Peru culture is complex and unique, created by the layers of ancient civilizations that have risen and fallen over thousands of years. The Spanish Conquistadors arrived in the 15th century and quickly left their mark across Latin America, rapidly building and imposing Spanish culture and religion across the country.
When you consider Belize is such a small country at less than 9,000 square miles (making it comparable in size to Massachusetts in the US or Wales in the UK) and with a population of only 367,000, it has an exciting range of sightseeing and sporting activities unmatched by most other countries in the world. Things to do in Belize can be divided into three broad categories - coastal activities, inland activities and food based experiences.
Peru people have a particularly long and varied history, from the ancient pre-Columbian civilizations, the Incas, the Spanish conquistadors through to modern day. Each have left their mark in the culture, architecture and cuisine and helped to shape modern day Peru.
With so many Serengeti lodges and camps to choose from, it is no wonder that most travelers end up confused. This guide lists out the best Serengeti lodges with their salient features to make it easier to plan your Serengeti safari trip.
From the rocky Tuli Block, to the grassy plains of the Kalahari desert, or the lush banks of the Chobi river, Botswana boasts excellent safaris to see big game. One of the big draws aside from the wildlife and scenery of Botswana is its exclusivity. The country has..
..the best time to visit Tanzania. Especially for specific wildlife, national parks & game reserves. You will then need careful planning to see the best of Tanzania and to make sure your...
The many different types of safari holidays in Tanzania range from common ones like jeep safaris and walking safaris to horse riding safaris and birding.
Planning a visit to Tanzania's Safari parks to visit cab be overwhelming. You are spoilt for choice as every park, from Serengeti and Ngorongoro to Gombe has something unique to offer. You should plan your trip based on the activities, the time of the year, the flora & fauna or other relevant factors.
Books for Tanzania Safari lists down reading options for travelers to inform themselves before they plan a safari in Tanzania.
A Kenya Safari gives you a chance to see the Great Wildebeest Migration and the Big 5. Known for it’s lush national parks and the abundant wildlife within them, planning a Kenya Safari involves...
Tanzania Safari, the very word ushers images of a wild and untamed land teeming with the classic African wildlife. Overshadowed by the Kenya safari scene, it remains a hidden gem in Africa. Not only does Tanzania hold about 20% of the continent’s mammal biomass, it is also home to Mt Kilimanjaro and the Ngorongoro crater, which has the densest big wildlife population in the world.
Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu, from a pure trekking perspective, is considered to be better than the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu.
Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro requires prior planning and research to make an informed decision. This guide provides you all the knowledge to know about, plan and book your Kilimanjaro trek.
Beginning at Km 85, The Classic route follows the Inca Trail as it climbs through valleys, woodland and cloud forest to reach Machu Picchu. You’ll also discover a number of Incan ruins along the way.
The tipping ceremony on Kilimanjaro is one of the lesser explored subjects. This post contains an extract from Dr. Joel Batzolfin's book, One Step at a Time, that describes this happy ceremony in detail.
We break down this all inclusive Kenya Safari packing list that covers what to to bring so that you don't leave anything important behind.
These Mt Kilimanjaro facts and stories will give a deeper insight about Kilimanjaro, the local people and add to the richness of the story and the history of the highest summit in Africa.
The Best Tanzania Holiday includes an African Safari and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, one of the seven summits. If you are already in Africa to climb Kili, taking a few extra days to see the truly wild animals of the Serengeti is a must.
Looking to get the most out of your Tanzania holiday is understandable. The other things to do on a Kilimanjaro trek holiday include Safaris, which the National Parks in Tanzania happily provide, visit the Maasai tribes, see coffee plantations, travel around Moshi and Zanzibar..
Climbing Kilimanjaro for Charity is the epitome of a noble adventure. If you are not vigilant, you may find your hard-earned donations go to the wrong hands. To ensure that you select the right charity for climbing Kilimanjaro or do the charity climb to Kili yourself, here are a set of guidelines:
If you're planning a trip to Kilimanjaro, the following books on Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are for you. Ranging from stories about Kilimnajaro to climbing advice, pictures and training, these will give you the best bibliographical Kilimanjaro experience
Kilimanjaro Porters and Guides play a vital role that ensures the success of your Kilimanjaro climb. Unfortunately, many of them live off tips. They carry equipment, supplies and make your meals. Here is a handy guide to know how much to tip each member of your Kilimanjaro support team.
Getting flights to Kilimanjaro is the first step in finalizing your Kilimanjaro trek. If you are wondering how to get to Kilimanjaro, the following information will be useful as it details flights to Kilimanjaro airport like Ethiopian Airlines, how to travel to and from Moshi, Arusha and even land routes to them for beginning your Kilimanjaro trek
Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes is essential for a successful trek. When hiking the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Lemosho and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Marangu route to Kilimanjaro and how Marangu differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...
Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are described. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Rongai route to Kilimanjaro and how Rongai differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...
Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Marangu are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Lemosho route to Kilimanjaro. Lemosho differs from the other routes to Kilimanjaro...
Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Machame route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Shira and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Machame route to Kilimanjaro
Choosing the best Kilimanjaro routes can be difficult. When hiking the Shira route to Kilimanjaro, the itinerary and comparison with other routes like Machame and Lemosho are as follows. This blog also takes into account seasons, foot traffic and success rates for the Shira route to Kilimanjaro
This article lists down everything you need to know before climbing Kilimanjaro. With resources to help to pack, train, the history of the region, Kilimanjaro's seasons and more, everything you need to prepare for your Kili trek is available here.
Looking for the best Kilimanjaro routes? This blog will help you narrow down between all the routes to Kilimanjaro. Contains detailed information on Machame route, Lemosho route, Marangu route, Rongai route and all the others. Also compares them by duration, type and other details.
Ladies trekking to Kilimanjaro often face difficulties getting information about climbing Kili. This blog lists everything women should know about Mount Kilimanjaro, how and what to pack and training for Kilimanjaro.
Visit Nagaland to learn about the tribes, their ways and the Hornbill Festival. Plenty of adventure and hiking can be done as well!
An insider take on Elephant Camps in Chiang Mai Thailand. Read about the relationship Thai people have with the Elephant.
Comparing Kilimanjaro vs Everest treks is not easy. Here we have tried to compare Everest Base Camp Trek Vs Kilimanjaro Summit Trek for those looking to decide between the two adventures for a holiday. A comprehensive list, this latest post is a detailed look at the two hikes.
If you've ever wondered about trekking Kilimanjaro, this blog post gives you the best 10 reasons to climb Kilimanjaro. From the ever present perfect views to the intangible feelings, we cover everything to do with the Kilimanjaro climb