Category: Inspiration

From Egypt to India, Around the World in 80 Days

From Egypt to India, Around the World in 80 Days

French writer Jules Verne published Around The World in 80 Days in 1873. It is a story about a gentleman named Phileas Fogg who is challenged by his peers to travel the globe in a specific amount of time. The adventure novel takes readers to many far flung cities and countries. Ker & Downey shares our favorite destinations pulled straight from the pages of this classic novel.

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Fall Travel Guide

Fall Travel Guide

Ker & Downey’s fall travel guide reveals the best places to get away this fall. Pack your bags! The fall travel season is upon us. Here is Ker & Downey’s fall travel guide for the best places to go this fall. Adventure Fall Travel Guide Namibia | Seek out the stark landscapes and vast wilderness of Namibia, with its dry, twisted trees,  sand dunes of red, orange and yellow, and scattered bush vegetation on our journeys to the isolated region. Travel to Namibia in the fall when the weather turns nice and the wildlife is out and about, making it easier […]

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Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

There’s nothing like diving into a refreshing pool of water when the weather warms up. Summer calls for chilled cocktails, colorful swimsuits, and blazing sunsets enjoyed poolside. We’ve got a list of some of the world’s must-see unique pools that will make any journey go swimmingly.

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Street Food Meccas: The Best Cities for Roadside Eats

Street Food Meccas: The Best Cities for Roadside Eats

Taste buds rejoice! From Bombay to Bangkok, casual street eats are essentials for locals. Dig in with Ker & Downey and experience the wonder of the world’s street food. You will get an insider peek at the local culinary heritage and the sights and sounds of everyday life, escorted by a guide who knows just where to go—and what to avoid. Let us take you on a foodie journey across the globe in search of the mouth-watering grub served up roadside.

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Following in the Footsteps of the Royals: A Guide to Royal London

Following in the Footsteps of the Royals: A Guide to Royal London

In 2011 when Kate Middleton married Prince William, I actually moved my mattress into my living room to get a little shut eye, then wake up while it was still dark to watch the Royal wedding and all of the before and after coverage from the comfort of my “bed.” I was obsessed and child-free, so a sleepless night wasn’t so much of a big deal then as it is now. I can safely say that I will not be moving a mattress into my living room for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s wedding (though he was always my favorite), […]

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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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