Travel: Exploring Historic Stone Town

Zanzibar boasts one of the world’s most beautiful coastlines with its white sands and turquoise waters, a trip there is one of the most spectacular experiences in East Africa. Stone Town located on the western coast of Unguja, the main island is the old part of Zanzibar City and is one of the most interesting…

Relaxing Beach Views at Zanzibella Hotel & Spa

After several hours of delays getting from Lusaka to Dar es Salaam which is only a two-hour flight, finally made it to Kiwengwa in Zanzibar to relax with beach views at Zanzibella. Although check-in was a little shaky to begin with, things were eventually sorted out. As a gesture of apology, we were offered a…

A Moroccan Lunch at Dar Lalla

After taking a wrong turn, came across this place which actually turned out to be very convenient because I was famished and have been wanting some Moroccan food for a very long time and finally got it. Located in the Lilayi area of Lusaka away front the hustle and bustle of the city, this restaurant…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Back On the Intermittent Fasting Wagon

A while ago when I was struggling with gastrointestinal issues, was busy all the time and would grab food on the go I did Intermittent Fasting. Then things slowed down, started to feel better, had a change of scenery and got out of the habit but now I am more determined to stick to it….

My Daily Intake of Immune Boosters

Almost a year on and Covid is still around and if you are not infected you are affected in some way. We have received word and read that the African Union has secured vaccines of which Zambia has been allocated 8.7 million doses. In the meantime, I continue to take vitamins and supplements with a…