Deserts, Glaciers and Mountains: Chile and Argentina

The best perk about working at Travel Beyond is getting to travel and experience new adventures. Usually I like to explore cities and museums, but I recently returned from a great time in Chile and Argentina which involved very little of these activities. Almost everything I did on this trip was outdoors and active. Anyone Read more…

Visiting 7 Continents by Age 27!

I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions because I’ve never kept one – or even remembered my resolution past February. However, I always love to have a goal in the back of my mind that I’m constantly working towards and dreaming about. For the past 4 or so years, that dream has been to Read more…

Before The Year Ends: Destinations to Visit in 2016

We blinked, and 2016 is already halfway gone! Yet for those still looking to travel this year, there is plenty of time to book a trip and many destinations ideal for the October through December timeframe. Below, Craig and Kota focus on two locations perfectly suited for a trip in the last quarter of 2016: Read more…

Exploring the Beautiful Country of Chile

I wasn’t certain exactly what to expect when my colleague Kayla Torgerson and I landed in Santiago for our 18-day tour through Chile. But I knew that we had an amazing itinerary before us. Santiago, the Atacama Desert, Vik Vineyard in Millahue (a couple of hours South of Santiago), Torres del Paine Park in Patagonia Read more…

A Fresh Look at Patagonia

After 35 trips on safari in Africa, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal surrendered his passport to our South America experts Jennifer Gillmore and Jenny Mikkelson, who eagerly designed an itinerary for Craig to Chile and Argentina. One of the many highlights of Craig’s fall 2014 trip was a visit to breathtaking Patagonia, where he toured Read more…

The South American Answer

Travel is a natural high. It feeds the soul and opens the mind in an inexplicable way. While technology is able to bring us closer than ever before to some of the most far off places without the need to leave home, all of the YouTube videos and Facebook posts in the world cannot replicate Read more…

Easter Island: Exploring the world’s most remote, inhabited island

Few places in the world can be identified by a single, iconic photograph. Egypt with its Great Pyramids. China with its Great Wall. Peru with its sites at Machu Picchu. And for those who truly appreciate travel, photographs such as those innately provoke a desire to explore. To learn about and appreciate the lives and Read more…

Southern Patagonia: Travel to the “End of the Earth”

It has been hundreds of years since the European discovery of Patagonia by Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, yet the words used to describe this loosely-defined region made up of both Chile and Argentina have changed very little. Patagonia is remote, infinitely beautiful, exotic, vast, wild and untamable. Those who have visited will undoubtedly tell you Read more…