Discover Nepal: Kathmandu

Nepal is almost synonymous with the Himalayas, and we’ve been enthralled with the snow-capped mountains for many years. We couldn’t wait to visit this small country sandwiched between India and China. Most visits to Nepal start in Kathmandu, the capital city, and host to many UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient monuments, temples, shrines, and former monasteries. Even…

Natural Beauty in Zanzibar: Nungwi and Kiwengwa

Zanzibar Island is famous for its stunning beaches and white-sailed dhows on glittering turquoise waters, and deciding which shore to discover was a difficult decision. Bumbwini, Nungwi, Kiwengwa, Pongwe, Dongwe, or Kamikaze, the cheerful village names alone conjure joyous images.  From the Darajani Market in Stone Town, we boarded a daladala, the islands shared-taxi. The hour…