10 Reasons You Should Visit Namibia

13th of January 2014 07:49

In June last year we announced that the lucky winner of our Landscape Escape competition was one Kevin Read from Canada. Kevin won a once in a lifetime trip around Namibia and decided to document what he and his wife Ruth discovered on their journey through the land of the brave. Ruth and Kevin- winners! Kevin and Ruth enjoyed their stay so much that they compiled a list of reasons why they think you should take the plunge and explore this vast

White Water Adventure on Namibia's Kunene

9th of January 2014 02:29

Whether you are looking for relaxing game viewing opportunities, or all the thrills and spills of white water rafting a trip down one of Namibia’s rivers is for you. In this post we will be covering a variety of rafting adventures that you can experience in the land of the brave. Rafters preparing to set out on an adventure.(Image courtesy of Kunene River Lodge) There are two major rivers that are used for rafting in Namibia: The Kunene in nor

Northern Namibian Homestay at Ongula

5th of January 2014 03:42

Namibia is full of hidden treasures and Ongula Village Homestead Lodge near Ondangwa is one such treasure. The lodge can be found nestled next to a traditional Owambo homestead and guests staying there are afforded a unique opportunity to experience life in traditional northern Namibia. What is Ongula? Ongula Village Homestead Lodge is community run lodge near the northern town of Ondangwa where travellers who are willing to go out of their

Tips for a Self-drive Namibia Adventure - Part 2

23rd of December 2013 06:25

Driving around Namibia is not difficult, but you will need to take note of a few things before you set out on your epic self-drive adventure through the Land of the Brave. This is part two in a series of posts giving you all the information you need to make driving through Namibia as easy, and enjoyable, as possible.  For more useful tips, read part one on tips for a self-drive here. Explore Namibia and get up close and personal with

Tips for a Self-drive Namibia Adventure - Part 1

13th of December 2013 01:07

Travelling through Namibia by car is one of the best ways to explore this extremely vast and beautiful country. The freedom you have to stop anywhere and go anywhere can make driving in Namibia extremely rewarding. This post, the first in a series of two (click here for part two), will give you all the tips you need to make the most of your self drive road trips in Namibia.   Things you should have in your car A Camera. This is somethi

Motorbiking through Namibia

9th of December 2013 01:39

There are few more exhilarating ways to get around a country than by motorbike. Namibia, with its extensive and well-maintained road network, is the perfect place to go on a long and winding ride through its scenic and sweeping landscapes. In this post we have collected the information of several tour operators in Namibia that offer bike riders a chance to explore our country in a unique way. So read on if you have a taste for adventure of the tw

A Guide to Namibia for the First Timer

4th of December 2013 10:56

In a country with so much to do, and so much to see it can be difficult to know what you want to do on your first visit to Namibia. This post is aimed specifically at the traveller visiting our beautiful country for the first time, but even the most seasoned Namibia explorer could benefit from reading on. What to do First, you have to decide what you want to get out of your holiday. If you have a limited amount of time it is probably best to try

Flying over Namibia's Skeleton Coast

29th of November 2013 01:11

The Skeleton Coast is one of Namibia’s most remote locations. It is also one of the most beautiful and unique places in the world. This blog post will give you everything you need to know about going on a once in a lifetime flying safari to this isolated paradise.   Flying high above the dunes(Image courtesy of Natural High Safaris)   The Skeleton Coast can be difficult to get by land, as much of it is restricted and vehicles are sim

What to do in Windhoek

25th of November 2013 06:34

The bustling capital of Namibia is a city that proudly wears its history on its sleeve.  Buildings, monuments and neighborhoods not only weave a narrative of the local histories and cultures, but it also makes for fascinating sightseeing. Welcome to Windhoek! The city is clean, well organized and fairly easy to navigate, making it ideal for walking tours and casual sightseeing.  There are few must-visit sites in Windhoek that are all t

REST: Saving Namibia's Vultures

22nd of November 2013 10:58

The Rare and Endangered Species Trust is an organisation that operates in Central-Northern Namibia near the town of Otjiwarongo and the Okonkjima game reserve. Many of you may remember them from our post on Pangolin conservation, but REST also plays a leading role in the effort to conserve endangered vultures in Namibia. Read on to find out how you can help too. The Cape Griffon vulture, in flight.(Image courtesy of REST) The vultures'

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