Category: Inspiration

South African Food You Must Taste

South African Food You Must Taste

With its multicultural mix of residents, it’s no wonder that the South African food menu is a delicious foray into its history and people. When you travel to South Africa with Ker & Downey, we have a few ideas of some South African food you should taste before or after a safari. Our South African Designer Ken Hermer shares some tips on what to eat when you visit Cape Town. “Having grown up in South Africa,” he says, “describing all these delicious foods have brought back the best of memories.”

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Frozen Locations to Visit

Frozen Locations to Visit

Baby, it’s cold outside… but that’s not stopping us from wanting to travel to some frozen locations inspired by Disney’s Frozen 2. Let Ker & Downey whisk you off to these magical, snow-dusted destinations with adventure and natural beauty aplenty.

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Holiday In The Wild: Elephants, Romance, and Conservation

Holiday In The Wild: Elephants, Romance, and Conservation

Do you feel the Christmas spirit yet? Holiday in the Wild, Netflix’s new romantic comedy starring Rob Lowe and Kristin Davis, can help put you in the mood. Filmed in Zambia and South Africa, the movie features two of our favorite year-round safari locations, and calls attention to the ongoing conservation efforts in the region. Go ahead, settle in for a feel-good flick that will leave you longing for a safari for two.

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The Best Travel Gifts for Kids Who Love to Explore

The Best Travel Gifts for Kids Who Love to Explore

It’s that time of year again. Kids are making Christmas lists; parents are secretly donating last year’s seldom played-with Christmas gifts. Break out of the cycle by giving your children gifts they’ll actually use on your next family vacation. Here are the best travel gifts for kids who love to explore the world. By Haley Beham

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Give Now, Travel Later

Give Now, Travel Later

As the festive season approaches every year, our expert travel designers are enlisted by creative gift-givers. Their request? Help with giving the gift of travel. If you want to wow your friends and family by treating them to a future trip, take a peek at our top picks for places to book now and travel to after the holidays.

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Plan Your Family Christmas Vacation in 2019

Plan Your Family Christmas Vacation in 2019

Plan your family Christmas vacation 2019 before it’s too late, since the holidays are fast approaching. Ditch the usual presents and give the gift of travel this year instead. With options fit for the whole family, designing your journey with us will open a magical world of travel to your loved ones. Get inspired to make this a holiday your family will cherish forever.

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Luxury Tented Camps: The Top 10

Luxury Tented Camps: The Top 10

Luxury tented camps, also known as glamorous camping, or “glamping” for short, offer a modern take on a classic experience. Where camping in a traditional tents allows you to escape the city and get closer to nature, luxury tented camps allow you to do just that, without sacrificing luxury or comfort. It might even make you feel more alive to hear an elephant snacking on a nearby tree with only a wall of canvas to separate you. We believe everyone should take the time to slow down and escape, but not leave behind our favorite creature comforts like luxury linens and soaking tubs! […]

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How To See The Real Downton Abbey

How To See The Real Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey premiered stateside in January 2011, creating a cultural buzz and converting many Americans to die-hard Anglophiles. The premier of the much-anticipated Downton Abbey feature film has reawakened the love for the series, its characters, and its sweeping scenery. Travel with Ker & Downey to combine your Downton admiration with a varied exploration of the United Kingdom.

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