Recently listed among the newest UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the spa towns of Europe boast a storied past. In the 18th and 19th centuries, European physicians often told their patients to “take to the waters” of an isolated town with natural spring waters. Thus European spa culture arose as a coveted retreat for the region’s elite. In its heyday, approximately 600 major European spa towns popped up across the continent. Each featured iconic resorts, pump rooms, drinking halls, stunning architecture, curated gardens, and world-class spa facilities. Spa Towns of Europe Today, only a handful of these Spa Towns of Europe remain in […]
Spanning France, Belgium, Germany, and Austria, some of our favorite European Christmas markets are those found off the beaten path.
Ker & Downey’s Magical Moselle River Cruise takes you to the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, and Belgium. Here’s a peek at our itinerary for travelers wanting to trace European history from the comfort of a luxury cruise ship.
A journey to Europe is always a good idea, no matter the time of year. Ker & Downey’s list of where to go in Europe brings together the places we think you should put on your travel radar for 2019.
Why should girls have all the fun? Men need to take a guy’s trip every once in a while too. It’s just as important for men to build their friendships with other men as it is for women to build their friendships with their girlfriends. Getting away for a little bit will help them bond and connect in ways that an after-work drink can’t do.