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!
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
When Dan and I visited Victoria Falls in April 2015, I had an extremely difficult time figuring out which Visas we would need to purchase to visit both the Zimbabwe and Zambia sides of Victoria Falls! Lucky for us, the governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia introduced the Kaza Visa before we visited. This made our … Continue reading The Kaza Visa: A Necessity For Visiting Victoria Falls
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!
Hello! After a far-too-long hiatus, wareontheglobe is back! The postings fell behind due to a two-week vacation to Southern Africa and preparations leading up to it (i.e. clearing my plate at my paying job for the trip!). As you may have gathered, Dan and I took two weeks and traveled to South Africa, Zambia and … Continue reading A Grand Entrance to Southern Africa for Dan’s 30th Birthday!