Give back on your next vacation with andBeyond. The tour company recently released a collection of philanthropic itineraries, perfect for the traveler interested in the land, wildlife and people of a region.
The 10-day journey starts in Arusha, meeting community leaders. Next, guests travel to andBeyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge to explore the Mayoka and Moya communities and the science labs at Kilimamoja School. The trip continues to andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, then andBeyond Klein’s Camp to visit Ololosokwan Clinic, a primary school, and Meirowa School.
The 12-day itinerary brings guests to the Kuku Group Ranch in Nairobi, Lewa Downs Conservancy in Laikipia and the Masai Mara to learn about conservation projects. The tour also brings guests to the David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage and the Giraffe Centre.
The 10-day trip begins at andBeyond Phinda Private Game Reserve before traveling to Cape Town and Cape Whale Coast. Guests visit a variety of communities to experience projects including day care, urban agriculture, environmental concerns and youth development programs. Penguin sanctuary, farm and whale watching excursions are also available.
Pricing varies for each tour. Check the website for more details and to book.
Barcelona has seen a recent influx of craft cocktails bars within the past five years or so, and Sant Antoni seems to be one of the city’s epicenters of such swanky watering holes. Amid the crisscross streets, organic grocery stores and the soon-to-open, recently renovated Sant Antoni market is Bitter, an inconspicuous cocktail bar where there’s more than meets the eye.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Friends and family members of travelers are always looking for the right gift. It’s hard to find something that will surprise a traveler and also be something they use often. Many are trying to look past the typical gifts travelers get, such as notebooks and pens, and looking more toward destination-specific or more unique items. Gift giving can be difficult for some that don’t know what a traveler is looking for or needs, but these three gifts are a great starting point.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.