Best 5: Places to Eat in Lusaka

In these unprecedented times when most countries are still in lockdown and going food shopping has become a less enjoyable experience we now consider ordering in, even though the President has said that all restaurants, gyms, cinemas and casinos should now be open. Understandably the hospitality industry has been hit hard but many eating places…

Social Distancing at a Flower Farm

On a beautiful blazing hot sunny day I now have a deeper appreciation for the greater outdoors that I took advantage of. Although we have our own garden in times like these it’s great knowing someone with a farm because social distancing works every well with acres and acres of land as it’s mostly flowers,…

Quick Meeting at Le Elementos

For the first time in three weeks, I went out to get food supplies and for a quick meeting at Le Elementos Hotel. The moment you walk in you are given hand sanitizer but as you would expect with what’s going on worldwide things were pretty quiet there with just a handful of people sitting…

On the Road to Luangwa River

Long before isolation and social distancing we took a drive to a small town called Luangwa just to check out the River and enjoy the scenery. From Lusaka you drive east, it is a distance of 228.9 km, the drive took about 3.5 hours because we had a flat tire along the way but made…

The Reality of Life Without Electricity

The term “load shedding” in Zambia is what “Brexit” is to the UK and one word sums it all up, disruptive. In the past the country experienced power cuts every now and then but nothing compares to the daily power cuts which have become the norm. The government attributes the electricity issue to a lack…

Come Dine With Me: Afrigonia

Afrigonia is without a doubt on the list of satisfying restaurants to eat at in Lusaka because the food is simply excellent. Originally located on the Copperbelt they made the move and are now in Woodlands which is fantastic. The restaurant layout is simple with not too much of a fuss either but the food…

Watching the Rugby Cup Finals at Grand Daddy’s

What a thrilling Rugby World Cup final it was, a huge congratulations to South Africa very well played sorry England. I have heard of Grand daddy’s passed by numerous times and from the outside, the place is always packed I didn’t get it until now. Known for its grilled meats hence the name “shoka nyama”…

Sunday Lunch at La Piazzetta

La Piazzetta is a little well hidden Italian spot located in the suburbs of Kalundu in Lusaka. An open space concept and very airy with the right breeze to calm you in the summer heat. You will not be disappointed with the portion sizes or the price for that matter. Most exciting if you are…

Lunch at Dulce By Jessie

Dulce by Jessie previously located off Sable Road is now at the Green Box on Twin Palm Road in Lusaka. Having always been there for mid week dinner I have found it to be very pleasant so the new location was the perfect opportunity so see what they offer for lunch. The wine list is…

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…