Geography Now! Botswana

Thanks to Paul B. (aka Barby) for this great video on Botswana! Visit his YouTube page for more videos on other countries…

4 years ago

Batswana are not tourists?

I spent the festive period in Maun, the gateway to the Okavango Delta and therefore a popular destination for most…

4 years ago

Power cuts and water rationing

Anyone travelling to (or planning to relocate to) Botswana needs to understand and appreciate the situation regarding water and electricity. Water…

4 years ago

Dialling Codes and Emergency Numbers

Botswana Emergency Service Numbers (Toll Free) Ambulance Service 997 The Police 999 Fire Brigade 998 Medical Rescue 911 *Medical Air Rescue…

4 years ago

Electricity in Botswana

Electricity just like water in Botswana is a huge challenge. I find it ironic that it took us until the…

4 years ago

Water Supply In Botswana

For a very long time, Botswana water was always considered safe to drink straight out of the tap. However, it…

4 years ago

A United Kingdom

A United Kingdom is a British biographical romantic drama film directed by Amma Asante and starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund…

4 years ago

Quick facts about Botswana

Botswana’s President is His Excellency Mokgweetsi Eric Keabetswe Masisi. He is the fifth President of Botswana, serving since 2018. He also…

4 years ago

Taxis

There’s no shortage of taxis in Botswana. Taxis in Botswana fall in three categories; blue plates, taxi companies and unregistered…

4 years ago

Botswana Public Transport

Spotlight on Gaborone If you ever find yourself in Botswana, prepare yourself for the lack of reliable public transport. Well,…

4 years ago

Expat’s view on expats

Botswana is home to many expats from a variety of countries. I’m British and I can count on one hand…

4 years ago

Begging

Botswana, like many other countries, has issues with poverty and the gap between the rich and the poor is quite…

4 years ago

Diary of a pom living in Gaborone

Admittedly this post is taken from another blog site, however given it’s specifically about Botswana, I had to share. Please…

4 years ago

Public Transport

There are a few modes of public transport in Botswana; buses or planes will help with long distance journeys, but…

4 years ago

The Language Barrier

I’ve been in Botswana for three years now and one of the challenges of moving to Botswana (for me) is…

4 years ago

Botswana Currency: Pula le Thebe

The banknotes: Pula – Setswana word for rain The coins: Thebe – Setswana word for shield Batswana (the people of…

4 years ago