Entries tagged: Egypt

Luxury Egypt Getaways

Luxury Egypt Getaways

Luxury Egypt getaways with Ker & Downey allow you to explore the ancient culture’s hub in Cairo and the surrounding area on a shorter timetable. Both of our Egypt getaways pack in history and luxury for a perfect quick trip before the holiday rush hits. Luxury Egypt Getaways in Cairo Egypt is a Ker & Downey favorite destination, and we have selected two luxury Egypt getaways that are enjoyable as a first visit, or even for someone who has been to the country before and wants to gain a richer understanding of the area. The first centers around Cairo, home of […]

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Last Minute Getaways | Luxury Jaunts From Around the World

Last Minute Getaways | Luxury Jaunts From Around the World

Last minute getaways with Ker & Downey give you a chance to pack in fantastic Ker & Downey luxury experiences on short journeys. Travel between October and December to take advantage of some of these exclusive luxury last minute getaways. Summer has ended and school has just begun, but we already feel like we need a break. You too? Snag some alone time before the hustle and bustle of the holidays picks up with some of our favorite last minute getaways. These quick luxury journeys are packed with the same fantastic experiences Ker & Downey is known for with a […]

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Visit World Heritage Sites with Ker & Downey

Visit World Heritage Sites with Ker & Downey

Travel with Ker & Downey to see UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe. You’ll enjoy the best of luxury travel with private guides and custom journeys. A Brief History of UNESCO World Heritage Sites The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) formed in 1945 with a purpose to promote international collaboration through education, science, and culture. Flash-forward to Egypt, 1954 and the government’s decision to build the new Aswan High Dam which would result in a large stretch of the Nile River valley flooding. Several Ancient Egyptian cultural treasures in Nubia were in danger of destruction so […]

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Ker & Downey's Holiday Gift Guide

Ker & Downey’s Holiday Gift Guide

Tis the Season! Give the gift of travel! For inspiration, check out our holiday gift guide, complete with some of our favorite itineraries from around the world. Allow Ker & Downey to handcraft the perfect journey for the adrenaline junkie, boundless adventurer, passionate foodie, intimate culture seeker, and deserving significant other in your life. From unheard-of experiences in South Africa and Sweden and remote destinations in French Polynesia and Uruguay to cultural interactions in Egypt and New Zealand and romantic escapes in Italy and Argentina, Ker & Downey is dedicated to creating priceless memories your friends and family will cherish […]

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Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Unique Water Adventures from Ker & Downey

Journey beyond the land to experience exciting and unique adventures in the some of the most beautiful waters of our world. Snorkel, dive, and paddle your way through the waters to uncover treasures deep below the surface and discover remote islands. Contact us today to begin planning your water adventure.

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Heart of Egypt

Heart of Egypt

Staff writer Haley Beham and Vice President David Jones break through the news cycle of the day to discover the soul of an immense country that spans from Africa to Asia. Two perspectives on two profound journeys reveal new ways to see an ancient land.

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Nicole's Egypt FAM Recap

Nicole’s Egypt FAM Recap

Ker & Downey travel specialist Nicole Porto just returned from a trip to Egypt where she visited Alexandria and the Siwa Oasis. She recounts her trip below. This spring I took a trip that I had been dreaming about for years: starting in Alexandria, Egypt, I traveled the long distance through the desert to Siwa Oasis and stayed at Adrère Amellal. Although it makes sense logistically to start in Alexandria, it is also essential from a historic perspective. Alexander the Great founded his city by the sea, but the Oracle Temple at Siwa was a place of spiritual importance to […]

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Anne’s Turkey, Sudan, and Egypt FAM Recap

Anne’s Turkey, Sudan, and Egypt FAM Recap

Ker & Downey travel specialist Anne Johnston just returned from a trip to Turkey, Sudan, and Egypt. She recounts her trip below. For those who have been to Istanbul or are planning a trip, keep early April in mind to visit. It’s tulip season and there are literally hundreds of thousands of tulips all over the city. It is truly amazing! I also visited Dolmabahce Palace and the Chora Church for the first time and both were very interesting. I recommend walking up and down Istiklal Street and visiting some of the wonderful neighborhoods near Hagia Sophia and the Blue […]

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Georgia and Egypt

Georgia and Egypt

Georgia and Egypt – one a country you may have only heard about, and the other a country you may not expect to hear about – but both are places in the big, beautiful world that we think need to be on your travel bucket list for 2014. Religious history, centuries-old culture, and incredible hospitality define both countries, and Ker & Downey helps you discover the best of both on our hand-crafted journeys. Travel to Egypt in 2014 Ker & Downey’s David Marek and David Jones discuss new ways to see the classics and the peace of mind that traveling […]

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