African Bush Camps founder Beks Ndlovu is redefining what luxury in the bush looks like.
You don’t have to be a professional photographer to get a great shot on an African safari. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of being in the right spot at the right time.
It goes without saying that we’re a bunch of travelers over at Ker & Downey, so not being able to hop on a plane to some exotic locale or bustling city is hard for us, as it is for so many of you. We are eagerly looking forward to when we are free to wander this wonderful world again. In the meantime, we can use our imagination to whisk us off to faraway places. We’re dreaming of so many destinations to explore (Rajasthan, West Africa, Brazil, and Croatia, just to name a tiny few). Because a lot of us are […]
Africa offers so many unique choices for your next African safari. You can kick back on the beach after searching for the Big Five. Or trek through mist-laden forests to see the gorillas. No matter your choice, we have you covered in our list of African safari experiences you cannot miss.
The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.
We share highlights from the whole world here on the Ker & Downey blog, and it’s our pleasure to bring you travel stories that inspire. Here’s what you read the most of in 2019. Which story was your favorite?
With its multicultural mix of residents, it’s no wonder that the South African food menu is a delicious foray into its history and people. When you travel to South Africa with Ker & Downey, we have a few ideas of some South African safari food you should taste. Our South African Designer Ken Hermer shares some tips on what to eat when you visit Cape Town. “Having grown up in South Africa,” he says, “describing all these delicious foods have brought back the best of memories.”
Do you feel the Christmas spirit yet? Holiday in the Wild, Netflix’s new romantic comedy starring Rob Lowe and Kristin Davis, can help put you in the mood. Filmed in Zambia and South Africa, the movie features two of our favorite year-round safari locations, and calls attention to the ongoing conservation efforts in the region. Go ahead, settle in for a feel-good flick that will leave you longing for a safari for two.
Where to go on safari to avoid the crowds for an experience that’s wholly your own.
The thrill of an African safari is the opportunity to witness wild and wonderful creatures in their natural habitats, from floodplains to fantastic grasslands. And sometimes in the midst of spotting the usual suspects (like giraffes, elephants, and lions), you may catch sight of something more unique. See these bizarre animals on an African safari. It will give you something even more exciting to share with your friends back home.