Rhino in Kenya by Marguerite Smit

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…

Molly Demmer's meal in Provence, France

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…

Hot Air Balloons in Kenya

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…

Lainie Overbeck with Husband Paul on a Walking Safari

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…

Lewa Wildlife by Kota Tabuchi

Why I Love Kenya

I named my son Kenya for several reasons, one of which is that Kenya is my favorite country in Africa. To me, Kenya is the epitome of the safari experience; big herds of animals, inspiring landscape and a unique cultural experience lacking in other parts of Africa. You may not know it, but if forced Read more…

Wildebeest Migration Map

The Great Wildebeest Migration in Tanzania & Kenya

The Great Wildebeest Migration in Tanzania and Kenya is an amazing occurrence that appears on numerous lists as one of the new wonders of the world, but planning a luxury safari to see it can be a little tricky at times. While the migration happens yearly, the wildebeest don’t follow an exact calendar. For example, Read more…