The term “revenge travel” is on the rise. But what is it, and is this how we should be taking our vengeance as thoughtful travelers?
Hiking is unquestionably a great way to explore the world. Not only that, it’s one of the best things you can do for your mind and body. Taking the time to slow down and experience the sights, sounds, and smells around you gives you a greater appreciation of a place. And it certainly brightens any mood. With so much of the world to see, where do you start? We’ve narrowed it down to six of the best hikes in the world. Start exploring.
Trekking vs. hiking – what’s the difference? While hiking generally refers to long walks in a natural environment and usually on a trail, trekking, on the other hand, is more strenuous and often involves multiple days. Trekking is thrilling, strenuous, and sometime adrenaline-pumping. It is not adventure light. For the truly adventurous, we’ve gathered six of the best treks in the world.
Luxury multigenerational travel with Ker & Downey means experiences everyone in the family can enjoy – from snorkeling in the Galapagos to ranger skills training in the Okavango. Here are eight of our top places for luxury multigenerational travel. They will get you started in planning the perfect family getaway. Multigenerational travel is on the rise. Now more than ever, families are seeking to have meaningful experiences with each other – and that includes everyone. Grandparents, parents, kids and sometimes even extended family member like aunts, uncles, and cousins are opting to “getaway” together. But how do you ensure that […]
South African apartheid created a storied past of both struggle and triumph. We share South Africa’s most famous 20th-century historical sites and where to see them.
The Grootbos Florilegium project aims to showcase the unique specimens of the Cape Floral Kingdom. Through the project, it hopes to preserve and celebrate the region’s botanical wonders.
The best of Latin America’s newest hotel openings, revamps, and the latest travel news out of Latin America The Best of Latin America’s Newest Hot Properties Sofitel Barú Calablanca, Colombia Cartagena has long attracted travelers to discover its undeniably incredible art, culture, cuisine, and history. But with the opening of Sofitel Barú Calablanca just off the coast of Cartagena on the island of Barú, luxury travelers have another reason to visit. The Sofitel Barú Calablanca was designed to combine natural seaside materials and local artisanal décor with Sofitel’s renowned French sophistication. Each of its 187 rooms and suites face the […]
Here are a Ker & Downey’s top picks in Latin America right now.
There’s a reason travel destinations are popular. While they are beloved by many travelers, they are getting harder to access or have become overcrowded. Here are eight of the world’s most popular travel destinations and where to go instead. The World’s Most Popular Travel Destinations and Where You Should Go Instead Romania Instead of Germany For history buffs, it’s understandable why Germany would be on your list. But have you considered Romania to travel to instead? It has a deep WW2 history, as well as an abundance of castles and fortified churches to rival Germany’s. Plus, it has nature, wildlife […]
Ker & Downey’s Colombia Travel Guide highlights the locations, lore, and culture brought to life by the hit animated film Encanto.