2020 has been a strange year, leaving many of us more conscious about living well and doing good in the world. With Christmas around the corner and it being the perfect time for thoughtful gifts, we wanted to put forward the following for your Christmas gift guide consideration.

With international travel still not a realistic option for many, conservation-led, experiential travel company, andBeyond, is offering a selection of virtual experiences that showcase a range of enticing destinations, from Africa to Asia and South America. Travel enthusiasts can tag along on a virtual game drive, cook delectable dishes with andBeyond’s chefs, soothe mind and body with wellness activities or interact with andBeyond’s conservation experts. With a portion of the profits going towards conservation and community projects, these gifts not only enrich the recipient but also help make a difference to the world’s wild places and their inhabitants – who need our help now more than ever before.

– My WILDwatch online: Sit in on a virtual session with an expert andBeyond guide who will interpret the sightings from a recorded WILDwatch Live drive with you. This more interpretive experience allows a deeper insight into recorded sightings as well as the opportunity to discuss topics of special interest. 100% of the profits goes to community, conservation, sustainability and habitat initiatives. USD 250 | 1.5 hours | Private Group of 6

– WILDwellness: Move your body, reconnect with yourself or enjoy a session of mindfulness, with our selection of WILDwellness therapies set across Africa and South America. Choose a virtual session of Yoga, Forest Therapy or Tango. 10% of the profits goes to a local fund-raising initiative. From USD 110 | Private or group sessions

– Food Fundis: The vibrant flavours and influences of Africa and South America come alive with our cooking demonstrations, hosted by our famous chefs and lodge managers. 10% of the profits goes to a local fund-raising initiative. USD 250 | 1.5 hours | Max 6 links per session

– Meet our conservation experts: Learn more about the conservation and sustainability practices that are helping to leave our world a better place. Our Protect our Planet episodes are hosted by experts in each category, from rhino and pangolin to marine and wildlife conservation efforts, who you will have the chance to meet and engage with. 100% of the profits goes to funding crucial habitat maintenance, sustainability and conservation initiatives. USD 250 | 1.5 hours | Max 6 links per session

– Safari inspired crafts: andBeyond has teamed up with some of the finest artisans, creatives and fashion-forward brands to not only leave our communities and wildlife in a better place, but you in one too! A percentage of proceeds from purchases go towards funding andBeyond’s various conservation projects, including the Lionscape Coalition, Pangolin Conservation and Rhino Conservation.