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…

Genuine Cultural Experiences

The Experts at Travel Beyond   “You go to Africa for the wildlife, but you return because of the people.” This common safari industry saying may be well-worn, but it has more than a few believers at Travel Beyond, including our managing director of Africa, Kota Tabuchi. “Wildlife can be seen in many parts of Read more…

The Remote Wilderness of Kenya’s Chyulu Hills and Ol Donyo Lodge

I was fortunate to travel to the amazing country of Kenya last November/December.  It was my first visit to this East African nation and I, having visited Tanzania in 2019, was curious as to how it might compare.  Kenya exceeded all my expectations, but one location in particular really stood out to me and that Read more…

The Unique Parks of Kenya

On my honeymoon this past September, I traveled to Kenya for two weeks. During my visit, I stayed in quite a few different national parks and reserves and found that each added something special to my experience. I wanted to take a moment to highlight their uniqueness and underscore why other travelers might want to Read more…

Travel Beyond Wins 2021 “World’s Best” Award!

We are excited to announce that Travel Beyond has been named a “Top 10 African Safari Tour” on Travel + Leisure’s list of World’s Best. As a three-time past recipient (2017, 2018, and 2019), we are honored to have our name back on this prestigious list. Winners of the magazine’s annual World’s Best are nominated Read more…

A First Timer’s Guide to Kenya

A regular New Year’s resolution of mine is to visit two new destinations annually, be it domestic or international. So, come this past March, when I found myself fully vaccinated and with countries re-opening, I started actively thinking about where I wanted to explore. I threw out a handful of ideas but the country that Read more…

Options in Kenya’s Mara

Comparing the Masai Mara National Reserve and Mara Conservancies If you have ever thought about a Kenya safari, you have likely considered a stay in the Mara area. Deciding whether or not to go to the Mara is pretty easy – it is one of the country’s must-see destinations, after all! However, given the many Read more…

Elephant Encounters in Africa

Elephants are often one of the animals that our clients are most looking forward to seeing while on safari. They are considered a keystone species, meaning they are one of the most vital parts of the ecosystems in which they live and are important to the survival of all other species in the system. For Read more…