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Written by: Marion Mithamo; Travel Content Creator www.scrapbookjourneys.com Is Livingstone, Zambia on your bucket list? The holidays are upon us & if you’re planning to, or simply thinking about, travelling to Livingstone from Lusaka soon, then this travel guide is for you! As a Kenyan, travelling to Zambia for the first time felt a little...
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Once a year (between October and December) after having migrated for thousands of kilometers the arrival of about 10 million fruit bats takes place at the Kasanka National Park in Northern Namibia. This incredible spectacle is known as the world’s largest mammal migration. Watch the teaser for one of the most famous wildlife spectacles on...
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The rod tugs. ‘Ah, must be caught on more reeds’, I think, as I gently loosen the line in preparation to untangle and bring it back in. The rod tugs again, harder this time. It tugs more urgently and I quickly realize that no amount of currents or reeds can create such purposeful force. The...
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Sharing extraordinary travel experiences with your family is sometimes difficult. Photos and even video don’t do the moments justice. When trying to explain these events to your nearest and dearest, you sometimes get glazed looks. Writer: Mindy Roberts Photography: Time + Tide I had been living in Zambia for some time before my family first...
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Travel along the banks of the Luangwa River and you won’t need to do too much searching before you come across the beautifully coloured carmine bee-eater colonies. Carmine colonies make their presence known with their vibrant colours and loud chirping, which can be heard for more than a kilometre away. There’s so much more to...
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If there is one natural wonder in Southern Africa that epitomises the feeling of falling in love, Victoria Falls is it. It is the sheer magnitude of witnessing the world’s biggest curtain of falling water that will get your heart-racing and fill your stomach with fluttering butterflies when you see Victoria Falls. The dazzling colours...
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Feeling guilty for feeling blue about having your honeymoon cancelled during COVID-19? Don’t worry, you’re not alone, and while there are indeed far more tragic losses to mourn as a result of the pandemic, there are ways to start making up for your cancelled honeymoon and the Tongabezi team have a bunch of them to...
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Life at Tongabezi goes beyond the lodge and into the communities with whom we share this beautiful corner of Zambia. We are privileged to work alongside people that are not only brilliant at their jobs but are also inspiring leaders within their communities, particularly during this challenging time. Several villages within the greater Livingstone area...
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With the Zambezi River currently at an impressively high water level, and after recent false claims about Victoria Falls running dry, Tongabezi shares with us five of their top interesting facts about this magnificent river. The lifeblood of Southern Africa Protecting and conserving the Zambezi River is incredibly important. Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and...
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If the wanderlust bug has bitten, be inspired by the beauty and biodiversity of the South Luangwa National Park on this colourful photographic safari. The South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is considered one of Africa’s last intact wilderness areas and is the natural residence of healthy populations and diverse species of animal, bird and...
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