Tanzania is home to a number of popular safari trips. Even though they can be considered tourist attractions, these trips are not like a day at the city zoo. Safaris are serious expeditions that send you straight into Africa’s wildlife, so follow these tips to get the most out of your adventure.
It’s always good to learn at least a few phrases in your destination’s language. In this case, knowing some key phrases of Swahili could get you out of a tight situation if you ever get lost. Otherwise, you’re able to offer a friendly, “Jambo!”
Lightweight clothes with light colors will keep you cool in the heat, but high altitude places like Ngorongoro Crater will require a jacket, especially if you’re camping overnight. Also, remember to pack a hat with a chinstrap and a good pair of binoculars for the classic safari look. Wearing mosquito repellent is also a good idea to stay bite-free and prevent malaria transmission.
Remember you are in the middle of the wild, so pay attention to your guide at all times and do not exit vehicles until it is stated it is safe to do so. Your safari program should also give you plenty of bottled water to stay hydrated, as the tap water in Tanzania is not purified.
Travel insurance is strongly recommended, especially policies that have medical coverage abroad, should anything happen while out in the wild. A short-term membership with Flying Doctors is also a good idea, providing air evacuations out of the remote regions of East Africa.
United Airlines remains firmly committed toward sustainability in aviation. The latest development in its eco-conscious goals includes working with Oxy Low Carbon Ventures to commercialize the production of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) with biotech firm Cemvita Factory. Cemvita looks to develop a revolutionary new way to produce SAF by using carbon dioxide and synthetic microbes. Additionally, United Airlines Ventures (UAV) recently announced an equity investment in Fulcrum, and United has invested more in SAF production than any other airline in the world.
Practicing mindfulness is an increasingly popular and recognized method for reducing stress, but for those needing to keep their hands busy in order to ease their anxieties, mindfulness can be difficult. While fidget toys can work in a pinch, sometimes you just want more. If you’ve tried to keep your mind clear and your hands busy with things like adult coloring books, and you’ve found that still doesn’t do much for you (all that pressure to stay inside the lines!), you might want to try the Buddha Board.
Summer is the best time to kick back and enjoy a delicious cocktail — especially outside! Hotels around the world shared some of their most popular, delicious drinks for travel lovers to make at home. Try your hand at mixology and enjoy these cocktails at home.
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Foragers Market and its restaurant, Foragers Table, a decade-old farm-to-table favorite in Chelsea, recently reopened for the first time since closing during the pandemic. Its reopening sees the restaurant start fresh with new executive chef Olivier Palazzo leading the kitchen. Palazzo’s culinary experience and inspiration sees a new modern-Mediterranean menu, as well as an imaginative wine and cocktail program.