So much for that “20-20 vision”, we hoped for. But 2021 is a new year, and as the saying goes, “New year, new destination.” Okay, that might not be the actual saying, but we believe this year will be the year of make-up vacations and travel restarts! So, dust off your passport and take a look at some of Yampu’s […]

Being a Digital Nomad, free of restrictions of needing to work in a designated space like an office, has become a growing trend over the last decade as technology becomes more reliable and jobs move to online platforms. Gone are the days of the need for cubicles, small talk at the water cooler, and 9-5 office hours. Work culture is […]

Even though travel is still restricted in some countries, numerous destinations have devised advanced plans to welcome travelers again with different regulations and advanced safety protocols to ensure the health of both travelers and residents who rely on tourism. We at Yampu have always made our travelers’ health and safety our first priority. We are pro-active to show our clients we […]

After months of quarantining and social distancing, you’re probably aching to embark on another adventure. However, the spread of COVID-19 has forced many countries to temporarily close their borders, making travel much more challenging. Though it’s still uncertain when countries will fully reopen and travel will return to normal, the pandemic doesn’t have to bring your travel plans to a […]

On August 15th, the Ecuadorian government’s Emergency Operations Committee published a new protocol concerning entry into the country. It aims to reactivate the tourism sector while ensuring the safety of both Ecuador’s citizens and foreign visitors. Previously, Ecuador had required visitors to present a negative PCR test and to quarantine for 14-days once in the country.  As of August 14th, […]

The Costa Rica tourism ministry has eased travel restrictions for Europe and select parts of the United States. US travelers who live in Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. can now visit Costa Rica with proof of residence of the allowed states as of September 1st. On September 15th, Colorado, Massachusetts, and […]

Even though travel is still restricted, there are numerous countries that have devised advanced plans to welcome travelers again with different regulations and advanced safety protocols to ensure the health of both travelers and residents who rely on tourism.  We at Yampu of course make our travelers’ health and safety our first priority. This is how we are protecting travelers […]

Monica Irauzqui recently sat down with InEye Technologies’ founder, Preethi Natarajan to discuss how Yampu is thriving during the current pandemic including giving back by starting new classes for travel professionals. Watch the full interview below!      A 100% Woman-owned small business, InEye Technologies provides world-class travel products and accessories for a worry-free travel experience.   Many of […]

Social distancing, not isolation. While many of us travelers work from home, care for the children who are home from school, and cuddle our fur babies who love the new schedule, we continue dreaming of travel. We are here for you. Our Travel Experts will continue providing you with travel inspiration full of valuable, firsthand knowledge and unique perspective. Shoot us an […]

#postponedontcancel #savetourism It is known that those who work in the travel industry are being hit hard right now. The impact goes beyond the flight attendants and travel agents but affects the naturalist guide in the Masai Mara, the talented weavers in Cusco, down to the man pushing the elotes cart in Mexico City. All of these people rely heavily on tourism […]