A Crisp Mid Summer’s Day at Bonanza

Summertime always has a lot of social gatherings and events to go to. The Wine Shop had an event a few weeks ago at Bonanza, an introduction of all the new wines and gin that they will be stocking. Most of the exhibitors were from Cape Town. We had a lot of interesting chats about…

Conservation: Cheers to the Elephants

I was invited to a charity event in August to raise funds for wildlife education and conservation through the Game Rangers International inconjunction with the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation where one of the most memorable moments was having the pleasure of listening to the English soprano Laura Wright belt some tunes.So, I finally made time…

Zambia: The Problem with Misconceptions

With so many myths about Africa in existence, it is often hard to get a realistic view of a continent that is as complex as it is beautiful in its own right. There are many that have a tendency of reducing the planet’s second-largest continent of 54 countries to a single country. Misconceptions, perceptions and generalisations…

Tea at the Corner Café

A contemporary restaurant in the city of Lusaka located on Great East road, stands the place that everyone is talking about. It is superbly situated between two shopping malls Arcades and Manda hill. Of course, a wee birthday celebration is always a good excuse to go for a little nibble and a cuppa tea at…

A day at Chaminuka

The weekend is always the perfect opportunity to take a drive all the way to Chaminuka. It has one of the largest private Zambian art collections which is estimated to be a 1000-piece collection, placed throughout the lodge and collected over the years by its founder and owner Andrew Sardonis. As you enter the grounds…

Picnic at Monkey Pools

Have been looking for a good picnic spot for a while now and when my cousin mentioned Monkey Pools I had no idea what to expect. Started thinking from the name maybe monkeys in a pool being notorious and swinging from branch to branch, would they throw something at me, would I be disturbing the…