What you need to cross the Namibian border

In the midst of packing baby diapers, your camera and dad’s heart medicine, it will remain inevitable to forget important bordering documents. Namibian Immigration Officials are majorly stern, regarding the “bona fides” of travel paperwork. One thing you...

Green-tripping Namibia in the time of Covid-19: A travelogue from the heart part 2

Desert grace . . . Touches of grace are always welcome in life, as is the refreshing breath at The Desert Grace imparts with its rose-quartz and pink-gin flourishes in surroundings as stark as the Namib Desert. This is my graceful nest for the night and the...

Green-tripping Namibia in the time of Covid-19: A travelogue from the heart part 1  

The words ‘May you live in interesting times’ came true for all of us in 2020 whether we wanted it to or not. Covid-19 arrived with a vengeance, generating a worldwide flurry of fear. I realised with a dire feeling of angst that if an Earth cataclysm could wipe...

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A collection of travelogues from all around Namibia…

Travel Tips

Make the most of your Namibia2Go self-drive Safari

Make the most of your Namibia2Go self-drive Safari

It's been established, self-drive safaris are the new fan favorite. From eating biscuits next to a watering hole to spotting a leopard in a tree or squirrel gathering food, experiencing unique Namibian moments, are much more appreciable on a self-drive safari. But...

Travelling in Namibia during the wet season

Travelling in Namibia during the wet season

During the months of November to April, Namibia is known to experience the annual rain fall, which is the so called rain season or better known as wet season. There are many debates on whether it is better to travel in Namibia during the wet season or the dry season,...

Ecology & Nature
People & Culture
An unprecedented meeting of worlds: Etosha and Owambo in Namibia

An unprecedented meeting of worlds: Etosha and Owambo in Namibia

Gondwana Collection Namibia has recently added Etosha King Nehale to their repertoire of lodges. This destination combines two much sought-after tourism experiences in an unprecedented meeting of worlds: culture and wildlife. It is the place where Etosha meets Owambo....

Stories & History
Delightful Swakopmund

Delightful Swakopmund

Most Namibian journeys lead to the coast where the tumultuous Atlantic Ocean kisses the windswept dunes of the Namib Desert. It is a magnificent sight to behold for those who have the privilege to disembark here. Namibia might surprise you with its historic richness,...

Miscellaneous
My 6 favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek, Namibia

My 6 favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek, Namibia

As a lover of good food, and good coffee, I made a list of my personal favorite breakfast spots in Windhoek to share with you. Although I don’t always eat breakfast, especially when I’m in a rush in the mornings, I do love a hearty egg and bacon breakfast on a toasty...

Gondwana Collection

Green-tripping Namibia in the time of Covid-19: A travelogue from the heart part 2

Desert grace . . . Touches of grace are always welcome in life, as is the refreshing breath at The Desert Grace imparts with its rose-quartz and pink-gin flourishes in surroundings as stark as the Namib Desert. This is my graceful nest for the night and the...

Fill your travel bucket list: 3 Destinations in Namibia not to be missed in 2021

The first week in January is the ideal time to write down goals and new intentions for the year, so grab a brand new journal and dedicate a full page (or make it two) towards writing down your travel goals. Draw little check boxes with your top must-see destinations...

Where to stay in Namibia over Christmas and New Year’s Eve

This festive season has turned out to be a bit different than we imagined it would be just a year ago in December. So much can change in one year. It made us appreciate our ability and privilege to travel within our beautiful Namibia and to explore places nearby our...