A few years ago we profiled Michelle Sole, a former female guide for Marataba Safari Lodge. Since then, she left Marataba to spend a year traveling the world. Here she shares her experiences tracking the abundant Australian wildlife for photographs. Australia is well known for its weird and wonderful wildlife. As a wildlife fanatic I found myself researching the best possible places to see some of Australia’s iconic wildlife. I get a thrill tracking and then photographing animals in their natural environment. Of course, finding animals in the wild requires above all else patience. Australia is massive and with time […]
Fly Camping: An In-Tents Travel Experience for the Adventurous
Explore the great outdoors without sacrificing luxury or comfort on an American Safari Camp adventure with Ker & Downey. This is an epic family camping experience like no other.
Explore the open road with Ker & Downey’s most scenic drives in the world. Ready to get your motor running? Add one of these scenic drives to your next Ker & Downey journey! The Great American Road Trip Going-to-the-Sun-Road, Montana | Does the idea of driving across America conjure up images of a station wagon full of kids? It’s the great American pastime with miles and miles of open road to explore. Arguably, the most beautiful road in all of America is the Going-to-the-Sun-Road in Montana. It spans the width of Glacier National Park, crosses the Continental Divide, and winds […]
From sea to shining sea, the United States of America is a giant tapestry of beauty and wonder waiting to be explored. We have assembled our Top 8 All-American Travel Experiences because this is “America the Beautiful,” Ker & Downey style. Sonoma Valley, California Taste your way through Sonoma County for a tour through a handpicked selection of private vineyards and tasting rooms. The Sonoma Valley is home to some of the earliest vineyards in country making for a luxurious All-American travel experience. Iditarod Trail, Alaska Alaska’s historic Iditarod Trail plays host to the annual Iditarod Great Sled Race — […]
Royal Chundu’s Tina Aponte shares her beautiful tablescape ideas and the importance of meaningful dining experiences.
I’ve always had travel dreams, ever since I was little.
Ker & Downey President David Marek reflects on the first family safari his family took to Botswana over 26 years ago.
As part of their six-course tasting menu, Royal Chundu wanted guests to taste Zambia. They designed the menu to be inspired by the region, to echo the land. For the final course, however, the chefs has to get creative. Because Zambia does not have a traditional dessert to call its own, the team created one – Zambia’s first dessert.
Celebrate the bond between father and son. Explore our favorite father-son trips from around the world. And in case you missed it, be sure to check out our favorite mother-daughter trips for a girl’s getaway. Whisky Tasting in Scotland You will know you’ve reached “man status” when you share a drink with your dad. Celebrate your relationship by swapping family stories over the ‘king o’ drinks’ in Scotland, home to over 125 distilleries. You’ll have a chance to taste the unique nuances of each region’s flavors with private tastings at some of the country’s very best brands of Whisky – […]