New Budget Airline Heading to Kilimanjaro

If you would like to climb Kilimanjaro, but are worried about the ever rising costs of airfare, then you will be pleased to know that FastJet, Africa’s first low-cost airline back by EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou, is now operating daily flights from Dar Es Salaam to Kilimanjaro International Airport. Flights from European and American Airports…

Climb Kilimanjaro on New Year’s Eve

If you want to do something extraordinary this New Years Eve, then why not head on down to Tanzania and attempt the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro! A spectacular mountain that just about anyone can climb, Kilimanjaro attracts hikers and adventure travellers from across the globe, and as it is open all year round, those looking to…

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Keep it Light!

Anyone following our travel blog will know, by now, that I struggle when it comes to packing light!  However, on our recent Kilimanjaro climb I realised that anything we wanted to take with us would have to be carried all the way up, and all the way back down again, and so I did plenty…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – What Goes Up Must Come Down!

When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 7

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 7 Summit Attempt When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 6

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 6 Barafu Camp When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 5

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 5 Karanga Camp When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 4

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route / Day 4 Barranco Camp When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 3

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 3 Shira Camp When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering, sharing and reliving…