Backpacking in Tanzania: My Top 5 Moments

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, in Harar as well as 4-5 days of hardcore Tanzania safari in and around the Read more about Backpacking in Tanzania: My Top 5 Moments[…]

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Safari in Tanzania: The Serengeti Day 1

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 cover Day 1 first. The Serengeti is one of the most famous jungles and national Read more about Safari in Tanzania: The Serengeti Day 1[…]

Backpacking in Tanzania: A Trip to Oldupai Gorge

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 to Oldupai. I’ll be honest and say I preferred Oldupai just as much as the Read more about Backpacking in Tanzania: A Trip to Oldupai Gorge[…]

Camping and Sleeping in the Serengeti, Tanzania

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 I’m pretty accustomed too, having spent a few months in my tent while living in Read more about Camping and Sleeping in the Serengeti, Tanzania[…]

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

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 safari company on the continent and after a day of game driving in Tarangire National Read more about Dinner and Dancing with the Maasai Tribe in Osupuko Lodge, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania[…]

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My Visit To Esa School in Arusha, Tanzania

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 headed to a local school for a visit. Together with our visit to the Kibowa Read more about My Visit To Esa School in Arusha, Tanzania[…]

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My Top 5 Camping Memories!

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 from my travels…including my latest spot of desert camping, these moments were inspiring… 1. Camping Read more about My Top 5 Camping Memories![…]

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Safari in Tanzania: Tarangire National Park

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 be honest. I’d been to Singapore Night Safari, watched monkeys in Borneo, seen a load Read more about Safari in Tanzania: Tarangire National Park[…]

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