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Animals of the Arctic

Ker & Downey General Manager Tiffany Dunn shares the "surprise and delight" of her safari-like encounters with the animals of Spitsbergen.


Granddaddy Safari

Ker & Downey client Steve Brandon shares his experience traveling to Kenya on a luxury Kenya family safari with his grandkids, his children, and their spouses.

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A Solo Safari Made Simple

Thinking about traveling alone? We spoke with our client who traveled on a solo safari to South Africa.

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Secrets of Peru

Ker & Downey’s Director of Marketing shares her secrets of Peru and her favorite “off the beaten path” experiences you can do beyond Machu Picchu.

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A Marine Safari in South Africa

David Marek shares his South Africa marine safari experience while at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve with his Ker & Downey small group tour.

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Royal Chundu Island Lodge

Experience Royal Chundu Island Lodge, a luxury safari camp on the Zambezi River, with Ker & Downey luxury safaris to Zambia.

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A Southern Africa Luxury Safari with Friends

Ker & Downey President David Marek reflects on his luxury safari with friends to Zambia and South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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South Africa and Zambia Safari: Our Trip to Africa

A South Africa and Zambia safari with Ker & Downey starting in Zambia's national parks and ending with a South Africa safari of note.

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Catskills Revival

Ker & Downey designer Catherine Brown trades in international glam for a truly memorable active adventure closer to home in the Catskills.

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Senses By the Sea

There were many pleasant surprises for Ker & Downey’s Stephanie and Tess on a life-changing (and mouthwatering) trip to Croatia.

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Visiting South Korea with Ker & Downey

What you shouldn't miss when visiting South Korea. Ker & Downey's Vanessa Niven shares the highlights from her trip to South Korea.

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A Journey to Nepal and Bhutan

Ker & Downey Designer Catherine shares highlights and tips from her journey to Nepal and Bhutan.

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My Personal Luxury Argentina Vacation

Product Manager Elizabeth Frels explains how she was able to personalize her own luxury Argentine vacation, the Ker & Downey way.

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Mythical Journey: Travel to Southern Iceland

Trading in her safari attire for winter gear, Ker & Downey’s Nicky Brandon travels to southern Iceland, the Land of Fire and Ice.

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Vintage French Luxury

Experience vintage French luxury in the heart of one of the most romantic destinations in the world.

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A Kenya Safari During the Short Rains

If you approach a safari in the “short rains” season with a sense of flexibility and adventure, you’ll be rewarded with memories to last a lifetime.

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Due South: An Antarctica Honeymoon

Is an Antarctica honeymoon the stuff luxury honeymoon dreams are made of? Austin Mann and Esther Havens Mann find out on their cruise with Quark Expeditions and Ker & Downey.

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Journey to Japan

Join Ker & Downey on a fascinating journey to Japan spanning north to south from Hokkaido to Tokyo.

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Discovering Your Heritage - A Woman's Journey to Discover Her Late Husband's Heritage

President David Marek's mother takes a journey to the Czech Republic with her brother to discover her late husband's heritage. 

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The Power of Pachamama: Experiencing Peru’s Ancient Traditions

Ker & Downey’s Elizabeth Frels travels to Peru where she participates in a Pachamama (Mother Earth) Ceremony.


Awe of the Amazon

Ker & Downey's Amy Willis spent a year traveling the world. Here she shares her experience aboard the Aria Amazon in Peru.

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Exploring the Real Cuba with Ker & Downey

Ker & Downey clients recount their favorite experiences in Cuba and why traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey can truly make all the difference.

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My Personal African Safari Journal

Ker & Downey President David Marek reflects on his African safari to Mara Expedition Camp and Mara Plains in Kenya with his wife Gana.