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…

The St Patrick’s Ball

March 17 is St Patrick’s Day which is a global celebration of the Irish culture. It particularly remembers Saint Patrick, one of Ireland’s patron saints, who ministered Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. It is customary to wear green clothing or accessories as Saint Patrick is said to have used the shamrock (a green…

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…

#Social

Hello, just before going to the cinema to finally watch Black Panther made a quick stop to grab a bite at a new hip and happening joint in Lusaka on Lagos Road in Rhodespark called Hashtag Social. There is plenty of parking space and it is a very open space with an art gallery right…

TRAVEL: A DRIVE TO SIAVONGA

Lusaka has been having uncharacteristically hot weather for this time of year when it should be the rainy season, and when the rain began it was heavy and lasted for 3 days which meant it was time for a weekend getaway to Siavonga. First stop was for a tea, wooven crafts, amethyst and some goat…

DINNER AT LATITUDE 15°

Situated in Lusaka’s Leopards Lane this boutique hotel boasts some fantastic art work and interiors. As you take your seat in the restaurant area to dine on all sorts of dishes, I had a beef salad, you admire all the beautifully crafted lighting and art deco all around. Should you tire of sitting in one…

MISSING EDINBURGH THIS FESTIVAL

Having lived in the Scottish capital for many years I made sure that I enjoyed all the many festivals that are organised throughout the year. So, to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, I decided to do a throwback down memory lane of everything festival as sadly I am not able to…

TRAVEL: THE CITY OF LIVINGSTONE

Livingstone is a tourist town in Zambia about a 5 hour drive from the capital city Lusaka or 40 minutes by plane. This is where the majestic Victoria Falls the smoke that thunders is found. We arrived on hot day checked into Avani Victoria Falls Resort where the views are stunning and our welcome party…