Latest Posts in: Namibia

Things you should know when planning a safari holiday

The planning of a safari holiday can be a daunting process.   It isn’t your average beachside break and is likely to cost more.    There is a huge choice of styles and destinations and this can make safari planning a mind boggling experience.   For many people a safari is the holiday of a lifetime so it …

A Namibian Adventure Part 2

After saying our goodbyes to the good people at Desert Rhino Camp we met with our incredibly informative pilot Marco who was to fly us to the Sossusvlei region.  It was then that we realised just how vast Namibia actually is because the light aircraft flight to Sossusvlei took about three hours!  That included a …

A Namibian Adventure – Part 1

Bill Passmore previously travelled with Mahlatini to Botswana in March 2011.  En route back to Ireland he stayed with friends Deryck and Ann Braun in Johannesburg.  Having loved his holiday so much, he shared with them how desperately he wanted to return to Africa but where to try next?  Bill suggested Namibia and the couple expressed …

Two more weeks for a chance to win our Holiday to Namibia

Fancy winning the adventure holiday of a lifetime?  In conjunction with Namibia tourism, Mahlatini are giving you the opportunity to win an exhilarating 14 day self-drive Safari for two people to Namibia. You will be blown away by the country’s superb wildlife, diverse culture and awe-inspiring scenery. What better way to really explore the endless horizons …

Namibia Self Drive Competition

Namibia Self Drive Safaris Mahlatini in conjunction with Namibia tourism are giving you the opportunity to win a fantastic 14 day self-drive Safari to Namibia. The vast landscape of Namibia is easily navigated due to the well maintained roads and general lack of traffic. A self-drive holiday is by far the most affordable way of …

A Country that gets into your Soul

I have been lucky enough to have travelled and experienced many African countries and all the natural beauty that have to offer, but I have never before encountered the diversity that is offered within Namibia. I was constantly mesmerized by the stunning landscapes, endless blue skies, barren deserts, rugged mountains and the desert wildlife. The …

Refurbishments at Kulala Desert Lodge

Over in Namibia at the Kulala Desert Lodge a recent refurbishment has been completed. The refurbishment sees the main area being rebuilt, opening it up and nearly doubling its size. Huge floor to ceiling windows were fitted to make the most of the amazing dune views. A shaded deck area has also been added to …

Refurbishment at Hotel Heinitzberg

Hotel Heinitzberg in Namibia has unveiled the refurbishment of its 16 guest rooms. The new décor is designed to represent the Windhoek “glory days” with each room splashed with a different colour, style and décor. They’ve cleaverly used old photographs of Windhoek and Namibia as a referance to the look and feel of the new …

Joanna Lumley visits AfriCat in Okanjima

Joanna Lumley embarked on a journey in September 2009 looking at cats through history. Her travels took her to AfriCat in Okanjima, where she spent a couple of days looking at its role in the conservation of big cats in Namibia. The show was broadcasted in 2 parts on ITV in the UK on the …