Brazilian Government Waives Brazil Visa requirements for US Citizens The Brazilian government recently announced that American, Canadian, Australian and Japanese citizens will have visa-free entry by June of this year. Visitors who have a valid passport will no longer be required to apply and pay for a visa to enter Brazil, whether it be for business or leisurely travel. Visitors […]

In this day in age, sometimes a quick google search provides a match made in heaven… I found Yampu Tours online for our trip to Patagonia in February 2019. We were able to design the tour to exactly what we wanted to do during our travels. The cost was less than National Geo and other well-respected travel companies. Karolina, our […]

It is unlikely that the soaring altitude and sheer magnificence of the Andes Mountains inspired “Stairway to Heaven.” This signature work of the virtuoso rock band Led Zepplin is arguably the best rock ballad oh, maybe Ever. Those guitar riffs live on, even if Lake Titicaca isn’t their spiritual home. However, the lake, situated in the Andes at an elevation of 12, 500 feet (3800 […]

The luxury fashion firm LVMH, holder of Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior, has continued its way into the luxury travel industry with a purchase of the upscale hotel and leisure company, Belmond. While continuing to offer its iconic luxury products globally, the once primarily fashion-driven company has set its eyes on the industry of Luxury travel as higher-end clientele look […]

Where to go in 2019; Yampu’s Must-See Destinations for the New Year Each year our travel experts search the ends of the planet (quite literally) to bring you the top destinations to visit in the new year with unique experiences that only a company like Yampu can offer. With 2018 finally behind us (let’s face it, this year was a […]

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 […]

Written by guest blogger, Jane Trombley of 3 Score and More  The Best of Peru’s Sacred Valley And How to See It What is Peru’s Sacred Valley?  Machu Picchu always grabs the headlines as the Andean destination of dreamers, scholars and intrepid tourists. Retracing the Inca Trail and the steps of the early 20th century explorers who “discovered” the “Lost City”  […]