Namibia’s role in the‘Global Strike For Future’

“Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future? And what is the point of learning facts when the most important facts clearly mean nothing to our society?” These are the questions that 16-year-old...
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Culturally inspired snacks to try in Namibia

Oh, my snacks! They are loved and nibbled on by many, before or after meals, and come in unique sweet or savoury flavours. They cannot be ignored as they overflow in the check-out lane as you wait your turn to make a payment at the supermarket, your eyes wandering...
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Places to visit and things to do in Namibia: south and central

I’ve been to Namibia more than 30 times and I still love it and want to go again. It’s so diverse, with deserts, rivers and floodplains, wildlife big and small, spectacular landscapes, a place that touches your soul. People often ask me for my tips on Namibia, so...
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Travel Tips

Places to visit and things to do in Namibia: south and central

I’ve been to Namibia more than 30 times and I still love it and want to go again. It’s so diverse, with deserts, rivers and floodplains, wildlife big and small, spectacular landscapes, a place that touches your soul. People often ask me for my tips on Namibia, so...

Is Namibia a safe destination for solo female travellers?

Solo travelling is like a gift to yourself, even though some people, most likely your mum, might feel edgy when her darling daughter wants to venture into the unknown all by herself. Sounds like fun? Great, then continue reading. To answer the question right away:...

Ecology & Nature
Namibia’s role in the‘Global Strike For Future’

Namibia’s role in the‘Global Strike For Future’

“Why should I be studying for a future that soon may be no more, when no one is doing anything to save that future? And what is the point of learning facts when the most important facts clearly mean nothing to our society?” These are the questions that 16-year-old...

People & Culture
Do you know about this gorgeous jewellery from Namibia?

Do you know about this gorgeous jewellery from Namibia?

The onyoka is a unique piece of jewellery made from mussel shells and it is often seen decked stunningly around most aawambo women’s necklines during joyous occasions or even as they run errands in northern Namibia. This necklace is worn to perfectly match their...

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
Culturally inspired snacks to try in Namibia

Culturally inspired snacks to try in Namibia

Oh, my snacks! They are loved and nibbled on by many, before or after meals, and come in unique sweet or savoury flavours. They cannot be ignored as they overflow in the check-out lane as you wait your turn to make a payment at the supermarket, your eyes wandering...

Gondwana Collection

Activities to enjoy at Gondwana’s Namib Desert Collection

The velvety Namib Desert embraced by flora and fauna,coupled with matchless antiquity,is what lures most visitors to Namibia. While you are here, I hope you stay at one of our Namib Desert Collection establishments for a Namib Experience, as they are set close to the...
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4 Reasons why travelling to Namibia is good for your soul

Traveling influences our lives in unique and positive ways. Whether it’s an around-the-world adventure or an occasional weekend away to experience the beautiful corners of Namibia, it absolutely is a vital part of reviving our souls. Maybe you are thinking of setting...
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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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