The Lilayi Green Market

Zambia has recently gotten on the plastic bag ban wagon, in most shops but as we are just starting out it is not completely implemented everywhere and not everyone is used to it yet purely out of habit. The Lilayi Green Market is changing that dynamic, it turned 1 this month so popped over to…

Photography: The Decisive Moment

It has been a few months since I have been to the Camera Group and was excited to see everyone and find out what I have missed. We met at Roan and Sable in Kabulonga where we managed to sneak in a full English breakfast before we got started. This month’s topic was “The Decisive…

Itezhi Tezhi Sunsets

Took another road trip to a quaint small town in the south west of Zambia called Itezhi Tezhi which has a man made dam constructed on the Kafue river. It is about a 5 hour drive from Lusaka, most of the road is done up but some parts are a work in progress with rough…

Travel: A Drive to the Village of Chamarel

The best way to find your way around was to drive around, or get a bus and venture out to get a full experience. Ventured to Chamarel a village located in Riviere Noire District after finding out the national drink in Mauritius is Rum made from sugarcane which they grow in abundance and use partly…

Travel: A Walk in Pamplemousses

If you enjoy the great outdoors and walking I would recommend the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden in Pamplemousses located in the north west of Mauritius. You have the option of a hiring a guide for a small fee to walk you through all the different exotic plant types and the unassuming plants that turn…

Food: Healthy Options at the Deli

The Deli’s latest opening is in the leopards hill area of Lusaka just at the turning to the left where you have the Amaka Crossfit sign. It is almost completely hidden as no signage yet but know it’s in the same entrance as Amaka crossfit and the Montessori school. The surprise is that I never…

Street Photography Moments

I have a keen interest in taking photos not only for a good selfie but I believe there’s always more to the story and enjoy capturing memories. Joined the Lusaka Camera Chat Group to see what I could learn and get tips on my photo game. Led by David Brown, we meet at Rhapsody’s in…

An Art Gallery Lunch

As much as it is nice to dress up and go somewhere fancy to eat, sometimes all you want is to relax on a sunny Saturday afternoon, whilst sitting against the backdrop of simulating Zambian art and with the right amount of shade cover from a 100-year-old frangipani tree. 37 D Gallery now offers just…

Wedding Guest at Lilayi Lodge

When you get that wedding invitation, what do you wear? I’m sure not everyone has this problem other than the one major rule of no white obviously, unless it is specified there’s lots of freedom when it comes to putting your look together. One thing you can count on in Zambia is that the weather…

Sushi Goals

Summer in the southern hemisphere is the gift that just keeps on giving but I have been feeling a bit under the weather and had major cabin fever. There was a need to go out and have something to eat other than fruit and juice, besides I was not in the mood for any hot…