Helpful Travel Apps

We know that technology can prove quite helpful when traveling and yet the number of apps available can feel overwhelming. Which is the best for what? What do they cost to download? How do I decide between a few that appear to serve the same purpose? To sort through the options, the experts at Travel Read more…

Exploring the Peruvian Amazon Aboard the Delfin I

From the vibrant streets of Lima to the splendor of the Sacred Valley and the wonder of Machu Picchu, Peru has plenty to offer any kind of traveler. This past March, my colleague Alexis Noack and I were fortunate enough to experience all of these marvels and more. The destination that stood out most? The Peruvian Read more…

An Insider’s Guide to the Wine of the Cape Winelands

The Cape Winelands hold a special place in my heart. First, for its natural beauty. This area of South Africa is scenically stunning with towns nestled into lush valleys surrounded by large mountainous nature reserves. Second, for its vineyards. In my humble opinion, the Cape Winelands is one of the best wine regions in the Read more…

Inspiring Women in Travel

As part of Women’s History Month, we at Travel Beyond wanted to highlight some of the many inspiring female guides and groundbreaking training programs around the world. Within Africa, you can explore Kenya and Tanzania alongside the Lady Bugs, a group of all female guides who work at Alex Walker Serian properties. Gladys, Judy, and Read more…

Seasonality in Africa

By The Experts at Travel Beyond   Africa is a vast continent– larger than North America and almost all of Europe combined– and across its diverse regions, weather patterns can vary dramatically. As you think about your interests and travel goals, it is important to keep Africa’s seasonality in mind, as your experience can look Read more…

Managing Jetlag

We love traveling to far flung destinations, immersing ourselves in new cultures and landscapes. We enjoy trying new activities, meeting new people, and learning more about others and ourselves. And yet, in order to satisfy our travel bug, to continue to expand our horizons, it often requires lengthy plane rides. These unto themselves are certainly Read more…

Wildlife Encounters in Southeast Asia

When travelers plan a trip to Southeast Asia, they initially embark excited for the cultural and culinary encounters that await. Steeped in ancient history, its temples, shrines and museums draw millions of visitors each year. As does its food, with world renowned dishes such as Pho and Pad Thai. It might be surprising to learn Read more…