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4 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer Abroad at 40

Yelena Parker | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Yelena Parker

Big dates make us pause, review where our lives have taken us, reevaluate our priorities and set new goals. For those who do not have children, a change of scenery to clear your head and make a difference for communities in need can help.

Why Do More Women Volunteer Abroad Than Men?

Yelena Parker | Posted 08.11.2014 | Impact
Yelena Parker

Why is it that so few men get excited about coming to help local communities in Africa? What are the true motivations for most volunteers? Do women have very different reasons for volunteering abroad from men?

"Karibu:" Inclusion in a Word

Farah Mawani | Posted 08.09.2014 | Impact
Farah Mawani

I often find it hard to express complex and intense emotions in words. But the word "Karibu" says so much. It captures the heart of Tanzanian and broader East African culture.

This Restaurant In Zanzibar Is Our Dream Vacation In One Place

Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel

In a land far, far away sits the restaurant of your dreams. During low tide, you can walk to The Rock, which sits out on the water off Zanzibar's ...

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations in Africa

minube | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
minube

From a candle-lit desert oasis to a dreamy tropical archipelago, here are the 10 best honeymoon destinations in Africa.

Sleep Under The Sea!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.03.2014 | Travel

If you've ever dreamed of sleeping under the sea, à la The Little Mermaid, your dreams can soon become reality at the Manta Resort's new underwater r...

Things I Love About Tanzania

Lisa Xia | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel
Lisa Xia

Between affordable safaris to the legendary Serengeti ($150/night!), to the turquoise beaches of the Indian Ocean, to remote villages scattered among lush foliage, to lazy nights of drinking conyagi in Zanzibar... Tanzania is something the heart remembers.

Horror Acid Attack Of Catholic Priest

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Religion

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania — Tanzanian police say a Catholic priest was attacked by acid at a busy business area on the island of Zanzibar. Regional Po...

2 Teens Hurt In Zanzibar Acid Attack Return Home

Posted 08.12.2013 | World

Kirstie Trup and Katie Gee, British charity workers who were victims of an acid attack in Tanzania on Wednesday, have returned to the United Kingdom a...

British Women Attacked With Acid In Zanzibar

Reuters | ALI SULTAN | Posted 08.08.2013 | World

By Fumbuka Ng'wanakilala DAR ES SALAAM, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Men riding a motorbike threw acid at two British teenage girls in Tanzania'...

My Summer Vacation: Tanzania or Maine-ia

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
Randee Mia Berman

Don't know much about geometry. But I do know this: Summer = Vacation. It's a simple algebraic equation.

Finding The Perfect Honeymoon

Jacada Travel | Posted 07.28.2013 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Wedding season is upon us and where there are nuptials, there are newlywed holidays to follow.

Into Africa: Zanzibar

Tim Jahnigen | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Tim Jahnigen

"Playing soccer gives children time to feel good and experience joy, to bond with teammates, and to be healthy in unhealthy circumstances. The "beautiful game" builds self-esteem and teaches them to treat each other with respect."

OPEC's Massive $1 Trillion Haul in 2012 While Sowing Jihad

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 03.07.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

This torrent of money flowing into OPEC, especially into the Persian Gulf States, raises the question how this massive windfall is being put to use other than providing fresh capital for the world's largest sovereign wealth funds, as those of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

Scores Presumed Dead In Ferry Accident

AP | ALI SULTAN | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -- Tanzania's government on Saturday halted rescue operations for a ferry accident that appears to have killed 146 people. Governm...

PHOTOS: 8 Best Party Beaches In The World

BootsnAll | Posted 04.22.2012 | Travel
BootsnAll

Expect to see voluptuous topless ladies, as some of the most beautiful people in the world are on display here.

Not in our name: African human rights activists reject UK aid conditionality

Mark Canavera | Posted 01.29.2012 | World
Mark Canavera

An oft-told African proverb (whose precise culture of origin often changes with the teller) asserts that "When elephants fight, the grass suffers." Pu...

Islands on the Edge: Visit These Gems Now or Never

Black Tomato | Posted 10.01.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Today, they embody continuity and natural beauty. Tomorrow, who knows?

What of Persian and the Lingua Franca of the New Century?

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

What of the sway of Persian, or for that matter, any other language in today's world? It is language capable of 'selling' to an increasingly aware world-population that will be triumphant in the 21st century.

WATCH: Zanzibar's Rare Monkeys Are A Hit With Tourists

AP | By RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press ZANZIBAR, Tanzania -- A group of rare Zanzibar red colobus monkeys crashed recklessly through the trees, squealing...

My Trip to Zanzibar

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

Traveling from Nairobi to Zanzibar is like traveling from New York City to Key West. Zanzibar is an island off the east coast of Africa. While it le...

Sauti za Busara: Zanzibar's Ultimate Music Festival

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Linda Constant

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Thirsty in Tanzania: Africa's Infrastructure Challenge of Climate Change and Development

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Tanzania's issue with fresh water access is an increasingly dangerous problem for the local population.

Spice Of Life: Nutmeg, 'Viagra For Women,' Heats Things Up In Africa

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Some refer to it as the “magic spice,” or “cheap high,” while others call it “Viagra for women.” Even packages of ground nutmeg, sold in D...

13 Reasons Everyone Should Travel (PHOTOS)

Michael Hodson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Michael Hodson

I left on a quest to make it around the world without taking a single airplane. Sixteen months, forty-four countries, and six continents later I succeeded, and I never left the ground.