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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...

The Wildebeest Migration: Africa’s Wildlife Spectacle Made Simple

Each year, over one million wildebeest journey in synchronization across the vast plains of the Serengeti and the amber coloured hills of Maasai Mara in search of juicy grazing grounds. Numerous zebra and gazelle accompany the wildebeest as they migrate for over two thousand...

The Ultimate Training Program To Climb Kilimanjaro

You don’t need to be a professional mountaineer, a marathon runner or have access to the fountain of youth to climb Mount Kilimanjaro – all you need is a positive attitude and an excellent training program. The trek offers an adventure that is unparalleled. There are numerous...

The Best Route to Climb Kilimanjaro Based on Your Favours

Like many things in life there is no absolutely right or wrong. Rather, the best route to climb Kilimanjaro depends on YOU – On your preferences, physical conditions as well as comfort zones. Ask yourself these questions: What do you favour on your way to the summit – A less...

What To Do In Moshi In 48 Hours

You want to climb Kilimanjaro and are unsure if some additional nights in Moshi will be worth it? Let us give you a triple yeah! Explore some of our favourites on what to do in 48 hours in Moshi. All of them easily done without stress. Get a sense of the life in and around town....

The Faces Behind Africa’s Big Five

Three words you will undoubtedly come across when planning your safari adventure through Africa: The Big Five. Three words that belong to Africa as the salt in the soup. But what does the mysterious term the Big Five mean anyway? Who or what are the Big Five? Tour operators have...

The Top 5 Kilimanjaro Equipment You Better Pack

As the big  adventure moves closer, the question remains what equipment is necessary for the Kilimanjaro trek. We collected the 5 most underestimated and neglected items by mountain climbers. Make sure you don’t forget them at home. Better have, than need! The Top 5 Kilimanjaro...

10 Most Useful Items For A Serengeti Camping Safari

It is always a challenge what to pack, when going on vacation, but when going on a camping safari to the Serengeti it get’s even tougher. That’s why we want you to separate the useful from the useless items. 1.Head torch A head torch is an absolute must for camping in the...