March 4, 2018

Monkeying Around In Jozani Forest

Centrally located on the island of Zanzibar, the Jozani Forest is home to over 2,000 Red Colobus monkeys. Unlike other black and white Colobus monkeys found across Africa, the red monkey is unique to Zanzibar. The forest is protected by the Jozani-Chwaka National Park and was declared a nature reserve in the 1960’s. The only one of its kind on the island! There are many tours available to book from Stonetown, otherwise your hotel should be able to help arrange a taxi for you. Alternatively, hire a car like we did and drive there yourself. As you approach the entrance […]
February 15, 2018

Dada Cooking Experience, Zanzibar

Although I am not a massive foodie, food and cooking may very well become a regular theme throughout my blog. I have joined several cooking classes over the years, and I have always enjoyed the experience. My partner in crime Adam is that guy who loves cooking (just as much as he loves eating!), so it’s no surprise to see how keen he is for a cooking class. Although Africa doesn’t have a distinct food culture as such, joining a cooking class was still something we were keen to add to our to-do list. Experiences like this are a great […]