Tanzania Travel Guides for Backpackers

Top 3 Budget Lodges in Malawi

Most first time travellers to Africa will hardly have heard of Malawi at all, if not for the disastrous flooding that hit the country in March 2019. Now more than ever Malawi deserves exposure to international travellers: a boost in its tourism industry could only but help this beautiful, yet […]
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Why Dar-es-Salaam should be on your travel list?

Do you like traveling to places with immense culture and unique lifestyle? To places which offer beautiful beaches and a great nightlife? If yes, Dar-es-Salaam is the right fit for you. Being the heart of Tanzania, this east African city is one of the most bustling cities of the continent. […]
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Exploring the City of Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam is the coastal city in Tanzania. It’s an oasis of joy and offers a good atmosphere for relaxation out of the busy work schedules. When growing up, I always thought that Dar es Salaam was the capital city of Tanzania due to its popularity than the real […]
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Travel Guide for top 4 Kenyan Sites

Thinking about Africa makes you feel about the variety of wildlife and beautiful sceneries within the continent. Nevertheless, did you know that Kenya, one of the countries within continent Africa has the best of these sites? Kenya has snow-capped mountains, beautiful lashes, coastline with beautiful sandy beaches and dense forests. […]
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If isn't Safari, what else you can do in Tanzania?

Tanzania is located in East Africa. Generally, people do not travel to that area of Africa and if it does, it goes exclusively for the safari in Serengeti. I did not go to Tanzania to do a safari, I went for something I really love: the beach. But I found […]
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Amboseli Bound, Kajiado County, Kenya

My excitement for this trip was to see the panoramic views of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest in Africa and the herds of elephants. The day did not start on a very good note for me due to a terrible stomach bug which subsided with time, thankfully. I was meeting the […]
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Exploring Nairobi: Masai Markets to African Cuisine

Nairobi, Kenya is one of the world’s fastest-growing cities, home to almost 3.5 million people from all over the world. The city represents a unique blend of African culture, remnants of British colonial influences, and twenty-first century multi-national industries. For world travelers coming to Africa for the first time, Nairobi […]
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Zanzibar Travel Guide

   If you are thinking Zanzibar, Tanzania? No, thank you. I strongly suggest you think again. Here is why. Search Zanzibar in Google images. You don't need any more reasons. Actually, pictures are not even close grasp the beauties this island has to offer. Friendliness of people, the freshness of the […]
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Get Ready to Explore the Heart of Africa

A keen traveler, I  initially quenched my yearning appetite to explore by becoming a backpacker, exploring the motherland of Africa. I ventured into a nomadic motion on a path to Tanzania. Why Tanzania? I had a list of reasons before me. Firstly Tanzania is filled with statistics one can rave […]
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ZANZIBAR: A TROPICAL GETAWAY

If you're looking to take a tropical vacation, chances are that you've thought about heading to Zanzibar. With its beautiful beaches, great sights, delicious food and lovely people, Zanzibar sure has a lot to offer. Whether you're just a tourist seeking relaxation or you're an enthusiastic explorer, Zanzibar has something […]
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Zanzibar: Beautiful Beaches and Winding Alleys

A Country or an Island? Zanzibar is an archipelago made up of two main islands, namely Unguja (the one that everybody calls 'Zanzibar') and Pemba. Few visitors know that Zanzibar is actually a semi-autonomous region of Tanzania. This means that Zanzibar has its own government (The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar) elected to […]
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A Detailed Safari Guide to Kenya

Lions relaxing at Nairobi National Park     When it comes to Safari, one of the most conspicuous locations in Africa is Kenya. It is a country located in the Eastern part of Africa with immediate neighbors being Tanzania, Ethiopia, Uganda and Rwanda. The country leads […]
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Malawi – Unforgettable Memories

Malawi, nicknamed The Warm Heart of Africa! The name 'Malawi' comes from Chichewa for flames of fire.  This is because of the beautiful sunrises and sunsets that is seen over Lake Malawi. Despite being the smallest country in Africa, it contains Africa's 3rd largest lake also known as the Calendar Lake […]
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Traffic-jams, sunshine and shopping!

Ask anyone about Dar es Salaam and even Tanzanians will tell you that it’s the capital of Tanzania. That’s because, although it’s not the capital, it’s the center of everything when it comes to culture and technology. Although Dodoma is the capital of Tanzania, Dar es Salaam is the commercial […]
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The Mystique of Maasai Mara-KENYA

The Mystique of Maasai Mara   Introduction If you’ve ever wished to get out of the extremities of your imaginations and backpack to the most exciting destinations full of adventure, then let me lure you by relating the Mystiques of Maasai Mara wildlife destination. Maasai Mara has a lot to […]
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Tanzania: Kilimanjaro – The highest freestanding mountain in the world

Short facts Capital – Dodoma Currency – Tanzanian shilling Beers – Serengeti, Kilimanjaro, Tusker Language – Swahili and English If you don’t have a goal, you don’t know where you going. My goal was to reach the summit on Tanzania: Kilimanjaro within seven days. This is not an easy task and […]
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Africa – the Beginning of a Lifetime Adventure

Imagine you are an eleven year old child who has never traveled further than his home country. Your school friends tell each other stories about holiday adventures. Distance of five hundred kilometers traveled with your parents is very impressive. Especially, if you are a lucky family, who actually owns a […]
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East Africa Safari Guide: Tanzania and Kenya

Tanzania and Kenya: At a Glance “Africa is my dream!” Is an expression I hear from quite a few people. Africa is a beautiful, diverse, continent with much to offer. Many people go with the intention of seeing the wildlife, but have no idea where to start or how to […]
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Calauit Safari Park: An animal lover

Calauit Safari Park: An Animal Lover's Paradise Giraffes. I've always loved giraffes and needless to say, it is my favorite animal. I've heard of this 'safari' in the Philippines and vowed to myself that I will visit this place by hook or by crook! So when we finally scored some […]
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Tanzania: Tukuyu

Things to explore in Tukuyu Tukuyu, a small town in the middle of Tanzania close to Malawi. I spend two months in this beautiful town filled with wonderful nature, vegetations and people. I was in Tukuyu to do a project for RICOBED – Rungwe international college of business economic development. […]
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania – Home of peace

Dar es Salaam is quite a huge city in Tanzania. Currently big and tall buildings are scattered all over the city. Yet, they are not precisely what I needed to see. As a visitor, I desired that would see authentic structures, eat local foods, and purchase a few  trinkets, and […]
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