Botswana, Connected

One’s first impression of Botswana is often vastness, experienced while flying over millions of acres of uninterrupted land, devoid of roads, cities and villages. There’s a thrilling sensation of a land waiting to be discovered and a promise of a peaceful disconnect from the familiar bustle of the world left behind. It’s a sentiment our Read more…

Rose’s Return to Botswana

I recently returned from my adventures in Botswana with many wonderful experiences along the way! After four long years since my last visit, Botswana was beckoning me to return once more – and I am very happy that I did! Botswana is a fascinating country with many unique areas and ecosystems to explore, so even a Read more…

Safari After Dark

A typical day on safari begins between 4:30am and 6:00am. Your guide will knock on the door (or canvas wall) and say, “Good morning, time to get up!” From that moment forward, the day will be filled with tracking animals, only interrupted by a midday siesta when the sun is too hot for you or Read more…

January Spotlight: Chief’s Camp By Sanctuary Retreats

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…

Craig Beal Named to 2014 Travel+Leisure A-List

For the fourth straight year, Travel Beyond owner Craig Beal was named to the prestigious Travel+Leisure magazine Agent A-List for his expert knowledge of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The annual A-List is comprised of destination all-stars in the travel industry who have the knowledge and connections to make a dream trip a reality. Craig Beal’s Read more…

The Sundowner by Seth Thomas Pietras

There are few activities in life as civilized as the Sundowner. It represents the still extant link between the modern world and the wild—an activity that provides us with an understanding of who we are and a reflection upon how far we have (and in many ways have not) come as humans. Only a fermented Read more…