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TANZANIA aka home

 No one can return from the Serengeti unchanged, for tawny lions will forever prowl our memory and great herds throng our imagination.

– George Shaller 

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Materuni waterfall, near Moshi, Tanzania

MATERUNI WATERFALL & VILLAGE NEAR MOSHI, TANZANIA

A small village just a bit below the edge of Kilimanjaro National Park, a beautiful waterfall, an introduction to local coffee making and a delicious homemade ‘Chagga’ lunch… A visit to Materuni waterfall and village is one of the best introductions to local village life near Moshi, Tanzania. 

MY ABC OF THE BEST THINGS TO DO IN MOSHI, TANZANIA

Cross the town in a bajaji or on the back of a bodaboda, take a coffee tour, go chasing waterfalls and climb (or drink) Kilimanjaro. Moshi might not be a huge city, but there’s so many amazing things to do here I was able to fill the entire alphabet with it. Have a look and pick your favorite! 

TANZANIA: INDEPENDENT TRAVEL OR ORGANIZED TOUR?

Tanzania definitely isn't the easiest country for independent travel and most of all, for certain activities it can turn out to be more expensive. So here's the pros and cons of each option for some of the most popular tourist activities. 

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NICE TO MEET YOU!

Hi, I’m Lili! In 2017 I sold everything I didn’t need, packed what was left in 2 suitcases and left home with only a one-way ticket to Tanzania. No plan, no bucket list, no end date.

THIS IS MY STORY.

It’s the stories of the people I meet, laughter and tears, joy and pain, excitement and frustrations, and the (mis)adventures of a girl who’s too busy living life to even think about looking perfect for her next Instagram shot.

More than 4 years later, I still haven’t left Tanzania, have fallen in love with more than just the country and I now own and run 3 businesses here. 

FIND ME HERE

STORIES & (MIS)ADVENTURES

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE SULPHUR MINERS
A journey inside an active volcano at Kawah Ijen, Indonesia

“Just breath slowly in and out and you’ll be fine”.

Chong was holding my hand in the pitch black night as I tried to control my breathing. Our dim torches were the only source of light but they were enough to see that his eyes weren’t letting go of mine for even a second. “It’s just like normal breathing and we’re almost there”, he said, with his soft reassuring voice.

But it wasn’t… and we weren’t…

BURNOUTS & NEW BEGINNINGS

Cinque Terre, Italy

(NOT SO) GLAMOUROUS MOMENTS ON THE ROAD

Just me being me

MOJITO'S & DANCING UNTIL YOUR FEET HURT

Trinidad, Cuba

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