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Tinga Tinga Tales Games Review

The company who created these Tinga Tinga puzzles and games realize how important it is for children to learn in a creative and fun way.

All of the puzzles and games feature characters from the television show called Tinga Tinga Tales.

The goal of the show is to introduce children to the animals, colors and sounds of Africa.  Each of the Tinga Tinga puzzles and games are filled with bright and vibrant colors as well as animals galore.

The size of the pieces for the puzzles and game are the perfect size for little hands.

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Best time to visit Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania is one of the most famous national parks in the entire world.

Never ceasing to amaze visitors with its never-ending plains, stark vegetation and magnificent wildlife, it’s no wonder that year after year the Serengeti remains one of the best places in the world to visit.

But what you may actually see on your safari in the Serengeti depends largely on when you choose to visit.  Pick the wrong month and you could be stuck huddled in a car waiting out storm after storm.

Pick the right month, and you won’t be able to click your camera fast enough for all the stunning wildlife that will surround you everywhere you turn.

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Is Zanzibar a good honeymoon destination?

Drifting away from the mainland, Zanzibar is an idyllic island off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa, where crystal blue waters sink into endless stretches of white powdered sands and laid-back locals cook up an incredible variety of world famous seafood infused with spices, herbs and mouthwatering flavor.

Aside from getting married itself, choosing a honeymoon in Zanzibar could very well be the best decision you ever make and a vacation to the infamous Spice islands is always one that ticks all the boxes.

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Choosing best Tanzania Safari tour operators tips

Tanzania is famous for its stunning natural beauty. Between the stunning landscapes of national parks such as the Ngorongoro Crater and fascinating wildlife in locations such as the Serengeti, it has so much to offer.

However, to really see the best of Tanzania, you need a guide – and picking the right company can make all the difference to the quality of your trip.

A good tour operator will take you to the best places, including those away from the beaten path where you can have a more unique experience. They can also offer you assistance with planning, and be there if anything goes wrong.

There are many tour operators and they can vary wildly in price. From the bare essentials budget operator, to the all frills included luxury provider, you’ll be able to find it!

So, here are some tips to finding the best safari operator, that best suits you and your trip.

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How much money to bring for safari in Tanzania and Zanzibar?

A common – and sometimes confusing – issue for travellers to Tanzania is how much money to bring for a safari in Tanzania and Zanzibar.

While Tanzania has its own currency, the Tanzanian Shilling, US dollars are also widely accepted. Even Euros and Pounds are also accepted at many places, although not necessarily at the normal rate.

While businesses are generally happy to accept any currency, credit and debit cards are not widely accepted. While some large hotel chains and upmarket shopping stores may accept credit cards, most vendors do not.

Therefore, it is recommended to bring a reasonable amount of $USD, and then withdraw Tanzanian Shillings from the ATM. How much to bring depends on two main factors; what you will be doing in Tanzania, and how much you are comfortable carrying.

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Clothes to wear on Safari in Tanzania

Going on an African safari conjures up amazing images of adventure, glamour and excitement. However, some of the practicalities like what to bring and wear on a safari can be less interesting – but very important!

Nobody wants to be distracted from the incredible site of the African animals by uncomfortable shoes or the dreaded tse tse flies.

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How to Get Tanzania and Zanzibar Visas (Guide)

One of the less interesting things about visiting Tanzania and Zanzibar is organizing the visas.

However, in order to ensure there are no unfortunate hiccups during your trip, it is definitely not something to overlook while planning your dream getaway to Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Zanzibar is an island part of the United Republic of Tanzania.The same tourist visa for Tanzania you can use it in Zanzibar without any problem.

For some nationalities, they can get a visa on arrival at either Dar es Salaam, Kilimanjaro or Zanzibar airports.

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