What Living as an Expat in Tanzania is Really Like

Welcome back to American Expats, a new series that shows you what expat life is like in cities around the world. Next up: Melissa, who has been living in Tanzania with her husband and three children for eight years, after moving from California. Melissa and her husband works as the directors of Kingdom Families, a family-based … Read more

The Ultimate One Week Zanzibar Itinerary

The Rock Restaurant on ZanzibarThe Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar

My one-week trip to Zanzibar was perfect. It ticked all the boxes: history and culture in Stone Town, relaxation in Jambiani Beach, and pristine beaches in Nungwi. It had a little bit of everything. As the island is so incredible, I wanted to put together my recommendations for a one week Zanzibar itinerary. Zanzibar was so … Read more

Lunch at The Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar

The Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar

Normally I wouldn’t dedicate an entire post to a restaurant. (Okay wait, maybe that’s a lie.) But having lunch at the Rock Restaurant on Zanzibar was one of the most unique dining experiences I’ve ever had. For those who have been living under a rock (uh sorry, dad joke), the Rock is a tiny restaurant … Read more

The 9 Best Things to Do In Stone Town, Zanzibar

What to do in Stone Town

While in Zanzibar, some travelers skip Stone Town and head straight to the beach. But I wanted to write a guide on things to do in Stone Town, the historic heart of Zanzibar, to convince you that it’s 100% worth visiting. The entire city is a UNESCO World Heritage site, after all! A little on Stone … Read more