Entries tagged: Cambodia

A Family Trip to Southeast Asia

A Family Trip to Southeast Asia

Traveling is meant not only to create memories, but to foster an understanding of how truly connected we are to our big, beautiful world. We chatted with Ker & Downey clients Ken and Carol Kabel of Cincinnati, Ohio, to learn more about their life-changing journey on a family trip to Southeast Asia.

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Visit Angkor Wat: Angkor’s Greatest Marvel

Visit Angkor Wat: Angkor’s Greatest Marvel

Angkor Wat is a must-see UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Angkor Wat with Ker & Downey and a private guide to get the most out of your visit. The Angkor Archaeological Park in Cambodia is a must visit destination for many travelers. And rightly so – it’s incredible. The UNESCO World Heritage site stretches over 155 square miles and is a complex of elaborate temples, communication routes, and an extensive system of waterways, canals, and reservoirs from the Khmer Empire.   The park was once home to the greatest city in the ancient world, inhabited by one million people. It […]

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Cambodia Luxury Travel: Our Top 5 Experiences

Cambodia Luxury Travel: Our Top 5 Experiences

Cambodia luxury travel is an adventure through the remnants of an ancient empire by day and elegant hotels with a surplus of modern luxuries by night. With Ker & Downey, Cambodia luxury travel is the only way to explore the country. Cambodia is the enchanting land of the legendary Angkor Empire and incredibly warm people. It’s a diverse country with ancient temples among the jungle, floating villages, and sanctuaries on small islands. Explore all Cambodia has to offer with Ker & Downey’s bespoke journeys that show you a side of the country few others have seen. Here are five of our […]

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Top 10 Hidden Beaches

Top 10 Hidden Beaches

Escape the winter chill to one of our top ten favorite hidden beaches and their resorts. Everyone has that secret place they like to retreat to – the one that no one else knows about. It’s special because it is yours and yet to be discovered by the outside world. The privacy and seclusion is all you need to recharge your batteries. So when you are traveling, why head to overcrowded destinations? Seek solitude in the hidden gems of the world. We’ve gathered our top ten hidden beaches and retreats to help you get started. Song Saa, Cambodia The beaches […]

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Stunning Southeast Asia

Stunning Southeast Asia

Seeing the history, beauty, and rich cultural landscape of Southeast Asia should be on your radar, and winter is the perfect time to journey to this corner of the globe. Consider Cambodia, home of world-renowned Angkor Wat, and enigmatic Myanmar, boasting a landscape rich in natural and man-made beauty. Ker & Downey presents both destinations and more from Southeast Asia in completely-custom and authentic fashion. Contact us now to start planning your visit. Jewels of Burma | Myanmar Experience the Grand Four: Yangon, Bagan, Mandalay, and Inle Lake on a one-of-a-kind, exclusive discovery of Myanmar’s mysterious past and fascinating present […]

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Hot Spot: Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Hot Spot: Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Globetrotter Eric Rosen traveled to ancient Angkor Wat, where one of the world’s hottest new luxury hotels has just opened. Read about it here and in the current issue of Quest Magazine. Cambodia is a study in contrasts, as anyone who arrives in Siem Reap along a dusty, bumpy street and pulls into the private driveway of the recently opened Park Hyatt Siem Reap can tell you. The road from the airport is littered with the half-constructed bones of new tourist-bus hotels going up at a break-neck pace. Just a few minutes outside the main town lies a landscape that […]

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Arrivals

Arrivals

We’re searching the globe for the latest hotel openings and best revamps. Check out some of our finds below. To see more Arrivals, be sure to check out the latest issue of Quest Magazine. Park Hyatt Siem Reap, Cambodia In 2012, the Hotel De La Paix underwent a 14-month top-to-bottom renovation and rebrand and opened as the Park Hyatt Siem Reap with 108 guest rooms and suites and easy access to the town’s largest old market, night markets, and numerous restaurants. It’s just a short tuk-tuk ride away from the 12th century ruins of Angkor, one of the largest pre-industrial […]

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Away for the Holidays

Away for the Holidays

Whether you are looking to unplug, pioneer a new family tradition or celebrate the season in style, check into a luxe destination far from the beaten path. Read the article here and in the current issue of QUEST magazine. Punta del Este, Uruguay Soak up the sun at one of South America’s most exclusive beach resorts in one of Uruguay’s most extraordinary locations. Punta del Este’s varied coast is home to countless beaches leading into the deep blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean—making its shores perfect for sunning and swimming. From the marina, board a yacht or sailboat to explore […]

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Villa Vacations to Close Out the Year

Villa Vacations to Close Out the Year

Ker & Downey’s most notable villa vacation spots are ideal for the entire family. If you’re considering getting away, consider these villa vacations.  Six Senses Zighy Bay, Oman Take in the dramatic views from the private villa Beit Musandam, set on a stretch of beach that looks out onto the Gulf of Oman. A wine cellar, private gym, yoga studio, swimming pool and live-in butler round are exclusively yours, with activities on the tranquil Musandam Peninsula or in the comfort and privacy of the villa possible during your stay. Grootbos Villa, South Africa Nestled in the indigenous Fynbos landscape of the […]

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Celebrate the Fall with Festivals Around the World

Celebrate the Fall with Festivals Around the World

This article first appeared on Ker & Downey on August 20, 2013. It has been updated with 2017’s festival dates.  Ker & Downey loves a party, and no matter where you go in our big, beautiful world, you’ll find a reason to celebrate. Cooler weather on both hemispheres means more outdoor fun, and these notable events in Ireland, India, Argentina, and Thailand will leave you ready to explore. Read on for more fall festivals and celebrations across the globe. Ireland Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival – August, 2017 Dates to be Confirmed Singles looking to mingle head to County Clare for this annual […]

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