Entries tagged: Iceland

Mythical Journey

Mythical Journey

Trading in her safari attire for winter gear, Ker & Downey’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing Nicky Brandon heads to southern Iceland to explore the spectacular Land of Fire and Ice.

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Wellness Retreats Around the World

Wellness Retreats Around the World

With the fast-paced, high-speed life as today’s new norm, it’s no wonder that so many of us feel we just need to get away. One of the best ways to slow your pace and feel a sense of calm is to plan your own wellness retreat journey. Feel immersed in serenity and good health at these wellness retreats around the world, where there is nothing on the agenda except relaxation.

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Starstruck - Where the Celebrities Stay

Starstruck – Where the Celebrities Stay

Every now and then, celebrities jet off to escape being in the public eye, leaving behind their glamorous lives to enjoy a little downtime in luxurious locations around the globe. We can help you also feel like a star by planning a celebrity-style trip to one of these hot spots where the famous jetset have stayed.

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Whale Watching in Iceland

Whale Watching in Iceland

Whale watching in Iceland is an activity quickly gaining in popularity. Travel with Ker & Downey to experience whale watching in Iceland in style and luxury aboard a private traditional schooner. Iceland tops the list for many travelers. The “Land of Fire and Ice” beckons adventurers to its volcanoes and glaciers for epic glacial treks, a soak in the geothermal lagoons, volcano rappelling, snowmobiling across glaciers, and bicycling across the country. And a chance to see the glorious Aurora Borealis is a major draw for photographers and tourists alike. It’s just a hop, skip, and a jump from the United […]

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An Iceland Holiday: Circling Two Continents on One Island

An Iceland Holiday: Circling Two Continents on One Island

An Iceland holiday offers Luxury Travel Consultant Liane a chance to explore an island of two continents. Start planning your Iceland holiday with Ker & Downey today. I’m off the airplane first thing in the morning… one eye open… then straight to the Blue Lagoon (which is roughly 12 miles from the airport). Said eye tells the other eye to open and study the lava fields we are driving by on the way. It is one thing to see them in pictures, but to see them physically is wonderful! I’m not used to going to a spa at 8:00 a.m. […]

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Iceland Photo Tour with Andy Hancock

Iceland Photo Tour with Andy Hancock

Iceland photo tour with Ker & Downey. Our first ever Curated Journey will be embarking on February 19 under the leadership of accomplished photographer Andrew Hancock. Here Andy explains, in his own words, what he loves most about photography in Iceland, and what’s drawing him back for yet another expedition with this Iceland photo tour.  Two of my biggest passions are photography and travel. The power of photography in travel is that you do much more than just visit a location…you get a much more intimate and involved experience. During my explorations of Iceland, I have had many memorable moments with […]

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Top 5 Things to Do in Iceland | Iceland Excursions for the Adventure-Seeker

Top 5 Things to Do in Iceland | Iceland Excursions for the Adventure-Seeker

Iceland has well-earned it’s status as a top destination for outdoor enthusiasts. But you don’t have to be training for the Winter X games to enjoy it. Gentle hikes, beautiful views, and relaxing hot springs let you take on the outdoors at any speed. Thanks to constant geothermic activity, long summers days, and magical winter nights the tiny island is packed with natural attractions. Whether you get your thrills from an adrenaline-fueled ski run, or a breathtaking waterfall hidden the recesses of a canyon, Iceland will make an outdoor adventurer out of everyone. Top Five Things to Do in Iceland […]

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Luxury Hiking Iceland: Hikes That Begin Where Others End

Luxury Hiking Iceland: Hikes That Begin Where Others End

Luxury hiking Iceland. Venture off the beaten path to discover more of Iceland’s beauty with expert private guides. By Bekah McNeel Turn left at the waterfall. That’s how you know you’re going somewhere good, when the adventure doesn’t end at the waterfall, but begins there. As Seljalandsfoss, the tall and slender falls, appeared, we bypassed the crowds gathered in her spray and turned left, off of the Ring Road that circles Iceland, and onto the track that leads to Þórsmörk (pronounced, “Thorsmork”). Without our super jeep, we would not have gotten far. The oversized tires carried us over the volcanic […]

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Snowmobiling in Iceland | Iceland Glacier Excursion

Snowmobiling in Iceland | Iceland Glacier Excursion

Snowmobiling in Iceland with Ker & Downey offers thrill seekers an exciting way to see Iceland’s expansive glaciers. Ker & Downey’s Bekah McNeel fills us in on the exciting excursion. When I was a child, nothing thrilled me more than a big, clean sheet of white paper. The endless possibility of a clean plane, waiting for me to fill it with color, line, and form. That’s exactly how I felt looking out at the blinding white expanse of Langjoküll glacier. Sitting atop my snowmobile, I marveled at the views surrounding me on all sides. Only 24 hours before, this field […]

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