Exploring Exciting Southeast Asia in Luxury in 2019 By guest blogger, Cassie Steele The average tourist in Southeast Asia spends $35 a day for accommodations, food, transportation, and sightseeing. The region is famous for backpackers as a low-cost destination and is now gaining a reputation for major luxury because of these low costs. Singapore and Malaysia have world-class accommodations built for a king and other […]

Can’t decide between Mountains and Beaches for your vacation?  These are the best destinations offering both!   Peru Generally, when one thinks of Peru the vast Andean Mountain peaks come to mind, sheltering long lost Incan relics and extensively winding trails calling for adventurers and nature lovers alike. Much of this may be true, but Peru being a coastal country […]

February is the month of love and Tori, our Asia expert, wants to celebrate our love for nature by offering special rates on these wildlife explorations and tours in Southeast Asia! Southeast Asia is an incredible region to see exotic wildlife, from elephants in Thailand, to orangutans in Indonesia, and sea turtles in Malaysia. The weather is warming up and […]

This week on Instagram is dedicated to peaceful pictures. Our selection includes relaxing snapshots of Asia and South America. Who wouldn’t like a nice bath in these natural hot spring waters in Costa Rica? A photo posted by EXPERIENCE MORE WITH YAMPU (@yamputours) on Nov 27, 2015 at 2:26pm PST   Yoga class in Argentina by the vines. A photo […]

With the onset of Spring, warm weather and longer days, more of us are getting outside and thinking about that next trip. We want to move and delight in the rejuvenation of life – it’s our mental wake up from a long winter. How will you travel? While usually we focus on the “where” to go next, today we focus […]

The region of Southeast-Asia has grown immensely in popularity over the last several years and for good reason. Catering to budget travelers seeking adventure and world exploration on a dime, Southeast-Asia is the perfect region for a good dose of culture shock and in-depth experiences that won’t break the bank. Regardless of your taste and budget, each country offers many […]

Great Trips for Fruit Hunters and Fruiters They say not to go grocery shopping while you’re hungry; The Fruit Hunters is a documentary that’s playing now on Netflix that you shouldn’t watch hungry.  It will have you scouring the supermarket for the most peculiar looking fruit you can find.  Local markets have limitations of course though, the variety’s only so […]

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 […]

The Top 10 Trains to Jump on Board for your Next Big Trip! There are so many different forms of transportation to choose from, and each carries its own perk. You can shorten that travel time by flying between your destinations, or if you’re looking to meet other travelers, gain a sense of community by cruising from place to place. […]

In late June and throughout the month of July, Jose and Monica Irauzqui, President and co-Founder of Yampu Tours, traveled throughout South-East Asia with their two children for site inspections in search of the best accommodations, routes and excursions for Yampu travelers!  The six week expedition of their South-East Asia tour included visits to: Hong Kong, Thailand, Cambodia, Singapore, Indonesia, […]