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Thomson Safaris Has Been Nominated!

We have great news to share! Thomson Safaris has been nominated for Travel + Leisure’s 2017 “World’s Best” Safari Outfitters. W...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Orange and Tomato Soup Recipe

Curious about what you’ll eat while on safari in Tanzania? Along with fresh fruits and vegetables, main courses like chicken, b...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

This soup is a guest favorite at Nyumba camps. Our safari chefs prepare the soup from scratch, and it’s simple enough to recrea...

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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, Safari

Why You Don’t Need to be a Camper to Love a Safari

This week we have the pleasure of speaking with a recent guest, Mackenzie, who recounts the safari adventure she experienced w...

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  |   Safari

Five Reasons to Travel to Tanzania Now

Tanzania is the best safari destination in Africa. Why? With more than 25% of the country preserved as national parks or conser...

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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, Safari

The Bone Collector: African Crested Porcupines

He always seemed like such a nice, normal porcupine… “Westafrikanisches Stachelschwein” by C-8 – Own work. Licensed under CC BY...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Fooling Nature: The Jackal

Older pups often help raise and care for younger siblings. Photo: Thomson Safaris guests Terry O’Neill & Linda McCormick In fol...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

A Trip of a Lifetime Becomes A Lifelong Connection: Mike Rubenstein, Part 2

Earlier this week, we posted the first part of an interview with past guest, Dr. Mike Rubenstein. In it, he spoke about his fi...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

A Trip of a Lifetime Becomes A Lifelong Connection: Mike Rubenstein, Part 1

It’s pretty common for us to hear from returning travelers that their safari or Kilimanjaro trek was a truly life-changing exp...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Nature’s Bathing Beauties: Hippos

Sunburned? Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Debbie Stowers When we send travelers on safari, we always tell them to pack a broad-b...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Flora

A Cuppa Tanzania

Even if you haven’t had a chance to visit Tanzania yet, you may have had a little taste of it…in your coffee cup! The country i...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Eye of Newt, Toe of Frog, and…Scale of Pangolin?

A tree pangolin, the variety you may see in East Africa. “Tree Pangolin” by Valerius Tygart – Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA...

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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, Safari

Black and White and Flying All Over The Place: Colobus Monkeys!

Photo: Thomson Safaris guest, Gary Hapken From overhead, a shrieking howl rings through the trees. You look up, but all you see...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Food

What’s for Dinner? Unexpected Delicacies of Tanzania

It goes without saying that different cultures love different foods; where you’re born is debatably the primary influence on ho...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Can Cheetahs Survive…Themselves?

We talk a lot about external threats to wildlife populations, because they are by far the biggest causes for concern. But in th...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

Condé Nast Traveler Readers Name Gibb’s Farm Best Hotel in Tanzania

Anyone who has been to Gibb’s Farm (a destination many Thomson Safaris trips visit) knows that this working coffee estate nestl...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Landmarks

Kilimanjaro’s Neighbor: Ol Doinyo Lengai

In Maa, the Maasai language, Kilimanjaro is known as Ol Doinyo Oibor, or “The White Mountain.” But there’s a much more imposing...

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