Africa

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Touring Tanzania on a budget

Touring Tanzania on a budget is a mission possible. At the moment, international tourism in Tanzania, Africa (not only in Zanzibar) is booming. The hotels, hostels, lodges, camps, and guesthouses are full of tourists, the vast majority from Europe and Russia. Most of the guests are coming for a week or two, trying to escape
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Zanzibar East Coast heaven

I was advised before my departure to Zanzibar, Tanzania, that the best beaches are on the North-East coast that includes from down to the top Pongwe, Kiwengwa, Pwani Mchangani, and Matemwe. It’s about 22 km long white sandy beaches that offer a different experience, breathtaking views, plenty of sunbeams, and a variety of ocean activities.
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2 days tour in Stone Town

I did the mistake to stay in Stone Town, Zanzibar, for three full days and nights. On the last day, I got totally bored and already regretted it. Two days are absolutely enough to see and visit everything in Stone Town, and you literally have nothing to do on the 3rd day. In addition, I
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Zanzibar pre-travel hacks to know

As a solo traveler, I am used to making my own research every time before heading to an unknown destination. But this time, with Zanzibar, I was super diligent and thorough and did the “homework” precisely. In a time when the whole world is under the COVID-19 restrictions, Zanzibar and Tanzania remained some of the few places considered coronavirus free, and
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Madagascar II - wonders never end

The Lemur’s island and the adventures with my adorable admirer Amigo was the moment where I said goodbye in my previous article “Madagascar – the luckiest trip ever”. Every day was a source of another surprise and when I thought I saw everything and am going to get bored, Madagascar managed to keep me on
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Madagascar - the luckiest trip ever

I consider Madagascar my luckiest trip ever. There are plenty of symptoms for it that made me feel blessed and protected by the Universe. When I jumped on the plane in Amman, Jordan on January 30th, 2020 I was super excited, and adrenaline-packed for heading to Madagascar – a dream island on the bottom of
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Gladiator road trip in Tunisia

  I went to El Jem, Tunisia, just because it was included in the programme, arranged by the travel agency. My departure point was city of Sousse (the third most populated city in Tunisia), where our group was originally accommodated for a week stay. I had no high expectations of the day trip to El
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"Be positive" life journey

  As new 2018 began, I learned what is the most modern wish for the year’s kick off – Be positive. It seems to me, everyone is turning to positivity now and, undoubtedly, it’s a promising start. I wasn’t an exception and received lots of “be positive” instructions. But they are definitely not relevant to
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Morocco - the land where goats live on trees

Usually people are incline to consider all the Arabs like Middle Easterners. So, when I am asked to share a story about the Middle East, can’t be sure what the real expectations are. How Morocco came up? The last time, I was asked about the Middle East, I tried to recall a funny story from Jordan, Lebanon, Dubai,
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A magnificent trip to Sun City, South Africa

  I knew it’s going to be a memorable adventure at the moment I’d found a 20 Rand bill at the parking lot. Generally, I was pretty excited of visiting Sun City, the exotic well hidden Paradise of South Africa. I was unable to see and hear anything. But stepping out of the car, right in
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