Entries in #explore (26)

Monday
Feb122018

Meeting  Mafia

After almost 100 hours of travelling which included four countries, two cancelled flights and an unexpected two-day stop in Addis Ababa, I’d already had my fair share of adventure before even setting foot on Mafia Island.

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Monday
Feb122018

My Time on  Mafia

When I first arrived on Mafia I was struck by it’s simple beauty and how much of a stark contrast it was to Dar Es Salaam (my only previous experience of Tanzania). Instead of the sprawling, shabby and run down suburbs on the roads between the airport and central Dar, here there were palm trees, open expanses of grass and shrub-land with goats and cattle happily grazing at random intervals.

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Monday
Feb122018

Two Months on  Mafia

When I travel to new places, I try and go with no expectations. Nowadays it’s so easy to research a destination, and arrive knowing the ins and outs before even setting foot off the plane. With Mafia, however, it was a slightly different story...

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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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