Discover the natural wonders and bustling cities of Chile and Bolivia on our unique journey. Among the highlights: an exploration of each country’s fascinating salt flats landscapes.
Debuting April 17, DisneyNature’s Penguins tells the story of Steve, an Adélie penguin in Antarctica. The film follows him from mating to parenthood, and the challenges that come with living in one of the world’s harshest environments. Steve’s tale will leave you warm and fuzzy in spite of all of the ice on screen. Antarctica isn’t the only place to see these sharp-dressed birds in action. Explore the many penguins of the world in a variety of destinations throughout the southern hemisphere.
Banish the big box hotel blues with a stay in one of these re-purposed spaces transformed into luxury hotels. Re-purposed and re-imagined, these amazing spaces each have a story to tell.
A journey through the Atacama Desert reveals a fascinating natural landscape.
Last year we highlighted some of our favorite luxury treehouses around the world. This year, we scoured the globe and found eight more treehouses you can stay in for a night of pretending you’re a kid again. Kanana, Okavango Delta, Botswana Located in the remote reaches of the Okavango Delta, but just close enough to camp for you to feel comfortable, Kanana’s sleep out tree house is the best way to experience the vast African night sky. It overlooks a waterhole that is home to hippo, crocodile, and varied bird life during the annual rains. In the dry season, once the […]
This week marks the festivities of the Lunar New Year, and this year’s element—wood—ushers in a focus on sturdy reputation, a variety of interests and pursuits, and a collaborative spirit. What better way to celebrate this vital element than to travel with Ker & Downey—a company rooted in collaboration and offering a variety of experiences—and to look to the famous woods and forests around the world as inspiration for your next adventure? Germany – The Black Forest This famous forest is the setting for many of the familiar tales curated by brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and shared with a worldwide audience. The forest […]
This article first appeared on January 28, 2015. It has been updated to reflect festival dates for 2017. The year has just begun, and if 2015 is the year you want to experience cultural festivals that will change your life, let us help get you started. Whatever your travel list includes, our expert team and custom itineraries let you explore and engage in ways you never thought possible. Contact us to begin planning your journey. Tapati Festival, Easter Island | January 27 – February 12, 2017 This weekend marks the beginning of the Tapati Festival on Easter Island. The yearly festival […]
Embrace the cooler weather and head for ice and snow of some of our favorite destinations. Beautiful natural scenery begs to be explored in these two outdoor havens, perfect for intrepid travelers. Contact us to begin planning your own winter escape. Chile & Argentina | Patagonia Set off on an hike across the Perito Moreno Glacier, a kayak excursion past Glacier Grey, and stunning outdoor activities in a chilly expedition through Patagonia with our Patagonia Escape. Georgia | Greater Caucasus Hit the slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains of Georgia, and opt for a helicopter flight over the range to reach choice […]
Eight incredible days in Chile reveal the historic beauty of Santiago, the timeless wonders of the Atacama Desert, and the abundance of the country’s epicurean delights. This memorable journey is exclusive to Ker & Downey. contact us now to begin planning your unforgettable trip to Chile. Wine Tasting in Santiago Enjoy private wine tastings in Santiago and the surrounding countryside, including an exclusive visit to Matetic Vineyard. Outdoor Exploration at Atacama Stay at Awasi Atacama and trek through the incredible landscape of the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert. For more information about the Chilean Getaway, please contact […]
Treading lightly when exploring our big, beautiful world doesn’t mean sacrificing the little luxuries. Check out a few of our favorite ultra-gorgeous eco-friendly properties that have reimagined existing places and taken good care of the environment they share, with future generations of travelers in mind. The Singular Patagonia Torres del Paine, Chile Housed within the walls of a former meatpacking plant, the quirky industrial feel of The Singular Patagonia has been carefully preserved. Adhering to the latest LEED certified protocols for environmentally-friendly building, the building’s historic interior became the dining room, bar, and reception area. Six Senses Soneva Kiri Koh […]