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World Travel for the Whole Family

World Travel for the Whole Family

Traveling with family takes a bit of finesse, and finding a destination that is enjoyable and offers flexibility for each family member can be a daunting task. It’s a challenge the experts at Ker & Downey regularly accept. With Spring Break on the horizon and summer vacation not far behind, get a head start on your family travel plans and contact us before the rush. Ker & Downey Family Safari | Botswana Recently honored as the Best Family Safari Experience in Africa, this Botswana family of camps is the perfect match for families ready to explore this rich, lush region. […]

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Experiential Journeys for 2015

Experiential Journeys for 2015

Ker & Downey’s inspiring journeys take you to the heart of a destination via completely unique experiences. Encountering fascinating cultures, going off the grid, and sharing life-changing moments with the ones you cherish: this is what it means to truly travel. Be inspired to create your own experiential adventure, and contact us now to begin turning your inspiration into reality. Practice Calligraphy | Diverse China From the “ground operas” of the Old Han to the calligraphy mastery of the Wangche Bouyei, this cultural journey to smaller villages perfectly balances China’s ancient grandeur. Meet the Himba | Experience Namibia Interact with […]

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Culinary Inspiration

Culinary Inspiration

In the USA the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, a time for family gatherings and splendid presentations of seasonal favorites. At Ker & Downey fine dining is a benchmark of our custom journeys, and we consider destinations rich in culinary culture with the festive season in mind. Browse our culinary journeys for further inspiration and contact us now to whet your appetite for world travel. Vila Vita Parc | Portugal One of six dining options in the resort, Ocean is a recipient of two Michelin stars and boasts a seasonal gourmet menu conceived by Executive Chef Hans Neuner. Fresh seafood, […]

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Stunning Southeast Asia

Stunning Southeast Asia

Seeing the history, beauty, and rich cultural landscape of Southeast Asia should be on your radar, and winter is the perfect time to journey to this corner of the globe. Consider Cambodia, home of world-renowned Angkor Wat, and enigmatic Myanmar, boasting a landscape rich in natural and man-made beauty. Ker & Downey presents both destinations and more from Southeast Asia in completely-custom and authentic fashion. Contact us now to start planning your visit. Jewels of Burma | Myanmar Experience the Grand Four: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, and Inle Lake on a one-of-a-kind, exclusive discovery of Myanmar’s mysterious past and fascinating present […]

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Winter Escapes

Winter Escapes

Embrace the cooler weather and head for ice and snow of some of our favorite destinations. Beautiful natural scenery begs to be explored in these two outdoor havens, perfect for intrepid travelers. Contact us to begin planning your own winter escape. Chile & Argentina | Patagonia Set off on an hike across the Perito Moreno Glacier, a kayak excursion past Glacier Grey, and stunning outdoor activities in a chilly expedition through Patagonia with our Patagonia Escape. Georgia | Greater Caucasus Hit the slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, and opt for a helicopter flight over the range to reach choice […]

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Fine Wines of Australia and New Zealand

Fine Wines of Australia and New Zealand

Toast to the magnificent wines from down under and savor the beauty of Australia and New Zealand – two distinct destinations that beg to be explored. Contact us to begin your journey and discover a wealth of wines and culinary pursuits with Ker & Downey. Barossa Valley, Australia Visit the Peter Lehmann and Torbeck wineries in Barossa Valley, the premier winemaking region of Australia often praised for its Shiraz and Reisling varietals. Taste these and more on all-day wine country tasting adventures with our Australia Dreamtime journey. Marlborough, New Zealand Head to the South Island of New Zealand with our New Zealand […]

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South America: Plan Your Year-End Travel

The northern hemisphere’s winter is summer in South America, and now is the perfect time to book an end of year escape of a different kind with Ker & Downey. From authentic cultural experiences in peaceful locations to vibrant locales with adventure-ready beaches, our suggestions cover it all. Ready to go? Contact us before the holiday rush begins. Peru | Delfin I With room for eight and the river always at your doorstep, friends and families will find an authentic Peruvian Amazon experience aboard this luxury cruise. Argentina | Eolo Just a quick jaunt from Los Glaciares National Park and the charming […]

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Chilean Getaway

Chilean Getaway

Eight incredible days in Chile reveal the historic beauty of Santiago, the timeless wonders of the Atacama Desert, and the abundance of the country’s epicurean delights. This memorable journey is exclusive to Ker & Downey. contact us now to begin planning your unforgettable trip to Chile. Wine Tasting in Santiago Enjoy private wine tastings in Santiago and the surrounding countryside, including an exclusive visit to Matetic Vineyard. Outdoor Exploration at Atacama Stay at Awasi Atacama and trek through the incredible landscape of the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert. For more information about the Chilean Getaway, please contact […]

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Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Journey beyond the land to experience exciting and unique adventures in the some of the most beautiful waters of our world. Snorkel, dive, and paddle your way through the waters to uncover treasures deep below the surface and discover remote islands. Contact us today to begin planning your water adventure.

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Icons of Portugal and Spain

Icons of Portugal and Spain

Discover incredible European delights, medieval history, and a warm, welcoming culture on this luxurious 14-day journey through the Iberian Peninsula. Portugal and Spain come to life with private cruises, tours of the medieval towns, and cultural excursions that peek into everyday life. Private Cruise on Douro River Take a private lunch cruise on the Douro River to see the terraced vineyards, old manor houses, and villages among one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Private Cooking Class Chef Pilar Latorre welcomes you to her home for a unique cooking class in her atelier where you’ll prepare and enjoy […]

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