It is no secret that food is an important part of any safari experience. One would typically wonder about the itinerary, the accommodation, the different activities on offer and of course, the food. While African safaris are especially famed for its once-in-a-lifetime game experiences, untamed wilderness and mind-blowing resident wildlife, it doesn’t mean food is any less delectable. So what exactly are the food options in a safari? What to expect in your plate while on a safari Game p...
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When going to a different place, tipping is most often approached with great trepidation. Should I tip? If so, how much? Sometimes, it even causes unnecessary travel anxiety. So if you are visiting Africa anytime soon, or you’re planning for your African adventure, here’s a guide to tell you all about tipping in Africa. Tipping culture in Africa First of all, tipping in Africa is not a compulsory affair. It is only done on the merit of a good service; a simple appreciation for a j...
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The words “African safari” conjure up images of lions roaring from a distance, trumpeting elephants, giraffes browsing the trees and pop-up roofed vehicles hurtling down the African bushveld. While all these create one of the most exciting and most memorable experiences a traveler can have, did you know there is one more thing that could hoist that experience? Imagine five-star luxury in one of the wildest, remote places in the world — posh accommodation with topnotch facilities, guarantee...
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Tanzania is an ultimate adventure destination for many travelers across the globe. For many reasons including wildlife that’s beyond compare to any other country in the world, more and more tourists have been drawn to Tanzania. What sets other travelers back is the price. Yes, Tanzania safaris are generally pricey compared to other holiday destinations. The question is, why? To give you a clearer understanding on why Tanzania safari holidays aren’t cheap, here’s a quick rundown: ✓ Mothe...
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Glamping, bleisure and some other new travel terms are popping out and gaining popularity today. While these linger as trends, what’s becoming increasingly popular recently in the travel game is solo traveling. And with more women becoming financially independent, more apt in traveling and more empowered, more and more women today are becoming more adventurous travelers, too – and they’re doing it alone. Gosheni Safaris has seen a surge of solo women travelers, whether it’s an a...
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East Africa has always been known to provide great safari adventures. It is home to some of the world’s most iconic parks, and it covers four of the most coveted African destinations — Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda. So if you are looking into exploring one, two or all countries, and you have little to no idea on how to get there, get around and/or get across, this post can serve as your guide! Kenya Famed for its savannas that stretch out into the horizon and big cats that nonchalantl...
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You see, Africa is often associated with luxury: grand villas, extravagant tented camps with private dipping pools or jacuzzi, fully-customized luxury safari vehicles and many more. True, Africa has a lot of these. But beyond what the brochures tell you is a wilder adventure that comes with budget traveling, including group-joining safaris. Group-joining safaris: What and Why Group-joining safaris have increasingly become popular these days. It is a type of safari wherein a traveler or group...
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Let’s face it. Social media influences many of our choices. In fact, when planning a trip or even a lunch date with friends, we always take into account how Instagram-worthy the place (or even the food) is! Well, if you’re traveling to Tanzania or are already in Tanzania, good news: The country is brimming with Insta-worthy pizzazz! From breathtaking landscapes and expansive shorelines to jaw-dropping wildlife, vibrant people and unique experiences to historical and cultural structures tha...
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Almost everyone dreams of going to a safari in Tanzania, arguably the best safari destination in the world. To some, it’s another tick off the bucket list; to others, it’s a dream wildlife experience; and to some others, it’s passion. Whatever the reason for traveling, there is always that inner anxiety on what to expect in a safari in Tanzania. Well, to ease up the suspense, here are the 9 things you can look forward to: #1 Diverse landscapes Tanzania is blessed with a widely diverse ec...
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What could be more exciting than seeing your kids encounter animals in the wild and not in a zoo? Family safaris in Africa SHOULD be a trip of a lifetime – one that each of you can remember and share stories forever. However, before being able to tick off this item on your bucket list, you need to know certain things like when are where to go, where to stay, what’s best for the kids, etc. This guide will tell you all about how to plan a safari trip for your family. Things to Consider Befor...
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