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…

Itezhi Tezhi Sunsets

Took another road trip to a quaint small town in the south west of Zambia called Itezhi Tezhi which has a man made dam constructed on the Kafue river. It is about a 5 hour drive from Lusaka, most of the road is done up but some parts are a work in progress with rough…

Street Photography Moments

I have a keen interest in taking photos not only for a good selfie but I believe there’s always more to the story and enjoy capturing memories. Joined the Lusaka Camera Chat Group to see what I could learn and get tips on my photo game. Led by David Brown, we meet at Rhapsody’s in…

An Art Gallery Lunch

As much as it is nice to dress up and go somewhere fancy to eat, sometimes all you want is to relax on a sunny Saturday afternoon, whilst sitting against the backdrop of simulating Zambian art and with the right amount of shade cover from a 100-year-old frangipani tree. 37 D Gallery now offers just…

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…

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…

COME DINE WITH ME: THE HASSAR GRILL

Decided to go for Sunday lunch and Hassar Grill which is essentially a steak restaurant located at Eastpark Mall in Lusaka, looked like a cool place to eat. It was not fully packed initially but started to get busy and buzzing by the hour. As you wait to get seated you see that there is…