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By Tim Ward, author of Zombies on Kilimanjaro (May 2012, Changemakers Books) What are zombies doing in a non-fiction book about a father and son climbing the world’s highest freestanding mountain? As you near the frozen summit in the dead of night, sucking in air that seems too thin to breathe, you stagger toward the…

For our annual Adventure Travel issue, we scoured the globe to find the 25 Best New Trips in the World for 2010, complete with a Best Trips photo gallery. Today, we present Tanzania and Kenya. The world’s far corners are now well within reach. TANZANIA + KENYA: Beyond Kili In the ’70s and ’80s, Rick Ridgeway was on…

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ. Read more NGA travel news in First In. If Noah’s ark had off-loaded into a massive version of Yankee Stadium, the result would have looked a lot like the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. The 102-square-mile caldera corrals great herds of zebras and…

Beyond Green Travel is a blog written by Global Travel Editor Costas Christ. Read more NGA travel news in First In.  If Noah’s ark had off-loaded into a massive version of Yankee Stadium, the result would have looked a lot like the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. The 102-square-mile caldera corrals great herds of zebras and gazelles…

Text by New York Times reporter and Iraq war correspondent Paul von Zielbauer, who started Roadmonkey as a way to combine adventure travel and giving back and engaging with local communities. He is currently taking guests up Kilimanjaro, followed by volunteering at a school in Dar es Salaam, Tanzanina. Paul will be checking with us along the way. In my…

Text by New York Times reporter and Iraq war correspondent Paul von Zielbauer, who started Roadmonkey as a way to combine adventure travel and giving back and engaging with local communities. He is currently taking guests up Kilimanjaro, followed by volunteering at a school in Dar es Salaam, Tanzanina. Paul will be checking with us…

Text by New York Times reporter and Iraq war correspondent Paul von Zielbauer, who started Roadmonkey as a way to combine adventure travel and giving back and engaging with local communities. He is currently taking guests up Kilimanjaro, followed by volunteering at a school in Dar es Salaam, Tanzanina. Paul will be checking with us…

Photograph courtesy of National Geographic Expeditions Here's a special trip from our friends at National Geographic Expeditions: Climb one of the legendary seven summits of the world with renowned mountaineer Peter Hillary on a special National Geographic Expedition. Soaring above the rippling tea plantations and low hills of northeastern Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340 feet) is…

While the global economy sinks, we're seeing the glimmer of a silver lining in pervasive travel deals—particularly in Africa. To better understand the opportunities, we asked Africa Adventure Consultants president Kent Redding to fill us in on finding deals, travelers' roles in local economies, and why the bargain tide will change in 2010. (Find a top Africa tour operator…