Unexpectedly, one of my favorite memories of Victoria Falls is my stop at the Lookout Cafe to see the Botoka Gorge! The Botoka Gorge is a sizeable gorge just beyond Victoria Falls, and it is absolutely stunning! We were so lucky to have stumbled across the Lookout Café! The Lookout Cafe is a small outpost/bar … Continue reading Botoka Gorge & the Look Out Café: The BEST Views Around Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Livingstone, Zambia is a walkable town with a number of restaurants that seem tourist-friendly. On our first night, we ended up walking just down the street from our hotel to Cafe Zambezi, an Africa/Caribbean restaurant located in a strip mall! Odd mix! While its in a strip mall, the restaurant is quite large. The front … Continue reading Cafe Zambezi: When You Want To Eat Caterpillars In Zambia
On our final afternoon visiting Victoria Falls, Dan and I decided to go all out and take a helicopter ride over Victoria Falls! As this was right after our Livingstone Island/Angel's Armchair tour, this day was reallllly crazy! Helicopter tours are offered from both the Zimbabwe and Zambia sides of the Falls. We signed up at … Continue reading Victoria Falls Helicopter Tour!
After staying in the upscale and traditional Victoria Falls Hotel, Dan and I crossed the border to Livingstone, Zambia and spent two nights there! Why did we change? Well, I really wanted to see both sides of Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe and Zambia!), and I really couldn't resist the chance to see another country…Plus I had to try their … Continue reading Livingstone, Zambia – A Local Alternative to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
One of the most adventurous activities at Victoria Falls is swimming in the Devil's Pool - a natural infinity pool right on the edge of Victoria Falls! When the water levels are too high, which is pretty often, Devil's Pool is closed due to safety concerns. But have no fear, Angels' Armchair is open for business! … Continue reading Livingstone Island & Angels’ Armchair: One of the Scariest Things I have Ever Done!
Dan and I stayed at the historic Victoria Falls Hotel when we visited Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The Victoria Falls Hotel is an old historic hotel located right in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The Grande Dame of Victoria Falls if you will. The nightly rates at this hotel are more than Dan and I usually spend on … Continue reading The Victoria Falls Hotel & Dining Room
If you have been reading my posts (and here it is again if you haven't!), you know that Dan and I took a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River when we visited Victoria Falls. I found this tour to be extremely enjoyable, suitable for all ages and really a "must-do" when visiting Victoria Falls! The above … Continue reading A Zambezi River Sunset Cruise: A Must in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Tourists have two options when visiting Victoria Falls, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the World: Zimbabwe or Zambia. The Falls straddle the border between the two countries, and the famous border is marked but the photogenic Victoria Falls Bridge! Zimbabwe has historically been the tourist favorite, offering the best views of the Falls and the … Continue reading Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe: Back And Ready For Visitors!
Its no secret that Dan and I love craft beer, and I try to visit at least one craft brewery everywhere we go! When researching Cape Town, I came across the Super Cool Beer Tour and obviously had to sign up! We were able to sign up online for the afternoon tour, between about 1 … Continue reading A Super Cool Name for a Super Cool Beer Tour!
If you are in the Cape Town area, in addition to the Wine Tour, you absolutely must take a trip down the Cape peninsula to visit the villages and beaches on the way and the Cape of Good Hope! There are several options for touring this area of Cape Town: self-drive, join a tour or take … Continue reading A Tour to Cape Point: the Most Beautiful Part of Cape Town