|   A Safari Category List, Food

Traditional Maasai Food: Blood and Milk

A Maasai herder tends his cattle Photo taken by Thomson Safaris guest, Beverly Halliwell-Ross Italians have pasta, Russians hav...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

First-Time Tourists: Tanzania Staff Trip

The employees that run the ground operations in Tanzania are incredibly adept at anticipating, and meeting, travelers’ needs. T...

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  |   A Safari Category List, History

We Are The Champions…of Zanzibar

Queen was known as much for their flamboyant, over-the-top performances as their hit songs  “Freddie Mercury performing in New ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

True Bushmen: The Hadza

The Hadza still hunt game with bows and arrows. By Woodlouse (http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodlouse/3990736265/) [CC BY-SA 2.0...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Maasai Tribesman, Translator, Lifelong Friend: Meet Emmanuel

When I visited the Serengeti, I expected to see giraffes and zebras, beautiful landscapes and peaceful sunsets over the plains....

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Kanga: The Most Colorful Sight In Tanzania

There’s one thing we can guarantee every Thomson traveler will see on his or her trip. No, it’s not a favorite animal. It’s a k...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Go for the Wildlife, Return With Friends

Most people embark on their first safari with some pretty high expectations; it’s a trip into a different world, where the land...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

Nainokanoka Village Celebrates Efforts of Thomson Safaris & FoTZC to Improve Education for Community

Maasai songs reverberated through the hills of Ngorongoro from the village of Nainokanoka during a recent celebration for the c...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Beatboxing with the Maasai

Thomson guest and talented beatboxer, Ben Mirin, shared a special cultural exchange with the Maasai during his safari earlier t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Farewell to Our Dear Friend, Farish Jenkins

  Distinguished Harvard professor, loving husband and father, inspiring teacher, generous friend, renowned researcher and champ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Guests Renew Vows in a Traditional Maasai Wedding Ceremony

Lori’s desire to visit Africa was realized when she was a young girl; over the years, her connection and passion for Africa’s w...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

Maasai Women Attend International Women’s Day Events in Arusha

Thomson Safaris sponsored a group of Maasai women from several villages in Loliondo to participate in Arusha’s International W...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Can Wildlife and People Live in Harmony?

Over the past decade, lion expert and conservationist, Dr. Laly Lichtenfeld, has researched declining lion populations througho...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Google’s Tribute to Freddie Mercury

In honor of Freddie Mercury’s 65th birthday, today’s Google doodle has pulled out all the stops with an animated tribute to the...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Witnessing a Maasai Ceremony

Like many first time travelers, I was initially drawn to Tanzania because of its phenomenal wildlife populations. You often he...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Andy Biggs on the TODAY Show

Andy Biggs, our professional photography trip leader, is making the rounds! He was back in New York City this morning for a fea...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Live! From New York…?

Each spring, Rick and Judi treat four members of our Arusha, Tanzania staff to an all-expense paid, two-week trip to the United...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Jane Goodall Welcomes Thomson Guests

Last week, Dr. Jane Goodall graciously welcomed our guests to Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park. Thomson Safaris hosted a t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, People

Maasai Song Exchange

If you’ve been lucky enough to hear traditional Maasai music in person, you know the combination of hypnotic rhythms, thunderou...

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