Celebrating Namibia on World Rhino Day

The group in Yellowstone National Park (Photo: Kasey Austin | Austin-Lehman Adventures)

Say the words “conservation,” “wildlife protection,” or “sustainability” and you’re going to lose a lot of people. Not necessarily because they don’t care, but because let’s face it – it’s not a sexy topic. It can’t compete with something funny or entertaining because it quite simply is not. It takes time to process and understand, […]

World Rhino Day: andBeyond Launches Groundbreaking Conservation Project

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In the first ever private game reserve donation of rhino, luxury experiential travel company andBeyond has earmarked six white rhino to be translocated from their Phinda Private Game Reserve in South Africa to Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Facilitated in partnership with Rhino Force, this conservation coup has been generously funded by lead sponsor, Motorite Insurance Administrators. […]

Going Beyond: Land, Animals and People

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Rhino on Phinda Reserve, South Africa. Story and Images by: Michaela Guzy, Founder of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com. The Africa Foundation, created by &Beyond, currently runs 382 projects in 42 communities in five countries.  I had the pleasure of meeting several of the dedicated &Beyond staff, one notable character was Les Carlisle.  Among the many titles he carries, are […]

Insider City Guide: Nairobi, Kenya – From Extreme Rags to Riches

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Kibera Slum, Nairobi, Kenya. The largest slum in Kenya and second in Africa. Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, from Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi is a city of the most extreme diversity.  After weeks in the bush, it felt great to wash off the dirt and wear the limited non-safari gear in my bag.  Admittedly, Nairobi gets a […]