Are you curious about driving to Zimbabwe? The holiday season is upon us and as is customary at this time of the year the annual family pilgrimages are underway or at an advanced stage of preparation. For those driving, here are a few things you need to keep in mind before embarking on your […]
The hardest part about not travelling is missing my mother’s embrace, not just my biological mother, all my mothers. There are several. I am a village boy. Not raised in the village but by village people, who all still look at my siblings and I as their babies. I think of Amaiguru, old, ever-smiling, who […]
Mana Pools National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is known as one of the world’s most rugged wilderness experiences. Derived from the word “four” in Shona, “Mana” refers to the four pools within the park. Here are five unique things you can do only in this remote piece of African paradise.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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.
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 […]