A Glimpse into the World of Tanzania’s Real Maasai

For many travellers, the reason for visiting new countries is to learn about new foods, new cultures, new people, and different ways of life, which is perhaps we are so intrigued about other ethnic groups and nomadic tribes such as the Maasai of Tanzania. For those of us living in the Western World, it is…

A-Z of Travel – A is for Africa…

Well, I may have missed the A-Z blogging Challenge of April 2013, but a new month brings new ideas, I as we have 26 days left in May (one for each letter of the alphabet), I thought I would challenge myself to write an A-Z on Travel! When I first started blogging back in January…

Destination Review – The Spice Island of Zanzibar

Just as exotic as its name would suggest, the Island of Zanzibar is a wonderful destination for those looking for a tropical beach paradise in the Indian Ocean. Nestling just a short hop from mainland Tanzania, the archipelago of Zanzibar holds prime position along East Africa’s coastline, and with its eclectic mix of nationalities, cultures…

Active Holidays – Our Gold, Silver and Bronze Medal Winners!

If you have caught ‘Olympic Fever’ and feel the need to get off the couch and out into the fresh air, it might be time to reserve your place on one of the many Active Holidays now available. From mountain climbing in Argentina to cycling around Europe, there are active holiday’s to suit every age…

An African Tail – Trekking Kilimanjaro for the Love of Dogs

In exactly nine weeks time, Ingo and I will be making our way to Tanzania to begin our epic journey to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. A trip in the making (or in the mind at least!) for many, many years, our hike to ‘The Roof of Africa’ is something we have been dreaming about…

Spicing Up Friday with a Trip to Zanzibar

An archipelago of islands and islets bathing in the Indian Ocean, Zanzibar, otherwise referred to as the Island of Spice, is a dream destination for those looking to relax, unwind, and enjoy a great selection of water activities such as scuba diving, snorkelling in the reef, and deep-water fishing. Known locally as Unguia, Zanzibar sits…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – A Dream Comes True

While I have always been relatively active and sporty, my fitness levels cannot compare to those of my Austrian born, mountain goat of a husband, who can scale a 2,500-metre mountain without breaking a sweat! Yet I have always had a dream, a ‘bucket list’ contender if you like, and that is to climb the…