Category: Travel Diary

Oregon Winter Vacation

Oregon Winter Vacation

This 13-day Luxury Oregon Winter Vacation showcases the breadth of activities and exclusive activities available in Oregon during the winter months.

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A Marine Safari in South Africa

A Marine Safari in South Africa

In part three, David Marek shares his South Africa marine safari experience while at Grootbos Private Nature Reserve. This is part three in a three-part series from President David Marek on his small group trip to Zambia and South Africa. Get caught up on the journey with part one and part two.

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Alaska Adventure - The New Frontier

Alaska Adventure – The New Frontier

An isolated wilderness, Alaska is home to some of the world’s largest national parks and most pristine natural beauty. An Alaska adventure is perfect for enthusiasts of all ages willing to forge through its wild terrain. Travel photographer Austin Mann recently explored the raw nature of Alaska capturing its beauty with his lens. Mann stayed at the remote Winterlake Lodge, accessible via floatplane, helicopter, or dogsled. He also visited its sister property, Tutka Bay Lodge, which is accessible primarily by boat. Winterlake Lodge is open from June to October and from mid-January through April. Tutka Bay Lodge is open June through […]

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From Russia with Love

From Russia with Love

Ker & Downey designer Jeanne Stayton traveled to Russia where she discovered the beauty of both Moscow and St. Petersburg. These cities were not awash with cement-Stalin-esque buildings like some might think, but instead plenty of pale pastel buildings. And the Metro stations, she says, “were museum-like and built that way to encourage use.” To get the most out of your Russia luxury travel adventure, you’ll want a private guide who can help you avoid large tour groups.

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MJ's Trip to Namibia

MJ’s Trip to Namibia

Ker & Downey designer MJ Eraci recently took a trip to Namibia and combined it with a few days in Cape Town, South Africa. Of her stay in Namibia, she said, “Namibia is different than other destinations. You feel the wide open spaces, remoteness, and variety of landscapes like no place I have ever been. The people are warm and amazing.”

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