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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A collection of travelogues from all around Namibia…

Travel Tips

4 Activities you should try when visiting Gondwana Collection Namibia

4 Activities you should try when visiting Gondwana Collection Namibia

We all know different types of travelers. Some only want to unwind and luxuriate in whatever the destination has to offer, be it excellent cuisine, a stunning view with a glass of white wine in hand, or lying by the swimming pool and reading a book. Some people want...

How to be a tourist in your own country

How to be a tourist in your own country

2020 is the perfect year to be a tourist in your own country. Wow, “2020” and “perfect” in the same sentence? Yes, be a rebel - pivot the needed number of degrees and tune into a summer kind of lifestyle. Adventure doesn’t have to start in far-flung places where we’ve...

7 Tips on how to travel mindfully through Namibia

7 Tips on how to travel mindfully through Namibia

The ultimate goal of travelling is to find adventure, seek new destinations, and to, for once, just switch off from our daily working routines and bring down your stress barometers. Often, though, travelling can be a stressful and unpleasant experience that leads to...

Ecology & Nature
5 reasons to visit Bwabwata National Park in Namibia

5 reasons to visit Bwabwata National Park in Namibia

Anyone who has been to Bwabwata National Park or any lesser-known park for that matter, will agree that Namibia is so much more than Etosha and Sossusvlei. Although the latter two destinations are undoubtedly worthy to feature in almost every itinerary, there are many...

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
The song of the Zambezi – Life in the “no wake zone”

The song of the Zambezi – Life in the “no wake zone”

“Surrender to the flow of the River of Life, yet do not float down the river like a leaf or a log. While neither attempting to resist life nor to hurry it, become the rudder and use your energy to correct your course to avoid the whirlpools and undertow.” – Jonathan...

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...