A Boat Ride to Changuu Island

The first question every tour guide asks you when you walk around Stone Town is, do you want to go to Prison Island? Changuu Island is called Prison Island because ages ago all those with yellow fever cases were quarantined on the island to separate them from the population of Zanzibar but no prisoners were…

A Coral Reef Seascape on the Indian Ocean

Known as one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world a trip to Zanzibar’s coastline offers one of the most spectacular experiences in East Africa. As much as dinking cocktails on the beach and just looking into the ocean was a pleasure, really wanted to go snorkelling at first but it was an early…

Travel: Exploring Historic Stone Town

Zanzibar boasts one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines with its white sands and turquoise waters, a trip there is one of the most spectacular experiences in East Africa. Stone Town located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island is the old part of Zanzibar City and is one of the most interesting…

Surprise Birthday Lunch at the Rock Restaurant

A floating rock island out in the sea was the perfect setting for my birthday lunch at this upscale spot known as one of the world’s most iconic restaurants which offers incredible views over the Indian ocean, fresh seafood, and an amazing photographic experience. The Rock Restaurant is located at Michamvi’s Pingwe Beach in Zanzibar’s…

Relaxing Beach Views at Zanzibella Hotel & Spa

After several hours of delays getting from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam which is only a two-hour flight, finally made it to Kiwengwa in Zanzibar to relax with beach views at Zanzibella. Although check-in was a little shaky to begin with, things were eventually sorted out. As a gesture of apology, we were offered a…

Ducks, Iced Tea & Photography Club

Our last physical camera club meeting took place months ago, apart from our monthly zoom meetings. Now that social gatherings of more than a certain number of people are allowed, we are rotating the meetings in different neighbourhoods in Lusaka so as not to always be in one location at a time, giving people a…

Best 5: Accessible Waterfalls in Zambia

Zambia is a country filled with a variety of sights, from the mighty Victoria Falls to the multiple National Parks where you can see waterfalls and wildlife that give you a memorable experience. Along with their aesthetic beauty, these waterfalls also provide a beautiful backdrop as they cascade down cliffs or tumble over rocks into…

Gone Fishing to Lower Zambezi

The rainy season is now over which means most of the remote lodges and resorts are officially open and back in business. One of the best places for fishing is Lower Zambezi because it is quiet, not much phone signal, secluded and the views are awesome. Stayed at Mvuu (pronounced Mmmmmvvvuuuu) Lodge which is located…

Girls Trip to Scorching Siavonga

After having major cabin fever had to get away with friends in my bubble for a few days just to relax by the beach. Driving with the girls laughing and joking away on the long windy road to Siavonga which is only three hours away from Lusaka didn’t feel that long. The town itself lies…

Walking Close to the Edge of the Victoria Falls

By the time the gate to the falls was opening at eight in the morning it was already 33º C and I was melting before the walk with our guide had started. Nevertheless it was another memorable experience actually walking on top of the mighty Victoria Falls which is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Affectionately…