Travel News Namibia

February 19, 2019

Eco-Adventures in Swakopmund

February 15, 2019

The Plight of the Pangolin

Photographs  Jo Tagg   Pangolins certainly are not the most glamorous animals, yet they are the most trafficked. In Namibia, the fight against trafficking has become […]
February 14, 2019

TNN’s Most Romantic Destinations in Namibia

Namibia is one of the most romantic countries on the continent, with a variety of places to set hearts alight, from the open spaces of the south, to the lush greenery of the northeast. So before you get absolutely overwhelmed with all things Valentine’s, take a look at our list of the most romantic destinations in Namibia every couple should visit this Valentine’s Day, or whenever!
February 11, 2019

RMB and NAGN Bringing Art to Everyone

Press-release. As part of its mandate to facilitate the production of innovative works of art and crafts, the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), with funding […]
February 8, 2019

Why Etosha is the Most Perfect Romantic Getaway

There is an infinite number of places in Namibia vying to be considered the most romantic spot in the country, but I believe the number one sign of an endorsement is an engagement. Because when you decide to pop the question - the big one - when you get down on your knees, you better be sure that the place you are kneeling in is epic enough to make her say yes without stammering.
January 22, 2019

Book Review: Conservation Pioneers in Namibia and Other Stories by Game Rangers, by Peter Bridgeford

The new book by Peter Bridgeford Reviewed by Willie Olivier If ever there was a compelling and insightful read it’s well-known conservationist Peter Bridgeford’s latest book, Conservation […]
January 7, 2019

History and Comfort Combined at the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre

December 22, 2018
Grootberg Lodge

Namibia among the Top 100 in the world in sustainable tourism

Press Release – 21 December 2018   ≠KHOADI-//HÔAS RECEIVES GLOBAL FIRST SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD FOR NAMIBIA In a global first for Namibia, ≠Khoadi-//Hôas Conservancy in the […]
December 13, 2018

Kapana, Namibia’s soul food

December 7, 2018

Ten reasons why we love Onguma

As an upmarket, modern, Moroccan-inspired architectural masterpiece with accents that hint at Indian culture, Onguma The Fort on Etosha’s eastern doorstep is yet to meet its rival. This is a must-visit destination when going to the beloved world-renowned national park. The lodge offers accommodation unlike any other in the country. Its name means “place you do not want to leave” in Herero. Here are ten reasons to stay at Onguma The Fort.
December 5, 2018

Hansens Booking Agency

November 29, 2018

The Ultimate Namibian Bucket-list

All over the world visitors are attracted to the obvious must-sees. To those images which catch the eye on a TV screen, in a travel magazine or on a billboard. Images are the most powerful tool in tourism and luckily, Namibia is one of the most photogenic destinations. There are so many places in our country begging one to come closer, look deeper and become part of the picture.
November 27, 2018

Lion Conservation and Sustainable Use

Namibia has a population of about 800 lions, similar to the period 1965 to 1980. Over the past 25 years, a fluctuating population in the Kunene Region in the northwest has increased from 20-30 animals to about 140-160. It is the only really significant lion population outside of protected areas in Namibia. The rest are all contained within national parks, except for small populations in some private wildlife areas.
November 22, 2018

Moon Landscape: Cake on the Moon

Shades of charcoals, browns, beiges, creamy caramels and orange make up the crests of this mountainous area. Millions of years ago the course of the Swakop River has turned what once was one huge granite plain, at least one kilometre higher back then, into carved canyons and gullies. This has become known as the Moon Landscape, as it is said to resemble the moon. Read this article to find out more, as I ladle out all my travel tips for a trip to the Moon.
November 15, 2018

5 Movies and TV shows you didn’t know were filmed in Namibia

Namibia is Africa’s best kept (cinematic) secret. Known for being the country of wide open spaces, boasting a varied geographical landscape within our 824,292 km2 and the most sought-after Namib Desert, are reason enough to visit Namibia, but we’re also an ideal filming location. Blockbusters such as The Mummy or Mad Max: Fury Road are prime examples, however, there are lesser-known productions that have showcased Namibia’s beauty.
November 9, 2018

3 Coffee Hotspots in Swakopmund

Swakopmund is, amongst other things, considered the coffee-lover's haven. We’ve compiled a short list of spots not to miss while visiting this quaint coastal town in Namibia.
November 8, 2018

Camping at Namibgrens

The best thing about camping at Namibgrens is that you do not need to be a seasoned camper. Their team can easily pitch a tent for you kitted out with stretchers and bedding. Each campsite offers a large shaded area, with its own wash-up and braai area, as well as its own bathroom set among the boulders. And if camping is not your thing, there are plenty of other accommodation options.
October 31, 2018

Gondwana’s Desert Grace brings style to Sossusvlei

Namibia's most famous landmark, the Deadvlei at Sossusvlei, is now more accessible than ever. The Gondwana Collection brings grace to the desert with the opening of its newest establishment, the Desert Grace.
October 3, 2018

Perfect Sunset Photography Competition

October 3, 2018

A Coffee-Lover’s Guide to Windhoek

There are two kinds of people in the world. Those who drink coffee and those that don’t. I feel very sorry for the latter. It seems to me that a large chunk of my life is spent thinking about where to have my next coffee, which type of coffee I should get, and which establishments make the best coffee.

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