On the lips of many travellers are the words: ‘authentic travel experiences’ – it’s something of a hot topic, and we’re all burning to have them. The pursuit of meaningful travel is the move away from simply ticking off a list of top attractions in well-travelled destinations. What are authentic travel experiences? When asked people […]

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Letter of Invitation

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

FOR

PROVISION OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO MANAGE SWAHILI INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXPO (SITE)

BID NO: PA/036/2017/2018/C/02

 

Date: 22nd February,2018

 

TENDER NO.PA/036/2017/2018/C/02 FOR THE PROVISION OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR ORGANIZING AND MANAGING SWAHILI INTERNATIONAL TOURISM EXPO (SITE)

The Government of the United Republic of Tanzania has set aside funds for the implementation of Contract no. PA/036/2017/2018/C/02 for Provision of Consultancy Services for Organizing and Managing Swahili International Tourism Expo (SITE). It is intended that part of the funds will be used to cover eligible payments under the contract for which this Request for Proposals is issued.

For more information: http://www.tanzaniatouristboard.go.tz/…/Docum…/SITE_2018.pdf

Source: Tanzania Tourist Board – News

South African languages number 11. What are the official languages? There are 11 officially recognised languages – English, Afrikaans, Ndebele, Sepedi, Xhosa, Venda, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Zulu, Swazi, or SiSwati, and Tsonga. And dialects? There are further dialects as well. For instance the languages of the Khoi, San and Nama people, considered the First People […]

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Brief Encounter – the muzungu’s complete guide to Kenya’s SGR ‘Madaraka Express’ train between Nairobi and Mombasa Ah, the romance of train journeys! My love affair with trains started as a child when my Mum and I would take an occasional train journey to London. As the train pulled into the stately St Pancras station, [&hellip
Source: Diary of a Muzungu

The Kalahari Desert looks like a desert, by all appearances is a desert, and yet it’s something of a conundrum because it is, in fact, not a desert. The Kalahari Desert in South Africa, is not a desert Africa’s southernmost desert gets too much rain, for a start, than your average desert – between 5 […]

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Unusual South African Facts ~ Everyone already knows that South Africa has an exceptional constitution, the longest wine route in the world, is the only country in the world to voluntarily abandon its nuclear weapon programme, and is so diverse it boasts deserts, ancient forests, mountains, beaches, wetlands and bush in one country. But unusual? […]

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The Cape Overberg area of the Western Cape is one of South Africa’s treasures. It lies, demurely, over the berg from Somerset West, often neglected by those intent on reaching the Garden Route, unaware that beyond the Hottentot Holland Mountain range lies a place of grain fields, vineyards, fruit farms, blue skies, beaches and seaside […]

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It’s not difficult to get swept up by the wildness of Kruger, the elegance of the Winelands, or the sophistication of Cape Town. But it is the small beach towns in South Africa that get to the heart of what it is to experience the country’s diversity – its different climates, and cultures. Right around […]

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The Mother City is feeling the heat as the drought in Cape Town becomes a grim reality. The city is up against Level 6 water restrictions of only 50 litres per person per day, and the impending doom of Day Zero, without water, looms… The drought in Cape Town, South Africa, has left residents feeling […]

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Unusual South African destinations make up our travel bucket list for 2018. Bucket lists by definition contain experiences one hopes to experience in this life. This travel bucket list is for those of you who love travelling South Africa, but have run out of inspiration, or are looking for new ideas. We’ve scoured the map […]

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