Zimbabwe travel news and inspiration
Welcome to “Kariva” or the “little trap”. Well, the resort town is called Kariba, but Kariva is where the name came from, referring to the rock jutting out from the gorge where the dam wall was to be built. Whether you touched down at Kariba Airport then transferred by water, air or road to your […]
Thomas Tafrienyika Mapfumo, popularly known as Mukanya and otherwise known as The Lion of Zimbabwe, has had a long and illustrious career in the Zimbabwean music industry. A living legend in reality.
‘We don’t know if you have heard yet… The entire month of April 2020 will see thousands of Zimbabweans participating in the Zimbabwean event of the… Well, EVER. ZimThrive is taking place and we know it’s going to be big! In fact, we think it is going to be the biggest homecoming in Zimbabwean history! […]
In case you have not heard yet, the insanely talented Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira has been named an ambassador for Destination Zimbabwe. Beast, as he is most affectionately known by Zimbo’s around the world, was kind enough to give us a few minutes out of his training schedule to share some of his thoughts with us. […]
In case you have not heard, Shekhinah is going to be gracing the stage at the Vic Falls carnival 2019! If you are as excited as we are, then read this short interview we had with the Rose Gold Songstress on how she feels to be joining us on the 29th of December 2019 to […]
The Africa Cup of Nations kicks off this week and we are super excited about it! Why? Well, for starters, Zimbabwe is quite football crazy. You will seldom hear of anyone who does not support a football team- any football team, international, local, regional, something. Everyone supports a team!
You are already in vacation mode. Your baggage is cleared, shades on your eyes, you step out into the African sun from the cool shade of the Victoria Falls Airport, just 22 km out of town. You are ready to rent a car, hire a taxi or simply relax and let one of the tour […]
So you have decided that you are going on vacation, you are going to Zimbabwe and you have read up a little. You know they speak English and so are quite safe, you will get around. Now, though most Zimbabweans speak English, people are quite pleased when visitors make an effort to speak local languages. […]
Welcome back everyone! This time, to Binga, whose name apparently roughly translates to either ‘the enclosure surrounding a chief’s village’ or ‘a thick forest country’. Binga is a fishing, boating and cultural centre located on the South-Eastern shores of Lake Kariba in Matabeleland North province. It was built to accommodate the BaTonga people whose homelands […]
Travelling with children can be a nightmare. Trust me, no one knows this better than I do. If it’s not “Daddy are we there yet?” its “Daddy, he licked my ice cream,” and try as you might, no parent alive has mastered the spill-free trip… Sound familiar? So you’re in Harare and need to kick back, […]
At Wonderful Zimbabwe we love school boy rugby! Be it the COTTCO Cup or CRAVEN Week, nothing beats the thunderous roars of school war cries and the smell of freshly cut turf. These memories this past weekend came flooding back as we watched the most physical player in world rugby dominate in prop(per) fashion!
Victoria Falls, set on the Southern banks of the Zambezi river find yourself standing before the world’s largest sheet of falling water, experiencing the magic and power of nature in the resort Victoria Falls. If you have teenagers who love adrenaline-pumping activities, bring them along for Victoria Falls is an adrenalin centre with loads of […]
Hello and welcome to Harare! This is Zimbabwe’s capital city, where an estimated 2.2 million people reside including the greater Harare areas, within the main city there are over 1 million. Zimbabwe itself has an estimated 14 million people at last census.
Known as the world’s’ largest land animal, elephants can be as gentle as they are dangerous. Regardless of the way they may be portrayed, we have a few things to share about these wildly fascinating, endangered creatures.
Before you travel it is always safe to find out a little info to enhance your trip, right? We certainly think so. We put together a few facts you. Hopefully, they will come in handy when you are trying to get to know people in Wonderful Zimbabwe.
There is a definite bustle in Zimbabwe’s main city centres, with a real sense of serenity the minute you leave the centre and venture into the immediate neighbourhoods. Our second reason that Zim (as it is known to the locals) rocks, is that it really does not take much to find a spot that suits […]
Here we are in Wonderful Harare, a sunshine city, where the weather never disappoints! It’s true, Harare was once voted the place with the best climate in the world in the 2011 Quality of Life Index by International Living magazine. If you are an outdoors person, you have come to just the right place. We […]