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I'm spending a week in Tanzania and am looking for a local internet dongle to avoid expensive roaming charges. I've looked all over but cannot find out whether there are any suitable shops in Julius Nyerere International Airport. I know there are some stores in downtown Dar es Salaam but i was trying to avoid travelling in to the city if possible. Thanks in advance, james.
We are looking at around a 12 days organised trip to Algeria, specifically around the Saharan region. I have looked at quite a few previous threads on here, but am still rather confused as a prefered route. I know there is more to see in Algeria but for this trip we really don't have time.
We have been looking at following holiday by myuniqueholidays which goes to Algiers with flight to Taghit, Timimoun & Ghardaia and flight back to Algiers. and wondering does anyone know if this outfit is reliable?
Would this itinerary provide a good 12 day holiday?
I do really like the look of the Hoggar Mountains as well, but looks difficult to include in a similar itinerary within the same time frame. Has anyone got a suggestion for an itinerary that provides some cultural, architectural sights plus a mix of breathtaking nature. Is there a place with proper endless sand dunes? ... more »
I'm an American citizen, who's book a one way to Uganda with Ethiopian Airlines. I plan to travel around to different African countries for a few months. Ethiopian Airlines has told me that according to their policy, I'll need a return ticket back to the US, or else I wont be able to board the plane. They've told me this twice, and it has to be the US. I don't know when I will return back to the US, and it seems like a lot of wasted money and premature of me to buy a one way back home. From what I've been reading, this isn't because of visa issue or from the Uganda side, but it has to do with Ethiopian Airlines. Has anyone experienced this before with Ethiopian Airlines from the US? What do you recommend doing?
Does anyone know wether its possible or not to buy Uganda guide/travel books in a book store in Nairobi, Kenya or perhaps in Kampala? I am leaving in a few days for Kenya and do not have the time to order online, and in Denmark these kind of books are rather expensive. I would appreciate any help on where (if possible) to buy guide/travel books like footprint or Bradt Travel Guides, preferably in Nairobi.
Thanks for your help...
Planning a trip with two friends to the legendary island the end of July and first two and a half weeks of August. Have been looking at motorbike rental options online but am having some trouble. One of the outfits requires the riders to be 30 years old and the other doesn't have bikes available at that time. If anyone knows of a company or an individual who has motorbikes to rent for 2 to 3 weeks during that timeframe, preferably something in the 250-400cc range, please let me know. All three riders have experience on bikes and are in their late twenties though we do not have valid motorcycle licenses. Any help would be appreciated.
Currently I am in Nairobi and I have to spend a few days here for my company. I have a lot of free time and almost no money: who has a good idea for a nice day trip around Nairobi?
Also, I am looking for a travel mate for the daytrips, so if you have the time contact me!
Hi all, I am just trying to plan a last minute trip to Ghana. I will be volunteering as a teacher and at a summer camp for most of my trip, but I also have some time to travel (about 9 days). I am looking for peoples "MUST SEES" in a short time frame. I will be traveling via public transport so I need to keep that in mind. I am a singe female, so no night buses for me.
Thanks for any help :)
After the Sishu restaurant closed because the building was being torn down, the owner said they were reopening in the area of Karea. I know that they were renovating a building somewhere in that area. Does anyone know if they have reopened or are going to in the near future? Our family misses their great burgers.
I urgently require a doctor to be a medic on group adventure with 20 Australian's trekking Mt Kilimanjaro on 18th July 2012. Your travel costs will be covered. You must provide me with your current CV, proof of current professional indemnity insurance and have your own doctors bag. Please contact me immediately if you are interesting in climbing Mt Kilimanjaro for free!
I am interested in people's opinions concerning the gorilla sightings in Congo-Brazzaville. Did people have good experiences in seeing lowland gorillas?
I am from the United States and will be leaving in a week for Malawi. I wanted to see if anyone has been successful using the Visa Travel Card at the ATM machines. Last year when I visited, I took traveler's checks and had a lot of difficulty exchanging them for kwacha. This year I would like to bring cash (U.S. dollars) and the VISA Travel Card which will be pre-loaded with money. Has anyone used this card without any trouble? I will mostly use it in Lilongwe and Mchinji. Thank you so much for your help!
I am planning an Okavango Delta tour then was planning to do a Ngorongoro & Serengeti tour but I am having such a difficult time finding reasonable flights(psh i know flights and reasonable rarely go in the same sentence). There are no flights that go fromMaun to Kilimanjaro without stopping 2 or 3 times and they are all about 25-39hrs! And over $1000USD. My flight from Cairo home(california) is even a little less than that. I dont understand Tanzania is only a country or two over from Botswana. I was even contemplating driving accross Zambia but that is probably a bad idea since I have no experience with self drive 4x4 and I have limited time. Can anyone recommend a better way. Train? busses? I am at my wits end trying to figure out this trip I have all the tours sorted out and nearly booked so I went to get a South African airpass and realized there is no way. So i tried looking up ... more »
Can anyone tell me how Morocco compares price with for example South Easia Asia or India. Using public transport, staying at guest houses with own bathroom and eating at street stalls or cafes
I was hoping some people can help me. Myself and 2 friends will be traveling to dakar at the beginning of august for about 10 days. we are single in our early 30s. what i would like to do is spend a few days in dakar, then travel to a beach area (maybe saint louis?), and then do something more inland, poss mini safari. I know dakar is a big city with good nightlife, in the beach town, i am looking for a smaller town but vibrant with some nightlife, and culture, along with nice beach.
I am a little worried about the weather in august, and what the easiest way to get around is? if we would be ok renting a car. if anyone has an advice on locations, etc, i would appreciate it!
My girlfriend and I want to visit South Africa in mid August and spend a few weeks there. We're excited about doing the great white shark cage diving that's down there and also Kruger park. Can you please give us some tips on who/what companies are recommended as we heard that many sites online are overpriced. We heard that spending around 4-5 days in Kruger is enough for the average person. How is Kruger compared to the Maasai Mara?
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