Welcome to Austin Madinga’s #LifeUnbound Blog

I blog about the beauty and awesomeness of Malawi, the land of the lake of stars, the African continent and her diverse people.

I would love to partner with bloggers, content creators and brands on storytelling projects that expand the African narrative around tourism, travel, conservation and the continent’s people.

Ntchisi dusty roads

On Ntchisi’s back roads

It was a day before Malawi went to the polls to elect a new president, parliament and local councils. My wife had arranged a quick trip into Ntchisi and she needed company. I think she later thanked me for tagging...

Malawi International Tourism Expo Takulandirani

Takulandirani Malawi Tourism Expo 2019

Last Thursday I made a presentation at the Takulandirani 2019 Malawi Tourism International Tourism Expo on Property Access to Digital Platforms. Following on the theme of the 2018 World Tourism Day (Tourism and the Digital Transformation) that highlights the need...

Sandy graves - Death on the beach

Sandy Graves: Death on the Beach

Leisurely strolls on the shores of Lake Malawi, the Lake of Stars, presents you with spectacular beautiful sun rises, endless clear blue water and scenes of fishermen out in the deep. But it also reveals cruelty of death. Death on...

Life's a beach

Chintheche: Life’s a beach!

Sun and sand, fresh fish and cold beer. A photo story of the pristine beaches of Chintheche on the northern shores of Lake Malawi.

Tea, Coffee and Tourism

The translocation of 500 elephants to Nkhotakota Game Reserve and the restocking of lions and other game to Liwonde National Parks has seen Malawi getting lots of press coverage as a tourist and wildlife safari destination of choice. The world-famous...

Tourism and the Digital Transformation

Malawi joins the world in celebrating Tourism Month every September with the World Tourism Day being held on 27th September. The theme for this year is Tourism and the Digital Transformation and it highlights the need for increased investment in...