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Namibia on UK Travel Corridor List

Tracey Campbell - November 20, 2020

Really good news! As of Saturday 21st November, UK travellers no longer need to self-quarantine for 14 days upon their return from a holiday to Namibia. Namibia is a stunning country to visit and explore – the iconic sand dunes of Sossusvlei are a photographers dream; the wildlife of Etosha will delight first time safari […] Read More

Andersson’s at Ongava

Paul Campbell - June 27, 2019

Having just opened in mid April this year, Andersson’s at Ongava, has already made quite the impression and it’s easy to understand why. Originally a farmstead, the lodge has been transformed into an exquisite mix of luxury, colours and textures connecting guests to the landscape around them. Andersson’s has 7 luxury guest suites and one […] Read More

Ten reasons to start planning a trip to Namibia

Paul Campbell - February 28, 2016

Namibia is a country like no other place on earth. It has vast open spaces, dramatic landscapes and some of the most beautiful night skies you’re ever like to encounter. There are many reasons why a trip to Namibia should be on everybody’s list of things to do at least once in a lifetime, here […] Read More

Perfect Places to Pop the Question

Paul Campbell - February 14, 2016

The thing about getting hitched these days is that the bar has been set pretty damn high and, let’s face it, getting down on one knee during dinner at your local restaurant just isn’t going to cut it anymore. Now we may be a teeny bit biased here (okay, very biased) but when it comes […] Read More

Why elephants are more like us than we may think (and where to see them in the wild)

Paul Campbell - January 31, 2016

Elephants are one of the coolest species on the planet and for good reason. Did you know that one of the largest and most famous African elephants was called Jumbo, his name thought to be derived from the Swahili word for ‘boss’ or ‘chief’. He is the reason we use the word ‘jumbo’ as a way […] Read More

Revealed: Our Top 5 Destinations For 2016

Paul Campbell - December 31, 2015

As winter storms batter the UK and the excesses of the Christmas celebrations give way to hopes and plans for the New Year, we thought we would share a little inspiration with anyone thinking of planning their 2016 holiday over the next few weeks. These are our top 5 destinations in Africa and the Indian […] Read More

24 Hours in Windhoek

Tracey Campbell - September 16, 2015

Windhoek…for most visitors to Namibia, it is just a city where you land and depart from. Many people arrive early in the morning, pick up a hire car and head straight off to the more iconic Namibian destinations such as Etosha or Sossusvlei. But we always like to suggest that you spend your first night […] Read More

The Travel Butlers Top Ten of … Reasons to Go To Africa Soon

Tracey Campbell - June 10, 2015

Can you believe we are half-way through the year already – it seems like only yesterday I was hanging my stocking out for Santa! So with 2015 well under way, and 2016 rapidly approaching, now might be the time to tick a few things off your Africa bucket list. Reason 1 to Go To Africa […] Read More

Holidays In Namibia – Like Visiting A Different Planet

Paul Campbell - July 4, 2014

Nevermind off the map, Namibia seems off the planet. With lunar-like desert landscapes, upside down trees, giant shifting sand dunes, vast abandoned canyons, shipwreck-riddled coasts and cracked white salt pans packed with African wildlife, it really is an out-of-this-world destination. Strangely beautiful and completely surreal, there’s a dreamlike quality to Namibia that will leave you […] Read More

The African Twelve Days Of Christmas

Paul Campbell - December 4, 2013

On the twelfth day of Christmas, Africa showed to me… 12 Springbok grazing 11 Lions a-lazing 10 Zebra crossing 9 Cheetah chasing 8 Monkeys marching 7 Hippo hiding 6 Rhino roaming 5 EL-E-PHANTS! 4 Soaring birds 3 Wild Dog 2 Tall giraffes And a leopard in a thorn tree!