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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Which outdoor activities should you do when in Namibia?

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 bucket...

Five reasons to do yoga in dreamy Namibia

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 up...

Packing for Namibia: What to wear on a Safari Trip

Packing for Namibia: What to wear on a Safari Trip

We’ve all avoided this moment at some point in our life. Packing is not for everyone and it’s the time when we learn about the limits of our patience and organizational skills. So unless you’re Marie Kondo or an extreme Virgo, perfectly folded clothes lying neatly in...

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
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...

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...