My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 1

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 1

Tanzania /

Jambo! It’s been well over a couple of months since I arrived home from my trip in Zanzibar. I’ve finally managed to pen down my experience and I hope it gets to help many of you carefully plan yours as well.   I embarked on my journey to Zanzibar on Christmas day last year, many would […]

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 2

My Solo trip to Zanzibar, Tanzania Part 2

Tanzania / The editorial choices /

Starting in from Stone Town   If I could describe Zanzibar to someone it would be that it is not like what I have seen on TV or in magazines, it was is so much more than I expected it to be. Every little detail in Stone Town was beautiful. The name Stone Town says […]

Turning Mountains into Anthills

Turning Mountains into Anthills

Kenya / Zoom on… /

I have dreamt of conquering Mount Kilimanjaro, but it is unrealistic to wake up one day and imagine myself fit enough to climb the highest mountain in Africa without any prior practice. But… I could opt to go and climb Mount Longonot. Located in Kenya’s Rift Valley, Mount Longonot was the perfect weekend activity to work […]

Fall In Love in Rwanda

Fall In Love in Rwanda

Rwanda /

It is no surprise that honeymoon destinations across Africa are becoming increasingly popular, and Rwanda is among the top countries of the list. Touring the land of a thousand hills, it is evident why Rwanda is a popular romantic getaway. Keep reading to see how you and your loved one can fall in love in […]

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwandan Culinary Specialties

Rwanda /

Rwanda is full of wonderful things to experience and its cuisine is certainly one of them. Whether you’re staying in a town or a village, you’ll have an amazing selection of traditional dishes to sample during your trip!   Beans   Beans are a staple food in Rwanda, with nearly 90% of the population eating them every day […]

What’s Brewing in Rwanda?

What’s Brewing in Rwanda?

Rwanda /

Although it is known as the land of a thousand hills, there is more to Rwanda than mountain gorillas and mountains. In the Western part of the country, lies Lake Kivu. Lake Kivu is shared between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. Along its Rwandan shores, there are various points to enjoy the Lake […]

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

Onomo Hotel in the Country of a Thousand and One hills

Rwanda /

In line with expanding its hotel chain on the African continent, the Onomo group set up shop in Rwanda last March. Nestled in the land of a thousand and one hills, Onomo has implanted itself just few minutes from the heart of the city of Kigali.   Rendez-vous in the Nyarugenge district in a chic […]

Falling Between the Borders

Falling Between the Borders

Rwanda /

On the border between Rwanda and Tanzania, are the majestic falls of Rusumo. Rusumo Falls are the largest in Rwanda, and currently, serve Rwanda in a variety of ways. The Falls are used for hydroelectricity, but, the falls also serve as a major tourist attraction in the Eastern region. Although the Falls are gorgeous, they […]

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

Top 10 Things To Do In Rwanda

Rwanda / The editorial choices /

Let me introduce you to Rwanda, nicknamed the country of a Thousand Hills! This is because of its hills (obviously), mountains and volcanoes in the west of the country. When Rwanda was a Kingdom, its royal capital was Le Nyanza. Today its capital is Kigali, the Silicon Valley of Africa!   Travelling in Rwanda is […]

Kigali in 12 Hours

Kigali in 12 Hours

Rwanda / Zoom on… /

Rwanda is front and centre when it comes to development in Africa, from placing a ban on plastic bags to ranking 6th on the World’s Economic Forum Gender Gap Report. It is evident that Rwanda is making a name for itself across different platforms, including tourism.   Although Kigali and wider Rwanda had a turbulent […]