|   A Safari Category List, Food

Tanzanian Food: Ugali Recipe

“Ugali & Sukuma Wiki” by Paresh Jai from Nairobi, Kenya – Ugali & Sukuma WikiUploaded by Common Good. Licensed under CC BY 2.0 ...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

What’s the Difference between African and Asian Elephants?

One of these things is not like the other…but at first it might be hard to see the difference between African and Asian elepha...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Building a Thomson Land Rover Defender

As anyone who’s been on safari knows, a reliable vehicle is an absolute must. Not just any car can handle the dusty roads, rive...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

“It is hard to describe what Africa does to you. It washes the soul. It centers you.”

It is hard to describe what Africa does to you. It washes the soul. It centers you. It does all those things that sound like cl...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

We’re Toasting Our Fabulous Guests! (…and Travel + Leisure’s 2013 World’s Best Award!)

What got the Thomson team out of the office and into a big spread of ribs, homemade strawberry-rhubarb pie, and ice-cold beers?...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Thomson Safaris Named to Travel + Leisure World’s Best List!

We’re proud to announce that Travel + Leisure magazine has awarded Thomson Safaris a coveted 2013 World’s Best Award in the cat...

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  |   Stories About/From Our Guests

Thomson Guest Shares Experience on Family Safari

Seldom in life do I run into a company that does 100% of what they would do when they said they would do it. Thomson did just t...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

How Thomson Staffer Gabriela Saw Her Dream Animal on Safari

I love animals. It was apparent as early as pre-school when my class awarded me with the “animal lover” award. Other awards giv...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

Thomson Safaris Green and Socially Responsible Travel Tips

Thinking about going on an African safari? Your trip will deliver memories to cherish for a lifetime. As you begin planning you...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

Karibu to our Tanzanian Friends! Staff from Arusha Visit the US

Every spring, we are reunited with some of our friends from the Arusha office who get an all-expense paid, two-week visit to th...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Giving Back

Volunteering at FAME Health Clinic in Tanzania: Kathy Gaines, RN and Thomson guest, shares her story

Kathy Gaines is a registered nurse with 29 years of experience in pediatrics, maternal child health and medical/surgical nursin...

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  |   A Safari Category List, About/By Thomson Staff

When is the Best Time to See The Great Migration? Three Perspectives on One Phenomenon.

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive is, when is the best time to see the Great Migration? Since the giant her...

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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, Giving Back

New Film Release: Supporting Tanzanian Communities

This beautiful film was just released! Have a look to learn about projects and communities we are proudly supporting in Tanzani...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

What Makes a Cheetah So Fast?

The spectacle of a cheetah running at full speed is art; the anatomy and physique facilitating its speed and agility is genetic...

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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, Safari

Migration Update: Wildebeests Cross Mara River Early

Is the grass always greener on the other side? For the wildebeests, it is. Drawn by instincts, weather patterns and their appet...

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  |   A Safari Category List, Safari

The Hippo: Forgotten Animal of the Great Migration

The Great Migration is one of nature’s greatest spectacles – thousands of hoofed animals driven by instinct and weather pattern...

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