Chief's Camp Pavilion

January Spotlight: Chief’s Camp & Sanctuary Retreats Offer

One of the Okavango Delta’s most stunning and game-rich properties, Chief’s Camp, is in the midst of major renovations. The camp is slated to be finished in June 2016, but here’s a sneak peek of the property’s most anticipated updates. Part of the Sanctuary Retreats portfolio, Chief’s Camp resides on Chief’s Island in the Mombo Read more…

Sunset in Mozambique

Barefoot Luxury in Mozambique

Mozambique was my introduction to an aspect of Africa that I hadn’t discovered on my previous trips—the beautiful barefoot luxury of the beach! I have always felt at peace in the presence of bodies of water, from strolls along some of the world’s great rivers, to walks with my dog around Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, Read more…

Passenger Plane

Real ID 2-Year Reprieve Granted – Travel Beyond in Star Tribune

Travel Beyond was featured in a recent Star Tribune article which announced a federal extension on deadlines associated with the Real ID act. The extension gives Minnesota, Illinois, New Mexico, Missouri and Washington two years to bring state identification into compliance with the new federal laws for flying on commercial airlines. As the article explains, Read more…

Jeanie Fundora, Travel Beyond

Jeanie Fundora Honored by Travel Agent as “Top 25 All-Star”

We’re proud to announce our consultant Jeanie Fundora has been named as a Travel Agent magazine “Top 25 All-Star” agent for 2015! As the magazine explains, “With 16 years of African experience honed on dozens of trips, Fundora draws on relationships with camp managers, private guides and industry contacts to make clients’ travel dreams come Read more…

Craig Beal Named To A-List

5 Years & Counting: Craig Beal Repeats on Travel+Leisure A-List

For the fifth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal was named to the prestigiousTravel+Leisure A-List! Recognized for his expertise and knowledge of southern Africa, Rwanda and Kenya, Craig is joined by other leaders in the travel industry with the knowledge and connections to make any dream trip a reality. Craig Beal’s Travel+Leisure A-List Profile: Read more…

Kayla Torgerson in India

Travel Agent awards Kayla Torgerson “30 Under 30”

Travel Beyond is proud to announce that consultant Kayla Torgerson was recently named to Travel Agent magazine’s elite 2015 “30-Under-30” list! The industry magazine acknowledged Kayla’s growing knowledge, experience and problem-solving abilities as an up-and-coming travel consultant. It’s the second year in a row that a Travel Beyond consultant has been named to the list, Read more…

India Trip

The Incredible Golden Triangle: Lainie’s Trip to India

This was my first trip to India and hopefully not my last! It was an intense three weeks in this vast and overwhelming country, of which I just scratched the surface. There is a reason it is called incredible India—incredible is the perfect word to describe it! I was lucky enough to be invited to Read more…