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Backpacking in Tanzania: My Top 5 Moments

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As I head to Senegal on a secret trip, it seems a lifetime ago that I was backpacking in Tanzania and Ethiopia. It was a trip of a lifetime where I got to feed hyenas mouth to mouth, at dusk, …

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Safari in Tanzania: The Serengeti Day 1

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I’ve lived out a lot of travel dreams in the past few years or so and haven’t got round to writing them all up, so here’s my report on our amazing safari experience in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. I’ll …

Backpacking in Tanzania: A Trip to Oldupai Gorge

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Somewhere in between the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater lies the Oldupai Gorge. It’s like a rock in the middle of nowhere. It’s like an eroded canyon!! After touring Arusha, Tarangire and the Serengeti with Shadows of Africa, we headed out …

Camping and Sleeping in the Serengeti, Tanzania

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Obviously people talk about “bucket lists” and you might have read that I don’t like that term. However I’ve just ticked off “sleeping in the Serengeti” from my list of things I’ve done on my travels. Camping out is something …

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Dinner and Dancing with the Maasai Tribe in Osupuko Lodge, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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My African safari experience took me to three of the best national parks in Tanzania, including staying overnight in the totally ace Osupuko Lodge in Tarangire National Park. Our tour was expertly organised by Shadows of Africa – the best …

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My Visit To Esa School in Arusha, Tanzania

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When we travel, often the best moments are the most spontaneous. We get rewarded with moments to savour and real smiles. After an amazing four days of constant Game Driving Safari with Shadows of Africa (including Tarangire National Park), we …

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My Top 5 Camping Memories!

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As I celebrate the 10 year mark of being away from Northern Ireland by camping out in the desert at Wadi Rum with Rum Stars (AMAZING!), I thought it was a good time to share my top 5 camping moments …


Safari in Tanzania: Tarangire National Park

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My recent safari tour in Tanzania saw us visit three massive national parks, and this, the first installment comes from Tarangire National Park. I had been on some safaris before, but none of them really on a grand scale to …

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