Category: Inspiration

Where to Experience the Silk Road

Where to Experience the Silk Road

Long before planes, trains, and automobiles existed, goods were traded along the Silk Road. Spices, fabrics, food, and frankincense made their way along this route carried on foot and on camel and horseback. Journeys were long and difficult, passing through various climates, shifting sands, snow-covered fields, and through soaring mountains, always pushing toward the shimmering horizon. Bustling cities and bazaars bursting with intellectuals, artists, and merchants popped up along the routes and provided the perfect petri dish where nomads of different religions, languages, and cultures, met and infused new ideas together. The Silk Road was actually a web of various routes that […]

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The Top 7 Canopy Walkways in the World

The Top 7 Canopy Walkways in the World

Canopy walkways give you a chance to see the world from a different angle. Get eye-level with primates and bird species, see the forest floor from above, and test your adventurous spirit. These are our top canopy walkways around the world. Nyungwe House, a partner hotel of One&Only | Rwanda Nyungwe Forest National Park shelters over 25 percent of Africa’s primate species and there’s no better way to experience them than the canopy walk through the park. It’s suspended 130 feet above the ground and stretches for 295, getting you eye level with primate species like the L’Hoest’s monkey, owl-faced […]

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The World's Most Colorful Cities

The World’s Most Colorful Cities

Warning: you might feel green with envy when you see our list of the world’s most colorful cities. Drab isn’t fab in these perfectly painted places… they’re making us feel blue that we aren’t there right now.

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Morocco's Most Photo Worthy Spots

Morocco’s Most Photo Worthy Spots

Sun, sand, spices, and a deeply fascinating culture splashed with vibrant colors and gorgeous architecture make Morocco a photographer’s dream. It’s truly difficult to narrow in on what’s most picture-worthy, but here are some of Ker & Downey’s favorites.

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