Category: Inspiration

7 Trips to Book a Year in Advance

7 Trips to Book a Year in Advance

We like spontaneity just as much as the next person. There’s nothing more thrilling than a last minute getaway. But some trips require (and deserve!) more time to plan. Wildly popular, extremely exclusive, or difficult to get to destinations demand a little more forethought and expertise during the planning stages. Here are seven trips to book a year in advance – at least!

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Cape Town Safari: 2021 is the Year to Go

Cape Town Safari: 2021 is the Year to Go

South Africa travel is easily a safari hot spot with Cape Town being the perfect launching pad. A lot of us only think of the Kruger area and assume that Cape Town, despite being a beautiful city with Table Mountain, is merely a stopping point to get to the Winelands.  There are actually a plenty of activities that make Cape Town a safari destination in its own right.

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The Best Travel Books to Feed Your Wanderlust

The Best Travel Books to Feed Your Wanderlust

Stuck at home? Here is our recommendation of the best travel books to feed your wanderlust until you can take your next adventure. From harrowing journeys to tales of whimsy, these selections are bursting at the seams with inspiration for a future trip.

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How to Make a Travel Vision Board

How to Make a Travel Vision Board

It goes without saying that we’re a bunch of travelers over at Ker & Downey, so not being able to hop on a plane to some exotic locale or bustling city is hard for us, as it is for so many of you. We are eagerly looking forward to when we are free to wander this wonderful world again. In the meantime, we can use our imagination to whisk us off to faraway places. We’re dreaming of so many destinations to explore (Rajasthan, West Africa, Brazil, and Croatia, just to name a tiny few). Because a lot of us are […]

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Top 5 African Safari Experiences

Top 5 African Safari Experiences

Africa offers so many unique choices for your next African safari.  Whether you want to kick back on the beach after searching for the Big Five or trek through mist-laden forests to see the gorillas, we’ve got you covered in our list of can’t miss African safari experiences.

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Long Layover in Panama - Stopover Panama

Long Layover in Panama – Stopover Panama

When you think of long layovers, it’s likely you first think of popular travel hubs like London, Amsterdam, Paris, and Dubai. Even Iceland has become an exciting layover hot spot en route to and from Europe thanks to Icelandair’s attractive stopover program. But what about travelers heading south? Outside of Lima and Santiago, there hasn’t been an easy layover destination with bucket list appeal. COPA Airlines is hoping to change that with their recent announcement of their “Stopover Panama” campaign.

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The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.

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Travel in the Year of the Rat

Travel in the Year of the Rat

For Lunar New Year 2020, the world welcomes the Year of the Rat. In the Chinese zodiac, the rat has strong connections to nature, fertility, and the midnight hours. Using these qualities as our inspiration, let us tell you where in the world it’s best to travel during the Year of the Rat.

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