Is Solo Travel Right for You? Here are the supposed “Cons” of Traveling Alone… Whether they are just setting out as individual explorers or their usual travel partner isn’t interested or simply isn’t available to hop around the globe, solo travelers are not letting things get in their way of experiencing the world. Of course, traveling alone brings a lot of […]

School has just begun for the little ones, leaves are beginning to turn to a warmer hue, and evenings are getting cooler. While you transition from the balmy summer months of fun into the flannel wearing, pumpkin spice latte sipping season, the winter holidays only creep in closer. Before flight and hotel prices begin spiking, now is the time to […]

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 […]

Acknowledged annually on April 22nd, Earth Day is a worldwide celebration in which various events are held to show support for environmental protection. Since Yampu Tours’ founding, the company has had an unwavering commitment to supporting the regions in which we explore in order to provide a long-lasting future for this stunning world we live in. From sourcing eco-friendly accommodations […]

A symbol of life, death, and renewal, cherry blossoms, or sakura, are cherished throughout Northeast Asia as a timeless metaphor for the delicacy of one’s time on earth. Every spring these intoxicating blooms, although short-lived, provide a dreamlike display that the people of Japan admire and reflect upon with the centuries-old tradition of hanami or Cherry Blossom Viewing. The island nation will be […]

Cape Town Drought: What You Need to Know for South African Travel As the news of Cape Town’s depleting water supply circles news outlets, many questions are left unanswered for those who have plans to visit the vibrant city or are seeking to make travels to South Africa. On January 30th the South Africa Tourism Board hosted a webinar to […]

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! […]