Panama From Coast to Coast

In November of 2022 my husband and I visited Panama. A lot had changed since my first visit 19 years ago, and I was excited to update my knowledge and take in the wide variety of offerings this tiny country packs. As expected, it did not disappoint, and I experienced first-hand how special it is Read more…

Chile’s Atacama Desert: The Driest Place on Earth

Desertscapes have always captivated me in ways that other biomes haven’t. The vastness offers one clarity and spending time immersed in these landscapes is often likened to a spiritual experience- a place where one can really connect to earth. The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is no exception! Famed for being the world’s driest desert, Read more…

Our Favorite Photos of 2022

As we approach the start of a new year, it is time for our annual Travel Beyond ‘Favorite Photos’ collection! Carefully selected by each staff member, these images reflect the many adventures and experiences that made 2022 so memorable. Whether jetsetting abroad or sinking into something closer to home, the photos below remind us that Read more…

Protecting the Pumas: Cerro Guido Conservation Fund

On a recent trip to Chile, my husband John and I spent more than a week exploring Patagonia and Torres del Paine National Park. One stop was at Estancia Cerro Guido, a property surrounded by stunning landscapes and home to unique wildlife. While here, we enjoyed incredible food and set off on beautiful hikes. We Read more…

Gifts Ideas for the Traveler in Your Life

The holidays are fast approaching, and with it perhaps, the stress of finding the perfect gift for your friends and family. Sports enthusiasts may favor one thing, while theater fanatics might prefer another. Then there is our favorite—the avid travelers. We polled our Travel Beyond experts to ask for their insight and they have identified Read more…

Highlights of Patagonia: Chile & Argentina

It’s hard to describe Patagonia. The first few things that come to mind when thinking of this area are: mountains, fields of ice, the ever-present guanaco (similar to a llama), and the elusive puma. What’s often missing, and hard to fully comprehend, is the vastness of the region. It’s said to encompass more than 300,000 Read more…

Chile’s Lake District

What comes to mind when you think of Chile? Mountains, glaciers, probably the Atacama Desert, Patagonia, and Easter Island. However, there exists another equally as interesting region, one that not as many travelers have considered visiting —  the Lake District. Just south of Santiago, it is not only fascinating to visit, but also centrally located Read more…

Explore the World’s Top Cities

Every year, a handful of travel publications release their lists of best cities around the world. These include booming metropolises and more quiet towns, all of which have some unique feature that makes them a worthwhile stop. And year after year, we are thrilled, and yet no way surprised, that a handful of the cities Read more…

Accommodations in South America

South America boasts some truly incredible accommodations. From luxury yachts exploring the Peruvian Amazon to traditional Haciendas in the Ecuadorian highlands, wine lodges in Argentina to eco-luxury lodges in the mountains of Chile,  there is a style perfect for you and your travel companions! Boutique Hotels Boutique hotels throughout the continent offer visitors a perfect Read more…