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Mbeya – Tanzania’s Forgotten Corner

Mbeya seems so far away from every other place in Tanzania, and as a result this lovely African town and the surrounding highlands tend to be shunned. Mbeya is about 860km south-west of Dar es Salaam and close to the borders of Malawi and Zambia. Mbeya is a mountainous region, with the exception of some […]

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Fishing in Tanzania – Game, Lake and Fly

The waters of Tanzania are only just beginning to gain worldwide fame, which means these waters are less populated with boats and fishing is at its most pristine. However, fishing is an economic stronghold of many parts of rural Tanzania and quickly becoming a popular activity for fishing safaris along the country’s rivers and lakes. […]

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The Music of Tanzania

The music of Tanzania, especially along the coast and on the spice islands, has been influenced from within the African continent and also from the ancient Eastern trade routes. The Arabic and Indonesian cultures have had strong influences on the Zanzibar islands as well as the Swahili coast line of Tanzania. The Arabic influence is […]

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Planning the Kilimanjaro Climb

Kilimanjaro starts on the dusty hot plains around Moshi town and then moves to the lush villages on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. From here you ascend through tropical rainforest, to alpine desert and finally to near-Arctic conditions at the summit. Many people fail because they are ill-equipped, and sometimes people die in attempting the climb. […]

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How to book a Serengeti Migration safari

A safari across the endless plains of the Serengeti is an unforgettable experience. It touches something deep within us, creating experiences that will be never be forgotten. A trip through the Serengeti in Northern Tanzania is both intriguing and exciting, shaped by the fascinating balance between the wildlife, the landscapes and its people. The Great […]

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