Entries tagged: Culinary Journeys

South African Food You Must Taste

South African Food You Must Taste

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.”

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A Taste of Italy

A Taste of Italy

A Taste of Italy is Ker & Downey’s quintessential Italy food and wine tour, plating up the finest culinary delights and bottled vintages from Tuscany, Rome, and Sorrento. Ker & Downey’s seamless transfers, luxury villa accommodations, expert guides, and exclusive hands-on cooking classes allow you to savor every last drop of Italy’s delectable art, culture, and cuisine.

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Indulge on a Japan Culinary Tour

Indulge on a Japan Culinary Tour

Indulge your tastebuds with Ker & Downey on this eight-day Japan culinary tour. Your delicious journey features Tokyo’s depachika, Kyoto’s sake, Kobe’s beef, and Osaka’s gastronomic prestige.

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A Delicious Singapore and Malaysia Culinary Tour

A Delicious Singapore and Malaysia Culinary Tour

Embark on a Malaysia culinary tour with Singapore and indulge all of your senses in these diverse destinations. Peppered with private cooking classes, visits to local markets, and gourmet dining options galore, this luxury tour to Malaysia and Singapore will certainly satiate your culinary curiosity.

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Surprised by Japan

Surprised by Japan

Ker & Downey designer Devon Chapman came to Ker & Downey with an extensive history of personal travel: a solo trip to France at 15, living in Thailand, teaching in southern Switzerland, a philanthropy trip to Uganda, strolling the markets in Munich, riding motorcycles in central Vietnam, hiking in Peru, spending a night under the stars in Morocco… the list goes on and on. But after her recent trip to Japan, she would say Japan is now one of her favorite places she has ever been. Given the opportunity, she’d return year after year. That’s a pretty bold statement from […]

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Truffle Hunting Around the World

Truffle Hunting Around the World

When you’re truffle hunting, the nose knows when there’s something delicious ahead. Truffles are those highly sought-after delicacies that grow near the roots of trees, and they’re just one of the delicious foraged finds that have the culinary world abuzz. Join us on a journey to find the best places to hunt for truffles, wild plants, and other natural goodies around the globe.

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'Wasted!' at the Chef's Table

‘Wasted!’ at the Chef’s Table

At the Belmond Mount Nelson, Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg is bringing awareness to food waste with his new exclusive menu and culinary experience “Wasted! at the Chef’s Table.”  Cape Town is one of the world’s top foodie destinations, with origins to its flavors and cuisines dating back to the 17th-century spice trade. This long and flavorful history has made Cape Town the gourmet capital of South Africa, giving way to famous restaurants like The Test Kitchen, Pot Luck Club, and La Colombe. For foodies, Cape Town is definitely a bucket list destination.

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Street Food Meccas: The Best Cities for Roadside Eats

Street Food Meccas: The Best Cities for Roadside Eats

Taste buds rejoice! From Bombay to Bangkok, casual street eats are essentials for locals. Dig in with Ker & Downey and experience the wonder of the world’s street food. You will get an insider peek at the local culinary heritage and the sights and sounds of everyday life, escorted by a guide who knows just where to go—and what to avoid. Let us take you on a foodie journey across the globe in search of the mouth-watering grub served up roadside.

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A Taste for Skiing – A Gourmet Ski Safari in the Dolomites

A Taste for Skiing – A Gourmet Ski Safari in the Dolomites

In the Alta Badia valley in the Dolomites, great skiing is combined with gourmet food for a unique ski safari. South Tyrol, Italy’s northernmost province, is an area known for its apples, ham, wine, and an impressive 23 Michelin stars. Those 23 Michelin stars make it the most decorated province in all of Italy. This gourmet’s destination is also popular among skiers with the world’s largest ski circuit that encompasses over 745 miles of downhill runs, and all skiable with a single ski pass. Among the mountains and valleys, there is a network of mountain huts that can provide basic […]

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