21 Places You Must Visit in Malawi

Malawi once formed part of the Maravi Empire — an African kingdom founded in the late 15th century. The Maravis eventually became known as the Chewa — an ethnic group most Malawians belong to today. The 19th century brought Scottish…

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Spotting Wildlife in Malawi

Malawi is home to some of Africa’s most fascinating animal species. I was privileged to have the opportunity to experience wildlife in Malawi up close during my trip there with Davidsbeenhere in 2012. Despite the country’s standing as a poor nation,…

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The Best Hotels Around Lake Malawi

The brightest jewel in Malawi’s crown, Lake Malawi is the third largest lake in Africa and one of the deepest in the world! The waters’ bounty provides locals with a means for survival, and 94 kilometers of designated protected area…

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Top 4 Luxury Bush Lodges in Malawi

You probably wouldn’t be alone in thinking that the African bush isn’t the place for a luxury retreat. However, you also wouldn’t be alone in being mistaken! Malawi has experienced a growth in foreign interest because of its natural beauty…

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The Best Safaris in Malawi

Safari tours are a spectacular way to spend your time in Malawi, whether in an open all-terrain vehicle or on a river safari. Elephants, leopard, hyena, crocodiles, hippo, wart hog, bushbuck, impala and several other animals call Malawi home. Bring…

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Top Reasons To Fly With SAA

If you haven’t heard already, South African Airways (SAA) is the ideal way to travel to and throughout the African continent. The airline began in 1934, but was rebranded in 1997. With service to 38 destinations from 6 of the 7…

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Advice For Traveling To Malawi

So you booked your flight to Africa and are ready to take in all the sights and sounds that this wonderful continent has to offer. You’ve told all your friends and family about your trip, so what’s next? Preparing to…

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Next Stop: Malawi

My secret not so secret obsession is to study the map of the world. It gets me excited to see where I have been and where I want to go next. Comprised of 56 countries, Africa is a massive continent…

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