Common misconceptions and clichés about life in Namibia

Hello everyone,

Old clichés die hard, as the saying goes... and living in Namibia can generate lots of misconceptions in the eyes of the people.

What are the most common misconceptions about the expat lifestyle in Namibia?

What are the most common clichés about life in Namibia in general?

Did you have a biased view of the country before moving there? What is you view now?

Thanks in advance,


One of the first misconceptions is the development level of Namibia. The second misconception is that there is very little social life. Both are greatly underestimated.

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