Category: Inspiration

The Happiest Places on Earth

The Happiest Places on Earth

Each year the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network publishes the World Happiness Report. For the past four years, Finland has taken top honors. The report is less about how happy people are, but rather, how content they are with their lives. While the report gives some general insight into how each country’s citizens perceive their own happiness, we thought it would be fun to poll our staff and see what they believe are the happiest places on earth based on their travels. Argentina “I always refer to Argentina as my ‘happy place.’ Every time I land in Argentina — […]

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Family Bucket list Travel

Family Bucket list Travel

Have you ever taken the time to plan out a family bucket list for your family? Whether you’re a parent or grand-parent, there is always time to make plans for your future that involve traveling with the entire family.

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No Man is an Island

No Man is an Island

Social impact travel is a growing term in the travel industry. This new trend focuses on making a positive impact on local communities through discovering and respecting local cultures and the environment. In this article from Quest Magazine, Haley Beham looks at four of Ker & Downey’s partners and how they are making a difference in their community.

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The Most Read Blogs of 2021

The Most Read Blogs of 2021

It’s hard to believe another year is drawing to a close. Yet here we are, rounding up our most read blogs of 2021. From inspiration for your next safari to where to travel for the holidays, this is what you enjoyed reading most this year. 

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5 Worldwide Festivals and Events to Travel For

5 Worldwide Festivals and Events to Travel For

Festivals and events around the world give great insight into a community and culture. While we live in an age of virtual events, you can’t truly experience some things unless you’re there. In this roundup, you’ll find some of the most exclusive events and biggest festivals around the world. And one only happens every ten years. These are the festivals and events around the world that are worth traveling for in 2022.

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The Best Festivals and Events Around the World

The Best Festivals and Events Around the World

It would be impossible to list all the worldwide festivals and events. To help you plan, we’ve hand-selected a number of festivals and events you shouldn’t miss. Whether you are looking to celebrate a holiday, explore a culture, take in the art, sample food, or connect with a community, there’s something on this list for everyone. You’ll find some of the biggest festivals in the world (we’re looking at you Carnival), to the more exclusive events (like the Doge’s Ball in Venice). Celebrate big in 2022.

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Spa Towns of Europe

Spa Towns of Europe

Recently listed among the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the spa towns of Europe boast a storied past. In the 18th and 19th centuries, European physicians often told their patients to “take to the waters” of an isolated town with natural spring waters. Thus European spa culture arose as a coveted retreat for the region’s elite. In its heyday, approximately 600 major European spa towns popped up across the continent. Each featured iconic resorts, pump rooms, drinking halls, stunning architecture, curated gardens, and world-class spa facilities.  Spa Towns of Europe Today, only a handful of these Spa Towns of Europe remain in […]

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Where to Travel in December

Where to Travel in December

Start a new holiday tradition this year at one of these December travel destinations. Create lasting memories with a trip to one of the best places to travel in December. It’s a great month for safaris too. 

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The Best Travel Experiences Around the World

The Best Travel Experiences Around the World

We’ve scoured the globe to find the absolute best travel experiences around the world. Whether you’re looking for a little adventure like helicopter flights over some of the most scenic landscapes in the world, or yachting in the Caribbean, we’ve got you covered. You’ll also find some experiences that only happen once a year and historical and cultural tours everyone should experience once in their lives. No matter where you want to go, we have a travel experience you’ll love. These are the absolute best travel experiences around the world.

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