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Croatia Travel Guide

Thinking about traveling to Croatia? Ker & Downey breaks down the key tourism regions in the country to ensure an effortless trip. This is Ker & Downey's official Croatia Travel Guide.

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Luxury Tiger Safaris by Ker & Downey

At Ker & Downey, a “safari” extends well beyond the African savannahs.


Bears and Belugas, Oh My!

Travel to Manitoba for a unique summer break spent amid the resident wildlife, on land and below water.

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Is Croatia the New Italy?

Move over Italy... luxury Croatia travel is fast becoming the most sought-out travel experience in Europe. Learn why this Mediterranean gem has become a favorite among Ker & Downey clients.

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Sail Away in These Best Yachting Locations

See more of a destination on one trip when you float the waters on a luxury yacht charter. Here are the best yachting locations around the world with Ker & Downey.

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Azores Bucket List

Ker & Downey has compiled the ultimate Azores bucket list to help kickstart your adventure. Here are the 15 best things to do in the Azores.

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7 Reasons to Travel to Botswana

Botswana is the ultimate safari destination. If you need a reason to travel to Botswana on your next Luxury Botswana Safari, we’ve got 7 of them.

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Everything You Need to Know Before Booking a Botswana Safari

A Botswana safari is a top trip for many, offering some of the best wildlife viewing in the world. Here's what the experts at Ker & Downey want you to know before you plan your safari.


Peru, Our 2024 Destination of the Year

In 2024, we invite you to discover Peru, our Destination of the Year, with Ker & Downey. Peru's rich history, breathtaking landscapes, and vibrant cultures are ripe for exploration.

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Lima Travel Guide

Travel to Peru with Ker & Downey to experience the capital city's historic city center, sweeping waterfront, artistic outer reaches, bohemian Barranco district, and delicious cuisine.

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Best Things to Do in Ireland with Kids

From puffins and ghosts to chocolate and music, these are the best family activities in Ireland.

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Croatia Family Yacht Charter

Six reasons why you should book a luxury yacht charter in Croatia for the whole family.


Best Luxury Hotels in Peru

Here are some of the best luxury hotels in Peru, specifically those under the Relais & Châteaux patronage. These locally owned, boutique luxury hotels promise uncompromising luxury and an authentic sense of place.

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Top Wildlife to See in India

We unveil our top seven extraordinary wildlife sightings in India, some of which must be witnessed to be believed!

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Galapagos Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about travel to the Galapagos Islands: land vs. sea options, vessel considerations, and the best time to travel to the Galapagos.

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Jaguar Safaris in the Pantanal

David Marek, President of Ker & Downey, shares his thoughts on jaguar safaris in the Pantanal, and how it compares to and African safari.

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Unexpected Last Minute Escapes

Our team of travel connoisseurs has scoured the globe to bring you the crème de la crème of last-minute escapes that promise to turn your spontaneous desires into unforgettable journeys.

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All About Lausanne

Experience the best of the Swiss city -- where to stay, what to do, and what to eat and drink.

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Winter Travel Guide

Traveling in winter offers benefits like incredible scenic beauty, fewer crowds, unique activities, cultural experiences, and even holiday festivities. We explore some of our favorite winter getaway experiences that you can plan now. 

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Tunisia: Unknown Africa

Tunisia isn’t the first to come to mind when the continent is mentioned, but there are plenty of reasons why it should be for a traveler seeking something beyond a traditional safari.

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Botswana Luxury Safaris

Botswana is a country of striking physical beauty. A multitude of unique habitats coupled with rich bio-diversity make it an ideal destination for Botswana luxury safaris.

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Where to Travel in 2024

Explore captivating jungles, discover the shimmering kasbahs of the Sahara, and revisit a classic safari spot. Join us as we unveil 2024's hottest travel destinations.

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Great Rift Valley in Kenya

The Rift Valley is one of the most awe-inspiring highlights of Kenya, where the crack has literally cut the country in two and created some of the Kenya’s most spectacular lake systems and wildlife habitats.


Asia and When to Travel

From iconic landmarks like Mount Everest and the Yangtze River to ancient civilizations and vibrant festivals, Asia harmoniously blends tradition with modernity. Discover answers to FAQs and the best times to visit Asia in Ker & Downey's Asia travel guide.

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Best known for its location on Lake Victoria at the source of the Nile, Jinja is a buzzing little city in eastern Uganda that has quickly risen to become the adrenaline capital of East Africa.

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Fiordland Navigator

Experience the inspiring beauty of New Zealand on the Fiordland Navigator. This one-night Doubtful Sound cruise in New Zealand is an exploration of stunning wildlife.

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Ker & Downey Tanzania

Ker & Downey Tanzania is an East African luxury safari outfitter that specializes in legendary classic tented and adventure safaris in exclusive wilderness areas in Tanzania.

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All About the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is the lifeblood of Botswana. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of the Okavango Delta with Ker & Downey's expertly crafted safari experiences.

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Japan's Southern Islands

Visiting Japan's southern islands -- Chogoku, Shikoku, and Kyushu -- adds a new layer of depth and breadth to any vacation in Japan.

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Lake District Travel Guide

Ker & Downey's Nicole Porto traveled to the Lake District in the United Kingdom. Here are her top recommendations in this natural paradise.

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Hot Spots: Luxury Hotels in Croatia

Product Manager Elizabeth Frels explains why you really can have it all with these new luxury hotels in Croatia.  

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Return to Kenya's Wild

Discover three of Ker & Downey’s favorite private Kenyan safari homes in the wilds of Africa.

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A Guide to Booking a Safari in South Africa

Deciding where to safari in Africa can be a difficult decision. However, both East African and South African Safaris have their own unique strengths.  

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An African Safari with Ker & Downey

Everything you need to know to prepare for your upcoming safari with Ker & Downey.

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HGTV Renovation Wild

Follow Grant and Lynsey Cummings as they renovate and rebuild their world-renown safari camps in Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia.

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The Guide: Iguazu Falls

Ker & Downey Product Manager Elizabeth Frels reveals the best of the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls -- where to stay, what to do, and what to eat and drink.

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FAQs about Legal Travel to Cuba

Ker & Downey answers all of your Frequently Asked Questions about legally traveling to Cuba.

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Paradise Found: Lord Howe Island

Just 600 miles to the west of Australia lies the world’s ‘last’ paradise: Lord Howe Island.

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Destinations to Combine with Croatia

Here are four destinations to combine with Croatia for one unforgettable trip.

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Best Time to Travel to Japan

The best time to travel to Japan depends a lot on what you want to see and do. Here's what you should consider for the seasons in Japan.

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Egypt’s Grand Return

Egypt is experiencing its grand return to tourism’s world stage. Experience the best the country has to offer with private travel to Egypt.

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Costa Rica: 2021 Earthshot Prize Winner

Costa Rica was recently named among the first-ever Earthshot Prize winners. Learn why its small size packs a powerful punch.

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Encanto: Colombia Travel Guide

Experience “Colombia, Mi Encanto” like never before with Ker & Downey.

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Best Places to Travel in 2022, by Month

Get your calendars open and start making travel plans. Here are the best places to travel in 2022 by month.

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Epic Chile

Given its diverse geography, impeccable nature, and all-ages access — it’s not surprising to see why Chile is one of South America's most thrilling countries.

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Gather Around the Table: The Best Foodie Experiences in South Korea

From traditional street food to royal court cuisine, these are the best Korean foodie travel experiences in South Korea.

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On Safari in Zambia: Picture Perfect

Ker & Downey president David Marek shares his favorite pictures from his most recent trip to the wilds of Zambia.

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Kruger Safari: Everything you Need to Know

A Kruger safari is a bucket-list trip for many people. Beginning, middle, or end - it’s sure to be a highlight on your itinerary. Here’s everything you need to know about a Kruger safari.

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South African Safari for the Family: Our Top 5 Picks

After 25-plus years of planning and perfecting, we are finally sharing our top five picks for the perfect South African safari for the family.

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The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade

The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade was one for the ages.

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Your South African Safari Guide

This South African safari guide lays out some of the important questions to ask yourself as you are planning your safari.

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Layover Dubai

There's no shortage of things to see in this glittering city in the sand.

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Tracking Wildlife on Mainland Australia’s East Coast

Our tips on how to track and see some of Australia's iconic wildlife on the East coast.

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Top 8 All-American Travel Experiences

We have assembled our Top 8 All-American Travel Experiences. This is “America the Beautiful,” Ker & Downey style.

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The Good Outdoors

If being outside is good for your health, then a trip to the Scottish Highlands with Ker & Downey serves up the best kind of medicine.


Top 7 Reasons Why Families Should Travel to Scotland and Ireland

A Scotland and Ireland family adventure with Ker & Downey showcases why these two countries are a perfect pair for all ages and interests.

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The Ultimate Gourmand’s Guide to Germany

During the last decade, Germany’s culinary scene has blossomed, making the country one of Europe’s most exciting foodie destinations.


Hidden Kingdoms

Product Manager Elizabeth Frels uncovers a rich Maya history deep in the heart of Mexico.

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The Singing Wells

See remote Kenya and the Namunyak region, the only place in the world to see centuries-old Samburu traditions at the singing wells.

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A Journey to Nepal and Bhutan

Ker & Downey Designer Catherine shares highlights and tips from her journey to Nepal and Bhutan.

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Mendoza Through the Grapevine

Take a sip by sip journey through the Mendoza wineries in Argentina, and discover much more than Malbec. As seen in QUEST magazine.

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Top 10 Reasons to Travel to the Galapagos in the Fall

The fall remains one of the best times to visit the Enchanted Islands. Here’s why.

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Where to Experience Istanbul's History

Ancient Constantinople is overflowing with sights. These are the can't-miss places where you can experience Istanbul's history.

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Island Muses

Explore Greece without the crowds, off the beaten path. Ker & Downey's Elizabeth Frels shares her travel secrets with us.

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My Personal Luxury Argentina Vacation

Product Manager Elizabeth Frels explains how she was able to personalize her own luxury Argentine vacation, the Ker & Downey way.

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Traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey

The advantages of traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey: Everything you need to know about Ker & Downey's Support for the Cuban People programs to Cuba.

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London Getaways

These London getaways prove an ideal option for those short on time but in need of some serious R&R.

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Top 10 Croatia Experiences

Ker & Downey presents the very best Croatia experiences, many of which are only available by booking with Ker & Downey.

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Island Life

This string of African islands just off the coast are loaded with history, culture, wildlife, and loads of postcard-perfect beaches to rival any of the world's best.

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Where You Should Spend Next Christmas

Round up the family and head off to this region, where you’ll find timeless treasures to captivate all ages.

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Quick Trip: Guatemala

Three days in Guatemala will only scratch the surface of all there is to see and do, but for a quick getaway from the States, it is an ideal destination.

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Unique Costa Rica Travel Ideas

Ker & Downey offers unique options to jump-start your journey to this Latin American haven.

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Planning a Romantic Luxury Brazil Honeymoon

Here are Ker & Downey’s top recommendations for a luxury Brazil honeymoon.

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Seven Reasons Why You Should Take a Trip to Nicaragua

Picture-perfect beaches, colonial towns, lush rainforests, and an interesting local culture... Here's why Nicaragua should not be overlooked.

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Patagonia’s Big Five

Almost 500 species of animals inhabit Patagonia. Of all of them, the Patagonia Big Five represent the most sought-after wildlife encounters in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park.

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Due South: An Antarctica Honeymoon

Is an Antarctica honeymoon the stuff luxury honeymoon dreams are made of? Austin Mann and Esther Havens Mann find out on their cruise with Quark Expeditions and Ker & Downey.

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A Shoulder Season Safari in Tanzania

Take a luxury shoulder season safari in Tanzania with Ker & Downey for an intimate safari experience away from the crowds.

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Top 5 Peruvian Amazon Experiences

Ker & Downey’s top 5 jungle experiences to add to your next luxury trip to the Peruvian Amazon.

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The Green Season Safari

A green season safari (after the rains, when the grasses are lush & green) with Ker & Downey nets the intrepid explorer a few surprises. 

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Top 7 Reasons to Travel to Argentina NOW

Here are our top 7 reasons why travel to Argentina should be at the top of your list this year.

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Is Craft Beer the New Pisco?

Between colorful Cusco and Machu Picchu sites, the last thing most people would expect to find in Peru is a booming craft beer scene. Yet there most certainly is.

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Buenos Aires, La Belleza

Buenos Aires is definitely a stop everyone should make in Argentina. With Ker & Downey, you’ll experience the best of the city in pure luxury.

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Whale Watching in Iceland

Travel with Ker & Downey to experience whale watching in Iceland in style and luxury aboard a private traditional schooner.

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The Ultimate Australia Bucket List with Ker & Downey

Ker & Downey’s Ultimate Australia Bucket List represents the best of “The Land Down Under”.

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Istanbul Layover

Take a whirlwind spin through the history, style, and culinary crossroads of Türkiye's most alluring metropolis.

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Explore South Africa’s Winelands by Private Helicopter

While the Winelands of South Africa are a quick drive from Cape Town, we think the best way to see them is by air in a private helicopter.

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Fall Travel Ideas

Autumn is undoubtedly one of the best times to travel. Here are our top five places to be during the fall travel season.

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Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica

Explore the Amazon at Inkaterra Reserva Amazonica in Peru.


Galapagos by Land & Sea

The two faces of the Galapagos Islands have never been as easy to explore. Try the Ker & Downey approach by taking a journey by land AND by sea.