The Folo, episode 5: A Tanzania safari in the 'short-rain' season

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Is sighting the Big Five, sleeping in a tented camp and unwinding with a sundowner cocktail on your clients' (eventual) bucket list? Destinations editor Eric Moya talks about an unusual way to go on safari in East Africa: To go during the so-called "short-rain season," i.e. the offseason.

A lion in repose in Tanzania.
A lion in repose in Tanzania. Photo Credit: Eric Moya

In this episode, Moya and host Rebecca Tobin discuss the benefits of traveling during the off-peak period, the types of animals he was hoping to spot on this trip to Tanzania and how a safari might be attractive to families and multigenerational groups once the coronavirus pandemic has ended. 

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