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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…

February Spotlight

February Spotlight: Abercrombie & Kent in Antarctica

Many North Americans travel during the winter, often escaping the colder season for warmer destinations and beaches. Yet, as our February partner Abercrombie & Kent knows, sometimes the best beaches for the season feature penguins, seals and other Antarctic wildlife! Itinerary Spotlight This winter, Travel Beyond owners Craig and Kay Beal and their daughters celebrated Read more…

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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…

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The “Kingdom” of Antarctica

In many ways, travel makes the world seem smaller. We connect with local people, learn about foreign cultures, explore new landscapes, taste new foods and discover that the human spirit binds us to our global family. In the process, far-off places feel a little closer to home. Yet this November, when Kayla Torgerson and I Read more…

Botswana, Connected

Botswana, Connected

One’s first impression of Botswana is often vastness, experienced while flying over millions of acres of uninterrupted land, devoid of roads, cities and villages. There’s a thrilling sensation of a land waiting to be discovered and a promise of a peaceful disconnect from the familiar bustle of the world left behind. It’s a sentiment our Read more…

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January Spotlight: The Galápagos Islands with Lindblad Expeditions

With the rush of the holidays behind us but the grasp of winter still holding tight, many travelers are eagerly asking, “Where next?” Our partner spotlight this month is Lindblad Expeditions, whose Galápagos itineraries check all the boxes for an unforgettable family-friendly adventure: unique wildlife, exciting activities, engaging kids programs and more. The Galápagos Islands Read more…

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Our Favorite Staff Photos of 2016

Each year, our employees travel on educational trips and personal vacations around the world, returning home with increased knowledge, a new passion for destinations and thousands of photos. We asked our team members to submit one of their favorite photos from 2016 with no rules attached, resulting in a diverse look at the reasons we travel: exotic wildlife, scenic Read more…

Khmer for a Day

A Khmer for A Day

Life in the Cambodian Countryside My day spent in the countryside outside of Siem Reap was an experience I will never forget. This was my third trip to Siem Reap, Cambodia, and while I was excited to explore the temples and awe-inspiring ruins of Angkor once again, I was also eager to have an authentic Read more…

Jennifer Gillmore

Jennifer Gillmore Honored as “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that Jennifer Gillmore, consultant and product manager of Latin America, has been honored as a “Trendsetter” by Luxury Travel Advisor magazine. The magazine details Jennifer’s depth of experience in South America, having visited more than 40 times on both work and personal trips. “I have a deep wealth of Read more…

Marsha Carroll

Marsha Carroll Named “Top 25” by Travel Agent Magazine

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that consultant Marsha Carroll has been named a Top 25 Travel Advisor by Travel Agent magazine. This annual Travel Agent award honors “the industry’s brightest lights…skillful, savvy problem solvers and out-of-the-box thinkers, who are strongly devoted to their agency and clients.” The award committee recognized Marsha’s “strong personal relationships Read more…