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


Where to eat: Windhoek Restaurants

15th of January 2015 09:02

Whether you’re a local on the hunt for a good meal, a business traveller away from home or a safari tourist en route to your next Namibian adventure, you’re sure to find some of the best meals in town in these Windhoek restaurants and cafes.   Breakfast in Windhoek     Photo via weckevoigts.com   Wecke & Voights Gustav Voigts Centre, Independence Avenue, Windhoek, Namibia, +264 61 377 000 Smack bang in t


The National Parks of Namibia- /Ai /Ais and Bwabwata

6th of December 2014 08:24

A few months ago we had a look at two national parks in Namibia that you may not have been familiar with (you can find that post here). Today we will once more be looking at two less well-known parks that you can visit in Namibia: The /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park and Bwabwata National Park. The /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park at sunset. (Image via Safari Bookings)   /Ai /Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park A lone


Birding on Namibia's Rivers with Mark Paxton

4th of December 2014 01:36

Today we travel to the Kavango Region. This part of Namibia is famed for its incredible biodiversity and, in particular, its birdlife. We figured the best way to find out about the amazing birds you can spot in this part of Namibia would be to interview a local expert and bird guide, Mark Paxton, who runs Shamvura Camp on the Okavango River. African Openbills, African Darters and hippos on the Okavango River.(Photo by Ethan Kistler via Natu


Where to Stay in Namibia's Lush North East

13th of November 2014 01:40

Staying in the north east of Namibia is a great way to add something a little bit different to your itinerary when exploring our vast country. However, because of the distance from Windhoek, you will not be able to simply pop in for the day. So, to help you explore this extraordinary place we’ve picked out five lodges you can use as a base when exploring the Zambezi and Kavango Regions.  Paddling out on to the Zambezi River.(Picture


The 2014 Chris Benz Luderitz Speed Challenge

11th of November 2014 01:08

The small coastal town of Luderitz in the south of Namibia is renowned for its laidback atmosphere and friendly locals. However, every year around October, the sleepy seaside community hosts one of the wildest water sports events in the world: The Luderitz Speed Challenge. Sunshine and speed on the Luderitz Channel.(Photo by Greg Beadle) Since 2007 some of the world’s most renowned kitesurfers and windsurfers have been coming to Luderit


Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Chris Schmid

3rd of November 2014 12:59

Award winning photographer Chris Schmid has always tried to express his feelings by sharing his experiences and emotions through the images he has captured. We recently spoke to the Sony Global Imaging Ambassador about the time he spent capturing images in Namibia, and here’s what he had to say… Image © Chris Schmid / schmidchris.com    1. Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. Namibia is


Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Richard Garvey-Williams

29th of September 2014 07:18

Published photographer and nature enthusiast Richard Garvey-Williams has been to Namibia twice on photo safaris. Richard was kind enough to sit down with us and tell us about his experiences in Namibia and how you can get the most out of your photography in the Land of the Brave.  Two gemsbok in dramatic scenery in the Namib-Rand Reserve    Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. There were so many,


The Ghosts of Etosha

24th of September 2014 11:54

The “white ghosts” of Etosha are something that any explorer of Namibia's national park should try and catch a glimpse of. Namibian photographer and elephant lover, Anja Denker, is here to tell you what it is like spending time with these gentle giants and how you can observe and photograph these magnificent creatures. The Ghosts of Etosha Photos and words byAnja Denker   The great white place The word Etosha literally means “great


Capture Namibia: Photography tips from Marina Cano

19th of September 2014 12:27

Marina Cano is an award winning Spanish photographer who recently spent some time in Namibia. She took several amazing shots of the Land of the Brave and its creatures. We tracked her down and got her to share some of her wisdom and a few of her favourite shots from her trip. Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. There were many incredible moments in Namibia, it’s difficult to choose just one. But early one mo


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