In a welcome move to combat the plague of plastic bags that has blighted the environment in cities, towns and villages across Tanzania in recent years, the government has banned all plastic bags.
Southern Tanzania is a little bit off the map when it comes to the conservation funding path. Despite it being home to one of the last great wilderness areas and elephant populations on the planet.
The honours list was pretty good, but here we have the cream of the crop from last year's safaris. Some really fabulous photos from all corners of Tanzania.
Sand Rivers is situated in the northern part of the Selous Game Reserve (now known as Nyerere National Park) which is one of the largest protected wilderness areas in the world.
Kiba point is a totally exclusive little retreat in the heart of one of the most game-rich areas in the Selous.
Ikuka Safari Camp opened in Ruaha National Park in July 2016, the camp has a spectacular location atop the Mwagusi Escarpment in southern Tanzania, it is also owner run and managed.
With a combination of luxurious "glamping" as well as authentic genuine "camping" experiences, Kichaka's hosts and guides will take you on probably one of the most intimate and exclusive walking adventures still available on the African continent.
One of the things that makes this place is that you can walk straight out of camp and into wild Africa. You also have the freedom to explore in open cars both during the day and under the night sky.
Nowhere does Chem Chem Lodge impose, but rather blends in with the unfenced wilderness that stretches on all sides. The permanent structure of Chem Chem’s main Lodge reflects the form of a flamingo with its wings spread wide for landing.
Entamanu Ngorongoro is perched high on the wild side of the Ngorongoro Crater rim, a thoughtfully designed refuge in this elemental place, from which to explore the unique highland environment in which it sits.
Nomad Tanzania's Serengeti Safari Camp was the first of it’s kind. It was designed with a purpose in mind; to be in the best possible location to view the wildebeest migration as it covers hundreds of miles of the Serengeti National Park each year.
Lamai Serengeti sits tucked amongst the rocks of Kogakuria Kopje with panoramic views of the surrounding landscape, only a few miles from where the wildebeest cross the Mara River.
Little has changed at Chada Katavi since the Nomad Tanzania founders arrived 20 years ago. From the air you have to look carefully to spot camp, you'll find your eyes are immediately drawn to such wide open spaces. That's the promise of Katavi, total absorption into the natural world and the place virtually to yourself.
It's no exaggeration to say there is nowhere in the world like Greystoke Mahale. Greystoke Mahale sits on a pristine, white sandy beach overlooking the turquoise water of Lake Tanganyika, with the forested slopes of the 8000 ft Mahale Mountains rising behind.
Lake Shore Lodge is the ultimate place to experience the magic of Lake Tanganyika. Offering beautiful Chalets built right at the water's edge, adventure activities, a relaxing spa and fine dining.
Fanjove Island is the smallest of six islands in the Songosongo Archipelago, just off the coast of Tanzania. Palm-fringed, powder-white sands; azure, shimmering waters; the call of birdsong; and the whole island to yourself.
Pole Pole, considered one of the most exclusive eco-lodges in the world, is renowned for its great cuisine, unpretentious and laid-back atmosphere, and warm but discrete hospitality.
Fundu Lagoon is a small privately owned boutique hotel in Pemba offering natural barefoot luxury in a unique Tanzanian setting and reached by plane or boat from Zanzibar.
The Manta Resort offers something different from most tropical islands — it’s not about five-star luxury. If it’s serenity, close encounters with nature and a family of staff you crave, The Manta Resort is the place for you.
Baraza Resort and Spa is Zanzibar's most exclusive boutique resort. With just 30 villas, this stunning fully inclusive boutique resort evokes the heritage of Zanzibar dating back to the era of the Sultans.