Category: Destinations

Sardinia: Italy's Mediterranean Island

Sardinia: Italy’s Mediterranean Island

Live the Dolce Vita in Sardinia, the Mediterranean’s second-largest island after Sicily. Italy gets the lucky claim on both of these breathtakingly beautiful places, but Sardinia stands out for having Europe’s best beaches. Even though the swanky northern coast is more well-known, it’s the southern portion that beckons travelers who want a more laid-back experience on this splendid island. Beyond sunning by the tranquil sea, Sardinia’s got a whole lot of other delights. These are the five things you can’t miss on a trip to Sardinia.

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Singita Grumeti Reserve: A Year-Round Safari Destination

Singita Grumeti Reserve: A Year-Round Safari Destination

Explore the Singita Grumeti Reserve on a luxury safari with Ker & Downey.  Located in northern Tanzania, the 350,000 acre the Singita Grumeti Reserve is a vital part of the Serengeti Mara ecosystem. It was created to protect the path of the annual wildebeest migration, one of the greatest natural spectacles in the world. With its impressive set of properties that cater to different guests, it’s no wonder Singita Grumeti Reserve has won numerous awards and accolades. While the migration is certainly a highlight in Tanzania, the Singita Grumeti Reserve offers fantastic game-viewing experiences year-round. Because it’s a private park, […]

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Raw Namibia

Raw Namibia

Ker & Downey’s Jamie Bell shares her top Namibia travel highlights from her recent trip. Namibia is otherworldly. There are few countries on the earth that rival its raw, natural beauty: dramatic landscapes of sand seas and soaring dunes, dead-tree valleys, the Skeleton Coast, Naukluft Mountains, and the arid desert to name a few.

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Planning a Romantic Luxury Brazil Honeymoon

Planning a Romantic Luxury Brazil Honeymoon

Ask any newlywed and they’ll tell you what to look for in a perfect honeymoon: romance, beauty, luxury, and pampering. Fortunately for those about to pop the question, or already in the honeymoon planning process, there is one destination that delivers it all: Brazil. Here are Ker & Downey’s top recommendations for a luxury Brazil honeymoon.

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Visit Kerala, God's Own Country

Visit Kerala, God’s Own Country

There’s a reason why the people of Kerala, India’s southwestern state, call it “God’s Own Country.” Lofty palms sway in the tropical breeze, thatched-roof boats glide along tranquil rivers, and sari-clad women offer prayers in tranquil temples and churches. That’s not even mentioning the food, famously mouthwatering and spicy. Kerala has our attention and we think it should have yours too when you are planning a journey to incredible India.

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UK Exclusive-Use Escapes

UK Exclusive-Use Escapes

Family gatherings abroad, private celebrations with friends, remote retreats for the like-minded – there are many reasons why exclusive-use properties are making a splash in the world of luxury travel. While Ker & Downey certainly has its preferred exclusive-use escapes worldwide, here are five UK Exclusive-use favorites that prove the UK is the perfect destination for those in search of authenticity and privacy.

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Mumbai: India's Must-See City

Mumbai: India’s Must-See City

Mumbai is a fantastic, frenetic fusion of masala (spices), mendhi (henna), and masti (merry making). Bombay, as it was known under the British Raj, is India’s biggest and boldest city where glitz and glamour, traditions, and tasty street food are just some of the things that your senses will experience. Here’s why we think Mumbai should not be missed on a journey to India.

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Why You Should Travel to Rwanda

Why You Should Travel to Rwanda

Landlocked Rwanda might be small in size, but it is big on wildlife, rolling green hills, and welcoming people. Add to that the chance to bear witness to history as the country rapidly forges ahead on a new path, while embracing and honoring its painful past, and travel to Rwanda has an even deeper significance. By Rina Chandarana Go For the Gorillas Dubbed the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda’s fertile landscape is dotted with farms and soaring jungle-covered mountains that are home to a wide array of primates. Half of the world’s gorillas reside in Volcanoes National Park. Famously, […]

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World Cup Countries You Need to Visit

World Cup Countries You Need to Visit

We are getting a kick out of watching the World Cup soccer (or football) teams. This year’s global assembly of contenders hail from countries that we have excitedly added to our travel bucket lists. Make it your goal to see these places too.

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