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Tree pose above the tree line on Mt. Kilimanjaro!

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Tanzania on Canvas

Learn about the life and art of Peter Ray Mwasha

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The Big Five

Find out how Africa's fiercest predators made the cut

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Meet Your Guides

Read our interview with superstar guide, Kumbi Salim

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FamilyBusinessFeature
June 15, 2010

Family Business of the Year

For the second year running, Thomson Safaris has been honored as a finalist for the Massachusetts Family Business of the Year…

ElizaFamFeature
June 9, 2010

Where is Eliza?

Eliza from our Boston office just wrote to us this morning to tell us about her latest Tanzania adventure. She’s on the tail end of her third Thomson Safari, this time with her parents and three siblings in…

Man's Best Friend
June 1, 2010

Podcast: Interspecies Communication

Have you ever wondered what animals are thinking? When you observe an elephant on safari do you ever imagine that it knows you are admiring its beauty and grandeur? Is it possible for an elephant to have…

JaneGoodFeature
April 27, 2010

An Evening with Jane Goodall at Harvard University

Dr. Jane Goodall will be speaking at Harvard University next Monday, May 3, 2010 about the 50th anniversary of her research at Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park. We are eager to be inspired by the words…

TZMapFeature
April 22, 2010

Union Day

On Monday, April 26 Tanzania celebrates Union Day. It is a public holiday commemorating the day Zanzibar and Tanganyika joined to form The United Republic of Tanzania in 1964.

JudiRickAwardsFeature
April 14, 2010

Wazee Club Ceremony

Last week, a ceremony was held on our office grounds in Arusha to honor staff members who have been with Thomson Safaris for over 15 years.

CarHerdFeature
April 7, 2010

Serengeti Report: April 2010

Senior guide, John Urio, just returned from one of our last safaris for this season. He reports the long rains have begun, as scheduled…

WeaverFeature
March 30, 2010

Is safari for the birds? You betcha!

Learn about a small bird with high standards – the Weaver. Watch a male Weaver make a nest, which a Thomson Safaris guest caught on film.

PenPalFeature
March 22, 2010

International Film Festival Features a Thomson Family Safari

Filmmaker and Thomson Safaris guest, Shaun Donahue, shot a documentary about his daughter’s pen-pal experience on a Thomson Family Safari last summer, which was featured in an international film festival last…

maasai-song
February 23, 2010

Maasai Song Exchange

Have you heard Maasai music in person? Check out this fun video clip of a recent music cultural exchange…

BiggsFeature
February 16, 2010

Photography Tips from Andy Biggs

Andy was just featured on ABC’s morning show, View From the Bay, where he shared travel photography tips including natural lighting, equipment and packing efficiently for excursions (see the video clip…)

DryMigrationFeature
February 2, 2010

Migration Report

Kissanga, one of our senior guides, sent us a migration update from the Serengeti. He reports, “It has stopped raining and it is hot, very hot, dry and dusty. The grass in the Serengeti is already losing…

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