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Usambara Mountains – Tanzania’s hidden treasure

Think Tanzania and you’d probably think Kilimanjaro, or the Serengeti, or the Ngorongoro Crater. And although these beauties are world-famous for a reason, there’s more to Tanzania than these tourist go-to locations. One of Tanzania’s hidden treasures are the Usambara Mountains,...

Tanzania On A Budget – 6 Top Tips That Won’t Break The Bank

Just because money’s tight doesn’t mean you should miss all the delights that Tanzania has to offer. Your travel ambitions might be bigger than your wallet, but with a little careful thinking you can enjoy your Tanzanian adventure as much as any billionaire would. So, where are...

Reasons Why Visiting Rwanda Should Be On Your Bucket List

Rwanda, the small East Africa country is found in the great lakes region. The country is bordered by savanna to the east and mountains to the west. Even though things went bleak during the 1994 genocide, the country, like the proverbial phoenix  from the ash, has remarkably...

Tanzania – The Perfect Honeymoon Destination

Congratulations! You’re getting married! And where better to honeymoon than in Tanzania? You’ll get three honeymoons in one – mountains, savannah and beach. We suggest you don’t rush it – there’s a lot to see and do, and you’ll need chill-out time after all the excitement of the...

What To Do In Arusha In 48 Hours

There are several reasons you may find yourself wanting to know about some things to do in Arusha. There is a lot to do in this city, as it is a nice mix of busy Dar es Saalam and relaxed Moshi. This many-sided city is the place to start a safari trek through Arusha National...

5 Tips On How To Prepare For A Successful Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

Who can resist the charm of Africa’s iconic highest mountain? Sitting in northern Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest free-standing mountain in the world and a place that is on many adventurists’ to-do lists. Mount Kilimanjaro offers unbeatable views, incredible landscapes...

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro?

You want to come to Tanzania and conquer the rooftop of Africa? Kilimanjaro is a bucket list item of yours? And then you see the price of your dream? What is your dream worth? How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro Before you start chasing for the cheapest deal to climb...

Alex Goes Safari – My Top 5 Safari Experiences

Mambo! In celebration of my second month in Tanzania, I decided to take a safari. However, I was worried because I am a solo-traveler but could not afford a trip alone. I met Stephanie from Viva Africa Tours at a local coffee shop, where she explained they had a group tour...

The Best Time To Climb Kilimanjaro

When is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro? For some, selecting the best time to climb Kilimanjaro is predetermined by busy work schedules but the majority of perspective trekkers are undoubtedly wondering when they should plan a trip to climb to Africa’s highest point. If you...

The 5 Best Beaches In Zanzibar – The Ultimate Summer Getaway

The Zanzibar archipelago consists of over fifty islands but we have narrowed down the best beaches and what to do whilst you’re in Zanzibar. Zanzibar has a nostalgic aura and you will feel as though you have travelled back in time to a tranquil land. Stone Town’s Indo-Arabian...
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