6 Tips for a Tanzania Safari On a Budget

6 Tips for a Tanzania Safari On a Budget

While many imagine Tanzania, and Africa in general, as the "land of the good deal," anybody who has looked into an African safari will tell you it can get pretty expensive pretty quicly. But there are ways to take a Tanzania safari on a budget -- and we're here to...

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3 Tanzanian Tribes That You Can Actually Visit Today

3 Tanzanian Tribes That You Can Actually Visit Today

One of the best parts of international travel is experiencing different cultures. Tanzania has been blessed with a number of cultures thanks to the Tanzanian tribes that make up its population. Tanzania is home to over 56 million people -- of that number, there are...

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7 Fun Things To Do In Dar es Salaam

7 Fun Things To Do In Dar es Salaam

There are so many fun things to do in Dar es Salaam or Dar, as it is known locally! This historic and thriving city of commerce in Tanzania has so much to offer. Want to take in the urban splendor of a rapidly growing African city? Then this destination belongs on...

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5 Biggest African Travel Myths – Debunked!

5 Biggest African Travel Myths – Debunked!

The thought of African travel might conjure up some pretty “wild” ideas in your mind! How accurate are the most common ideas related to safety, health, geography, and budget when it comes to traveling in Africa? Since your African adventure is very likely going to be...

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Tanzania Safari Tips: How to Stay Safe on Your Safari

Tanzania Safari Tips: How to Stay Safe on Your Safari

We've all heard the stories of people being mauled by a lion or attacked by baboons on a safari. But when we dig a little deeper into these stories, we inevitably find that the people involved were not acting safely. That is why we wanted to give you our personal...

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7 Tanzanian Foods That Will Make Your Mouth Water

7 Tanzanian Foods That Will Make Your Mouth Water

Many people come to Tanzania for the wild animal safaris or a chance to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. But we also encourage you to try the many flavorful Tanzanian foods during your stay. Tanzania is home to a wide selection of delectable fare -- from sweet to savory and...

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10 Swahili Phrases That Will Help You in Tanzania

10 Swahili Phrases That Will Help You in Tanzania

Want to be more than just a tourist? Learning some simple Swahili phrases can help enrich your experience in Tanzania and give you more of a connection to Tanzania's beautiful people. Let's look at a few of such phrases that will help you in most situations that...

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The Weather in Tanzania: What You Should Know

The Weather in Tanzania: What You Should Know

When people think about African weather, they generally just think "hot". But Africa is a giant ocntinent, on which weather is as varied as it would be anywhere. The weather in Tanzania can be very different from one side to another. In this post, we're going to focus...

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5 Breathtaking Tanzania Safari Parks That Will Save You Money

5 Breathtaking Tanzania Safari Parks That Will Save You Money

When you think of Tanzania safari parks, what comes to mind? For most, they think of the iconic Serengeti or the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater. And yeah, these parks are pretty dang amazing. But they also dramatically increase the price for your safari experience....

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Our Top 5 Recommendations for Things to Do in Zanzibar

Our Top 5 Recommendations for Things to Do in Zanzibar

Zanzibar has a rich cultural and food scene to rival any vacation destination. From spice tours to snorkeling with dolphines -- that's right, dolphins -- there are many things to do in Zanzibar. First off, though, it's important to note that Zanzibar is an...

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Bagamoyo: A Closer Look at the East African Slave Trade

Bagamoyo: A Closer Look at the East African Slave Trade

Tanzania has a long and complicated history, full of colonizations and revolutions, wars and peace. Among this exciting history, we also have to recognize a very sad segment, inwhich Tanznia played a significant part in the East African slave trade. This slave trade...

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3 Luxury Safari Experiences That You Don’t Want to Miss

3 Luxury Safari Experiences That You Don’t Want to Miss

When people say "luxury" it often conjures images of extravagantly wealthy people on outrageous adventures. But there are ways to weave luxury safari experiences into your safari itinerary without going overboard. Let's look at three safari experiences that will level...

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Recommended Vaccines for Tanzania Travel

Recommended Vaccines for Tanzania Travel

Questions about the recommended vaccines for Tanzania travel are probably some of the most popular questions people ask. "What is legally required to enter the country?" "What vaccines will keep me and my family safe?" These are just some of the questions that we're...

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5 Top Activities to Spice Up Your African Safari

5 Top Activities to Spice Up Your African Safari

When people think of an African safari, they often imagine a 4-wheel drive vehicle with a pop-up roof for animal viewing -- how else would you get those awesome lion pics? And while this creates an amazing experience, there are other activities that can enhance your...

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