Monday
Feb122018

Why Mafia is your one stop shop in  Tanzania

I may be biased, but I think Mafia Island is the best place in Tanzania. For me, it’s got everything you would want; beaches, sunshine, wildlife, and a little dose of Tanzanian-city living. Don’t believe me? Below, I explain why, and how Mafia Island can compete with these other destinations, and why Mafia should be your one-shop-stop for all things Tanzania.

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Monday
Feb122018

Top 5 Tips for Living with a lighter footprint on the  Earth

Saving the planet is a daunting task, trust us, we know. However it can be broken down into much more manageable tasks that don't make it so scary. Tasks that EVERYONE can get involved in. So, how can YOU make a difference? How can you reduce YOUR impact? Well, here's how!

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Tuesday
Jan302018

Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to  Tanzania

So, you’ve read your project brief, started studying your fish identification, and even learnt basic greetings in Swahili, you’re feeling prepared for your project, but, with anything, there’s still things you want to know. To help, I’ve put together a list of things that I wish I’d known before coming out. See you on Mafia!

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Tuesday
Jan232018

Five Things you didn't know about  Jellyfish

Did you know there are over 2,000 species of jellyfish in the world, with many of them living in the waters of the coast off Tanzania. I love jellyfish, and since being on Mafia Island, I’ve learnt more and more about them, which has only fuelled this fire! I share my favourite facts here...

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Thursday
Jan182018

The Importance of Mangroves to our  Eco-System

Here on Mafia, we’re lucky enough to have a range of marine environments a stone’s throw away from camp, which, if you’re on a marine conservation project, you’ll get to learn about and survey.

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Wednesday
Jan102018

My favourite moments on  Mafia

After I graduated, I spent five months in southern Africa, completing an internship, a volunteer placement and several weeks backpacking around five countries in total. It was my first time in the continent, and I fell in love with the people, landscapes and experience of living in Africa.

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