|   About/By Thomson Staff

From Kili to the Serengeti: Annifreed Reflects on Her Safari

Thomson staffer Annifreed Sinjour traveled from the snowy peak of Kilimanjaro directly to the warm hills of the Serengeti on he...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

The Ripple Effect of Clean Water

Twenty years. There’s a weight to that number that’s hard to ignore. It feels like just yesterday that Judi Wineland and a grou...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

How’d You Get That Shot? Safari Photography Behind the Scenes with Andrea Hardy

Star trails with acacia tree – Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Photo: Andrea Hardy, Lifetography Capturing nature’s most awe-...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

6 Tips for Being Culturally Sensitive While Traveling

For many, the chance to have meaningful cultural interactions is the highlight of an international trip, and it’s something our...

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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, About/By Thomson Staff

Thomson Co-founder Judi Wineland on Women’s Empowerment

 Thomson Co-Founder Judi Wineland with a group of Maasai women and children in Tanzania. When Judi Wineland started her career ...

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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, 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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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet the Tanzania Wildlife Expert

  We are excited to introduce you to Daniel, who in addition to his formal position as the manager of the Eastern Serengeti Nat...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Stories About/From Our Guests

Creating a Lifetime Connection to Tanzania with One Safari

We pride ourselves on providing top of the line safari experiences that travelers will remember fondly for years to come. But f...

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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, 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, About/By Thomson Staff

Meet Your Guides: Mustapha Juma

Mustapha with Thomson Safaris guest, Robert After every safari, we hear from guests that their guide was amazing, and that he...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Wildlife

X Marks the Spots…Sometimes: Giraffe Markings

The Maasai giraffe’s irregularly-shaped, darker spots make it easy to recognize.  Photo: Thomson Safaris guests Patti and Tom M...

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  |   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, 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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  |   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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