Glamping in the Yard

Since we couldn’t go on holiday we brought the holiday to us, sort of, by getting reacquainted with the great outdoors in our very own backyard without forgoing any creature comforts. Camping is a wonderful adventure for all ages and you get to experience the outdoors properly but the older you get, you need to…

Best 5: Places to Eat in Lusaka

In these unprecedented times when most countries are still in lockdown and going food shopping has become a less enjoyable experience we now consider ordering in, even though the President has said that all restaurants, gyms, cinemas and casinos should now be open. Understandably the hospitality industry has been hit hard but many eating places…

Quick Meeting at Le Elementos

For the first time in three weeks, I went out to get food supplies and for a quick meeting at Le Elementos Hotel. The moment you walk in you are given hand sanitizer but as you would expect with what’s going on worldwide things were pretty quiet there with just a handful of people sitting…

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…

Shoprite’s Italian Masterclass

It was just wonderful to get invited to one of Shoprite’s themed events held every couple of months just to take my mind off the crazy happenings in the country at the moment. They held an Italian cooking masterclass which was messy but so much fun. These events are held to highlight the products that…

The Reality of Life Without Electricity

The term “load shedding” in Zambia is what “Brexit” is to the UK and one word sums it all up, disruptive. In the past the country experienced power cuts every now and then but nothing compares to the daily power cuts which have become the norm. The government attributes the electricity issue to a lack…

Come Dine With Me: Afrigonia

Afrigonia is without a doubt on the list of satisfying restaurants to eat at in Lusaka because the food is simply excellent. Originally located on the Copperbelt they made the move and are now in Woodlands which is fantastic. The restaurant layout is simple with not too much of a fuss either but the food…

Spying on Animals in Chisamba

Happy new decade! It being the holidays and all I have had a few weeks off and as it has been a while since the last road trip it was time for another one. Destination, Protea Hotel Safari Lodge in Chisamba been a while since my last trip there but it was good to go…

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”…