Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 3: Bush Tucker

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 3: Bush Tucker

For the past three weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘mosquito/testse fly on the wall’ at an Asilia Africa safari guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park. For the first week I learnt all about the birds that...
Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 2: Figs and Dung

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 2: Figs and Dung

For the past two weeks I’ve been acting as a ‘fly on the wall’ (a really annoying, biting, buzzy one at that) at an Asilia Africa Safari Guide training camp in northern Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park...
Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 1: Pulling Helen’s Hair

Becoming a Safari Guide - Week 1: Pulling Helen’s Hair

“Stupid bird likes to pull every Helens hair” said Pietro with a grin, “Remember this and it will help you with identification”. We were in Tarangire National Park, which forms the southern piece in a jigsaw of stunning national parks in northern Tanzania...
The Road to Becoming an Asilia Safari Guide

The Road to Becoming an Asilia Safari Guide

Stuart Butler will be joining the acclaimed safari guide and conservation group, Asilia Africa as a ‘fly on the wall’ at one of their wildlife guide training camps in Tanzania’s Tarangire National Park...
The Very Name Zanzibar Conjures up Exotic and Romantic Images

The Very Name Zanzibar Conjures up Exotic and Romantic Images

Zanzibar has some of the best palm-fringed beaches in the world, and the Indian Ocean’s white-sailed dhows and Stone Town’s noble Arabian architecture reflects the island’s intriguing Swahili culture.
Climbing to the Snows of Mount Kilimanjaro

Climbing to the Snows of Mount Kilimanjaro

The highest mountain in the world that can simply be walked up, the ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro is an adventurous break from game viewing and reaching the ‘Roof of Africa’ is one of the continent’s greatest challenges.
The Tree Where Man Was Born

The Tree Where Man Was Born

Lost in the emptiness of the Serengeti Plains in Tanzania stands a living monument to the vegetable kingdom.
Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa in 2013

Tanzania Voted the Best Safari Country of Africa in 2013

SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 3,061 reviews of safari tourists and acclaimed experts and concluded that both have voted Tanzania as the best safari country of Africa. Over the past two years a distinctive SafariBookings taskforce searched for those who have been on safari and invited them to write a review. As a result, over 1,000 people from 53 nationalities wrote more than 2,300 user reviews.

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