Born, lived, studied, guided, trekked, researched, eaten, taught and volunteered in more than 90 countries worldwide. They are all bounded by passion and drive to unearthen what's new and unknown. Armed with unique experiences and specialized knowledge, these expert consultants are committed to planning custom trips that wow. Here is a small snapshot of our inspirational team who have the knowledge and savvy to transform a vacation into an experience of a lifetime.
"Foodies, don’t overlook Africa as a culinary destination. From East to South, the cuisine and wines can be amazing if you know where to dine. At most premium safari camps and lodges, pre-game drive breakfast, breakfast, brunch, lunch, high tea, sundowners and dinners are the norm. At Kensington we call it safari belly!"
"Climbing among the world’s tallest sand dunes in Sossusvlei is an exhilarating experience, especially at sunrise when the sand glows a brilliant red. "
"Victoria Falls is a must-see while in Southern Africa. It’s been listed as one of the seven natural wonders of the world and is perfect end to a week or two of game drives"
"Nothing beats starting your day with some early morning Tai Chi – especially while you're cruising through the karsts of Ha Long Bay."
"Durty Nelly's pub delivers a truly unique Irish experience; live music, cozy atmosphere, welcoming staff and my personal favorite, 'oysters and Guinness.' No one should leave Ireland without having a gem of its food heritage and a pint of its most popular dry stout."
"For an authentic experience you’ll never forget, head to Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains and enjoy mint tea and home-cooked food in a Berber village. You get a glimpse into how the locals live and the scenery can’t be beat!"
"Stay at Casitas del Colca, a luxury property in the quiet setting of the Colca Canyon. Each of the 20 individual casitas offers a private plunge pool!"
"Literature enthusiasts will love England’s Lake District – visit Beatrix Potter’s house and the dramatic scenery that inspired the Lake Poets."
"While in Madrid, make sure to try some ‘Churros con Chocolate’ (fried-dough pastry) at the Chocolateria San Gines. It’s even open 22 hours a day!"
"Sitting atop a 400 foot cliff, Rajasthan's larger than life Mehrangarh Fort offers magical views of the old town below. Whether you're enjoying the views from above or searching for treasures in the streets below, India is full of surprises!"
"Petra is a magical place. When you're there, you can’t stop wondering what it was like all those centuries ago. People still live there in homes carved right out of the rock."
"Don’t avoid Costa Rica’s Green Season, April – Oct. In addition to the great prices and no crowds, the jungles literally blossom with life."
"Asia is a fantastic continent with culinary and cultural experiences. Be sure to try a big plate of Momo – Nepal’s version of dumplings – before taking a scenic flight past the Himalayas."