With so many memorable activities — from walking safaris to swimming on the ledge of a mighty waterfall — it might be hard to narrow down exactly what to see and do in Zambia.

Gamer Mark Mpundu shows you his idea for the perfect day in Livingstone, Zambia.  


My name is Mark, also known as Honeymarku5 on social media. I’m a gamer who loves to create, and also am currently studying economics at The Copperbelt University in Zambia. My hometown is Lusaka and I've lived here all of my life. 

Why Mark thinks you should visit Zambia

Zip-lining over Batoka Gorge © Mark Mpundu

Zambia is known as a must-visit destination in Africa mainly because it helms one of the wonders of the world, Victoria Falls. However, it's more than that. It’s home to more than 70 different tribes, impressive safari destinations and, not to mention, the people here are really nice. 

Mark’s perfect day in Livingstone, Zambia


Three questions with Mark

We asked Mark three questions to help you plan your trip to Zambia.

What is one place people should visit to get a better understanding of Zambia?

Livingstone Museum, established in 1934, is the oldest but largest museum in Zambia. It has the early loggings of David Livingstone's stay in Zambia that led to the eventual coining of  'Victoria Falls' 

What should people eat when they come to Zambia and where should they try it?

Nshima, Zambia's staple food, is a maize meal served with varying sides like meat, vegetables, beans and relishes. I recommend going to Matebeto to try it. 

If someone wants to buy a souvenir, what should they bring back?

They could try out the handicrafts and art by locals at the National Art Gallery.

Want an itinerary to plan your perfect trip to Zambia? Check out Mazuba Kapambwe-Mizzi's 8-day journey through Zambia. 

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