Why choose YŪGEN to arrange your next holiday?

Iris | Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 10:00
YŪGEN is so much more than just another travel agency. But what is it then and why would you let us create and arrange your...

Why YŪGEN puts Botswana on hold

Iris | Friday, June 7, 2019 - 16:36
Recently the new government of Botswana has taken the decision to lift the trophy hunting ban in Botswana. This ban was...

Positive effects of traveling | PART 2

Iris | Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 10:00
In this second part I would like to focus on the benefits of traveling for your destination and its inhabitants. A nice...

Positive effects of traveling | PART 1

Iris | Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 10:00
Part one? Yes, once I started listing all the benefits of traveling I soon noticed that there were way too many to sum up in...

Talk to YŪGEN in person?

Iris | Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 10:00
Aside from being available online for any questions you may have, there are also several possibilities if you like to talk...

Why Costa Rica?

Iris | Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 10:00
A question that is likely to sound a bit absurd if you have ever visited this country. With more than 30 National Parks, 8...

Why The Azores?

Iris | Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 10:00
The Azores are so much more than just a wonderful hikers ‘paradise. Aside from stunning landscapes and well-marked hiking...

Why Northern Portugal?

Iris | Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - 10:00
As I received a growing demand from European travelers to offer a sustainable destination closer to home than Costa Rica and...

Why Botswana?

Iris | Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00
Often people ask me why I have chosen to offer this peculiar combination of destinations: Botswana, Costa Rica, Northern...

NEW tours in northern Portugal

Iris | Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 09:00
YŪGEN keeps on celebrating this month! We have created new tours in Northern Portugal and adapted our existing ones. Let our...

NEW! Island hopping in the Azores

Iris | Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 11:01
A new year, a new destination! The Azores consist of nine unique islands with a fantastic climate, conveniently situated in...

Photo competition Botswana

Iris | Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 14:44
Have you already been on a mobile safari with us or are you planning on going on a YŪGEN safari before June 30th 2019? Then...

From the Nxai Pan to the Victoria Falls

Iris | Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 11:30
The Lion Safari is one of our most famous routes. It forms a 15-day escape into open spaces, the great Okavango Delta and...

A visit to The Ara Project

Iris | Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 09:30
With so many nice things to see and do in Costa Rica, it is all about making choices when you are on holidays in this...

Behind the scenes of our Leopard Safari

Iris | Monday, November 19, 2018 - 10:05
Yes I did it and I loved it! Last year I went to test our Leopard Safari in Botswana. This camping trip took me and my...

A visit to Bribripa Kaneblo

Iris | Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 12:00
The Bribri indigenous communities in Costa Rica are in fact modern Indians who try to protect their believes and traditions...

Availability 2019 on our new lodge safari

Iris | Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 10:30
As of 2019 we are offering a new lodge safari, named the Zebra Safari. This safari allows you to combine Zimbabwe and...

Follow YŪGEN behind the scenes in Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, August 22, 2018 - 10:00
In only a few days from now YŪGEN will return to Costa Rica, ready for another 6-week investigation trip in this beautiful...

Visit us at the fair!

Iris | Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 10:00
As a Costa Rica specialist YŪGEN tours will be present at the Verre Reizen Event. We are looking forward to chat to you in...

Preparing in the dust for rainy season

Iris | Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 10:00
In a few weeks YŪGEN tours will travel to Costa Rica again in order to try out a number of existing and new things. We plan...

What will I eat on a camping safari?

Iris | Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 10:00
The amazing culinary skills of the camp assistants are often praised by travellers, and rightfully so. Hearty meals are...

Costa Rica's angels wear rubber boots

Iris | Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 10:00
Despite all the misery and losses which the extreme weather has brought upon many people in Costa Rica in recent weeks, the...

Heavy rains flood Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:00
While in Belgium we are enjoying an exceptionally dry and sunny summer, Costa Rica is facing extreme rainfall, even to rainy...

NEW lodge safari coming up!

Iris | Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 10:00
Starting and ending in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, our new Zebra Lodge safari forms a circular route around the northern parts...

5 simple steps to more freedom

Iris | Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:00
You just know you will regret more not having lived to the fullest then having tried to do so, and having failed once in a...

Botswana introduces plastic carrier bag ban

Iris | Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 10:00
Botswana enhances its efforts to go green. As of 1st of November 2018 the use of plastic carrier bags and flat bags will not...

Drive through the Caribbean in Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00
Go Caribbean Style! This exquisite new self-drive itinerary brings you from the lush hills and tropical plantations inland...

Africa is not a zoo

Iris | Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 10:00
Most people understand it is dangerous to jump over a fence in a zoo. But strangely enough, a few seem to feel untouchable...

Away from the crowds in Portugal

Iris | Wednesday, June 6, 2018 - 10:00
When everyone goes South, it is time to go North! From the mountains to the ocean there is an incredible culture and...

Taste Costa Rica's national dish

Iris | Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 10:00
Because love goes through the stomach, in this blog post we explain how to make Costa Rica’s national dish, called Gallo...

Nature is therapy

Iris | Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 10:00
In this day and age that initiatives to safe forests and oceans pop-up everywhere, you may wonder what exactly it is that...

YŪGEN on tour

Iris | Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 10:00
YŪGEN tours is currently running a contest in Belgium and in The Netherlands, called WIN & CHILL. The price is a...

Going solo on a safari adventure

Iris | Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 10:00
Travelling alone can have many advantages. Being a solo traveller myself, I do realize it is sometimes hard to get a...

Discover the real gems of Costa Rica

Iris | Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 08:00
Can you imagine being greeted with a big smile by every stranger that passes you on the street? Getting a free "here you go...

YŪGEN tours: who, what & why?

Iris | Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 17:46
Dear travel enthusiasts everywhere,   Welcome to this first YŪGEN tours blog post in which I will share with you who I am,...