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...

Safari in Namibia with children

Namibia is, amongst other things, considered a wildlife-lover's paradise. Most tours include a safari to introduce visitors to our beautiful conservation success stories and residing wildlife in awe-inspiring landscapes. I get plenty of questions about the...

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Safari in Namibia with children

Safari in Namibia with children

Namibia is, amongst other things, considered a wildlife-lover's paradise. Most tours include a safari to introduce visitors to our beautiful conservation success stories and residing wildlife in awe-inspiring landscapes. I get plenty of questions about the...

Road trip from Etosha King Nehale to Victoria Falls

Road trip from Etosha King Nehale to Victoria Falls

Connection and celebration As we raised our glasses to a silent toast at the bar overlooking a waterhole in Etosha National Park, an elephant cow joined in – or so it seemed. She gracefully took a trunkful of water and splashed it onto her back at the exact same...

Ecology & Nature
Why is Waterberg Plateau Park in Namibia so extraordinary?

Why is Waterberg Plateau Park in Namibia so extraordinary?

Waterberg is located about a 3-hour drive north of Windhoek and is the ideal stopover on the way to Etosha National Park. This extraordinary destination, declared a national park in 1972, might sometimes be overlooked, but is a total gem. When the setting sun hits the...

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

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...

Safari in Namibia with children

Namibia is, amongst other things, considered a wildlife-lover's paradise. Most tours include a safari to introduce visitors to our beautiful conservation success stories and residing wildlife in awe-inspiring landscapes. I get plenty of questions about the...