Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area: travel information

The Mavhuradonha Wilderness Area is situated in the north-east of Zimbabwe, roughly 180 km from Harare. The name ‘Mavhuradonha’ roughly translates from chiShona language as ‘dripping water’ which describes the delicate rain that sometimes descends on the slopes of the … Continued

Best places to visit in Zimbabwe: top ten

Here’s my list of ten best places to visit in Zimbabwe. Do you know what strikes me about this list? The landscapes are all so varied. From the rainforest at Victoria Falls, to the rocky vistas at Matobo National Park, … Continued

Great Zimbabwe Monument & Ruins travel guide: Everything you need to know

These ancient city ruins have intrigued both locals and visitors for centuries. The local name for the area was “Dzimba dza mabwe” (roughly “Houses of Stone”) or simply “Zimbabwe”. When Rhodesia became independent in 1980, the nation was named after this city, and the country itself was called Zimbabwe. The ruins of the ancient city then became known as “Great Zimbabwe”.