Staying Fit on Safari

When imagining a safari, I instantly pictured myself watching wildlife from the comforts of a jeep and then heading to camp for a delicious gourmet brunch. To some, this sounds ideal— what could be better than great food and incredible animal sightings? To others, it might feel sedentary— going from one seat to another, one 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 Thailand Tips

We asked Travel Beyond product manager Dianna Upton, owner Kay Beal, travel associate Nicole Cooper and consultants Bob Gaston and Kayla Torgerson for their top tips about travel to Thailand. If I could give one piece of advice about traveling to Thailand, I would say: Nicole: Dive right in! Try new foods. Get to know Read more…

Travel Beyond’s India Insights

We asked Travel Beyond owners Craig Beal and Kay Beal, product manager Dianna Upton and travel consultants Bob Gaston and Kayla Torgerson for their insights about India travel. If I could give one piece of advice about traveling to India, I would say: Dianna: India is sensory overload – in the best possible way! Take 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…

Top 3 Reasons to Visit Zimbabwe

This summer I brought my mom along on another adventure to Africa. This was her third trip in less than three years, so it’s fair to say she is hooked! On this trip, we went to Zimbabwe to visit places that were new to both of us. While I had been to Victoria Falls a Read more…

A Covid-19 Pre-Travel Check List

Travel at this moment in time necessitates a few more logistics, be it forms to complete or tests to administer. Rules and regulations are constantly in flux, with guidelines changing at a moment’s notice. Travel Beyond actively monitors requirements for our travelers, but setting off on a trip still calls for a good deal of 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…

In Memory of Russell Crossey

All of us at Travel Beyond are deeply saddened to hear the news of legendary Botswana Safari Guide, Russell Crossey’s passing. Earlier this year when Craig and I, along with some of our colleagues, were planning our trip to Botswana, I was delighted when I read the itinerary and saw Russell Crossey was going to Read more…

A Perfect Time for Phuket

Phuket is set to open to tourists in July and it couldn’t be a more perfect time to visit. The past year has given this region of Thailand the opportunity to both rejuvenate itself and return to its traditional roots, making Phuket an ideal destination for those looking to head back to Southeast Asia. Wildlife Read more…