Episode 105: Safari in Tanzania

  • Where We Stayed: the Serengeti Serena Lodge, Tanzania

    Where We Stayed: the Serengeti Serena Lodge, Tanzania

    Located in the heart of Tanzania’s epic Serengeti National Park, the Serengeti Serena Lodge was a welcome oasis of rest and comfort after spending a full day driving around the plain on our incredible safari through the park.

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  • Photo Gallery: Our Epic Day in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park

    Photo Gallery: Our Epic Day in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park

    There are a handful of magical places in the world that truly and honestly live up to the word “epic.” And yes, if you follow our travels at all you’ll notice that “epic” is definitely one of our favorite words, and we are as guilty as anyone else for completely over-using it. But when it comes to describing Tanzania’s incredible Serengeti National Park, try as we might we just couldn’t find a better, more appropriate word!

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  • Photo of the Day: A Magical Sunset in the Serengeti

    Photo of the Day: A Magical Sunset in the Serengeti

    As if our incredible day in safari in Tanzania’s wild and beautiful Serengeti National Park wasn’t magical enough, take a look at the scene that awaited us upon our return to the lodge that night.

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  • African Lions: Ten Fascinating Facts and Our Favorite Photos

    African Lions: Ten Fascinating Facts and Our Favorite Photos

    Lions have also been in the news a lot lately of course, after the killing of Cecil the lion by an American trophy hunter in Zimbabwe. So lots of folks are talking about lions these days! You’ve probably learned at least a little bit about lions because of all the attention and the extensive media reports, and we learned a few surprising things

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  • Photo Gallery: Our Amazing Day in the Ngorongoro Crater

    Photo Gallery: Our Amazing Day in the Ngorongoro Crater

    We couldn’t have imagined a more fitting place to end our epic safari in Tanzania than the sweeping and beautiful Ngorongoro Crater – even though our visit (and our search for the critically endangered black rhino) certainly included more than a few tense moments.

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  • Episode Extra: Sex, Warthogs and Thievery in Tarangire (VIDEO)

    Episode Extra: Sex, Warthogs and Thievery in Tarangire (VIDEO)

    Our epic search for Africa’s legendary Big Five continues! And this week, we’re back in the truck and back on safari in a place called Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania. Tarangire actually translates locally to “river of wild hogs,” or “river of warthogs.” So we were definitely excited at the thought of seeing warthogs in the wild for the first time…

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  • Where We Stayed: Maramboi Tented Camp, Tarangire, Tanzania

    Where We Stayed: Maramboi Tented Camp, Tarangire, Tanzania

    Situated just a short drive away from the gates of Tanzania’s beautiful Tarangire National Park (and not far from Lake Manyara National Park) lies one of the coolest places you could possibly stay in this part of the world.

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