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…

A Quick Pot of Tea at Dacapo

Eastpark Mall are really changing the game when it comes to the type of variety of shops and layout of their space. The mall has been given a fresh cool outcome that makes you want to go there and chill. Dacapo which opened in December last year is one of these offerings, a coffee and…

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”…

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…

Travel: A Walk in Pamplemousses

If you enjoy the great outdoors and walking I would recommend the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden in Pamplemousses located in the north west of Mauritius. You have the option of a hiring a guide for a small fee to walk you through all the different exotic plant types and the unassuming plants that turn…

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. One of the most memorable moments of the night was having the pleasure of listening to the English soprano Laura Wright belt some tunes.So, I finally…

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. Many have a tendency of reducing the planet’s second-largest continent of 54 countries to a single country. Misconceptions, perceptions and generalisations like these…

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…

An Artistic Afternoon 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…