Category Archives: Lodgings

Kwayedza Lodge – a pearl in Vumba’s crown!

By Norma Tsopo

Zimbabwe’s eastern highlands are drop-dead gorgeous! One of the finest spots along this 300 kilometre ridge along the country’ border with Mozambique is arguably Vumba Mountain. Continue reading Kwayedza Lodge – a pearl in Vumba’s crown!

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Hilltop Lodge – Chimanimani’s gem

By Norma Tsopo

Watching the sun break out above Chimanimani Mountains was magical. Only problem – it happened too fast. It’s one of those moments one would want to last forever. Continue reading Hilltop Lodge – Chimanimani’s gem

Frog & Fern Cottages – celebrating Zimbabwe’s architectural, natural heritages

By Norma Tsopo

Zimbabwean round-hut architectural designs have always fascinated travelers but locals are increasingly drifting away from these beauties. Continue reading Frog & Fern Cottages – celebrating Zimbabwe’s architectural, natural heritages

Gordon’s Select Bed and Breakfast – best of Zimbabwe indeed!

By Norma Tsopo

Urbane. Exquisite. Sophisticated. Classy. Compact. Neat. Gordon’s Select Bed and Breakfast is just recherché. Continue reading Gordon’s Select Bed and Breakfast – best of Zimbabwe indeed!

Crocodile Motel, no motel at all

By Norma Tsopo

RUSAPE – Lying on the bank of Rusape River along the Harare-Mutare highway – Crocodile Motel was symbolically named after the river’s leviathans and motorists it was primarily meant to serve. Continue reading Crocodile Motel, no motel at all

Holiday Inn Mutare – a jewel in Mutare’s crown

By Norma Tsopo

Sheltered against the mountain ridge of Cecil Kop and a strew of mountains, hillocks and ridges that form the periphery of the Bvumba Mountains – Mutare lies in a verdant valley with an undisputed claim to being the most picturesque city in the country. Continue reading Holiday Inn Mutare – a jewel in Mutare’s crown

Musangano Lodge – an archetypal rural Zimbabwean village, and more

By Norma Tsopo

A thick swirl of dust billowed into the air as we pulled into Champion Mine road, off the Harare-Mutare highway. Continue reading Musangano Lodge – an archetypal rural Zimbabwean village, and more