By Ellen Lutwak   Whether a fine artist, a weekend watercolorist or an art enthusiast, a creative mind always needs to be refreshed and recharged. Travel is the go-to reset button. A change of scenery inspires the artist in all of us – with new sights, sounds, tastes and scents. But you knew that.   Yampu Tours recently ventured west […]

By Ellen Lutwak   Voluntourism is more than simply scheduling some volunteer time along with sightseeing. It is a purposeful activity – at its very best, enhanced by cultural sensitivity and responsible travel. For the traveler, such a journey can provide a deeply meaningful experience. Where do you begin when you want to venture out on a journey that includes […]

There is such an amazing array of stunning lodges in Africa, that Yampu is introducing a dedication to the African Lodge Experience. Here are just a few of the African Safari lodges which Yampu staff ranked as some of the best for “Rooms With A View”: BOTSWANA Baines Camp- Okavango Delta Set in a grove of trees, and surrounded by […]

Yampu offers some amazing luxury travel opportunities which combine unique experiences and wellness. Try something new by merging a stay at varying levels of upscale and luxury lodges and tented accommodations with safari lodge spas — stunning open-air facilities dubbed as “spafaris”. Ask us how to include some of these favorites in your custom itinerary! South Africa Experience the African Health Spa […]

Kenya made history last weekend by burning 105 tonnes of ivory and 1.35 tonnes of rhino horn as a stand against poaching and illegal animal parts trading, a crisis they have been battling with intensity. African leaders, celebrities, and conservationists from across the globe watched on, and the even received national coverage. It is worth noting that the fight against […]

Yampu’s travel experts are proud to share their internationally recognized experience in luxury travel in Kenya and South Africa.   The Fall experience Kenya is an ideal destination for wildlife lovers, especially during the fall. Considered as the dry season, the rain is substantially out of the equation, allowing visitors to see the wildebeest migration coming back from Tanzania. Big […]

Take that Vacation at These TOP Summer Destinations                 As the school yards clear out, and the flower blooms start to burst, it’s time for that much anticipated season . . .  Summer Vacation! You worked hard through the holidays, and made it through the muddy spring, so it’s time for some much needed time off. Only one question remains. […]