Entries tagged: Europe

Jennifer’s Ker & Downey Journey to Europe

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 Jennifer talks about her journey to the England, Scotland, and Ireland this year. I recently came back from a trip to the United […]

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Celebrate the Summer with Festivals Around the World

This article first appeared on Ker & Downey on June 25, 2013. It has been updated to reflect 2017 festival dates.  Ker & Downey loves a party, and no matter where you go in our big, beautiful world, you’ll find a reason to celebrate. With the summertime festival season in full swing around the globe, we’ve rounded up our favorite festivals that aren’t to be missed this year. Australia Aberdeen Australia Highland Games – First Saturday in July  The Scottish heritage is alive and well in Aberdeen, New South Wales. To commemorate their heritage, residents of Aberdeen organized their very […]

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Uncovering the Secrets of Georgia

Uncovering the Secrets of Georgia

For a truly authentic journey away from overcrowded tourist attractions and busy streets, consider Georgia, one of the world’s best-kept secrets. On Ker & Downey’s 7-night journey, you’ll visit Tbilisi and the surrounding area, Telavi, Kvareli, and Signagi, including the Bodbe Monastery, one of the major pilgrimage sites of the region, and Jvari Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Georgia is a seldom-traveled country full of hospitable people, beautiful scenery, and a long history of Christianity that has permeated the region and shaped its culture for centuries. The Apostles Simon and Peter first preached Christianity in the region in the […]

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Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Summer is quickly approaching, but there’s still time to plan the ultimate Ker & Downey journey with your family, and world travel is not out of the question. There are plenty of places where children of all ages are not only welcomed, but truly engaged. Plan a summer vacation that will create unforgettable memories and maybe even give the “travel bug” to your own little trailblazers. We’ve put together some options, sure to please everyone in your family. Cruise the Blue Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey For a truly unique and tranquil holiday, board a luxurious private gulet, a traditional Turkish wooden […]

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