Lockdowns have left people daydreaming of travel, and many are already booking vacations for 2021. Luxury safari consultants told Insider that they’re anticipating spots to fill up quickly, especially given the rising interest in outdoor vacations. The founder of one safari consultant company told Insider “it’s going to be a […]
Hoping to experience an African safari on a budget, I recently travelled first class on the Tazara train from Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia, to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, for $US20. The journey was supposed to take three days, but because of several delays it ended up taking four. The views were […]
On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania, I visited the Serengeti, 12,000 miles of grasslands teeming with wildlife, and witnessed the Great Wildebeest Migration. Animals on a safari are much further away than you might expect. I nearly ruined my trip by forgetting to bring binoculars and a telephoto lens […]
Africa’s best-known safari destination is the Serengeti, 12,000 miles of grasslands, forests, swamps, and woodlands teeming with wildlife. Eighty per cent of tourists to Tanzania visit the Northern Circuit, where the Serengeti is located. During peak season the parks are flooded with safari jeeps. That meant that any time there […]
Tanzania, in East Africa, is home to some of the greatest conservation areas and parks in the world, including the Serengeti: 12,000 miles of grasslands, forests, swamps, and woodlands teeming with wildlife. On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania, I visited the Serengeti; Ngorongoro, a 3,202-square-mile conservation area with a […]
On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania, I witnessed the Great Wildebeest Migration – when 1.5 million wildebeest travel across Tanzania’s grasslands to give birth – as well as numerous lions, elephants, and giraffes. I was incredibly lucky on my safari, as few people see as many animals as I […]
Tanzania, and Africa’s, best-known safari destination is the Serengeti, 12,000 miles of grasslands, forests, swamps, and woodlands teeming with wildlife. On a recent trip to Tanzania, I was told by my guide that many repeat safari tourists end up preferring Tanzania’s far larger, Southern Circuit, which includes the 21,000-square mile […]
Mohammed “Mo” Dewji – Africa’s youngest billionaire – was grabbed from a gym at a luxury hotel in Tanzania on October 11, and has not been heard from one week on. Dewji, 43, is CEO of the vast African industrial conglomerate MeTL Group, and is worth around $US1.5 billion. Police […]
Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji was kidnapped on his way to the gym Thursday. Local authorities say they have arrested three people in connection with the kidnapping. Motives for the abduction are still unclear. Mohammed Dewji – the 43-year-old billionaire, former politician, and local celebrity – was kidnapped Thursday in Tanzania’s […]
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