Tanzania

Tips and Articles in Tanzania

Mexico $145 • Veracruz As coastal Mexico slowly gives way to a glut of high-rises and libidinous throngs of tourists, a few tucked-away treasures hold tight to their cultural roots, not to mention a high standard of innovative indigenous design....
In 2002, the billionaire commodities trader Paul Tudor Jones embarked upon one of the most ambitious conservation projects in Africa when he leased 340,000 acres of Tanzania’s western Serengeti—along with every wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle with...
Everest, Denali, K2—the very names of these mountains command awe and respect, both from mountaineers who brave the elements to reach their summits and from armchair travelers who are less compelled to try. Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's tallest f...
ASIAHua Hin, Thailand Like much of the sea pine–dotted coast within a few hours of Bangkok, Hua Hin started out as a little-known village where the only commuting involved the local fishermen sailing to and fro. Its popularity has grown e...
Golf | Shopping PALM SPRINGS A getaway for the winter weary, who come for hot days, cool nights, and 100-plus golf courses, Palm Springs is undergoing a makeover. To wit, the Parker Palm Springs (4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr.; 800/543-4300; www.thepa...
Brazil Whales are frolicking off Praia do Rosa, surfers are taming Florianópolis's breaks, and Grace and I  are enjoying our own aquatic adventure, sipping champagne in our suite's whirlpool, gazing at the fishing boats plying the emerald coas...
According to Rae Jones of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration, what your mother told you still rings true: washing your hands with soap and water is the most effective way to avoid catching a cold or the flu. Dr. Stuart Levy, a Tufts Unive...
It's hard to get an island all to yourself unless you own one, as Richard Branson does--Necker Island, in the Caribbean--or you're rich enough to empty one out when you feel like it, as Bill Gates reportedly has done at a place called Mnemba Isla...
Germany Hefeweizen may be the national mainstay, but the 1809 Berliner Weisse is no ordinary German wheat beer: it has a tart and ultra-tangy flavor. Dr. Fritz Briem Brewery; bierkraft.com; from $6. France Brewer Daniel Thiriez crafts his...
$800 to $1,000 per person per night: that’s currently the average price of an African safari. The continent might be underdeveloped, but its leading camps and safari lodges are among the most glamorous and expensive resorts in the world. In fact,...
Who hasn’t fantasized about jetting off to an ultraluxe private isle, like Turtle Island in Fiji, where a staff of 100 caters to the whims of just 28 guests?Or swooned with envy over gossipy guest reports from Necker Island, Sir Richard Branson’s ...