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 […]

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 […]

Brain-Freeze Worthy Frozen Treats Around the World Summer is finally here and what better way to celebrate this magnificent time of year than to indulge in a heaping bowl of sweet, frosty Camels Milk Ice-cream!? Rather than jumping into the usual pint of Ben & Jerry’s (no disrespect meant!) take a look at some of these brain-freeze worthy frozen treats […]

As the new year begins, the Yampu team reflects on their accomplishments in the past year and excitedly looks forward to what is in store for 2018 in the world of experiential travel. With this in mind, Yampu’s travel experts have excitedly compiled a list of the top destinations to visit in the new year that simply cannot be missed! […]

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 […]

-As told to Carrie Goldberg, 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 way to get to Tibet and the train ride […]

Up to 25% off per person on departures between 2nd September – 30th September, 2016. Includes three meals during full sailing days, and breakfast on day of disembarkation. The Strand Cruise is the latest Luxury Cruise to sail the magnificent Ayeyarwady River of Asia’s hidden treasure that is Myanmar. Embark for an authentic journey of discoveries from visiting temples, pagodas, […]