Entries tagged: Month by Month Travel Planner

The Best Places to Travel in February

The Best Places to Travel in February

Get out of the winter slump and shed those heavy coats. These are the best places to travel in February around the world. Argentina Head to Argentina for front row seats at the next annular solar eclipse on February 26th, 2017. The skies above Argentina and the Patagonia will be ideal for viewing the “ring of fire” as the moon moves in front of the sun. South Africa In February, you’ll catch the tail end of summer in South Africa, but it’s an excellent time to visit the Cape, as the coasts are cooled by sea breezes, and the Garden […]

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The Best Places to Travel in March

The Best Places to Travel in March

There’s no use trying to save your vacation. It’s time to get out of the office. Here are the best places to travel in March. South Luangwa, Zambia If spotting the elusive African wild dog is on your list, head to South Luangwa National Park in March when your chances of seeing one is greatest. The South Luangwa National Park is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries on earth, and because it is relatively more difficult to get to than some of its neighboring destinations, it hosts very few visitors. You can be sure, a safari in Zambia during the […]

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The Best Places to Travel in January

The Best Places to Travel in January

Kick off the new year with an adventure. Whether you are flying south or hitting the slopes, these are the best places to travel in January. Malta Make plans to be in Malta mid-to-late January for the Valletta International Baroque Festival, a two and a half week-long celebration that honors the baroque identity of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Valletta. The city was built shortly after the Great Siege by the Ottoman Empire in 1565, and with 320 monuments in a 0.2 square mile radius, it’s one of the most densely populated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. The […]

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The Best Places to Travel in April

The Best Places to Travel in April

The best places to travel in April take you away from crowds, but put you in the heart of some of the best destinations in the world. April is green season for many of our favorite places and the weather in these destinations is ideal for exploring and experiencing different cultures around the world with our curated journeys. Madagascar At the start of the year, Madagascar sees heavy rains, but by April, most of the storms have cleared. Lemurs and reptiles emerge to enjoy the sunshine and countryside. In addition to turning the country lush and green, the rains cool […]

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Where to Travel in December

Where to Travel in December

Start a new holiday tradition this year. Create lasting memories with a trip to one of the best places to travel in December. Take a look at our ideas for safaris in December too. Southern Australia December marks the beginning of summer in Australia. Travel in December to Adelaide in South Australia where you’ll find summer festivals in full swing. Spend a morning sampling fresh seasonal produce and locally-made cheeses at some of the popular farmers markets. In the afternoon, visit some of South Australia’s award-winning micro breweries to taste artisan crafted beers and ales. Adelaide is also home to Penfolds Grange […]

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The Best Places to Travel in September

The Best Places to Travel in September

It’s hard to narrow down the best places to travel in September, but our Luxury Travel Consultants are up for the challenge. These are Ker & Downey’s best places to travel in September, narrowed down from some of the best destinations in the word, including one in our own backyard. September is a great month to get out and explore the world. The summer holiday crowds have mostly vanished, returning back to work and school. Many regions across the globe are experiencing some of their best weather of the year. Here we’ve compiled our list of the best places to […]

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The Best Places to Travel in October

The Best Places to Travel in October

Did you skip the summer travel season? If you travel in the fall, you can skip some of the crowds and find pretty moderate temperatures in many regions of the world. From where to go, to what to do, these are the best places to travel in October. Nepal With the start of the trekking season in October, late fall is a great time to visit Nepal as clear skies allow for the best views of the mountains. Soak up the sun on our Boundless Nepal journey with nature walks, rickshaw rides, and helicopter flights over the Everest region. Cambodia By […]

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The Best Places to Travel in August

The Best Places to Travel in August

Ker & Downey’s roundup of the best places to travel in August. Planning a late summer getaway? Here’s our roundup of the best places to travel in August. Adventure in the Sacred Valley | Peru Catch the end of the dry season in Peru, the best time for hiking and higher altitude activities in Machu Picchu. For August, consider our Inca Explorer journey – a 12-day exploration of Peru that includes hiking, river rafting, a ride on the Hiram Bingham, cultural interactions, and cooking classes. Edinburgh Festival | Scotland Not only does the UK boast some of its clearest skies in […]

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Best Places to Travel in November

Best Places to Travel in November

Ker & Downey’s list of the best places to travel in November will help you plan the journey you’ve been dreaming of! November is a great time to getaway before the holiday rush sets in. These are the best places to travel in November around the world. Rich Wildlife in the Amazon | Peru November in the Peruvian Amazon rests on the cusp of the region’s low and high seasons, which means you get the best of both worlds in terms of weather and wildlife. Cruising along the Amazon during this time lends to generally warmer weather and an opportunity […]

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The Best Places to Travel in May

The Best Places to Travel in May

Our roundup of the best places to travel in May around the world will jump start your planning for your summer getaway. Beat the summer rush and avoid the crowds by taking a summer vacation in May. We’ve pinpointed destinations around the world that are the best places to travel in May for one unforgettable getaway. A Tiger Safari in Ranthambore National Park | India One of the best places to travel in May is Ranthambore National Park in India. During the months of April and May, tiger viewing is at its best. Aman-i-Khas, located on the edge of the national […]

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