TANZANIA

  • Best of Zanzibar Hotels on the Beach: Park Hyatt Zanzibar

    Earlier this year, I traveled to Zanzibar, a small island off the coast of Tanzania, to get my PADI Open Water Certification (scuba certification) and knew I wanted to stay at a hotel on the beach. After browsing through beautiful beach hotel after beautiful beach hotel, I kept going back to Park Hyatt Zanzibar in Stone…

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  • What to Expect on Your 7 Day Kilimanjaro Trek

    I spent months preparing for my hike up to Mount Kilimanjaro. I researched and researched more. I exercised. I was confident in our guide company, Pristine Trails. But when I woke up early in the morning in my Moshi hotel room on the day of my hike, I had no way of truly knowing what…

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  • How to Choose the Best Kilimanjaro Guides

    When I first started planning for my Kilimanjaro trek, I was overwhelmed by the number of tour operators available for hire. I read review after review of various Kilimanjaro tour operators but wasn’t sure which factors to look out for that would be most crucial to my success. Now, having just summited Kilimanjaro with a…

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  • Complete Kilimanjaro Packing List: Kilimanjaro Gear Recommendations and Tips

    Each day is an opportunity for a new adventure, and soon I will be embarking on a new adventure to the tallest mountain in Africa: Mount Kilimanjaro. At nearly 20,000 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and typically takes between 6-8 days to hike. For the first time in my…

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