iOS app Android app

Namibia

The One Bag Challenge: Packing Light Done Right

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

I promise I'm not a magical travel-genius, as much as I probably claim to be around my family/friends. But the fact of the matter is, traveling light is one of the best things you could ever do to yourself... and it's surprisingly easy.

A City Guide to Windhoek, Namibia

College Tourist | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
College Tourist

There is a lot to take in, and I haven't had a whole lot of time to explore during regular business hours, due to the nature of my work here... but if you find yourself this far south, I recommend the following.

China's Growing Global Military Presence: Walk Softly and Carry a Small Stick

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.13.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

The alarm bells that are ringing among various governments and in the press with respect to China's growing global military presence are overdone.

Dreaming of Namibian Adventure? Don't Miss This Day Trip of a Lifetime (Photo-essay)

Susan Portnoy | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

In a remote section of Namibia's Koakveld, a coastal desert in the country's northwest, sits Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, a new, state-of-the-art accommodation that offers its guests a day-trip unlike any other.

11 of the Most Stunning Aerial Safaris in Africa

Jacada Travel | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Take a helicopter, hot air balloon or scenic flight over Africa's desert, plains and thundering falls for unforgettable views of the iconic destinations.

Sewing For Good: Church Group Crafts Dresses For Girls In Namibia

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier / The Associated Press | HOLLY HUDSON | Posted 02.23.2015 | Religion

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — It's hard to imagine a handful of women with a pile of old pillowcases could be up to anything important. But a group of la...

Travels With Charley Boorman: An Interview With the TV Adventurer

Jacada Travel | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Adventurer, motorcyclist and TV personality Charley Boorman talks to Jacada about his most outstanding travel experiences and his prevailing passion for Africa.

Top 5 Winter Fakes

Findery | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
Findery

It's January. Winter is about to hit hard in the wintry regions. But snow in the Caribbean? Nope. For those of us who don't live in a snowy region, we...

15 Gay Places to Go in 2015

Billy Kolber | Posted 03.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Billy Kolber

Photo Credits (cc) Flickr The places themselves aren't gay (one of them still criminalizes homosexuality!) but if you are, this is the ultimate guid...

8 Luxury Treetop Stays To Experience

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Whether it's a luxury tree house or a lodge above the forest canopy, these treetop stays all add a sense of adventure to your travel experience.

An Interview With Legendary Explorer Benedict Allen

Jacada Travel | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

The explorer, author and filmmaker talks to Jacada about his greatest challenges, inspiration and his hopes to seek out a lost tribe of New Guinea.

Namibia Votes In Presidential And Parliamentary Elections

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 11.28.2014 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African nation of Namibia on Friday voted in parliamentary and presidential elections expected to deliver a comfort...

Ben Fogle Reveals His Most Memorable Travel Moments

Jacada Travel | Posted 01.11.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Adventurer, TV personality and author Ben Fogle tells us about his most memorable encounters across the globe, ahead of the latest series of Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild.

Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in an Interview with Jacada

Jacada Travel | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel
Jacada Travel

Having climbed Everest and crossed both polar ice-caps, Ranulph Fiennes is the greatest explorer of our time. The intrepid traveller talks to Jacada about his incredible journeys across the globe.

Court: Namibia Forcibly Sterilized Women With HIV

AP | LYNSEY CHUTEL | Posted 11.03.2014 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Namibia's Supreme Court upheld a ruling that health workers sterilized HIV-positive women without their consent, a human rights ...

Richard's Picks: The 11 Best Hotels for Winter 2014-2015

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

I think it fair to share some of my discoveries over the past months, and those I think worth exploring during the chilly weeks of winter, when the color of the world is really in the imagination, or in a warm-walled escape to another bliss.

S4S Celebrates a Wonderful Team -- A Tribute to Grace Bennett

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

In only one year, Schools for Sustainability (S4S) has cultivated a beautifully dynamic team. We honor diversity as we attract support from members ...

Why I Pulled My Kid Out Of School To Visit Namibia

Irene Lane | Posted 11.10.2014 | Parents
Irene Lane

When our son was born, my husband and I decided to make a concerted effort to expose him to as many different languages, cultures, religions, foods, historical sites and natural wonders as possible early in life as we believed that it would be beneficial for his development.

WATCH: This 'Mindlessly Perfect' Wave Has Surfers Competing for Superlatives

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 08.19.2014 | Green

This barrel just. keeps. going. After you watch this video, courtesy of surfer Koa Smith's GoPro, you'll find yourself wondering (aloud, if you're...

A Global Imperative

Judith A. Salerno | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Judith A. Salerno

Earlier this month, leaders from across Africa convened in Washington for an unprecedented summit on the benefits of deeper economic and social ties between Africa and the U.S. High on the agenda was the importance of investment in women's health, and for good reason.

A Cautionary Tale About Shower Gel

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 10.13.2014 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I consider myself an international travel expert. My journeys have taken me from Beijing to Morocco. So when I make appearances, people often ask me for advice. I am quick to share my travel expertise, and when it comes to packing, I consider myself an expert. But on a recent trip to Namibia, I failed to heed my own advice.

Capsizes and Crocodiles: Is this the Most Insane River Trip Ever?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

On a recent flying safari in Africa we piloted a BushCat, a low-slow nimble bush aircraft, from the Skeleton Coast of the Atlantic up the Kunene Rive...

Top 5 Ways to Save Our Elephants From Extinction

Jamie Joseph | Posted 10.09.2014 | Green
Jamie Joseph

World Elephant Day is recognized on August 12, an appeal to all global citizens to help conserve and protect elephants from the numerous threats they face. A few days after learning of the death of Satao I met up with beloved scientist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall to discuss the elephant crisis.

Northwestern Namibia's Splendid Isolation

Mark Sissons | Posted 10.08.2014 | Travel
Mark Sissons

Portuguese sailors who risked washing up on its deadly shore called this desolate region that runs north from of the coastal resort town of Swakopmund to the Angolan border the "The Gates of Hell." The Bushmen called it "The Land God Made in Anger." The Skeleton Coast is all those things, but undeniably beautiful too.

Into Africa: Can BushCats Save the Beasts?

Richard Bangs | Posted 10.07.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

Rhodesia born Paul and his brother David have created a flying machine they think can do the job: the BushCat, a lightweight, low- and slow-winged vehicle, designed for the bush.