Entries tagged: Luxury Guatemala Travel

Where to Go in Latin America in 2018

Where to Go in Latin America in 2018

In Central and South America, a wide range of natural wonders, bustling cities, and a brilliant array of cultural gems are must-sees for any traveler. Ker & Downey helps you decide where to go in Latin America in 2018 and which unique experiences should not be missed. Guatemala Conservation and cuisine make this central American country a must-see all on its own. Indiana Jones-worthy Mayan ruins are hidden within lush rainforests and the living, breathing Maya culture is alive and well. Massive lakes and lofty volcanoes are ready to be explored. Soar over the breathtaking landscape in a helicopter. Take rest […]

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Where to Go in 2018

Where to Go in 2018

It’s a wide world and there are so many places to see. Ker & Downey helps you hone in on where to travel in 2018, and why you must add these destinations to your travel bucket list. Latin America Guatemala Conservation ranks high in this country of ruins worthy of an Indiana Jones adventure, nestled into thick jungles. The Mayan culture is very much alive here. The natural beauty of lakes and lofty volcanoes reaching into the blue skies leaves us wondering why Guatemala has not yet topped the must-see list every year. Mexico More than just tequila and tacos, Mexico […]

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Three Must-See Star Wars Filming Locations

Three Must-See Star Wars Filming Locations

As Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi gets closer to its debut, Ker & Downey looks back 40 years when the world of lightsabers and legends first captured the imaginations of film fanatics everywhere. These Star Wars filming locations from the original trilogy of movies are must-sees for any fan. Bonus: they each pair perfectly with exclusive Ker & Downey experiences. Guatemala Tikal The thousand-year-old Mayan ruins of Tikal also doubled as the backdrop of the Rebel Alliance’s base on Yavin in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Guatemala’s most famous cultural and natural preserve, Tikal boasts some of the most fascinating archaeological remains […]

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Guatemala Travel: A Hidden Treasure for Luxury Travelers

Guatemala Travel: A Hidden Treasure for Luxury Travelers

Guatemala travel with Ker & Downey is an adventure in discovering the hidden treasure of Central America. Ker & Downey’s Bekah McNeel recently visited and fills us in on some of her Guatemala travel adventures.  Paddling my kayak along the shoreline of Lake Atitán, I marveled at the serenity of the tiny villages dotting the hills above. Colorful and industrious, they looked out over the water like a pura vida version of the Amalfi Coast. How was it that my tiny flotilla of friends and I had this picturesque coastline to ourselves? Where were the speed boats? Where we the […]

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Flavors of Guatemala | Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan Food Tour

Flavors of Guatemala | Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan Food Tour

Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan food tour is the ultimate discovery of Guatemala’s unique culinary identity, a fusion of Ancient Maya recipes and colonial influence. You may not realize it, but many of our favorite dishes—guacamole, tamales, chocolate—were discovered, developed, and refined centuries ago in the Ancient Maya world and continue to live on today in urban and rural Guatemala. But on Ker & Downey’s Flavors of Guatemala journey, flavor isn’t just defined as a taste on the tongue. It’s the essence of a culture, the style of a people, and the zest of authenticity directly from the source. Of course, […]

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