Tanzania Breakdown and Travel Tips

Tanzania has been an amazing country to explore and discover and has so much to offer. What I thought would be a once in a life time trip has turned into a place I now hope to return to someday. And I’ve been so inspired by this area, I’ve already planned a tour around all…

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On the Hunt for Big Cats

After my hot air balloon ride, I meet back up with Amy and Abdul at the visitor center and we head out for our morning game drive. Today we’re looking for cats! I was lucky enough to see a cheetah on my balloon ride, but Amy hasn’t seen one yet, and both of us want…

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The Pride of the Serengeti

So we’re here. In the Serengeti. No big deal. Except it is!! And I’m about to spend 3 days here! This is like, THE place to go on safari. When you think “safari” you always think “Serengeti”. Always. We drive 2 hours on a hot, dry, bumpy road (or free massage, as Abdul calls it)…

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Descending Into the Ngorongoro Crater

After leaving Tarangire NP earlier this morning, we head straight for the Ngoronogoro Conservation Area. We won’t do another game drive until early tomorrow morning, but we stop for a couple photos of the crater on the way to the hotel. I’m so excited for this part of our safari. I can’t remember what I…

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The Baobab Trees of Tarangire

Before I tell you about today’s game drive, let me show you where we stayed last night. At first glance,¬†Maramboi Tented Camp seems like an average lodge located between Tarangire and the shores of Lake Manyara. But we were absolutely blown away by this place. I wish I could¬†come back and stay for a week!…

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To Tarangire on Safari

For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to go on an African safari. Elephants are my absolute favorite animal, and the opportunity to see them in the wild, as well as lions, zebras, giraffes and all number of African animals, is a big bucket list item for me. So when Amy and I…

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Birthday Fun in Tanzania

I’m lucky enough to have many friends that love to travel as much as I do. Some of these friends I have met on my travels and some through other friends who love to travel. But I still have friends I’ve never traveled with. One of these friends will be celebrating a big birthday next…

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