How to plan a road trip in Namibia: Exploring the Namib Desert

This year I finally had the chance to organize a very adventurous road trip around Namibia, which turned out to be the most incredible one of my life so far! For several years I have been dreaming of it while seeing stunning pictures online of this fabulous African...
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Does Namibia even have Soccer World Cup Excitement?

Prior to the first whistle blown, the World Cup Excitement was already ignited, as loyal fans preselected their favourite teams from many years ago. While, others seem to team-hop due to the inconsistency of trusted players like Messi, and some aren’t the slightest...
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8 Instagram posts to cure your wanderlust for an adventure in Namibia

Don’t we all have that one favourite place we’d love to hideout at for a little while… but it seems too far or just a tad pricy? And often we settle on never trying to go on that holiday and rather linger at those creative Insta-stories and Instagram photos that all...
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A collection of travelogues from all around Namibia…

Travel Tips

8 Instagram posts to cure your wanderlust for an adventure in Namibia

Don’t we all have that one favourite place we’d love to hideout at for a little while… but it seems too far or just a tad pricy? And often we settle on never trying to go on that holiday and rather linger at those creative Insta-stories and Instagram photos that all...

What’s up with your music, Namibia?

Who doesn’t love or enjoy quality music that has meaning to it? With beautiful memories of your brother dancing in the living room or the day you travelled in an old Volkswagen Kombi to Gobabis with a loose middle seat that made holding onto other seats rather...

17 travel meme-gifs telling you it’s time for a holiday in Namibia

We all have those days when our leave days have been marked down for a while and we have muttered a holiday plan to our family or friends a couple of times – a few friends seem to be interested in joining too. With so many choices for accommodation and activities in...

Ecology & Nature
Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

Five things you can learn from animals in Namibia

We all have fused common desires – to be heard, to be appreciated, to be encouraged, to be challenged and to make a meaningful contribution to something greater than ourselves. – It is no wonder we are charmed by animals and appreciate game drives. Hence, I admire...

People & Culture
What is your favourite local cuisine in Namibia?

What is your favourite local cuisine in Namibia?

Do you also have that favourite culinary television programme you cannot get enough of, like Food Network’s Siba’s Table? After watching an episode, I often make my way to the kitchen and glance through the kitchen cupboards for ingredients to replicate the Asian...

Stories & History
Do you remember playing carrom or finger board in Namibia?

Do you remember playing carrom or finger board in Namibia?

Some would refer to it as finger board, but as for my brothers and I, it was simply carrom board. Recently, as my Dad and I were in search for our stored winter items in the garage I stumbled upon a few pieces of this game and instantly reminisced about the many great...

Miscellaneous
Does Namibia even have Soccer World Cup Excitement?

Does Namibia even have Soccer World Cup Excitement?

Prior to the first whistle blown, the World Cup Excitement was already ignited, as loyal fans preselected their favourite teams from many years ago. While, others seem to team-hop due to the inconsistency of trusted players like Messi, and some aren’t the slightest...

Gondwana Collection

Have you experienced the bliss of rain in Namibia?

Rain in Namibia is something special. When the heavens finally open and rain falls to the earth, Namibian spirits instantly lift. When the first drops finally fall, we shift from a gloomy hot summer day’s mood to absolute ecstasy. I will always remember holidays on...
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Have you been to Chobe River Camp in Namibia?

As I enjoyed my morning coffee on the Chobe River Camp’s deck, distantly I could see the Chobe National Park with its open field and herds of zebras and cows roaming freely in search of their daily nourishment. Mornings here were my favourite, cool, quiet, sounds of...
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Why you should visit the Kalahari Farmhouse

Working for Gondwana definitely has its perks, and sitting on my own little terrace in front of my room with a refreshing drink in hand… it is obvious that life cannot get much better than this. In the past week, my work took me to The Kalahari Farmhouse. A small...
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