July 18, 2012

Living desert Tours

Gogga mechanic gives life to desert Entrepreneur Tommy Collard established his operation, Tommy’s Tours and Safaris, some eight years ago. Two years later, encouraged by a […]
July 15, 2013

Night drive in Etosha

By Steve Felton  There you are, in one of the great game parks of Africa, Etosha National Park, and the gates close at sunset. Fortunately Namibia […]
December 22, 2013

Saturday shopping at the Green Market

Having achieved a kind of cult status, and frequented by a good bunch of die-hard fans of fresh, Windhoek’s Green Market (or Bio-Markt as it’s called […]
January 1, 2014

Market madness at Shalom

Each and every Saturday morning, a little oasis on the edge of the desert comes to life with local entrepreneurs selling their wares under the shade […]
January 4, 2014

!Nara joy

As a unique thorny shrub that is endemic to the Namib Desert, the !nara is renowned for bearing nutritious fruit with seeds containing valuable oil. And […]
January 6, 2014

Happy hens

As the producers of ‘Namibian free-range eggs laid with love’, the birds at Happy Hens are indeed what their owner claims they are. Happy! Because they […]
July 23, 2014

Sandboarder’s Paradise

NOTE: All photos not contributed by Simon are courtesy of Fantom Film Services, a Namibian production company. Simon (no surname supplied or asked for) has offered […]
August 20, 2014

Kolmanskop Ghost Town Adventures

THE ADVENTURES OF SIMON THE NOMAD AND ANIMAL – read their story below (and their full story even further down) I stood in awe in the […]
September 9, 2014

What to buy in winter

STUNNING HANDMADE JEWELLERY FROM FRIEDA LÜHL This spectacular jewellery range of individually styled pieces by Frieda Lühl includes an eclectic collection of oxidised silver rings, earrings […]
December 5, 2014

Get Multicoloured for Spring

By Elzanne Erasmus  TAKE HOME AN AFRICAN TAN As ever, the Namibia Craft Centre is playing host to the most interesting locally made products found in […]
December 12, 2014

Surfing the Skeleton Coast

Text Will Bendix Harsh. That’s how lifelong devotee Rod Braby describes surfing along Namibia’s rugged shores. “The water is cold, and there are lots of top […]
December 30, 2014

Maguni Ice Cream Recipe

By Christie Keulder Maguni (monkey orange) ice-cream recipe Maguni has the flavour of a very complex, tropical fruit salad and is the ideal local fruit for […]