Family Thai Dinner At Chaophraya

This restaurant is in a wonderful location with gorgeous views of the Edinburgh castle in the background not sure why I had never been there before. The ambience at Chaophraya is such a vibe. Thank goodness we booked a table because it was jam-packed in there, we didn’t have to wait for ages to get…

A Crispy Fish Supper at the Newhaven Fish Market

Edinburgh has got such a dynamic mix of different types of food options that it is difficult to eat everywhere but I knew exactly where to go for fish and chips. Newhaven has a long history of fishing dating back to the 18th century and as much as some things have changed other things stay…

A Floral Wimbledon Theme at Tigerlily

Plans to go and watch the Wimbledon finals in London didn’t quite go according to plan, so watched on screen. Being back in Edinburgh was just awesome as always because I got to see my family and friends and of course, go to my old stomping grounds to chill. Tigerlily is known for its instagrammable…

A Boat Ride to Changuu Island

The first question every tour guide asks you when you walk around Stone Town is, do you want to go to Prison Island? Changuu Island is called Prison Island because ages ago all those with yellow fever cases were quarantined on the island to separate them from the population of Zanzibar but no prisoners were…

Spots Where I Ate At While In Zanzibar

Zanzibar is dotted with plenty of affordable places to eat from hotels, restaurants, street food to exploring spots where the locals actually eat, which can all satisfy your appetite without necessarily leaving you with an empty wallet especially when you are on holiday. Here are the places where I ate and thoroughly enjoyed the food…

Travel: Exploring Historic Stone Town

Zanzibar boasts one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines with its white sands and turquoise waters, a trip there is one of the most spectacular experiences in East Africa. Stone Town located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island is the old part of Zanzibar City and is one of the most interesting…

Surprise Birthday Lunch at the Rock Restaurant

A floating rock island out in the sea was the perfect setting for my birthday lunch at this upscale spot known as one of the world’s most iconic restaurants which offers incredible views over the Indian ocean, fresh seafood, and an amazing photographic experience. The Rock Restaurant is located at Michamvi’s Pingwe Beach in Zanzibar’s…

Relaxing Beach Views at Zanzibella Hotel & Spa

After several hours of delays getting from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam which is only a two-hour flight, finally made it to Kiwengwa in Zanzibar to relax with beach views at Zanzibella. Although check-in was a little shaky to begin with, things were eventually sorted out. As a gesture of apology, we were offered a…

Swift Tea Break at Ciêla Resort and Spa 

It was a strangely gloomy drizzly summers morning but went to briefly see some folks playing in the charity golf tournament at Bonanza. Although the hotel has been open for a while now, have not set foot this side of town in ages and the last time I ventured there, the only thing there was…

Winter Soup Made with Garden Cherry Tomatoes

Ever since I started cultivating a home garden, tomatoes have become my favorite summertime treat as they’re just so sweet, juicy and delicious. But when winter comes around, I’m sad to say goodbye to my tomatoes. So this dish is the perfect alternative for those of you who are in the same boat as me….