Two things spring to mind immediately when hearing the word Zanzibar: coffee and spices. And there is no better place to experience a blend of these than the Zanzibar Coffee House.
The problem with Malawi is that it’s too beautiful — and there are too many things to do and places to explore. One might feel daunted and risk sticking to some place or other without knowing what they might be missing out.
Festival culture has been taking the “developing” world up in a storm for a few years now, and it poses an interesting moral question.
At the end of my volunteering experience at Chimbota school, I decided to brave the indomitable waters of Lake Malawi and boarded the Ilala ferry heading northward to Rwarwe and Usisya.
Bagamoyo is a well kept secret that will fascinate and surprise you - the town is a former German stronghold and witness to a very interesting past.
Human Interest Stories
I can’t imagine what time must feel like for a 107 year old man, who has lived through colonialism, fought for the independence of his country, built a railway in foreign lands and has over fifty great-grandchildren.
The more I meet people and hear stories, the more astonished I am at the sheer will power and strength of the women in this country.
I first heard Michael Mountain play at Mayoka Village, Nkhata Bay, Malawi, in January 2018. Little did I know we’d become good friends and I’d end up staying at his place, experiencing exquisite hospitality from him and his wife Beatrice