Visas on arrival

The US embassy released the announcement below with regard to Malawi visas on 18 August 2016. The implication is that visas may no longer be issued on arrival unless the applicant has applied in advance for a 'visa letter' (the exact nature of which is mysterious). Although the letter, pasted in below, is directed at US citizens, we … Continue reading Visas on arrival


Bus to Lusaka

The guide was invaluable during my trip to Malawi last month. However, I would recommend travellers avoid the ‘other’ bus from Lilongwe to Lusaka!… Take the Zambia-Botswana bus if you’re travelling this route and do NOT even consider taking the ‘KOBS Zambia-Malawi’ bus -even if they push you to, as they do- unless you want … Continue reading Bus to Lusaka