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.

Postings for May, 2015

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New Zealand: The Land of the Long White Cloud

By Daniel Hughes New Zealand might look small on a world map, but it’s as diverse and spectacular as several continents rolled into one. The dramatic Pacific nation is brimming with otherworldly treasures like breathtaking fjords, bubbling mud pools, snow-capped mountains, sublime beaches and gushing geysers. Read More »

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A Warm Heart in Africa: A Journey Through Botswana, Zambia & South Africa

By Africa Expert Jolene Plant I first fell in love with Africa in high school when I spent a year living in central Zambia. On a 12-month cultural exchange I was immersed in the “real Africa,” one of mesmerizing landscapes, fascinating traditions, jaw-dropping wildlife and optimism in the face of hardship. It was one of the most profound years of my life and it inspired me to pursue a career as an African travel specialist. To me, Africa is magnetic. Read More »

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