The Whole Package – Jeanie’s Safari in Kenya

Kenya is the quintessential safari destination and the whole package: great game, beautiful scenery and amazing culture. I was very grateful to get back to Kenya for a 6th trip (or was it 7th?!) and to really dig deep and see so much more of the country this time: 24 days and 37 properties, of Read more…

Travel Beyond Wins “World’s Best” Award!

Travel Beyond is honored to be named to the prestigious Travel + Leisure World’s Best List as a “Top 10 Safari Outfitter” for 2017! Winners of the magazine’s annual World’s Best list are nominated and reviewed by readers who rate “safari outfitters on their staff and guides, itineraries and destinations, activities, accommodations, food, and overall Read more…

5 Travel Experiences We Love Right Now

We asked five of our consultants to recommend their favorite destination or experience right now–their top answer to the popular question “Where should I go next?” Whether you’re a seasoned traveler looking for your next adventure or planning your first international trip, here are five trip ideas to explore. A Luxury Train Ride Through Peru Read more…

Active Trip Ideas in Africa

For some travelers, the ideal way to recharge on vacation is not to kick back and relax, but to get moving! We polled our team of experts for the best ways to add activity and adventure to any trip to Africa. Let us know when we can start planning an active trip to Africa just Read more…

October Travel to Kenya

Kenya is well known for its game viewing, wide-open spaces, picturesque landscapes and many opportunities for meaningful cultural experiences. Kenya also offers an array of accommodation options and areas of low-density tourism. In some private conservancies, there’s one tent for every 700 acres of land! Why October? October is a great time to use your Read more…

There is something about safari life…

“There is something about safari life that makes you forget all your sorrows and feel as if you had drunk half a bottle of champagne – bubbling over with heartfelt gratitude for being alive. One only feels really free when one can go in whatever direction one pleases over the plains, to get to the Read more…

It’s All About the Food!

While famous museums, stunning vistas and exotic animal sightings are all important ingredients in a successful trip, often the cuisine is what really showcases a destination’s unique flavor. With plenty of delicious meals under our belts, our Travel Beyond team was eager to share some of our favorite culinary experiences around the world. Vegan Food Read more…

Kenya: Safari Harmony

In March 2014, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal and travel manager Lainie Overbeck each spent approximately two weeks vetting camps, lodges and hotels throughout Kenya’s many national parks and private game reserves. Their recent experiences, shared with the rest of the Travel Beyond team, will add to the wealth of knowledge already held by our Read more…

A Walking Safari in Kenya

This was my second trip to Africa and my first trip to East Africa, specifically Kenya. I travelled with my husband Paul and was also able to meet up with fellow Travel Beyond coworkers Craig and Matt for a few overlapping days as well which was great! We began our trip in Nairobi, then drove Read more…