Entries tagged: Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

Ker & Downey Product Manager Elizabeth Frels traveled to Europe to experience the Christmas Markets last year and fills us in on some of her favorite stops. European Christmas markets are a novelty around the world. Ancient UNESCO city centers, lined in sparkling lights and wooden stalls, play host to copious amount of glühwein and general handcrafted merriment. It’s a scene out of a fairy tale and something that we would encourage everyone to do at least once in their lifetime, even if it means avoiding the familial obligations of the season. Spanning France, Belgium, and Germany, our European Christmas […]

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Top Travel Destinations for 2016, Month by Month

Top Travel Destinations for 2016, Month by Month

Ker & Downey’s guide to the top travel destinations for 2016, broken down month by month. Visit the top travel destinations in style and luxury in 2016. From where to go and what to do, these are our top travel destinations around the world for each month. Where are you traveling in 2016? January | Calving Season in the Serengeti Head to the famed Serengeti for calving season – an incredible spectacle where upwards of 8,000 wildebeest are born each day. With the many infants on the plains, there’s sure to be lots of predator action as well. February | […]

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Liane’s Journeys and Holiday Traditions

Liane’s Journeys and Holiday Traditions

The end of the year is just around the corner. How do you want to finish off 2013? Maybe you want to travel to a new destination or start a new family tradition that includes a hand-crafted Ker & Downey journey. Recently we asked some of the sales team at Ker & Downey to share their travel experiences from this year with us and, to get in the holiday spirit, some of their special holiday traditions. Below Liane talks about her journey to Norway this year and her family’s holiday traditions. This year I reconnected with family and the land […]

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Celebrate with Winter Festivals Around the World

Celebrate with Winter Festivals Around the World

Do the winter holidays have you looking for more ways to celebrate this year? We’ve gathered some of our favorite, less traditional winter festivals around the world for you to include in your winter travel. This article originally appeared on Ker & Downy on October 29, 2013. It has been updated to reflect festival dates for 2017. Spain Madrid Christmas Markets – End of November – December What better way to celebrate Christmas that at one of the many Christmas markets all over the world? With over 100 stalls selling holiday treats and Christmas wares in Plaza Mayor, located in […]

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