What does "TangaTanga" mean?
"TangaTanga" comes from the Swahili language, and means
something like "To travel from village to village, telling tales".
It also can be translated simply as "travelling".
What's a TANGATANGA travel blog ?
If you're planning on travelling abroad for a longer period
of time, then a TANGATANGA travelblog
is a neat way to stay in touch with friends & family, or
make contact with other TANGATANGA members near
Strictly speaking, it's your own website, where (almost)
everything is organized automatically for you. So you
don't need to know a thing about webdesign. You'll still
have to write your own travel stories ofcourse...
been designed with the long term traveller in mind,
so priorities are user-friendliness &
fast uploading of photos ! That way, you can spend
less time updating your site, and thus enjoy your trip more
Why prefer TANGATANGA ?
travelblogs have been designed with a focus on the
long term traveller. You can have a look at the full list of
features to learn more.
- Make contact with other TANGATANGA travellers on
- A lot of other blog systems look like 1 (sometimes
gigantic) page. In contrast, a TANGATANGA travel diary is very
compact (neatly organized per subject, country, ...) and easy to
navigate for the readers of your travel blog
- You don't need a technical mind whatsoever ! Uploading your
photos, writing travel stories, ... it's just so easy.
But you don't have to take our word for it : take a test-drive !
- Blazingly fast upload/download speeds make maintaining
your blog a breeze
- The paper version of your diary can get lost or damaged. This
in contrast with your TANGATANGA travelblog - we
take a backup every night on our secure server.
- After returning home from you travels, you can order an exact
copy of your online travel blog as a USB stick. Show off your
travel blog to friends & family, without being connected to the
Why is a TANGATANGA travel blog free ?
Because the TANGATANGA travel blog
system has been built
by passionate travellers, who use TANGATANGA each year
themselves to maintain their own
In the meanwhile, TANGATANGA already
exists for 8 years, but it still gives us ample pleasure
to see fellow travellers connect & share travel
Hey, there's nothing like a free lunch. Right ?
- It's forever free for up
to 400 photos
- We display (travel related/interest-based) ads on your
These 2 restrictions are lifted for members
And if you want more photos, you can buy this for a small
This helps us to cover our costs
- Costs for our webserver (hosting, bandwidth use, ...)
- Cost of daily backups
- Cost of extra hardware
If you are a TANGATANGA afficionado,
but can't support financially, you can also support us in the
- Ask us for
flyers & post these on notice boards of youth hostels or
- If you know people with travel plans, tell them about the
blog system !
- If you're running a quality travel related website, check out our exchange
- Zyprio bvba (the company
behind TANGATANGA) builds
professional websites. Contact us for an offer!
What about a TANGATANGA paid Membership? Do I need this?
No. All you need, is already included in the free package.
There's also no time restraint for free users - so in practise,
you can maintain your TANGATANGA travelblog
forever, without paying a penny for it.
offers quite a lot of optional cool extra features for
your blog. Have a look at the list of extra features
and check out how you can pimp your travel diary.
Does TANGATANGA work on all kinds of devices?
TANGATANGA is being
tested on all kinds of devices all the time
(Personal Computers, Laptops, Notebooks, Tablets, ...)
For Apple iPad there are a couple of
- You'll have to use the (default) Safari
- Another restriction is that Java is not supported on an Apple
device - meaning you cannot use the "Fast Uploader"