Compass Blog

Compass is a collection of blogs based on the imaginative research the Kensington team undertakes to ensure we find new and better ways to transform travel into a more meaningful and personal experience. In other words, we are always on the lookout for a secret café in Paris, the best spot to find the black rhino, a favorite local dish, a superb hike out of Buenos Aires and the next great hidden lodge. To accomplish this we've enlisted our team of destination specialists. When they are not designing custom trips that wow our clients, they are traveling the world for inspiration. In addition, we have pulled together a team of 'Explorers-In-Residence' - Royal Geographic Society Fellows, Explorer's Club Fellows and leading adventurers with fascinating stories. Follow these explorers and gain a unique perspective from their awe-inducing expeditions.

Kensington Travel Blogs


Angkor Wat - Realizing A Dream With My Father

To realize the dream of seeing Angkor Wat by myself would have been an incredibly fulfilling experience. Sharing it with my father was the condensed milk in the proverbial cup of coffee (you see, it’s how coffee is taken in Southeast Asia). I met my father on a  Cambodia Tours after having traveled a few months around Southeast Asia on my own. By this time, my traveling momentum was perpetuated by inspiring recommendations from locals and travelers alike. Read More »

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Kensington’s Morocco Family Desert Adventure On Lonely Planet

Five Days, Two 20 Hour Drives, An Eight Year Old & A Luxury Family Travel Connoisseur When Kensington was contacted by Amie O'Shaughnessy about creating a personalized Morocco Tours family adventure taking her from mystifying Marrakech through the High Atlas Mountains to the otherworldly sand dunes of Erg Chebbi, this was nothing out of the ordinary for us. Read More »


100th Anniversary Titanic Expedition

100th Anniversary Titanic Expedition A Once-In-A-Lifetime Adventure Live the legend & discover the mystery of history's most famous shipwreck with this awe-inspiring voyage to the Titanic. Descend 12,500 feet into the depths of the Atlantic to the resting place of this "unsinkable ship of dreams." Led by some of the same expedition team responsible for James Cameron's Hollywood epic & IMAX's Titanica dives, explore this ghostly wreck from Russian MIR submersibles. Read More »

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