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…

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;…

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

Swimming with The Whale Shark ; The Adventure Awaits in Mafia

The six months from November to March define Mafia as an oceanic paradise. The island is actively visited by a flocking number of tourists for the promising sight of humongous whale sharks in astonishing numbers and with special characteristics. These species are not the common sharks that are usually notorious for being ‘life threatening’ or harmful. Whale sharks are popularly called the ‘gentle giants’, with many unique qualities. In Tanzania, Mafia is perhaps the only island that is frequently visited of these large creatures.

Journey to The Lost Southern Frontier Town – Mikindani

Ten years of my father’s intensive Miki City nostalgia and an impatient wait to visit to explore this less known intimate town, I packed my bags for a week to travel to the less known towns pocketed in the quite corner of the country; Mtwara connecting to Mikindani, followed by an hour’s journey to Lindi. With my father as a local guide, little did I know the legendary Mikindani would unfold so truthfully, camouflaging with an intensely reconstructed and simple present. My experience can be likened to an exotic travel treasure unfold in front of a wanderlust.

The Untold Tinga Tinga Legacy

Tinga Tinga before becoming a style of a painting was a simple man, the beloved Edward Said Tinga Tinga who had introduced a particular style of painting, which is now Tanzania’s authentic art.

From exaggeration of minuscule butterflies to the creatively imagined dotted animals, abstract patterns of birds to the real imagined people, all embellished in the arms of the nature bound landscapes of Tanzania, an impeccable art form, of what the world refers to as Tinga Tinga paintings.