Video and photos: A travel guide to Dar es Salaam

An aerial view of Dar es Salaam

Heading to Dar es Salaam? Us either. But we’ll indulge in
some armchair travel courtesy of Vanessa Mdee, the first Tanzanian VJ on MTV.

Writing for OkayAfrica, Mdee relates some of her favorite spots in her hometown, the capital of Tanzania. This entry, part of OkayAfrica’s City Guide series, includes an endorsement of Dar es Salaam’s beaches and its marine reserves, which include swimming for a fee.

Read the travel guide here at OkayAfrica.