Raising a teenager is as easy as nailing Jell-O to a tree. Planning a vacation with teenagers, however, doesn’t have to be so tricky! We all know that teenagers are not so easily amused nowadays, with social media and Fortnight taking precedence over family time, so it certainly takes some careful planning to appease their adolescent angst. For a smooth […]

Yampu travelers share their cherished family vacation memories with Yampu Tours. Traveling with the family, whether it be immediate or extended, is one of the best ways to bond with those you care about while creating lifelong memories. Our experts asked some of our Yampu Families what their most memorable experiences were while on a family vacation with their loved […]

These are some of the TOP Museums in the world according to Yampu’s expert travel consultants. If you haven’t yet visited the Met, the Louvre or the Smithsonian, you at least know the names of these prestigious houses of art, science and culture. Basking in their shadow of success are numerous museums that are equally worthwhile when traveling outside of […]

Joe and Paul Franzetti share their creative Adventures while opening the windows to Scandinavia. True art is subjective. However, art is an expression of the artist to inspire viewers to look beyond the canvas in hopes that they will assimilate to the same raw emotions and experiences in which the piece represents. To achieve such momentous works, these creators search […]

We love our Yampu Travelers and are always incredibly happy to assist return explorers year after year to find new and exciting experiences! In fact, Repeat Yampu Travelers earn VIP status which opens up a whole world of travel possibilities (literally) with new and exciting VIP destinations that aren’t featured on our website. Paul and Joe Franzetti, a dynamic father-son creative […]

School has just begun for the little ones, leaves are beginning to turn to a warmer hue, and evenings are getting cooler. While you transition from the balmy summer months of fun into the flannel wearing, pumpkin spice latte sipping season, the winter holidays only creep in closer. Before flight and hotel prices begin spiking, now is the time to […]

Traveling with the family can be a handful and at times may make you wonder if the stress of planning and organizing is worth it! With a family oriented staff, we know how stressful it can be to organize a family trip abroad. From making sure everyone’s needs and wants are met, to booking hotels, tours, and flights to researching required […]

There are time’s that travel, no matter how passionate about it you may be, becomes a daunting task. Whether you’re concerned about safety or the process of planning transportation, choosing and booking accommodations, finding activities, managing your time, navigating unknown places, the things to do before leaving, the things to do when you return, the list is endless. Yampu’s Tour Consultants […]

-As told to Carrie Goldberg, Harper’s Bazaar  / AUG 15, 2016 Article originally published on Harper’s Bazaar Just Back From…Tibet Trip Duration: One week. Flight Plan: We flew business on United direct to Beijing, then began our ascent to the higher altitudes. We took a 22-hour overnight train from Xining, China (7,000 ft) to Lhasa, Tibet (12,000 ft). It’s the best […]

Our Tour Consultants are excited to announce that children can experience the wonders of Patagonia for free! Children who are traveling with a parent to Patagonia on 2018 December departures can cruise the southernmost region of the world at no additional cost! Take an amazing journey to the “uttermost end of the earth” with the whole family on modern expedition cruise […]

If your family enjoys snorkeling, island life, Mayan Ruins, rainforests, and adventure, consider Belize! Both our co-founder, Monica Irauzqui, and our General Sales Manager, Karolina Guilcapi, have traveled with their families here, and share some of their family friendly favorites. They suggest spending three or four days inland, before flying out to one of the islands. While inland, try cave […]

School is almost out and that means one thing: summer vacation! Take your family to a place with beaches, sunshine, volcanoes, culture, adventure and more. Looking for outdoor family adventures that provide more things to do? Yampu recommends the following gems for families: Nicaragua is safe, affordable, and easily accessible, meaning more time for you and your family to enjoy. Granada […]

The end of August is just around the corner, which means… the kids are back to school! The backpacks are filling with class supplies, and the never-ending search for the right lunch box is underway. The swim and tennis lessons are coming to a halt, and the fall clothing is back in action. So why are you feeling down? Unfortunately […]

My husband and I bring our kids with us on all of our trips. They have been to almost every country in Central and South America. The other day I asked my son (age 11) which trip was his favorite, and he told me it was the Aqua Expeditions Amazon cruise that we took in Peru. The cruise was amazing. […]