Do you ever get itchy feet? An intense desire to explore faraway places? I do, so very often and not always at the most convenient of times because leave days are subject to approval and well….I quite firmly believe that there is a mean spirited, thieving goblin that steals money from my purse whenever I’m not looking. Serious. No jokes!There is hope, however, as I … Continue reading Staycation at Island of Siankaba.
-a township experience Victoria Falls town has no shortage of charming little cafes and artsy eateries. But even so, the Dusty Road Restaurant is something of a surprise. Set in the heart of bustling Chinotimba -the largest and oldest township in Victoria Falls, the Dusty Road an altogether an ingenious representation of the township’s colloquialisms. From its quirky décor- a collection of bits and odd … Continue reading The Dusty Road
Even the name itself is exotic. But be that as it may, there is nothing that could have prepared me for the experience of actually being there. What little I have seen of it so far- Stone Town -is absolutely exquisite. Right from its people, a sun-kissed dark chocolate brown skinned people, to its architecture- the labyrinth of winding walkways that you could blissfully be … Continue reading Zanzibar !
At a glance (and this is at night mind you), Hanoi is a lot of lights and loud traffic buzz. Imagine an Asian version of Chilenje, with a sprinkling of French architecture. Then add 5 million scooters to a population of 8 million people in one city. Hanoi is wonderfully chaotic! There is food every ten paces, throngs of people and the risk of death … Continue reading Hanoi – first impressions
It starts with madness, of course, it does. A sort of fidgeting of the soul. A restlessness. You begin by plotting your own career downfall from corporate superstar on the rise to wandering hipster sleeping on a warmed wooden floor in a Jjimjilbang (Korean public bathhouse), drinking Soju and eating pig’s ears. It is completely unreasonable. Why would anyone want to leave a sometimes racist, … Continue reading Butterfly