap

The health benefits of Bissap

Gastronomy / Lifestyle / Senegal /

Bissap (aka sobolo or zobo) might be the most popular drink in Senegal. It’s the local drink of choice closely tailed by ginger juice and bouye. North of the country during Ramadan in the Fouta region, this refreshment flows from taps when it’s time to break fast. Bissap is a drink made from a variety […]

Simone Café Dakar

Simone Café Dakar

Senegal /

You know how much I like discovering Dakar, its new spots and how much I love eating. I am taking you to Simone’s Café today. If you are feeling nostalgic about Starbucks coffee or the tea rooms of London you will be happy to find this Brazilian restaurant with amazing service and a mind blowing environment. […]