World’s Best Bathtubs

So many of the destinations we explore are known for their landscapes and their wildlife. Visitors venture forth excited to find rhinoceros, to hike famous trails, or to leisurely cruise down rivers. The properties themselves are also quite a draw, affording guests incredible views, delicious food, and exceptional service. One aspect often overlooked? The bathtub! Read more…

Perito Moreno: Activities On and Around the Glacier

When you hear the word glacier, what comes to mind? I immediately think of extreme, unhospitable cold. Antarctica also pops into my mind because most of the world’s glaciers are located there. While I do hope to make that voyage one day, I was fortunate enough to visit a far more accessible glacier during my Read more…

Our Favorite Photos of 2021

Welcome to this year’s edition of the Travel Beyond ‘Favorite Photos’ collection! Carefully curated by every member of our team, these photos represent some of our most significant moments from the last year. We are thrilled to welcome back even more travel photos this year, as several of our Travel Beyond colleagues struck out to Read more…

Making the Most of Your Time at the Airport

When traveling abroad, we often find ourselves spending a good deal of time in airports. Be it a long layover or simply the need to arrive early to account for lines, there are usually multiple hours to kill before boarding. These can feel tedious, if not outright painful, particularly when flying home. So, we identified Read more…

Galapagos Expansion: More Marine Reserve to Explore

Earlier this month, Ecuador’s president Guillermo Lasso made a historic announcement. It had been decided during the recent World Climate Conference (COP 26), that the Galapagos Reserve, already one of the most diverse and abundant ecosystems on the planet, would be expanding. Increasing its size by 45%, and now totaling 47.7 million acres, the Reserve Read more…

Passport Protocol: When and How to Renew

While far from glamorous, it is one’s passport that is undoubtedly the most important piece of any international trip. You can have the most well-designed itinerary, with every logistic mapped out perfectly. You can secure the best guides and arrange for the most interesting activities. And yet, without a current passport, none of it is Read more…

Montemar: Eco-luxury in the Land of the Galapagos Tortoises

Situated in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island, in the heart of giant tortoise territory, Montemar Villas is a home away from home in the Galapagos. Envisioned and hosted by two Ecuadorian conservationists (one a naturalist guide and the other an ecologist), a stay here is truly an immersion into the life of this remote Read more…

Travel Beyond’s Argentina Advice

We asked Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal, South America product manager Jennifer Gillmore, travel associate Nicole Cooper, director of sales Jenny Mikkelson, Asia product manager Dianna Upton, and consultant Bob Gaston for their top tips about travel to Argentina. If I could give one piece of advice about traveling to Argentina, I would say: Jennifer: While Read more…

Travel Beyond’s Chile Checklist

We asked Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal, South America product manager Jennifer Gillmore, travel associate Nicole Cooper, director of sales Jenny Mikkelson, Asia product manager Dianna Upton, and consultants Bob Gaston and Kayla Torgerson for their top tips about travel to Chile. If I could give one piece of advice about traveling to Chile, I Read more…