Travel + Leisure A-List 2017: Craig Beal Named for 7th Year!

We’re proud to announce that Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal has been named to the elite Travel + Leisure A-List for the seventh straight year! The magazine specifically calls out Craig’s expertise in Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, noting Craig is knowledgeable on safaris in East Africa as well. “Attention to detail is in 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…

Alexis’s First Safari “Down in Africa”

I bless not only the rains down in Africa! As the music lover that I am, when I found out I was getting the opportunity to go on an educational trip to Southern Africa, I must’ve played Toto’s “Africa” about a hundred times. This little ditty definitely got me in the spirit for my trip Read more…

Craig Beal Repeats on Travel+Leisure A-List

For the sixth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal has been recognized as an A-List travel consultant by Travel+Leisure magazine! Travel+Leisure highlighted the unique attributes which qualify Craig as an A-list safari consultant by explaining: “A former nuclear engineer who went on his first safari at age four, Beal brings impressive knowledge and attention Read more…

Slowing Down in Africa

I recently spent 33 days in Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa, and several of my colleagues who joined me on this trip have already written about the wonderful safari camps, the incredible wildlife viewing and the other features that one might expect while visiting Africa and being on safari. However, I thought I would take Read more…

“Instantly Struck” – Melanie’s First Safari

My first trip to Africa exceeded all of my wildest dreams. I wasn’t totally sure what to expect when Kayla Torgerson and I landed on the large continent for the first time, but I was instantly struck by its organic charm and tranquility. It is not hard to fall in love with this vast land, Read more…

Big Five in One Drive: Rose’s Trip Report

I recently returned from an amazing 3-week trip to South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana. I couldn’t wait to get back and share all about my adventure! There were many magical moments on my trip, and I wish that I could share them all with you; for now let’s start with just a few highlights. Zimbabwe Read more…

Craig Beal Named to 2014 Travel+Leisure A-List

For the fourth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal was named to the prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine Agent A-List for his expert knowledge of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The annual A-List is comprised of destination all-stars in the travel industry who have the knowledge and connections to make a dream trip a reality. Craig Beal’s Read more…

Zimbabwe: The Breadbasket of Southern Africa

All jobs have their perks. Mine include travel, but it’s a different kind of travel – travel that moves the soul. You change as an individual with every trip you take. You can’t help it; it changes your perception, and if you are lucky enough, it moves you to dance… My travels recently took me Read more…

Visiting Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls (often simply called The Falls) is one of the largest waterfalls in the world and the tallest waterfall in Africa. Of all the non-safari activities in Africa that typical first-time visitors will inquire about, a trip to The Falls is on top of the list. Along with the Nile River, Sahara Desert, the Read more…