Entries tagged: Culinary Journeys

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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Ker & Downey’s Top Culinary Experiences in Peru

Ker & Downey’s Top Culinary Experiences in Peru

“I am very much about promoting Lima because I think Peru and the mountains and the Incas, everybody is aware of those, but Lima is something that people should discover – especially our food.” – Mario Testino, Peruvian fashion and portrait photographer The verdict is in: more people are traveling to Peru for food than for Inca ruins. It’s not just because Peruvian cuisine is delicious (which it undoubtedly is); it’s because Peru’s indigenous foods are marked by the country’s unique access to fresh fish, bold spices, and enough healthy super-foods to spark jealousy in any organic grocery store. From […]

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A Culinary Tour of Japan For True Foodies

A Culinary Tour of Japan For True Foodies

Ker & Downey’s eight-day luxury culinary tour of Japan is a delicious treat for your taste buds. If Japan isn’t on your list as a foodie travel destination, it should be! Tokyo boasts more Michelin stars than any other city and Osaka is one of the world’s foremost foodie havens. Ker & Downey’s eight-day culinary tour of Japan is an indulgent voyage for your taste buds exploring the delicious world of Japanese cuisine. It’s jam-packed with excursions, tours, and private cooking lessons that explore Japan’s distinct culinary flavors. You’ll visit a depachika – an underground food basement that features a […]

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A Hobart Culinary Tour Explores the Flavors of a Burgeoning Food and Wine Scene in Tasmania

A Hobart Culinary Tour Explores the Flavors of a Burgeoning Food and Wine Scene in Tasmania

A Hobart culinary tour explores the local flavors of a flourishing food and wine scene in Tasmania. Indulge your appetite with Ker & Downey on your next Australian journey. There’s no better way to really get to know a place and experience its authentic flair than through its food and beverages. Hobart’s burgeoning food and wine scene is a testament to that. Spend a morning eating and drinking your way through Hobart for a unique slice of local culture, history, and some of the best food the old town has to offer with a walking tour of the flourishing food […]

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Culinary Inspiration

Culinary Inspiration

In the USA the Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, a time for family gatherings and splendid presentations of seasonal favorites. At Ker & Downey fine dining is a benchmark of our custom journeys, and we consider destinations rich in culinary culture with the festive season in mind. Browse our culinary journeys for further inspiration and contact us now to whet your appetite for world travel. Vila Vita Parc | Portugal One of six dining options in the resort, Ocean is a recipient of two Michelin stars and boasts a seasonal gourmet menu conceived by Executive Chef Hans Neuner. Fresh seafood, […]

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