Category: Inspiration

Binge-Worthy Travel Movies

Binge-Worthy Travel Movies

Travel the world without ever leaving home. Add these binge-worthy travel movies and documentaries to your queue and transport yourself to a whole new world. This is armchair travel at its most indulgent.

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World Traveler: Meet Rachel

World Traveler: Meet Rachel

Meet Rachel Morris, world traveler. Rachel has been to 34 countries, so it’s hard for her to pin down a favorite place to travel. We chatted with Rachel to find out more about what sparks her wanderlust.

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A Virtual African Safari

A Virtual African Safari

It’s hard to narrow in on an African country to visit, so maybe a virtual African safari will help. The massive continent has so much to choose from. We’ve got way too many favorites including Namibia’s hauntingly beautiful Skeleton Coast. There’s also Rwanda’s gorilla trekking. West Africa’s fascinating cultures is something to see. But one African experience that we keep going back to, time and time again, is a traditional safari. In case you are trying to decide if you should go or not, maybe this virtual African safari will give you a little inspiration.

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Plan Your Family Christmas Vacation in 2020

Plan Your Family Christmas Vacation in 2020

There is no better time to start planning your family Christmas vacation in 2020. Ditch the usual presents and give the most sought after gift of all — freedom to explore the world again. With options fit for the whole family and private accommodations away from the crowds, designing your journey with us will make this a holiday to cherish forever.

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The Cure for Cabin Fever

The Cure for Cabin Fever

Is social distancing the new normal? It’s a reality for now, but only a season. While we’re all staying safe at home, cabin fever is sure to set in. Read on for Ker & Downey’s antidotes and some inspiration for you to isolate in luxury. We’ll continue to update this page with ideas from our Ker & Downey team and partners, so bookmark it for easy access to ideas to pass your time.

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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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