Visit the Famous Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge at Storms River (2024)
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Visit the Famous Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge at Storms River (2024)

Want to visit the iconic Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge in South Africa? Great! You’ll find this Insta-famous bridge right at the endpoint of the epic Garden Route – which happens to be where we live! Navigating our way to the Tsitsikamma Suspension Bridge and knowing what to expect the first time we went was confusing (even…

Mauritius or Zanzibar? An Honest Comparison for 2024
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Mauritius or Zanzibar? An Honest Comparison for 2024

Are you dreaming of a tropical getaway to an East African island but can’t decide between Mauritius or Zanzibar? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! And this blog post will help you decide. We travel to both Mauritius and Zanzibar regularly. So, we know exactly which island is best… Hint: They’re BOTH worth a visit!…

Review of the Spice Tour in Zanzibar (Why You Should Book it in 2024)
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Review of the Spice Tour in Zanzibar (Why You Should Book it in 2024)

Wondering if you should book the spice tour in Zanzibar when you visit? Well, then you’ve landed on the right blog post! We visit Zanzibar regularly and the spice tour is one of our favorite excursions. It is also one of the most popular and most booked tours on the island. And for good reason!…

Should You Rent a Car in Zanzibar? (What to Know in 2024)
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Should You Rent a Car in Zanzibar? (What to Know in 2024)

Wondering if you should rent a car in Zanzibar for your upcoming trip? Great – you’re on the right blog post! We travel to Zanzibar frequently and have tried all the options for getting around the island. Therefore, we can guide you through the process of Zanzibar car rental and give first-hand tips on what…

15 Best Mauritius Tours to Book in 2024 (Top-Rated Options)
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15 Best Mauritius Tours to Book in 2024 (Top-Rated Options)

Looking for the best Mauritius tours to book for your tropical getaway? You’re in luck and have definitely landed on the right blog post! Mauritius isn’t just about sitting by the beach and sipping cocktails (although that’s definitely a part of it!). This island nation offers a treasure trove of experiences beyond the ordinary. That’s…

Is Zanzibar Safe To Visit in 2024? (What to Know Before You Go)
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Is Zanzibar Safe To Visit in 2024? (What to Know Before You Go)

Is Zanzibar safe? That’s a question we get asked all the time! Zanzibar is just a short 4-hour flight from South Africa, so it’s a destination we return to over and over again. Go ahead! Visit it once and you’ll want to keep returning to the Spice Island too… 🗺 MORE ZANZIBAR TRAVEL RESOURCES What…

Is Cape Town Safe for Tourists in 2024? (Safety Tips from a Local)
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Is Cape Town Safe for Tourists in 2024? (Safety Tips from a Local)

Is Cape Town safe for travelers? This is one of the top questions I get asked when people learn that I live in South Africa. As a born and bred South African, I understand travelers’ concerns about safety in Cape Town. Although I haven’t lived in Cape Town, I visit the city regularly (several times…

10 Best Boutique Hotels in Zanzibar to Book in 2024
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10 Best Boutique Hotels in Zanzibar to Book in 2024

Planning a trip to Zanzibar and need to find the right accommodation? You’ve landed on the right post! I’ve visited Zanzibar on multiple occasions and stayed in a wide variety of accommodations. But the boutique hotels in Zanzibar are my favorite, by far! If you’re planning a visit to Zanzibar and looking for a unique…

Is Mauritius Good for Families? (Plan Your 2024 Family Trip)
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Is Mauritius Good for Families? (Plan Your 2024 Family Trip)

Is Mauritius good for families? This is a question we get asked quite often and the answer is a resounding YES! We’ve visited Mauritius a number of times and most recently it was our first international trip with our son who was 9 months at the time. We already knew that Mauritius was an excellent…

What is the Best Time to Visit Zanzibar? (Plan Your 2024 Getaway)
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What is the Best Time to Visit Zanzibar? (Plan Your 2024 Getaway)

Zanzibar is a tropical paradise that boasts stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and a fascinating history. As you plan your getaway to this exotic destination, it’s crucial to choose the best time to visit Zanzibar in order to make the most of your experience. Zanzibar is one of my favorite places on earth and an island…