Tanzania

  • 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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  • Photo of the Day: The Epic, Empty Beauty of the Serengeti Plain

    Photo of the Day: The Epic, Empty Beauty of the Serengeti Plain

    As our guide Joseph explained during our incredible day on safari in the legendary Serengeti, the word “serengeti” is actually a Maasai word that translates as “endless plain”. And driving across the Serengeti you fully realize what a fitting description that is. Epic, empty and endless. Wow!

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  • Video: Our Search for the Black Rhino in the Ngorongoro Crater

    Video: Our Search for the Black Rhino in the Ngorongoro Crater

    It’s our last day on safari in wild and beautiful Tanzania, and our last chance to fulfill our mission of seeing all five of Africa’s “Big Five” in the wild! It’s been an amazing adventure so far, and since the safari began we’ve seen some incredible wildlife…

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  • Photo of the Day: Feasting with the King of the Beasts

    Photo of the Day: Feasting with the King of the Beasts

    Considering today is World Lion Day, we thought we’d pay tribute to the big cats with one of our favorite shots from our day on safari in the Serengeti. We came across this lion – along with about seven others – relaxing together on a rocky outcropping above the plain…

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  • TFTR Photo of the Day: Elephants Crossing the Serengeti Plain

    TFTR Photo of the Day: Elephants Crossing the Serengeti Plain

    It was getting late in the day during our safari in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park and we were about to begin our drive back to the lodge when, in the distance, we saw a bunch of dark spots pitted against the light on the horizon, moving slowly across the plain…

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  • VIDEO: Our Incredible Day on Safari in the Legendary Serengeti

    VIDEO: Our Incredible Day on Safari in the Legendary Serengeti

    We’ve been so fortunate in these last few years to have been able to travel to some incredible places around the world and to have experienced a number of really, really incredible things. But there are a few experiences in particular that are just so incredible – so thrilling and memorable – that we place them in an exclusive category all their own.

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