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. Beyond its spectacular mountain outcrops,  and unique blend of tropical rainforest and Miombo woodlands its cool and rainy weather conditions it is also loaded with jaw dropping … Continue reading Kwayedza Lodge – a pearl in Vumba’s crown!


Self-drive tourists expected to bounce back

By Norma Tsopo Self-drive tourism is expected to increase as police has cutback the number of blocks on the country’s national trunk roads, a senior hotelier has said. In an exclusive interview with maDzimbabwe Explorer Gordon Addams said over-policing of road traffic users had been discouraging tourists to access resorts and attractions that are not … Continue reading Self-drive tourists expected to bounce back

Haulage trucks rile hoteliers

By Norma Tsopo MUTARE - Hoteliers have added their voice to calls for government to ban road transport importation of fuel as an increase in the number of haulage trucks have become a nuisance as they choke the smooth flow of traffic along the Harare-Mutare highway. A recent mid-morning survey of the volume of trucks … Continue reading Haulage trucks rile hoteliers

Relief over Vumba road repairs

By Norma Tsopo VUMBA - Vumba hoteliers have expressed relief as government resurfaces their pothole-riddled road which for long had been a blot on their clientele’s experiences of this internationally famed tourist destination. They had been crying hoarse at the terrible state of road on exit of Mutare to the spectacular Vumba Mountain. Zimbabwe Tourism … Continue reading Relief over Vumba road repairs

Bvumba Mountains’ magical White Horse Inn

By Norma Tsopo A wild chatter of a small family of the rare Simango monkey burst overhead as we were about to leave the neat and well-kept White Horse Inn gardens.  These masters of the rainforest canopy gracefully swung about. This unexpected sighting of the majestic monkey was a perfect ending to a relaxing afternoon. … Continue reading Bvumba Mountains’ magical White Horse Inn