Swift Tea Break at Ciêla Resort and Spa 

It was a strangely gloomy drizzly summers morning but went to briefly see some folks playing in the charity golf tournament at Bonanza. Although the hotel has been open for a while now, have not set foot this side of town in ages and the last time I ventured there, the only thing there was…

Why Do We Vote?

Compassion is the foundation for a better world, not violence. With everything going on in the world, as nations begin to slowly rebuild and rethink their future, Zambians went to the polls August 12 to decide the future of their lives. This year’s election was unlike any other and more significant because change is required…

Digital Freedom Fighters

When we think of the term freedom fighter in Zambian history a name that comes to mind is the founding father of Zambia Dr. Kenneth Kaunda who recently passed away at 97 years old. Say what you will about him but his approach to activism, pan africanism, mediation work of uniting countries in Southern Africa,…

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…

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…

Feeding Time with the Park Giraffes

Every morning I had breakfast with the most splendid view of the swimming pool combined with blue skies which was just lush to look at. That said, must say that this has been one of the more special and memorable trips I have had to Livingstone because it was a completely different experience from all…

Light Lunch with a View at Taita Falcon Lodge

If you are not scared of heights and looking for a spectacular view, literally perched on the edge of the Batoka Gorge and about 755 feet above the Zambezi River lies Taita Falcon Lodge, either way you should brave it and go there anyway. It is approximately a thirty-five minute drive from the main road…

Exploring Kundalila Falls

Zambia has got so many waterfalls it is hard to keep count and even harder to find all of them but someone called Quentin Allen did just that. He went round and detailed all this in his book “Guide to Little Known Waterfalls of Zambia”, it has all the names, distances, which provinces they are…

The Serene Bangweulu Wetlands

After rescheduling numerous times due to you know what, finally got the holiday sorted but all I knew about the north-eastern part of Zambia was that there’s a beach with white sands and Lake Bangwelulu not much else. This trip was a very educative and informative one, admittedly I knew nothing about the wetlands and…