Africa is the ultimate adventure, a chance to discover nature’s impressive landscapes, and what better way to explore this continent than on foot!
Teeming with wildlife such as zebra herds, wildebeests and springboks, Namibia is a wildlife lover’s paradise. Situated in southern Africa, this country might very well be one of the most underrated places to visit. If you love wildlife, nature, culture and adventure, here are the best things to do in Namibia.
While visiting Namibia, you might think to find a fairly traditional African diet available to eat, but if you’ve been anywhere in Africa, you know that most traditional food today, has been borrowed from several countries that either traded, colonized or otherwise passed through the continent. However, Namibia provides an unexpected meeting of flavors that might surprise even the most well-traveled adventurer.
Seniors are traveling more than ever. Exploration, education and the world is my oyster, are sentiments expressed by travelers over 50. Have you dreamed of photographing extraordinary wildlife and epic scenery, experiencing wildlife in a natural habitat, learning about Africa’s culture, and tasting culinary dishes indigenous to the region? Travelers—seniors included—are journeying to Africa in record numbers.
What images come to mind when you hear the word “safari?” Most likely, your head immediately fills with scenes from the Lion King: majestic lions strolling through the tall, golden savanna and cheetahs chasing their prey at lightning speeds, all the while birds soar towards the giant, fiery sunset. But that’s just the movies, right? Real life hardly ever lives up to what we picture in our minds. Well, what if we told you that the iconic safari experience is real? Keep reading below to find out what to really expect from a classic safari in the beautiful African country of Namibia.
If you don’t have incredible holiday photos to plaster all over your social media accounts, did you even go at all? Only joking! Still there are definitely an abundance of locations in Namibia that are just too captivating to not capture (and share!). Here is a list of Namibia’s most photogenic spots that have us swooning.
Botswana is truly a hidden gem of the world. From opportunities to spot rare animal species to delicious culinary experiences, the country is sure to enchant you-- even better, its central location gives you the opportunity to sightsee around the neighboring countries of Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Zambia. We’ve put together 10 reasons why Botswana should be your next travel destination!
For many people, an African safari seems like the ultimate bucket list activity. From the exhilarating feeling of getting up close and personal with the Big Five (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and buffalo) to the endless beauty of sprawling plains and and glistening waterways, there’s nothing quite like it. With so many countries and countless parks to choose from, it can be a challenge finding the right safari for you. While there’s no such thing as a bad safari, what kind of trip you’re looking for in terms of price, accommodation, and adventure level can determine the ideal destination. Whether you long for the exclusivity of a Zambia safari or the wow-factor of a Tanzania safari, keep reading for the best places to go on safari!