On a Kenya Safari: Big Tusker Elephants

Kenya’s “Shoulder Season”

For many, Kenya and Tanzania are synonymous with seeing the iconic Great Migration. However, these two countries both offer so much more than the chance to see massive herds of wildebeest and zebra crossing rivers and roaming in their annual pattern in search of greener grasses. Those focusing on the Great Migration and hoping to Read more…

Travel Beyond Nominated for “World’s Best” Award!

We would be honored to receive your vote for this distinguished award. As our mission states, “Travel Beyond is a company of travel specialists dedicated to designing custom journeys that responsibly immerse guests into some of the world’s most inspiring destinations.” We trust that you have experienced this with us and that you will support us with Read more…

Taking a helicopter in Kenya to Suguta

Extraordinary Off-the-Beaten-Track Experiences in Africa

Africa, with its diverse landscapes and cultures, has always been a magnet for travelers, particularly those seeking experiences beyond the ordinary. Wildlife-rich safaris prove unforgettable and iconic landmarks change perspectives. And yet, there’s so much more to explore, an uncharted world of hidden gems waiting to be discovered. We asked our Africa experts for some Read more…

Visiting Kenya’s Capital City—What to do in Nairobi

In February 2023 I had the opportunity to visit Kenya for the very first time. Having worked on many client trips to Kenya, I’d already learned quite a bit about the country and was so excited that my colleague and I would be spending our first day exploring Nairobi. The city definitely did not disappoint! Read more…

Planning Your Visit to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy

One of the hardest decisions to make when planning a trip to Kenya is narrowing down which areas of the country to visit while on safari. There are so many options, and each offers such unique wildlife experiences. One particular conservancy, Ol Pejeta, is often overlooked when compared to some of the more widely known Read more…

First Time Family Safari—Question & Answer

When I think of Africa, there’s one country that stands out to me in particular– Kenya. Not only does the country offer diverse landscapes, jaw dropping views, incredible wildlife, and authentic cultural experiences, but the kindness and hospitality of Kenyans are truly second to none. The country quickly becomes a home away from home, in Read more…

Into Africa – A Mother & Daughter trip to Kenya

When I was planning my most recent familiarization trip, or FAM as we call them in the travel industry, I was offered the option of traveling to either Southeast Asia or South America, both of which are regions I had never explored before. However, as enticing as these incredible locations were, I knew in my Read more…

Segera Retreat—A Sustainable & Luxurious Oasis

This spring Craig and I had the opportunity to visit Segera Retreat, located along Kenya’s Laikipia plateau.  Just north of the Equator, with Mount Kenya to the East and the Great Rift Valley to the West, Segera is a 50,000-acre private wildlife sanctuary surrounded by some of the country’s most stunning landscape. Comprised of six Read more…

Travel Beyond Tops World’s Best List!

It gives me great pleasure to share with you that Travel Beyond has been named the WORLD’S NUMBER-ONE SAFARI OUTFITTER in Travel+Leisure® magazine’s 2022 World’s Best list. While we have appeared on this list four times previously, this is our first time claiming the top spot and we are thrilled! Winners of the magazine’s annual Read more…

Multi-Generational Travel in Africa

Going on safari with my children is always a magical experience. The world opens before their eyes, with days spent under the African skies and amidst animals that are typically only seen in zoos or on screens; sometimes so close you can feel them breathing. My children have developed a keen appreciation for the natural Read more…