The Ultimate Namibia Travel Guide

Driving through Damaraland Namibia. This vast country situated on the south west coast of Africa is like nowhere else on earth. This incredible country is three times the size of the UK but has a population of only 2.5 million people, making it one of the most sparsely populated countries on the planet. As a… Read More

Friday, 23 February 2018

We Were Nearly Robbed on Our Last Day in Namibia

The moment had arrived. It was time to embark on the last leg of our journey which involved a mere 1 hour drive from the Lake Onab campsite located just outside the town of 'Rehoboth', up through the capital city of Windhoek to our campsite. Tonight we were staying at the Trans Kalahari Inn campsite,… Read More

Thursday, 8 February 2018

A Campsite Overrun with Cats

After an incredibly stressful morning, we finally arrived at the gates to our campsite. I was thrilled to discover the campsite was far enough away from the local town to be safe from anyone wandering around and that it was enclosed behind a large fence, a guard beside the entrance. I normally love immersing myself… Read More

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

My 5 Top Tips for Staying Safe from Animals in the African Bush

Africa is a wonderful continent that contains a vast range of animals. My fascination with Africa is honestly as a result of the wonderful array animals that can be found here – especially the predators. Before we delve into this article, it’s important to point out that it’s very unlikely that animals will pose a… Read More

Friday, 2 February 2018

Losing my Wallet: Are Namibian Towns Safe?

I woke up to a cool breeze wafting through my tent. Brr. I clasped my sleeping bag harder, wondering if I'd woken up in Antarctica or something. It was certainly different from any other morning I'd experienced in Namibia so far. Normally the scorching heat would wake me and I'd frantically clamber out of my… Read More

Thursday, 1 February 2018

Is The Namib-Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park Worth Visiting?

I knew this day had been coming for some time. But knowing what's going to happen doesn't make it any easier. I stood beside my 4x4, the wind gently blowing the desert sand in my face. In the distance, red sand dunes stood silhouetted against the blue sky. We'd just finished packing up the last… Read More

Friday, 26 January 2018

Off-Roading Through the Dunes of Sossusvlei: A Namibia Highlight

Morning in the Namib desert. We made a speedy exit from the Gondwana Desert Camp in order to be at our next destination early. Today was a very exciting day. We were heading to the Sesriem campsite which is located within Sossusvlei National Park. If you haven't heard of Sossusvlei before, Sossusvlei is home to… Read More

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Solitaire – The Best Town in Namibia

And so the saga with the bees continued. I opened my sleepy eyes, safe within my roof-top tent. Outside I could hear insistent buzzing as bee after bee flew past our tent, some bashing into it. The Rostock Ritz campsite may be beautiful but damn, they have an awful bee problem! There are bees absolutely… Read More

Monday, 22 January 2018

Broken Down in the Middle of the Desert

I opened the door to the car, the midday sun scorching down on my back. I wiped the sweat from my brow as I clambered into the car, burning my legs on the hot, black leather seats. I fumbled around for the key, clicked it into the ignition and turned it. The car gave a… Read More

Monday, 15 January 2018

Exploring Canyons in the Namib Desert

After not seeing any shipwrecks at the Skeleton coast, I was determined to hit the rest of our road-trip at full speed and really embrace every moment of it. I knew the next part of the trip would take us somewhere really exciting - OK, I know I've said that about everywhere in Namibia but… Read More

Saturday, 13 January 2018