Coastal Strip Stories

August 28, 2012

A place called home – Anandi Guesthouse – Swakopmund, Namibia

Immediately after walking in at the front door of Anandi Guesthouse at 14 Nelken Street in Swakopmund, I feel at home. by Yolanda Nel  The spacious […]
August 28, 2012

A breath of the ocean – Seabreeze Guesthouse Swakopmund

by Amy Schoeman The thing about Italians is that whatever they do, they do with style and panache, whether it’s fashion, cooking, opera or architecture, or […]
August 31, 2012

Beds with a story – Swakopmund

by Ron Swilling Sitting in the spacious and gleaming reception hall of the Swakopmund Hotel and Entertainment Centre (the former Swakopmund Railway Station), I read up […]
August 31, 2012

Swakopmund, Namibia – Mondesa Township Tour

August 31, 2012

Swakopmund Museum

by Ron Swilling A 27-million-year old fossil, meteorite chunks, fossilised wood and jawbones of our human ancestors mingle with Spanish coins, restored ox wagons and turn-of-the-century […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund Guesthouse

A family affair by Marita van Rooyen “It is fresh and inviting and oozes a holiday feel,” says Leander Borg of his new-found project in the […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund: A tradition of tourism

Of all the towns in Namibia, Swakopmund was the first to be exposed to holidaymakers in the real sense of the word, and this happened long […]
September 3, 2012

Swakopmund – Footprints in the Sand

Swakopmund always has something new to discover. by Elisabeth Braun At one time there was sand and a protected harbour. Two hundred years later there is […]
September 3, 2012

Hotel Schweizerhaus & Café Anton Swakopmund

History with a piece of cake by Marita van Rooyen If you want to experience sleeping in one of the first hotels established in the coastal […]
December 11, 2012

2012 / 2013 Rules & Regulations: Dorob National Park

It is that time of the year when everyone can slow down and relax. For many that means packing their cars and heading to the coast […]
January 10, 2013

Swakopmund – Speckled little desert town

Our newest guest blogger, Nina – a student currently expanding her knowledge at a Joburg institution of higher learning – decided to start writing about Namibia […]
October 3, 2013
Spitskoppe, Paul van Schalkwyk

Conquering Namibia’s Matterhorn – Spitzkoppe

Text Marita van Rooyen | Photographs Marita van Rooyen, Bernhard Walther There aren’t many things that beat that feeling of unzipping your tent at the first […]
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 9, 2017

More ways to spend the days

Destination Swakopmund
September 26, 2017

A quick walking tour through Swakopmund

There aren't many towns that offer quite as much to the traveller on foot as Swakopmund. The historic town is located where the desert hugs the Atlantic Ocean, north of Walvis, and was the original settlement of German colonists. Swakopmund has a distinctly quirky style that managed to survive even with its growth in size. A walk along its roads reveals little treasures that are easily overlooked otherwise. Make a trip of it and take our walking tour to get the most out of Swakopmund.
December 14, 2017

Running Wild on the Skeleton Coast

December 19, 2017

10 Things To Do In Swakopmund

January 24, 2018
Clyde is a young hyena from the Skeleton Coast clan, Emsie Verwey.

Beauty and the Beasts…

For the love of hyenas: Emsie Verwey shares insight into the Skeleton Coast Brown Hyaena Project, which she runs from the research centre at the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp.

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