Windhoek, Surroundings and Central East Stories

June 4, 2012
Etosha park wildlife

National Parks of Namibia – A diverse suite of alternative breaks for travellers

From the icy waters of the Atlantic to the swamps of the Caprivi, shimmering white fortresses to extraordinary plants, the sweeping landscapes, magnificent game viewing and […]
July 26, 2012

The Olive Exclusive

September 3, 2012

Windhoek – Where Africa and Europe meet

by Michaela Kanzler In late 2004, motorists at the intersection of Sam Nujoma Drive and Robert Mugabe Avenue – not far from the Alte Feste Fort […]
April 21, 2015

Otjimbondona Kalahari: Join the Slaneys in the Kalahari

May 2, 2017

Seven worlds in seven days

This land has an endless supply of contrasts. Travel News Namibia’s team member Elzanne Erasmus recently discovered this first hand. She embarked on an expedition to visit each accommodation establishment in the Naturally Namibia family, all in one week!
May 3, 2017

The memory of places

A short history of some amazing Namibian locations, now managed by Namibia Wildlife Resorts
May 4, 2017

A closer look at Big Sky Lodges

Take a look at the 4 establishments that together make up Big Sky Lodges, a part of the Naturally Namibia group
May 5, 2017

Ti Melen – The African castle in the capital

Nestled against a hillside on the eastern outskirts of the capital, there’s a little yellow castle. From the outside it appears to be reminiscent of something you’d find in a European countryside. When you pass through the front door though, all similarities with the northern continent fade away and you are met by the style and ambiance of an African bush safari.
May 17, 2017

Take a break on the road between Windhoek and Rundu

Journeys are about exploring and discovering. They are crammed with surprises: interesting people, fascinating stories and intriguing places. Instead of racing to your destination, consider slowing down and spicing up your trip with some colourful stops.
June 12, 2017

One Sunday in Windhoek

For many tourists who come to Namibia, Windhoek is not the main attraction, but merely a stop-over, a place to quickly refuel or await your flights. It’s easy enough to stay busy in this capital city, where tourism is still the main income for many—except on a Sunday, when everything kind of closes down. Which got me thinking... If you have just one day in Windhoek, and it’s a Sunday, what do you do?
June 16, 2017

A quick weekend away

It's not every day that your boyfriend decides to whisk you away on a romantic weekend getaway to Africa Safari Lodge, with a special picked up from Today. I was lucky enough to have the chance to do just that. So, on Friday after work, we set off into the sunset.
July 3, 2017

A quick walking tour through Windhoek

I often wonder what the easiest route is to take through Windhoek’s CBD that would give one the best views of the city. There are certain buildings that I love, certain places that I want to show everyone who visits, so that’s why it had me thinking: what’s the best way to go when you’re on foot?
July 19, 2017

Windhoek’s 5 Spots to take your work and get it done

In big cities, there are always great hangouts where the work-from-home crowd take their laptops and cell-phones and get stuff done.
August 4, 2017

Top 5 best bars in Windhoek

Where's the best bar to go to? That's a universal question, isn't it? In every city in the world, you'll find newcomers asking that question. I'm no newbie to Windhoek, but I found myself pondering just that this past week.
September 11, 2017
Where to Find Live Music in Windhoek

Where to Find Live Music in Windhoek

In big cities, there are always great hangouts where the work-from-home crowd take their laptops and cell-phones and get stuff done.
September 20, 2017
People Watch Windhoek

5 Pretty Cool Places to People-Watch in Windhoek

October 3, 2017

Where to Find Great Local Art in Windhoek

Words and photos: Nina van Schalkwyk Every city has an art scene, an almost invisible world of artists who set the pace for the nation’s creativity. […]
October 16, 2017
Kaffee Bar

10 Best Places to do Breakfast in Namibia’s Capital City

October 23, 2017
old breweries windhoek namibia

10 Things to See and Do at the Old Breweries Complex in Windhoek

There are few places in Windhoek where you can find such a great combination of shops, food, and entertainment as at the Old Breweries Complex in […]
October 30, 2017
Christus Kirche, Windhoek, view

Top 4 View Points in Windhoek

How about taking a couple of minutes to escape from your screen and busy schedule? Finish the year with the same energy you started. I have compiled a list of tiny escapes right here in Windhoek with beautiful views. Beauty is everywhere, whether you appreciate it today, on Christmas day or only next year January until the “New Year, new me” motion has passed. There is poetry in each sunset, a spiritual element in every scenic view. Few things are as liberating as watching a sunset from your favourite spot with a good friend.

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