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Covering Tanzania safari experiences from the wildlife you can see to tips on what hat to pack!

Discovering the Wonders of Tanzania: A First-Time Safari Guide

Going on your first Tanzania safari can be an exciting and exhilarating experience. This article will guide you through what to expect, including the best time to go, what to pack, and what animals you can expect to see on your adventure. Introduction:Tan...

Kilimanjaro Marangu Route: The Ultimate Guide to Conquering Africa's Tallest Peak

If you're looking for an adventure of a lifetime, climbing Kilimanjaro's Marangu route should be on your bucket list. Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's tallest peak and attracts thousands of hikers and adventurers every year. While there are many routes to th...

A Zanzibari Wedding

If I am brutally honest, I was somewhat reluctant to accept the booking from a lovely lady in Slovakia who wanted to escape Europe with her fiance and get married away from it all in Zanzibar. She said that it had always been her dream, from when she was ...

Bush Rover Ultimate Experience by Caitriona Carey

It’s a cool Serengeti sunrise, the wind has died but I’m happy to wrap a Masai blanket around my shoulders and take my seat. From a magisterial elevation, I survey the animal scape before me. Elephants fresh from crossing the river, asleep among a glade o...

Saving Tanzania's national parks

One of the major issues anticipated during the Covid-19 pandemic has been encroachment into Tanzania’s national parks. With no tourists, there are far fewer eyes to raise the alarm if bad things begin to occur. There is also a drastic loss of revenue for ...

The Bush Rover Suites - The Ultimate Metamorphosis

Around 15 years ago, I overheard a late night conversation between David and Masa about the ultimate “Tent with a View” design – a Land Rover that transforms into a 14 x 16 foot bedroom with a flush loo in the passenger seat and a bath tub in the boot! I ...

The Story of the Incredibly Funky Maasai Shoes

If you walked for miles or jogged for hours each day across open plains strewn with thorns, you wouldn’t compromise on footwear would you? Nor do the Maasai warriors of Tanzania. For them it’s a rite of passage to claim your first tyre tread sandals and n...

My First Tanzania Safari in the great Selous Game Reserve

I remember my first visit to Tanzania like it was yesterday when, in fact it was over 25 years ago! I felt so lucky to be going even though I was still a student strapped for cash. Clutching my precious flight ticket, obtained after what felt like an eter...