Entries tagged: Guatemala

Quick Trip: Guatemala

Quick Trip: Guatemala

Seventy-two hours in Guatemala will only scratch the surface of all there is to see and do, but for a quick getaway from the States, it is an ideal destination. Whether you’re into hiking volcanoes and zip-lining or browsing craft markets and drinking espresso, Guatemala offers something for every traveler.

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Six Reasons to Explore Guatemala

Six Reasons to Explore Guatemala

Unearth your inner Indiana Jones on a journey to Guatemala. Ker & Downey shares where you can dig into the fascinating history of this central American country and what types of Maya discoveries await.

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The Best Places to Travel in February

The Best Places to Travel in February

Get out of the winter slump and shed those heavy coats. These are the best places to travel around the world in February. Iguazu Falls Sure, South American summer is still in full force in terms of humidity and heat, but February guarantees thunderous falls and plenty of spray, whether visiting the Argentina or Brazilian side of these iconic waterfalls. Tanzania In early February, you can catch the end of calving season in the Serengeti. It’s a great time for a safari because the predators are out in full force on the hunt for prey so there’s sure to be […]

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Guatemala Travel: A Hidden Treasure for Luxury Travelers

Guatemala Travel: A Hidden Treasure for Luxury Travelers

Guatemala travel with Ker & Downey is an adventure in discovering the hidden treasure of Central America. Ker & Downey’s Bekah McNeel recently visited and fills us in on some of her Guatemala travel adventures.  Paddling my kayak along the shoreline of Lake Atitán, I marveled at the serenity of the tiny villages dotting the hills above. Colorful and industrious, they looked out over the water like a pura vida version of the Amalfi Coast. How was it that my tiny flotilla of friends and I had this picturesque coastline to ourselves? Where were the speed boats? Where we the […]

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Flavors of Guatemala | Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan Food Tour

Flavors of Guatemala | Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan Food Tour

Ker & Downey’s Guatemalan food tour is the ultimate discovery of Guatemala’s unique culinary identity, a fusion of Ancient Maya recipes and colonial influence. You may not realize it, but many of our favorite dishes—guacamole, tamales, chocolate—were discovered, developed, and refined centuries ago in the Ancient Maya world and continue to live on today in urban and rural Guatemala. But on Ker & Downey’s Flavors of Guatemala journey, flavor isn’t just defined as a taste on the tongue. It’s the essence of a culture, the style of a people, and the zest of authenticity directly from the source. Of course, […]

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Trista’s Ker & Downey Journey and Holiday Traditions

Trista’s Ker & Downey Journey and Holiday Traditions

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 Trista talks about her journey to Guatemala and Belize this year and her family’s holiday traditions. In April, I traveled to Guatemala and […]

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