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Spice up your adventure on Zanzibar

  Centuries ago, Zanzibar was an important trade hub for the spice industry, and the island is still one of the very few producers of saffron in the world. You [...]

How Tanzania chose me as an ambassador

Many ask me how, as a travel agent, I chose to specialize in Africa. My first trip was in late 2005. Since then I have opened my own agency and specialize [...]

Water scarcity in Africa (and how you can help to make a difference)

As weather patterns shift and change over centuries, they determine the quality of life on the Earth below. Soil quality, wildlife and plant biodiversity, resistance to natural disasters; all of [...]

Some 30 hours in a Tanzanian park encapsulated in a single image

American photographer Stephen Wilkes spent over 27 hours in the Serengeti national park to create the perfect composite image. Patience is a virtue, and the following provides evidence of this. [...]

5 reasons why East Africa is the perfect family destination

The experts at Africa Adventure Consultants have been planning travel for families for 15+ year, not only for their clients but for their own families as well. East Africa has [...]

‘Everything is nothing without peace’ – How is Tanzania ensuring a peaceful presidential handover?

Key players in Tanzanian politics met for two days this week to discuss a peaceful transition from outgoing President Jakaya Kikwete, the 4th President of the United Republic of Tanzania, [...]

BitPesa: Kenya’s million dollar bitcoin startup is taking over Africa

Africa’s reputation as a gigantic incubator for experiments in cryptocurrency got another boost this week when Kenyan startup BitPesa announced that it is expanding into neighbouring Tanzania, just one year after its [...]

Tanzania’s gorgeous national parks

Tanzania is home to fourteen unique National Parks. All of them exist to aid in conservation of the amazing wildlife and spectacular plants and flowers so plentiful in Tanzania. A [...]

Best safari honeymoon destinations in Africa

When considering honeymoon destinations in Africa, there are really only two places worth your time. One: Namibia, is a starkly beautiful wilderness of bleached grasses and blazing sunsets. The other, [...]

Best wildlife hotspots in Africa

Global tourists tired of tame, hum drum holiday destinations often look to the African continent for unparalleled beauty, exotic wildlife, and dramatic geographic landscapes. Few places on earth can make [...]

“Robbed” by an elephant (iPhone story)

Let’s put things back into context, shall we? 🙂 Here’s the situation… Location? Simba A Campsite, on the edge of Ngorongoro Crater (Tanzania). Time of the Day? It’s almost night [...]

Jozani Forest in Zanzibar
Jozani Forest in Zanzibar

Jozani, located in East Zanzibar is an untouched and preserved area of forest (shamba in Swahili) which is a popular destination for tourists, especially those on their way to the [...]

Leopard in Tarangire National Park
My Tanzania safari highlights

Last month me and a few friends set off on a week long journey that would turn out to be one of the greatest vacations I have ever been on. [...]

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