10 Things No One Told You Before Your Safari

When I ventured into a safari experience in Tanzania, tough luck I was clueless about some of the most basic information, I would really wanted to know. What would I do even when a luxury camp offers power only for four to five hours a day? Am I safe to walk to my tent alone…

The Barren Beauty of Ruaha and Mikumi

In Tanzania, The Dry Season (July to December) is one of the best periods to experience the drama of the wild. The landscapes have just recovered from heavy showers and are experiencing the glorious touch of the Sun. While safaris are definetly a thrill with the animals rejoicing in this perfect weather, it is yet…

If a minion can make it to Mt. Kilimanjaro, why not you?

Not many people were sure if little miss delicate could make it to the highest mountain of Africa, including myself. Early last year, I lost my job with an amazing position, was surviving on savings and was facing unending stressful situations. However, there was a voice in me that made me feel strong and realize…

The Kahawa (coffee) Experience

The robust taste of the locally grown coffee made me inquisitive to discover the origin of finest produce in Tanzania. I was delighted to know that Kahawa, a locally based ‘Fair Trade’ company not only supports production of quality organic coffee from the farms of Mt. Meru in Arusha. In 2016, it has welcomed above…

Taking Home The Rarest Gem: The Tanzanite

Rare, exquisite and precious, The Tanzanite Stone makes for a perfect memento to celebrate for a lifetime. Buying a Tanzanite is a pride. Here is a special TIP guide to better your understanding about this exclusive stone from Tanzania. A Special Possession Tanzanite stands out for its multi-dimensional color, from royal blue to lilac and…

Serenity In Images

Why is that the soul yearns to travel? A deep and restless urge to give ourselves away to a new strange place, perhaps, somewhere we have never been to or a surreal destination where we always wish to be. In my recent travel experiences, I have learned that my inner self was seeking for peace;…

Visiting Mbudya Island under $50

Planning a holiday can always get exciting, however most of us give in when the cost seems beyond our budget. Tanzania is a typical tourist destination and planning a day trip can also get expensive. Fortunately, we have a few hidden spots, even in the water, that make it for a perfect holiday; the peace,…

Hotel Review: Ramada Encore in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam, the commercial hub of the country has witnessed an exponential transformation of its city scape in recent years. While new recreation facilities are frequent to spot, the coming of a distinct, promising, and world-class Hotel property has been rare and long awaited in the metropolitan centre. Welcome to Ramada Encore; a Four…

Five Survival Tips for a Ngorongoro Safari

Surviving on an African Safari is not only about remembering to pack your camera, batteries and medicines. Here I give you 5 never told before survival tips as you venture for a Safari into the Wild; here my Ngorongoro Trip