Stories of adventure, discovery and tourism events.

A colleague from South Africa working in Malawi once exclaimed “Last weekend we saw a hyena in the middle of city centre. In the middle of the city! Gosh, it was a culture shock!” Welcome to Lilongwe, the city with …
It was a day before Malawi went to the polls to elect a new president, parliament and local councils. My wife had arranged a quick trip into Ntchisi and she needed company. I think she later thanked me for tagging …
Last Thursday I made a presentation at the Takulandirani 2019 Malawi Tourism International Tourism Expo on Property Access to Digital Platforms. Following on the theme of the 2018 World Tourism Day (Tourism and the Digital Transformation) that highlights the need for …
Kachebere Major Seminary
Sitting at the foot of Kalulu hills in Malawi - Zambia border district of Mchinji is Kachebere Major Seminary, a Roman Catholic philosophical training college. The Catholic White Fathers established a mission at Kachebere in 1903 which developed into an …
Chintheche Beach Lake Malawi
After a wet drive from Lilongwe to Mzuzu, an overnighter at Glitz Cloud 9 Lodge in New Katoto and another wet drive down the M5, we were finally on the sandy shores of Chintheche. Chintheche is in Nkhata Bay, some …
Mzuzu - Nkhata Bay road M5
Over the just ended holidays my family travelled to Chintheche, the famous beaches on the northern shores of Lake Malawi. Chintheche lies about 40 kilometres south of Nkhata Bay boma and just over 80 kilometres from Mzuzu. It is famed …
The fifth edition of the Tumaini Festival was held over the weekend at Dzaleka Refugee Camp in Dowa, central Malawi. Dzaleka is home to thousands of refugees from Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Burundi and Somalia. The festival was conceptualised by …
Rwanda Kibeho
Last week I returned from a pilgrimage to Rwanda. I was in a group of 60 who participated in a Divine Mercy Apostolate organised pilgrimage and among others celebrated the Catholic feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and …
The translocation of 500 elephants to Nkhotakota Game Reserve and the restocking of lions and other game to Liwonde National Parks has seen Malawi getting lots of press coverage as a wildlife safari destination of choice. The world famous Lake …
Tourism and the Digital Transformation
Malawi joins the world in celebrating Tourism Month every September with the World Tourism Day being held on 27th September. The theme for this year is Tourism and the Digital Transformation and it highlights the need for increased investment in …
Kabumba Hotel, Lake of Stars
Lake of Stars makes it's return this year and will be held at newly built Kabumba Hotel in Leopard's Bay, Salima. The 3 day festival will be held from 28 - 30 September and will marks it's 15th anniversary. It's official! …