The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade was one for the ages. On Saturday, April 3, Egyptians witnessed the historic procession of 22 mummies through the streets of Cairo. During the parade, the mummies traveled from the Egyptian Museum to their new resting place – the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, just three miles away. The undeniably lavish procession, known as the Pharaohs’ Golden Parade, was a multi-million dollar event befitting of the national treasures.
At Ker & Downey, we think Africa is always a good idea. We asked our staff to share their favorite Africa trip: from the safari experiences in the south and east, to the ancient history in the north, Africa certainly keeps us inspired.
An Egypt Trip Ker & Downey delivers luxury Egypt tours as few else can. On this 9-day handcrafted Egypt trip, unlock the treasures of Egypt. History comes alive in this ancient and historic country with the help of a private Egyptologist throughout your journey.
There’s more to Egypt than the grand temples of the ancient pharaohs along a legendary river. Head west of the Nile and south of Cairo and find two unique Egyptian oases and cultures.
The land of pharaohs is full of antiquities, yet it is anything but stuck in the past. We are excitedly awaiting the opening of the new Grand Egyptian Museum.
Meet Rachel Morris, world traveler. Rachel has been to 34 countries, so it’s hard for her to pin down a favorite place to travel. We chatted with Rachel to find out more about what sparks her wanderlust.
Uncover the Wonders of the Nile Luxury Egypt tour for 12 days through the mysteries of the ancient world. From the towering Pyramids, to the shores of the Nile and the beaches of the Red Sea, Egypt’s most sacred sites are yours to explore.
In December, Argentina will experience a total solar eclipse. While it’s too late to book prime viewing space for this year, there’s plenty of time to plan for the next one…or several. We’re looking at the star charts to scope out the best eclipse locations for the next several years. Plan ahead with us and position yourself to catch this phenomenon.
French writer Jules Verne published Around The World in 80 Days in 1873. It is a story about a gentleman named Phileas Fogg who is challenged by his peers to travel the globe in a specific amount of time. The adventure novel takes readers to many far flung cities and countries. Ker & Downey shares our favorite destinations pulled straight from the pages of this classic novel.
We are getting a kick out of watching the World Cup soccer (or football) teams. This year’s global assembly of contenders hail from countries that we have excitedly added to our travel bucket lists. Make it your goal to see these places too.