Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Willem Kruger

30th of June 2014 10:28

After hearing about Willem Kruger's excellent landscape photography we decided to track him down and get him to share some of his best advice to photographers who want to capture the best of Namibia. Read on for tips and anecdotes from Willem's last photo safari through the Land of the Brave... Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. I went on a landscape photography safari in the southern parts of Namibia with my

Namibia's Most Exclusive Getaways (Part 2)

25th of June 2014 11:38

We have already shared three magnificent getaway destinations in our previous blog post. Now, today, we give you another three establishments in Namibia that provide guests with the ultimate in comfort, relaxation and exclusivity. This post will be giving you a brief look at the Lianshulu Lodge, the Okahirongo Elephant Lodge and the AiAiba Lodge. 1. Lianshulu Lodge The lodge overlooks the perennial Kwando River.(Image via Expert Africa)  

Namibia's Most Exclusive Getaways (Part 1)

23rd of June 2014 11:10

Sometimes you just have to get away from it all. Lucky for you, Namibia is widely regarded as one of the best travel destinations in the world to do just this. With an extremely low population density and an incredible variety of landscapes to choose from the Land of the Brave has become a top destination for travellers looking for somewhere to retreat to. This week we are focusing on six remote and exclusive destinations. Part 1, which you have

Three New Self-drive Routes Through Namibia

11th of June 2014 11:53

Open Africa is an organisation that prides itself on promoting sustainable tourism ventures in countries like Namibia. Recently at last week’s Namibian Tourism Expo, Open Africa, in conjunction with the Namibian Tourism Board and the Millennium Challenge Account Namibia, launched three new self-drive routes through Namibia. Each self-drive route has been carefully planned out to highlight aspects of Namibia that are a little bit less well known

2014 Namibia Adventure Calendar: September to December

1st of June 2014 04:14

As promised, this is a follow up post to our recently published Adventure Calendar for 2014. You can find the calendar for June to August by clicking here. These two blog posts will equip you with all you need to know about the major adventure events that are happening in Namibia. Desert Knights Mountain Bike Tour (7 – 12 September) The Desert Knights MTB Tour is five days of cycling, and one day of canoeing, through Namibia’s scenic /Ai/Ais

2014 Namibia Adventure Calendar: June to August

28th of May 2014 02:16

Namibia is a land full of adventure. From its churning seas, to its sand swept deserts there are loads of different ways thrill-seekers can get their adrenaline fix. This blog post is the first in a two-part series that will provide you with all the information you need to know about what extreme activities you can take part in across the Land of the Brave this year. Rostock Fly-in (June –TBC) The Rostock Ritz Desert Lodge is a luxury lodge in

Capture Namibia: Photography Tips from Andy Biggs

14th of May 2014 09:33

The award-winning photographer Andy Biggs is the latest subject of our Capture Namibia series of interviews. Andy has been travelling around Africa for many years now and has a particular fondness for Namibia and the photographic opportunities it presents. Read on to find out why… The dunes of Sossusvlei.   Tell us about your most unforgettable moment while shooting in Namibia. One day we were flying along the coastline from Lüderitz a

Four Adventures in the South of Namibia

10th of May 2014 07:23

The south of Namibia is a rugged and exquisitely beautiful part of the country. It is vast, under-populated and yet incredibly diverse. As such there are a lot of adventures to be had in the Land of the Brave's southern region. We have picked four popular attractions and given you all the information you need to start planning your next trip... 1. Exploring Pomona and the Bogenfels What it is This tour, exclusively operated by Luderitz tour oper

Exploring Windhoek with Rachel Lang

30th of April 2014 09:53

A few months ago travel writer Rachel Lang was part of our Go Big Namibia team who spent a few weeks exploring Namibia. On her tour Rachel spent some time in Windhoek and in this special guest post she shares her experiences and offers some suggestions for travellers visiting the big city for the first time. So read on, and follow the links at the bottom of this post for even more travel tips. Windhoek. -Cruising through colourful Katutura- by R

Riding Across Namibia: An Interview with Motorcyclist Tyler Hare

24th of April 2014 10:36

We got the chance to interview Africa Motorcycle Tours' Tyler Hares about his experiences when he rode across Namibia on a motorcycle. Tyler is about to embark upon his second trip through the Namibia and we found why he was coming back to the Land of the Brave. *All images in this post are courtesy of Tyler Hare unless otherwise noted. Choose your own adventure!(Image source Motorcycle Tour South Africa) First up, could you explain to our reader

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