We’re no strangers to Botswana safaris, but since we aren’t on safari every day, a chance to see it on film has us scrambling to set our DVRs. Consider us ready for the acclaimed Into The Okavango National Geographic documentary to make its small screen debut. Named an Official Selection at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, the film documents the sweeping landscapes and wild animals that are unique to the region and, sadly, increasingly threatened. Ahead of its world premiere on Nat Geo Wild, we’re taking a look at how travelers can go Into The Okavango with Ker & Downey.
Getting tired of the holidays before they have even begun? It’s not too early to start planning where you should spend next Christmas and escaping in 2019. Picture this: a holiday on holiday, surrounded by your loved ones, enjoying amazing scenery and experiences, and all of it perfectly planned by a trusted partner. If that sounds like a Christmas dream, we think you should round up the family and head off to South Africa’s Cape region, where you’ll find timeless treasures to captivate all ages.
Get your calendars open and start making travel plans. Here are the best places to travel in 2019 for each month of the year.
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.
So close, yet worlds away. Ker & Downey’s unique Costa Rica travel ideas will jump-start your journey to this Latin American haven.
The holidays are fast approaching, but there is still time to plan a Christmas or New Year’s escape. We suggest a trip to central Europe, where the festive spirit is in the air… and often, so is falling snow. These are our seven reasons to visit central Europe over the holidays.
After her recent visit to Uruguay, Ker & Downey’s Tiffany DeSalvo shares why the country should be next on your travel bucket list. Why Uruguay? Uruguay is sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina and is one of the best-kept secrets in Latin America. Because not many people think if it when planning a journey to Latin America, it has a more “off the beaten path” feel to it. The country is safe, politically and socially stable, and has little economic disparity. It’s a socially-progressive country with great infrastructure. And lastly, the food and wine throughout the country is amazing.
Tanzania’s call of nature is strong. We keep coming back to this east African gem for its superb safaris and decadent properties. While you spend your days spotting giraffes, lions, and zebras, and your evenings watching the sun set over the Serengeti, you can feel at ease knowing that these properties focus on sustainable practices. When you’re planning your safari, consider these sustainable properties in Tanzania.
Enhance your safari exploration with a stay in one of our favorite private villas in Africa. Each space is designed with guests of all ages in mind, and brimming with the comforts of home.
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.