Valentines Day in Namibia

Valentine’s Day, less commonly known as Saint Valentine’s Day, is a special day that takes place on the 14 February every year. People all over the world express their affection to their partners, lovers, friends, and colleagues with flowers, chocolates, and...

An arid land of milk and honey – welcome to Gondwana’s Omarunga Epupa-Falls Camp

A swarm of honeybees makes its way into the hive – with yellow pollen pants! It is an astonishing sight – incredible in every sense of the word, especially because this is in one of Namibia’s most arid regions. Welcome to Kaokoland – a true wilderness that is home...

Which outdoor activities should you do when in Namibia?

I’m sure you’ve all done your research and have thoroughly planned your Namibian itinerary, but have you thought about things you could do in your spare time? Besides ticking off the national parks, the deserts, the beautiful landscapes and the ocean on your...

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A weekend getaway in Namibia

A weekend getaway in Namibia

Nowadays, we need options to refresh ourselves as the summer heat intensifies and tests our tolerance. A cold drink can only suffice as long as the last drop rolls down your throat. Namibia has an average of 300 days of sunshine annually and two seasons: summer (wet...

The interesting benefits of camping in Namibia

The interesting benefits of camping in Namibia

“The internet used to be what we did to get away from real life; now real life is what we do to get away from the internet.”- Noah Smith In Namibia, many people find joy in camping and dedicate weekends to adventures in nature on a regular basis. Sometimes even longer...

What are your game drive sighting must-sees in Namibia?

What are your game drive sighting must-sees in Namibia?

We’ve all talked about our bucket list destinations and what it’s like to travel in Namibia. But have you ever thought about which animal encounter you look forward to when enjoying a game drive? The closest most of us have been to “wild” animals has been when we were...

Ecology & Nature
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...

People & Culture
Best markets to explore in Namibia’s capital city

Best markets to explore in Namibia’s capital city

It is November and the year is almost over! Everyone seems to be slowly moving into holiday mode. It has been a long year filled with ups and downs, so it is certainly the perfect time to unwind and spend time with loved ones. I personally am looking forward to...

Stories & History
How well do you really know the Etosha Pan in Namibia?

How well do you really know the Etosha Pan in Namibia?

It is no secret that Etosha is one of the most famous destinations in Namibia when it comes to safaris. Avid travellers and wildlife-lovers know that getting out of your car in Etosha National Park is against the rules and regulations of the park. Visitors not abiding...

Miscellaneous
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...

Gondwana Collection

An arid land of milk and honey – welcome to Gondwana’s Omarunga Epupa-Falls Camp

A swarm of honeybees makes its way into the hive – with yellow pollen pants! It is an astonishing sight – incredible in every sense of the word, especially because this is in one of Namibia’s most arid regions. Welcome to Kaokoland – a true wilderness that is home...

Which outdoor activities should you do when in Namibia?

I’m sure you’ve all done your research and have thoroughly planned your Namibian itinerary, but have you thought about things you could do in your spare time? Besides ticking off the national parks, the deserts, the beautiful landscapes and the ocean on your...

Five reasons to do yoga in dreamy Namibia

We are up before the crack of dawn. It is a slow morning because getting up this early on your holiday is rather uncalled for. But the guide promised us the previous evening that we wouldn’t regret it. After a short drive we arrive at the sunrise spot where we run...