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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World's Best New Year's Eve Celebrations

Confetti, champagne, and countdowns are all standard New Year’s fare, but in cities around the globe, the last night of the year sparks epic displays of joy and pageantry sure to dazzle and delight even the most unassuming traveler. This year, why not ditch the local in favour of thrilling entertainment, spectacular fireworks, exotic scenery and sumptuous food & drink in one of the world’s most marvelous cities. Read More »

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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 - Traditional Weddings In India

A travel feature on tradtional weddings in India by The New York Times sites Kensington Tours for providing opportunities to experience the lavish affairs first hand. Kensington traveler, Amanda Dun, headed to India in 2011 and arranged with one of our India specialists to stay at a hotel that was hosting a two-night wedding while she was there. Click here to read the full online article featured in The New York Times. Read More »

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Napa Valley Festival Del Sole - A Feast For The Senses

Prestigious Celebration of Spirit & Song Napa Valley Festival Del Sole 4 Days from $2,495 pp Voyage to the sun-kissed Napa Valley Festival Del Sole on California tours. It is heralded by the New York Times as a "A feast for the senses." A fusion of performances by the finest classical & jazz artists as well as renowned wines, this elegant festival July 13- 22 is for those who appreciate the best. Read More »

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London Diamond Jubilee Celebration Tours

Kensington Tours offers a collection of London Diamond Jubilee celebration tours Join history in the making this June with festivities honouring Queen Elizabeth’s 60 year reign With Will, Kate, royalty, celebrities and government officials from around the globe flocking to London this spring for Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee, those of us not on the royal guest list are also eager to partake in the June 2-5 celebrations. Read More »

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