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Stories of experiences, adventure and discovery in the warm heart of Africa, Malawi. 

Coffee chronicles on a slightly chilly August morning at the Chapter Coffeehouse in a leafy Lilongwe suburb.

Take a break and experience the crystal-clear waters, stunning landscapes and captivating sunsets on Lake Malawi, the Lake of Stars.

A look at the 2023 edition of Takulandirani, the Malawi International Tourism Expo, and the growth prospects in the tourism sector.

A review of events, developments and setbacks that have shaped the Malawi tourism and travel sector in the year 2022

A look at the projects from the Malawi Tourism Development Master Plan that are located in the Malawi Secondary Cities Plan.

Hiking trip up Senga Hills Forest Reserve in Salima and taking in the spectacular views of Lake Malawi, our lake of stars.

Malawi translocates 250 elephants and other wildlife 350km north from Liwonde National Park to Kasungu National Park.

President Lazarus Chakwera recently launched an ambitious 20-year Malawi Tourism Development Master Plan. We unpack the details of all the 103 tourism investment projects.

Five things you will love doing in Cape Maclear, Lake Malawi, the world's first freshwater national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Katawa Cottage is a new accommodation unit on the shores of Lake Malawi in Monkey Bay, Mangochi.

How can local businesses help the tourism industry get back on its feet? Incentivise staff to combine work and play at tourism destinations.

Beautiful fresco paintings by Micheal Kapalamula adorn the walls of Bembeke Cathedral of the Holy Family in Dedza Diocese.

The Chapter Coffeehouse is a cafe in Lilongwe serving coffee, tea, cakes and a range of books to read.

Passing through Dedza boma and looking for a place to get a hot meal and a cold drink? Give Mapiri Country Lodge a try!

Cape Maclear, also known as Chembe, is a small tourist and fishing village in the Nankumba Peninsula, at the southern end of Lake Malawi.  Chembe Village and the surrounding islands sit in Lake Malawi …

The 2019 edition of the Tumaini Festival took place a couple of weeks ago. A platform by refugees for refugee, Malawian and international artists to collaborate, exchange and create together using the message of love …

Looking for a light lunch in Area 47? CaRiz Cakery, a coffee shop and cakery, should be on your list. And they prepare a great chicken sandwich!

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!”

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.

Sitting at the foot of Kalulu hills in Malawi – Zambia border district of Mchinji is Kachebere Major Seminary, a Roman Catholic philosophical training college.