On the cycling radar in Namibia – Udo Bölts

Although the dust of the Nedbank Desert Dash 2019 has long settled, the memories remain, not only for cyclists, but for everyone involved in this epic race that might strike fear into the hearts of many. Cyclists dash through the harsh Namib Desert, all the...

Socially conscious traveling

The last time you traveled, did you feel bad about the waste you left behind in terms of carbon dioxide while driving, or plastic you bought and disposed of in a country that is already littered? How do you feel about the people and communities you meet while...

Self-drive tours: A trend for the brave or the best way to see Namibia?

As soon as you type the words “Namibia”, “safari”, and “adventure” into a search engine, you might be surprised by how many websites will compete with each other to lure you into booking a self-drive safari. This form of experiencing a foreign country is...

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Socially conscious traveling

Socially conscious traveling

The last time you traveled, did you feel bad about the waste you left behind in terms of carbon dioxide while driving, or plastic you bought and disposed of in a country that is already littered? How do you feel about the people and communities you meet while...

Self-drive tours: A trend for the brave or the best way to see Namibia?

Self-drive tours: A trend for the brave or the best way to see Namibia?

As soon as you type the words “Namibia”, “safari”, and “adventure” into a search engine, you might be surprised by how many websites will compete with each other to lure you into booking a self-drive safari. This form of experiencing a foreign country is trending...

10 reasons to do Safari2Go’s Namibian Highlights Tour

10 reasons to do Safari2Go’s Namibian Highlights Tour

If Namibia is “Africa for beginners”, then Safari2Go is definitely “Namibia for beginners”. It offers easy, hassle-free adventures at your fingertips ... without you having to lift a finger.  Where does one start exploring a country so large, so varied in diversity,...

Ecology & Nature
How to photograph Namibia’s endemic Dune Lark

How to photograph Namibia’s endemic Dune Lark

The desert-adapted Dune Lark is Namibia’s only endemic* bird. It does not drink water and feeds on seeds and insects in the desert. This little dune runner’s distribution range is entirely within the Namib Sand Sea, from the Kuiseb River in the north to the Koichab...

People & Culture
Celebrating a “Green” Christmas in Namibia

Celebrating a “Green” Christmas in Namibia

The Christmas season is celebrated by millions of people around the world every year. Houses are decorated, friends and loved ones are showered with gifts, and sumptuous feasts are prepared. But there is also a different side to Christmas, the “side effects” we tend...

Stories & History
Fun facts about the Benguela Current in Namibia

Fun facts about the Benguela Current in Namibia

Why is the Atlantic Ocean that touches the Namibian coastline so ice cold? It first sparked my interest when I dipped toes into the Atlantic Ocean on the Floridian coastline. I anticipated the water to be a lot colder because that is how I knew and loved the Atlantic...

Miscellaneous
On the cycling radar in Namibia – Udo Bölts

On the cycling radar in Namibia – Udo Bölts

Although the dust of the Nedbank Desert Dash 2019 has long settled, the memories remain, not only for cyclists, but for everyone involved in this epic race that might strike fear into the hearts of many. Cyclists dash through the harsh Namib Desert, all the way from...

Gondwana Collection

On the cycling radar in Namibia – Udo Bölts

Although the dust of the Nedbank Desert Dash 2019 has long settled, the memories remain, not only for cyclists, but for everyone involved in this epic race that might strike fear into the hearts of many. Cyclists dash through the harsh Namib Desert, all the...

Self-drive tours: A trend for the brave or the best way to see Namibia?

As soon as you type the words “Namibia”, “safari”, and “adventure” into a search engine, you might be surprised by how many websites will compete with each other to lure you into booking a self-drive safari. This form of experiencing a foreign country is...

10 reasons to do Safari2Go’s Namibian Highlights Tour

If Namibia is “Africa for beginners”, then Safari2Go is definitely “Namibia for beginners”. It offers easy, hassle-free adventures at your fingertips ... without you having to lift a finger.  Where does one start exploring a country so large, so varied in...