Zanzibar 2013: Stone Town

While in Zanzibar, Marisa and I took a walking tour of Stone Town. Stone Town is on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites. It’s a place where Arabs, Persians, Indians, and Europeans traveled thousands of miles to trade slaves and spices with East Africans. Its history and architecture has been […]

Zanzibar 2013: Dhow Snorkel & Sunset Cruise

During our trip to Zanzibar, we took a sunset snorkel cruise on a traditional dhow. The snorkeling part wasn’t so great. The captain dropped us off in about 45 feet of water, which was probably awesome for SCUBA diving, but not so much for snorkeling (at least when you’re pregnant […]

24 Hours in Johannesburg

I already wrote about my amazing experience at Lion Park here, but I wanted to tell you more about what I did during the rest of my 24 hours in Johannesburg. ┬áThe first thing I did after the Lion Park was visit Nelson Mandela Square. I honestly didn’t know what […]