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Top Restaurants in Victoria Falls


Victoria Falls is fast becoming one of the hottest tourist spots in Africa thanks to its incredible natural beauty, a fine selection of hotels and adventure opportunities in the area. After a long day white water rafting or walking around the falls, you’re going to build up an appetite. Thankfully, there are lots of dinner spotsRead more

Adrenaline Activities in Victoria Falls

Adrenaline Activities in Victoria Falls


Upon seeing the Victoria Falls for the first time, Dr. David Livingstone uttered the words, “It has never been seen before by European eyes, but scenes so wonderful must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight”. The beauty of the Victoria Falls is only matched by the pure adrenaline activities it has toRead more

Okavango Delta birdwatching

Okavango Delta Birdwatching Tours


The wetlands of the Okavango Delta have an enviable reputation as Africa’s most desirable birdwatching paradise. The world famous aquatic scenery of the Delta sustains a myriad of species both local and migratory that attract keen birders from around the world. Here’s what you have to look forward to on Okavango Delta birdwatching tours.

Zimbabwe International Film Festival

Zimbabwe International Film Festival


The Zimbabwe International Film Festival (ZIFF) returns for the 19th year in a row, in partnership with International Images Festival for Women (IIFF) from the 26th of August to the 2nd of September 2017. The collaboration between IIFF and ZIFF is the first joint festival of its kind. It is hoped that the combined strengthRead more

Introducing Cresta Maun Hotel


The most recent addition to the Cresta Hotels portfolio, Cresta Maun Hotel is a stylish establishment situated at the gateway to the Okavango Delta. As the official tourism capital of Botswana, the city of Maun attracts a steady stream of local and international visitors throughout the year, all of whom are looking to enjoy theRead more

Chobe National Park

Highlight: Chobe National Park


A wildlife oasis in the heart of northern Botswana, Chobe National Park is unrivaled for big game viewing and beautiful scenery. Not only is it home to the largest elephant herds in Africa, it also packs a punch in terms of exceptional accommodation. By size, Chobe National Park is the third largest park in BotswanaRead more

Colour festival

Palapye Colour Festival 2017


The long awaited Palapye Colour Festival is set to take place on 5 August 2017, hosting the people of Palapye for a fun, vibrant and safe colour experience. The event, hosted by Nandoland Empire in partnership with Letstainment Events, is to be held at Nkau’s Farm opposite Morupule Coal Mine.

Victoria Falls: Zimbabwe vs Zambia


Victoria Falls is the adventure capital of Africa, visited by holiday-makers and business travellers from across the world. With so much to see and do in the Victoria Falls, the biggest decision you’ll have to make is deciding which side of the Zambezi River to stay on. Zimbabwe vs Zambia, here’s our advice on choosingRead more

Game Parks & Reserves In and Around Victoria Falls


Visiting the Victoria Falls is a highlight of any trip to Zimbabwe. Not only is Victoria Falls home to one of the Natural Wonders of the World, it is also surrounded by some of the finest national parks and wildlife sanctuaries found anywhere on the continent, included by not limited to the Zambezi National Park,Read more

Makgadigadi Epic 2017: Adrenaline in the Desert


The annual Makgadikgadi Epic Boogie and Symposium Skydive returns to Botswana for the fourth year in a row from 9 to 12 August 2017. Hosted by Botswana Tourism Organisation (BTO), Parachute Association of Botswana (PAB), SkyDive Botswana, Skydiversity Skydiving and Nata Conservation Trust, the event is the first of its kind in Botswana.

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Top 5 National Parks in Zambia


Zambia is home to some of the finest national parks in Africa, with wildlife viewing to rival the Kruger and the Maasai Mara. Whether you choose to visit the game-rich South Luangwa, the wild Lower Zambezi or the magnificent Victoria Falls, it’s easy to see why experts have dubbed Zambia as home of the greatestRead more

Top 5 River Activities in Victoria Falls


Victoria Falls is the adventure capital of Africa and best known for its white-knuckle activities including white water rafting, bungee jumping and helicopter tours. If heights aren’t your thing, here are some of the top river activities in Victoria Falls to try out instead.

Winter in Zimbabwe


Whether you’re looking to beat the chaos of peak season travel or simply trying to figure out when is the best time to book your holiday, winter is a fantastic time to visit Zimbabwe. Winter in Zimbabwe is a decidedly mild affair, with warm sunshine-filled days and very little rainfall. It’s a great time ofRead more

Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action 2017


The Greenpop Zambia Festival of Action 2017 is set to take place in Livingstone from 25 June to 16 July. This festival in Livingstone brings together people from around the world to get involved in environmental issues affecting Southern Africa. Over a three week stretch, people plant trees, grow food, build using ecologically-friendly methods, setRead more

Toyota 1000 Desert Race 2017


Drawing thousands of motor sport fanatics from across the globe to the small town of Jwaneng in Botswana, the Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1000 Desert Race is upon us. A motor spot competition, the Toyota 1000 Desert Race takes place annually towards the end of June and is set to take place this year from Friday,Read more

Victoria Falls events

Econet Victoria Falls Marathon 2017


The Econet Victoria Falls Marathon is one of the biggest events on the Zimbabwean sporting calendar and this year it’s back; bigger and better than ever. Developed in conjunction with the National Athletics Association of Zimbabwe (NAAZ), the race is set to take place on 18th June, with over 2500 runners expected to participate. TheRead more

Cresta Churchill Refurbishment Update


The refurbishments at Cresta Churchill in Bulawayo have gotten off to a great start, with the first phase recently completed just in time for the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF). The major upgrade, which began in early 2017, aims to modernise the accommodation offering at this, one of the city’s most popular hotels.

Chef’s Corner – Cresta Calling Volume 06 Issue 01


Executive Chef, Comfort Takaruza of Cresta Golfview in Lusaka shares some of his delightful recipes from the new menu at Chatters Restaurant in Volume 06 Issue 01 of Cresta Calling. Take a look at chef’s starter, main course and dessert recipes for inspiration in your own kitchen.

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Spotlight On: The Makgadikgadi Pans


Encompassing an area of approximately 12 000² kilometres, the Makgadikgadi Pans are the largest salt pans in the world. Situated in north-east Botswana, they are the remnants of the enormous Lake Makgadikgadi which dried up thousands of years ago.

Family Friendly Activities in Harare


Easter Weekend is a special time of the year, where families unite to spend much-needed quality together.

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