Mdzimba View Shis’nyama

So here’s an insider’s tip and directions to one of our favourite local Swazi restaurants Mdzimba View Shis’nyama.  Shis’nyama is a siswati term for roasting meat – and establishments of this nature range from roadside braai or barbeque stands, to rough drinking holes, and as in this case to pretty sophisticated outdoor restaurants. Mdzimba View …

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Swazi Xfest

Swazi Xfest 2015

SWAZI XFEST 2015 Swazi kayaker Bheki Gadlela came out top in one of the two competitive events held during this past weekend’s 2015 Swazi Xfest on the Komati River. This annual event is open to white-water kayakers and attracted entries from as far as Bulawayo in Zimbabwe, Upington in South Africa and the USA. In …

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Rafting in Swaziland on the Komati River with Swazi Trails

Rafting the Komati River – new adventure activity

Swazi Trails is stoked to announce that we’ve opened a brand new white-water rafting stretch on Swaziland’s Komati River.  Rafting the Komati in the northern Hhohho region is now a reality for adventure travellers with the trips taking place immediately downstream of Maguga Dam. For the past 25 years, white-water rafting has been concentrated on …

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Big "No" to drinking and driving in Swaziland

Drinking and driving

Drinking and driving is a scourge that we would be very happy to see totally eradicated from our roads in Swaziland. It is estimated that as much as 50% of all road accidents are caused by abuse of alcohol, so its really a no-brainer that a major change in attitudes is required… and some committed …

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