Pleasant Pub Lunch at The Brewery

Last time I was at Ciela Resort it was a cold day but today felt more like a summer’s day perfect for a pub lunch. The Brewery is located on the hotel grounds and has been open for over a year and then some, waited for the hype to die down before I ventured forth….

Spots Where I Ate At While In Zanzibar

Zanzibar is dotted with plenty of affordable places to eat from hotels, restaurants, street food to exploring spots where the locals actually eat, which can all satisfy your appetite without necessarily leaving you with an empty wallet especially when you are on holiday. Here are the places where I ate and thoroughly enjoyed the food…

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…

Midweek Garden Salad Vibes

This summer has been a roasting hot one for most of us in the southern hemisphere and the vegetable garden is thriving. Having hot food does not always work in hot weather so we opt for something simple and light like a colourful and healthy garden salad on the side as we barbeque. Ingredients 1…

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…

Recreating Mum’s Peanut Butter Chicken Dish

My mum passed away twenty-four years ago this month, and I had a memory of how she used to make this peanut butter chicken dish, remember the smell like it was yesterday. Paying homage to her memory by recreating the flavours and taste how I recall them. Added spices and hot chilli sauce courtesy of…

Beauty: 5 Fragrances On My Display Counter

There are thousands of perfume brands out there some fads, timely, favourites, some not so much. Everyone likes what they like and make it their signature I tend to shy away from scents that give me a sneeze or a headache at first sniff. Most of the fragrances currently on my display counter have a…

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…

Chia Seed, Fruit and Spinach Breakfast Smoothie

Everyone has a favourite go-to smoothie recipe that they always make my preference is to have it as a breakfast option on a summer morning when it is too hot. I do enjoy a good tasting smoothie of fruit and spinach or kale mixture because it provides protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals. One thing that’s…

On the Hunt for Sulphate Free Products

Since the pandemic hit it has been difficult to find certain products because borders are closed which has really put a dent in the supply chain, but it is what is right now. Had to venture beyond my usual go to places because they are out of stock when it comes to sulphate free products,…