Category: Travel Tips

Women's Safari Packing List

Women’s Safari Packing List

Our clients often ask us what they should pack for a safari. Our women’s safari packing list gives you a good guideline for a 10-14 day safari in southern and eastern Africa (excluding a Kilimanjaro hike). The number one thing to consider when packing for a safari is to avoid overpacking. Small chartered flights on safari adhere to strict weight restrictions for all luggage.

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9 Packing Tips to Get You Through the Airport Quickly

9 Packing Tips to Get You Through the Airport Quickly

Is my passport in order? Do I have everything I need? How long will it take me to get through security? What if my flight is delayed and I miss my connection? Air travel might be the most stressful part of every trip. In the first post of our air travel series, we took a look at the 8 Pre-Trip travel preparations to make before you even arrive at the airport. In this post, our Air Department is sharing their top packing tips to make getting through the airport a breeze.

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Why You Should Travel to Uruguay

Why You Should Travel to Uruguay

After her recent visit to Uruguay, Ker & Downey’s Tiffany DeSalvo shares why the country should be next on your travel bucket list. Why Uruguay? Uruguay is sandwiched between Brazil and Argentina and is one of the best-kept secrets in Latin America. Because not many people think if it when planning a journey to Latin America, it has a more “off the beaten path” feel to it. The country is safe, politically and socially stable, and has little economic disparity. It’s a socially-progressive country with great infrastructure. And lastly, the food and wine throughout the country is amazing.

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Your Best Bets On a Journey to Uganda

Your Best Bets On a Journey to Uganda

Uganda is sometimes overlooked by those searching for a safari experience. But Ker & Downey travel designer Cherie Tann says it’s an east African country worth exploring for its spectacular landscapes, gorilla and chimp treks, and friendly people. She shares the top spots to visit on a journey to Uganda.  As told to Rina Chandarana.

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Top Places to See African Wild Dog

Top Places to See African Wild Dog

Elusive and increasingly threatened, the African wild dog is a coveted sighting while on safari. Some of our favorite safari camps throughout eastern and southern Africa are among the top places to see African wild dog.

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