Category: Destinations

Visit the Sarara Singing Wells

Visit the Sarara Singing Wells

Come with us to remote Kenya and the Namunyak Wildlife Conversation Trust to discover the only place in the world to see the traditions at the singing wells. Unchanged and un-photographed for centuries, this Samburu ritual matches the Great Migration in its rare and captivating nature.

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5 Things Not to Miss in Argentina

5 Things Not to Miss in Argentina

In part two of Laurel’s journey, she’s sharing five things not to miss in Argentina. Written by Laurel Delp and appearing in QUEST magazine. Buenos Aires Legendary as the city is, first-time visitors are always surprised by its diversity. First, don’t expect Spanish colonial architecture; once they’d overthrown the Spanish, Argentinians favored Belle Epoque French architecture. The city is full of charming neighborhoods, each with its own personality, and there are wonderful restaurants throughout. And yes, you can learn to tango. But Buenos Aires is so much more than a dance! Recoleta is where you’ll find almost all the five-star […]

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Mendoza Through the Grapevine

Mendoza Through the Grapevine

Take a sip by sip journey through Mendoza, Argentina, and discover much more than Malbec. Written by Laurel Delp, appearing in QUEST magazine The flight from Buenos Aires was early, but my driver was waiting for me at Mendoza city’s small but modern new airport. Winds were just kicking up as we left, turning onto Route 40, one of the longest highways in the world, for the three-hour drive to San Rafael at the southern end of Mendoza province, which lies in the center west of Argentina. To the east, the Andes towered over our route. We passed towns marking […]

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Secret Shopper - A Guide to Shopping in Rome

Secret Shopper – A Guide to Shopping in Rome

A high point of any Roman holiday is strolling cobblestone streets in search of treasures. Your finds range from incredible antiques and artworks to artisan-run boutiques, where you’ll often see makers handcrafting their wares through storefront windows late into the night. As seen in Quest Magazine, this is where to find the best shopping in Rome.

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Where to Experience Istanbul's History

Where to Experience Istanbul’s History

Istanbul’s skyline is a sight to behold. Its Ottoman mosques and Byzantine churches tell a tale of two continents and the empires that sought to take control of this ancient city locked between Asia and Europe. Ancient Constantinople is overflowing with sights, and these are the can’t-miss places where you can experience Istanbul’s history.

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Four Reasons You Should Visit Bangkok

Four Reasons You Should Visit Bangkok

There are many reasons why Bangkok tops a lot of traveler’s must-see lists. The Thai capital has a little bit of everything to suit your taste: think splashy rooftop pools and parties, mouthwatering cuisine, and a fascinating blend of both the past and present. These are just a few reasons you should visit Bangkok.

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Chasing Pura Vida: Costa Rica Luxury Travel

Chasing Pura Vida: Costa Rica Luxury Travel

Ker & Downey Concierge and intrepid traveler Christine Guild has spent a lot of time in Costa Rica; she lived there for a year before joining the Ker & Downey team. She recently did some traveling around the familiar-to-her country to check out some of the beautiful Costa Rica luxury properties. Also on the agenda: soaking up some sun barefoot and exploring the country through adventurous excursions. We caught up with her after her trip to discuss the highlights of her Costa Rica luxury journey.

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