|   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet the Special Women of the Nyumba Camps

In Tanzania, it’s often challenging for women to find jobs, particularly in industries dominated by men. Safari travel is one s...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Maasai Beadwork

Many of our guests are fascinated by the beautiful Maasai beadwork they find on safari in Tanzania. The beadwork is used to cre...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Artists-in-Residence add to the beauty of Gibb’s Farm

Robert Aswani painting at Gibb’s Farm Travelers almost universally adore their time at Gibb’s Farm. A luxurious retreat nestled...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

A Tanzania Safari Adventure with Peace of Mind

Smart travelers know taking a few simple precautions can make a trip infinitely smoother and brings welcome peace of mind. Phot...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Safari Camp Chef Rebeka Maronde

Ever wonder who is behind those delectable meals on safari? Meet Chef Rebeka Maronde, a rising star in the Tanzania culinary sc...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

26,000 Steps Closer to Healthcare in Tanzania

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Smiling Kids and Parents? How Our Family Safari Mentors Make it Happen

Smiling faces all around for three generations on a family safari How will you spend family time together this year? Will it be...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Tanzania vs South Africa Safaris

People ask us all the time: why choose Tanzania for safari? Compared to other East African safari destinations, Tanzania is an ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

A Child By Any Other Name…Wouldn’t Be Kuria

Kuria woman “Kurias singing and dancing” by Angela Sevin – originally posted to Flickr as Kurias singing and dancing. Licensed ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Trading Lions for Pride: The Maasai Olympics

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Pride of Place: Tanzania’s National Anthem

National anthems are the standard bearer of patriotism. They’re meant to bind the citizens together, to proclaim that—forget wh...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

The Carvings of the Makonde

Tanzanian art is almost as fascinatingly diverse as Tanzanian culture(s—all 120+ of them!), but certain styles are especially w...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

Erasto Mpemba and the Physics of Freezing

Newton had an apple, Erasto Mpemba had ice cream! “Strawberry ice cream cone (5076899310)” by TheCulinaryGeek from Chicago, USA...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Artistic Ancestry: Bimbi Statues of the Bembe People

Left: Raccolte Extraeuropee del Castello Sforzesco [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

A Cross-Continental Connection

Bowl stitched with thread and beads from Tanzania  Each year, in an effort to promote friendship and understanding between the...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Tanzania on Canvas: The Art of Peter Ray Mwasha

“Chanting to the Moon”  by Peter Ray Mwasha Tanzania is a land filled with stunning imagery and lush, vibrant color; it makes...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Growing Up Up Up! The Maasai “Jumping Dance”

Maasai jumping ceremony Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Kristen Boren It’s a tourist favorite, and it’s been captured in endless ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Art

Tanzania on Canvas: Tingatinga Painting

There are few souvenirs as evocative as a piece of traditional artwork, and for travelers to Tanzania, there’s one widespread f...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Dance Battle: Sukuma Dance Societies

We have a fabulous idea for a surefire-hit movie: Step Up 83: Sukuma Dance Battle To be fair, the Sukuma—a Tanzanian people who...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Bongo Flava: The Rhythm of Tanzania

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