Six amazing experiences in Namibia you shouldn’t miss

Namibia, a country in Southern Africa with a population of 2.5 million people, is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the east, and Angola to the north. The best months to visit this magical country depend on what you want to do, but most tourists...

Best places to enjoy coffee in Namibia’s capital city?

Coffee is often referred to as ‘a hug in a mug’ or ‘a beverage that puts one to sleep if not drunk’. I am not too crazy about winter, clearly because it is cold, but I love that I get to wear my cosy knitted clothing and have coffee ‘catch-ups’ with those closest to...

Planning a romantic getaway in Namibia? Or your honeymoon?

So, you just got hitched, or simply long for a romantic getaway with your better half, and Namibia ranks high on your list of potential destinations. But with an area of 825,419 square kilometres comprised of enticingly beautiful landscapes, you might need some...

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Six amazing experiences in Namibia you shouldn’t miss

Namibia, a country in Southern Africa with a population of 2.5 million people, is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the east, and Angola to the north. The best months to visit this magical country depend on what you want to do, but most tourists...

Best places to enjoy coffee in Namibia’s capital city?

Coffee is often referred to as ‘a hug in a mug’ or ‘a beverage that puts one to sleep if not drunk’. I am not too crazy about winter, clearly because it is cold, but I love that I get to wear my cosy knitted clothing and have coffee ‘catch-ups’ with those closest to...

Which Gondwana properties in Namibia are perfect full-moon escapes?

If you didn’t know, now you do… we have been moonstruck all week! This is to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which took place on 20 July 1969. In accordance with the previous partial lunar eclipse on Tuesday 16 July 2019, it is only...

Ecology & Nature
Ten fun facts about the African jacana in Namibia

Ten fun facts about the African jacana in Namibia

My first encounter with an African jacana was in the Namib Desert – a rare, unthinkable place for these waders to occur, since they usually inhabit freshwater wetlands. Baby Jac, as I named the juvenile, must have been blown into the desert by the extreme winds that...

People & Culture
How can local people inspire you when visiting Namibia?

How can local people inspire you when visiting Namibia?

The best part of going on an escapade through Namibia is having the ability to marvel at and immerse yourself in the captivating wonders that this country has to offer. – Stunning sunset hues that paint the skies, majestic Makalani palm trees that exquisitely deck the...

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
What makes Damaraland in Namibia worth a visit?

What makes Damaraland in Namibia worth a visit?

The endless stretches of mopane trees charmingly blanket the eastern part of Damaraland as you traverse from Outjo towards Khorixas. Exquisite, yet dramatic tabletop mountains and massive granite outcrops and boulders will mesmerise you. You will pass donkey carts...

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Planning a romantic getaway in Namibia? Or your honeymoon?

So, you just got hitched, or simply long for a romantic getaway with your better half, and Namibia ranks high on your list of potential destinations. But with an area of 825,419 square kilometres comprised of enticingly beautiful landscapes, you might need some...

Namushasha River Villa: one of Namibia’s superb Zambezi lodges

Your first sight of the Namushasha River Villa – a floating oasis moored on a channel on the Kwando River in the Zambezi (Caprivi) region of Namibia – will have you gaping in wonder. You’ll be chuffed to stay on this romantic two-person craft surrounded by water...

How can I enjoy Etosha Safari Camp’s energetic township vibe in Namibia?

There aren’t many places in the world where you can shower with an elephant before enjoying dinner around a campfire while live music pulsates with energetic township vibe. Not unless you stay at Etosha Safari Camp 10km south of Etosha National Park’s Anderson Gate in Namibia.