Where to go and what to eat in New Zealand for the tastiest time in Kiwi country.
Ker & Downey partners with Explore Ranches as a new way to explore some of the most pristine, privately held land in the United States. By Haley Beham As a child, I remember my dad pulling out a map of Texas and highlighting the quickest route from Houston to the ski slopes of New Mexico or Colorado. The extent of my west Texas travels was driving through it, or around it, to get to the mountains. Although I’m a native Texan through and through, I hadn’t explored much of the Lone Star State beyond its major cities. When my dad […]
Spanning France, Belgium, Germany, and Austria, some of our favorite European Christmas markets are those found off the beaten path.
Product Manager Elizabeth Frels uncovers a rich Maya history deep in the heart of Mexico.
Carve out time before and after a Mekong River cruise to explore Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to make the most of your journey. By Haley Beham As the Mekong River makes its way from the mountains of Tibet to the South China Sea, it snakes past weaving villages, floating markets, and towering temples. At 2,703 miles long, it is one of the longest rivers in the world, and the lifeblood for many in Southeast Asia. Along its lush rural shorelines, you’ll find Buddhist monks and villagers going about their lives, fishermen casting their nets into the water, and local sampans […]
Israel feels like the center of the world geographically and spiritually. The world’s three major religions converge in delicate balance within Jerusalem’s timeworn lanes while the small country’s future blazes ahead in its booming cities. Travel to Jerusalem and beyond with Ker & Downey.
Where to go on safari to avoid the crowds for an experience that’s wholly your own.
After spending time in the bush, switch gears by heading to the Zanzibar beaches for a few days of beachside luxury and serenity.
In our nearly 25 years as a global tour operator, we’ve held fast to our roots in Africa and forged partnerships with safari planners who love the continent, its cultures, and its wildlife as much as we do. Taking a holistic approach to responsible tourism across three countries — Botswana, Kenya, and Zimbabwe — the Great Plains Conservation safari camps remain among our favorites. They continue to innovate in ways that celebrate our connection to Africa, and they work to conserve it for generations of future safari-goers by setting standards for sustainable commercial operations. Their efforts prove that responsible cooperation […]
Foodies are flocking to Mexico, where one of the most beloved global cuisines is reaching new heights with celebrated chefs and bold, local flavors. As seen in Quest Magazine, these are Mexico’s best dishes and dining experiences we’re craving right now.