Altitude sickness

Sometimes it is not the lack of fitness that prevents people from reaching summit, it can also be the altitude sickness. The possiblity of reaching the peak mainly depends on how you cope with the altitute. There are things that you can possibly do to avoid the symptoms of acute mountain sickness when climbing Kilimanjaro.

How to Prevent altitute Sickness?

Altitude sickness is not only based…

What to buy in Tanzania

Buying Tanzanian souvenirs

Many people who plan a safari in Tanzania will often allocate a day to visiting the markets, so that they can buy some locally-made souvenirs. As with any market, it’s important to shop around and to get an understanding of quality. Wood carvings made from ebony wood—particularly animal and people carvings, bowls and candlesticks—are popular and ubiquitous choices. It…

Bush bathrooms

Ok. You’ve just booked your first safari and you have a million thoughts running through your head. If you’re like most people, one question that is probably running through your mind is, “what happens when I’m on safari and Mother Nature calls?”

Before I went on my first safari, I must have read 10 different forums to see what people were saying about this subject. I was surprised to see so ma…

Bush bathrooms

Ok. You’ve just booked your first safari and you have a million thoughts running through your head. If you’re like most people, one question that is probably running through your mind is, “what happens when I’m on safari and Mother Nature calls?”

Before I went on my first safari, I must have read 10 different forums to see what people were saying about this subject. I was surprised to see so ma…

Bringing kids on safari: What is the right age?

A safari is a great learning experience and can also be an excellent way to spend time with your friends and family. This is the one time you’ll have the opportunity to see untamed wilderness up close and with your own personal guide to offer as much information as you can handle.

So what exactly is the right age when children can be considered safari-ready? I get this question a lot and it pro…

Altitude sickness

Sometimes it is not the lack of fitness that prevents people from reaching summit, it can also be the altitude sickness. The possiblity of reaching the peak mainly depends on how you cope with the altitute. There are things that you can possibly do to avoid the symptoms of acute mountain sickness when climbing Kilimanjaro.

How to Prevent altitute Sickness?

Altitude sickness is not only based…

What to buy in Tanzania

Buying Tanzanian souvenirs

Many people who plan a safari in Tanzania will often allocate a day to visiting the markets, so that they can buy some locally-made souvenirs. As with any market, it’s important to shop around and to get an understanding of quality. Wood carvings made from ebony wood—particularly animal and people carvings, bowls and candlesticks—are popular and ubiquitous choices. It…

Bush bathrooms

Ok. You’ve just booked your first safari and you have a million thoughts running through your head. If you’re like most people, one question that is probably running through your mind is, “what happens when I’m on safari and Mother Nature calls?”

Before I went on my first safari, I must have read 10 different forums to see what people were saying about this subject. I was surprised to see so ma…

Bringing kids on safari: What is the right age?

A safari is a great learning experience and can also be an excellent way to spend time with your friends and family. This is the one time you’ll have the opportunity to see untamed wilderness up close and with your own personal guide to offer as much information as you can handle.

So what exactly is the right age when children can be considered safari-ready? I get this question a lot and it pro…

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