10 Extreme Ways to Experience Namibia

27th of February 2015 12:09

Going on holiday in Namibia is not just about serene landscapes and safaris. The Land of the Brave has loads of extreme adventure on offer for visitors looking to get their blood pumping. In this blog we’ll be looking at ten activities for all you adrenaline junkies, speed freaks and explorers out there. Get ready for adventure…(Image via Cazenove + Loyd)   Kitesurfing The fresh south westerly winds that reach Walvis Bay lagoon make thi

Capture Namibia: Photography tips from Anette Mossbacher

23rd of February 2015 11:06

Anette Mossbacher is a professional photographer who has lived in Africa and Asia and has spent a great deal of time in the remote wilderness and bush getting face to face with wildlife. Anette’s nature and wildlife photographs have been published in magazines, books, commercials and have won several awards including the International Photography Awards in 2014. In this blog post she shares with us a few tips for taking photos in Namibia..

Where to eat: Swakopmund Restaurants

20th of February 2015 11:08

The seaside town of Swakopmund is a regular destination for local and international tourists. The town always bustles with activity and there are plenty of places to eat and drink in the little holiday town. Here is just a taste of what’s on offer... Breakfast in Swakop Image courtesy of Village Café Village Café 21 Sam Nujoma Ave +264 64 404723  Loved by locals and tourists alike for its quirky character and good service. Perfect

Namibia's "Other" Photography Spots

18th of February 2015 06:19

If you’ve been Namibia before, or if you’ve read about it, you know that it is a wildly popular place for photographers to visit. Sites like Sossusvlei, Fish River Canyon, Kolmanskop and Etosha National Park are all spectacular places to capture on film… But what if you want something a little different from your photography safari? Well don’t worry we’ve got you covered- Here are some alternative photographic destinations in Namibia…

100% Namibian art in Swakopmund

16th of February 2015 11:54

There’s a new Arts & Crafts Centre in the holiday town of Swakopmund and it’s 100% Namibian. On the surface, it is a fantastic venue for locals and tourists to soak up Namibian art and enjoy something to eat and drink at the new Yambeke restaurant. But at its heart lies a grander ambition: the training and uplifting of local artists. Namibian people have a vibrant, diversified culture, which this Centre wants to promote and develop.

What to do in Namibia during Spring

12th of February 2015 09:47

Springtime in Namibia is from September to November and is a wonderful time to travel. The temperatures start to climb but it rarely gets too too hot. The land begins to slowly stir and there is a buzz in the air as everyone and everything waits in restless anticipation of the coming rains. The popcorn tree – better known as a blossoming Swarthaak.   In a country where sun and warm temperatures are pretty much all year round, a more relia

5 Essentials for a Safari in Namibia

3rd of February 2015 11:46

Johanna Read runs Travel Eater, a blog focused on food and travel. Today she shares with us five essentials that will help you make the most of your safari through Namibia...      +++++++   Namibia Safari Essentials Photos and words by Johanna Read Safari in Namibia- there's nothing quite like it. Namibia is a great place to go on safari. Not only will you see amazing animals — leopard, cheetah and desert-adapted elephant

Hide and Seek in Namibia

28th of January 2015 09:56

Just below Namibia's Etosha National Park, Andersson’s Camp has a ground-level hide that is a fantastic way to get up close and personal with some of Etosha’s wildlife. If you are a keen photographer, or just a nature lover, then read on as we will be telling you why you need to get yourself to this awesome wildlife watching spot. Zebras making their way to a waterhole with Andersson's Camp in the background.(Photo via Wilderness Safari

The Mountains of Namibia

27th of January 2015 11:53

Namibia’s mighty dunes and rolling deserts often take centre stage, but there are other types of awesome landscapes in the Land of the Brave. This blog will be covering some of our country’s unique collection of mountains and mountain ranges where the adventurous can hike, explore, or simply take in the majesty of the world from a lookout point. The Naukluft Mountain Range.(Image via Agama River Camp)   Brukkaros  This mountain loo

Gross Barmen Resort: An ancient hot spring brought back to life

23rd of January 2015 10:13

Namibia Wildlife Resorts has reopened the doors to the hot springs of Gross Barmen. The once much-loved resort fell into disrepair, but is now back with brand new facilities and is sure to be a holiday hotspot once again. Whether you’re looking for a weekend retreat or just a day-get-away, there’s something for everyone at Gross Barmen...   The Facilities Take a long relaxing soak in the inside pool, which has been cooled from it’s na

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