Giving Back in Rwanda with the OmniPeace Foundation

Giving Back in Rwanda with the OmniPeace Foundation

When you speak to Mary Fanaro, founder of the OmniPeace Foundation, it is easy to get swept up in her passion for Rwanda. Her dedication has inspired a whole slew of celebrities to support her schools in Africa—nine total that educate close to 3,000 children. We caught up with Mary to find out why she feels a pull to this part of the world.

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Coolest Places to Ring in the New Year

Coolest Places to Ring in the New Year

Count down the last seconds of 2018 in a memorable place when you travel to one of the coolest places to ring in the New Year. In these exciting locations across the globe, 2019 starts with a bang, and our exclusive and unique experiences for New Yea’s Eve keep the party going.

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Six Reasons to Explore Guatemala

Six Reasons to Explore Guatemala

Unearth your inner Indiana Jones on a journey to Guatemala. Ker & Downey shares where you can dig into the fascinating history of this central American country and what types of Maya discoveries await.

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Visit the Middle East and North Africa in 2019

Visit the Middle East and North Africa in 2019

North Africa and the Middle East have been ignored by travelers who feel cautious because of the recent negative press. We think it would be unfair to paint the whole region in a negative light when there are so many cultural gems waiting to be explored. The fact is, safe travel to the Middle East and North Africa is within easy reach with Ker & Downey. These are just four countries that we feel you should visit while the crowds are light.

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'Wasted!' at the Chef's Table

‘Wasted!’ at the Chef’s Table

At the Belmond Mount Nelson, Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg is bringing awareness to food waste with his new exclusive menu and culinary experience “Wasted! at the Chef’s Table.”  Cape Town is one of the world’s top foodie destinations, with origins to its flavors and cuisines dating back to the 17th-century spice trade. This long and flavorful history has made Cape Town the gourmet capital of South Africa, giving way to famous restaurants like The Test Kitchen, Pot Luck Club, and La Colombe. For foodies, Cape Town is definitely a bucket list destination.

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Ken's Trip to Tanzania

Ken’s Trip to Tanzania

We take pride in our designers’ abilities to handcraft the perfect itinerary for each client. They find success time and again because each designer has extensive knowledge and on-the-ground destination experience. In other words, they travel! Actually going there is the best way to learn about a destination. We caught up with Ker & Downey designer Ken Hermer fresh off his trip to Tanzania for a quick Q&A about his highlights.

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Experience the Cannes Film Festival and the South of France

Experience the Cannes Film Festival and the South of France

The Cannes Film Festival glimmers with glitz and glam, and we our access to gets you close to some of your favorite stars. But the south of France also has a wealth of sophisticated experiences to enjoy beyond the movie-making glamour. These are our top experiences for a chic getaway fit for a movie star.

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Where to Go in 2019

Where to Go in 2019

How many countries can you count on a globe? With 195 across the world, planning a trip can be a challenge. At Ker & Downey, we help you find the best destinations suited for your interests and we are always ready to suggest which countries should be on your upcoming year’s travel list. We have taken our top picks from Africa, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East to help you plan your next great journey. Bon voyage!

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