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.

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Kensington Tours Featured In Departures - Winter Travel In Rajasthan

Kensington Tours is featured in Departures' chosen destinations and experiences for new winter adventure travel. The article highlights the ancient Hindu religious festival of Holi (March 17–18, 2014; March 6–7, 2015) and Jaipur's Elephant Festival during a customized 12-day Kensington trip through Rajastan. Read More »

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Kensington Tours Featured In The New York Times - 36 Hours In Yangon, Myanmar

Ceil Miller Bouchet of The New York Times spends a brief but all-encompassing stint in Yangon, Myanmar to reveal the reasons why the country's major city is hoping to become Southeast Asia's next boomtown. In 36 hours, Bouchet uncovers the time-warped city including a visit to the golden splendor of Shwedagon Pagoda. She endorses enlisting a local guide in advance as being advantageous in that it provides cultural insight and helps support economy. Read More »

Tailor-made Private Tours

Kensington Tours Featured In Afar Magazine - Traditional Art In Korea

The article entitled "Mind, Body, and Seoul" includes a number of travel tips from Afar Contributor, Brandon Presser, following his visit to Seoul. Kensington Tours is featured in the "Art" section, highlighting Brandon's experience with decorative knot artist Kim Eun-Young. The article notes that travelers can arrange a visit with Kim and other traditional artists through Kensington Tours. Read More »


Explorer-in-Residence, Brett Rogers, featured on National Geographic's Blog

Brett Rogers, Kensington Explorer in Residence, reveals firsthand experiences of his Ganges river expedition on National Geographic's blog. The National Geographic blog brings to light the emotions and perspectives carved from Brett's adventure of paddling the Ganges River as an intrepid explorer and story teller. Read More »

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Town & Country Magazine Features Alaska By Private Plane Tour

Town & Country Magazine features Kensinton Tours' Alaska by private plane tour in its April 2013 issue; "Explore Alaska's rugged terrain with Kensington Tours. On the group's safari, you'll stay in Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and fly into the wildnerness each day on private plane for guided safaris, kayaking, and rafting". Travelers experience the best of this Alaska Tour by traveling on a private plane. Read More »

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