Entries tagged: India

New UNESCO Sites to See

New UNESCO Sites to See

UNESCO has released its latest list of sites waiting to be discovered across the globe, and our travel bucket list just got longer. We had a tough time narrowing down from all 29 new places, but here are just some of the new UNESCO sites that we are itching to see soon.

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Here's Why you Should Travel to India for Diwali

Here’s Why you Should Travel to India for Diwali

Diwali illuminates India every year with color and celebrations. The festival is deeply rooted in several Hindu stories that are exuberantly brought to life across the country in many ways. India is always a lively feast for the senses, but visiting during Diwali will bring you even closer to the rich culture of this historic land.

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From Egypt to India, Around the World in 80 Days

From Egypt to India, Around the World in 80 Days

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.

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Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

Making a Splash: Unique Pools Around the Globe

There’s nothing like diving into a refreshing pool of water when the weather warms up. Summer calls for chilled cocktails, colorful swimsuits, and blazing sunsets enjoyed poolside. We’ve got a list of some of the world’s must-see unique pools that will make any journey go swimmingly.

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Experiencing India's Holi Celebration

Experiencing India’s Holi Celebration

Joy, happiness, and a massive cloud of color fills the air every year during India‘s Holi celebration. The entire country busts out in a frenetic fervor, doused in a hearty splash of vibrant pigments. Purple, pink, blue, red, and green powders turn many cities and villages into a riotous rainbow.

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Top Travel Destinations for 2016, Month by Month

Top Travel Destinations for 2016, Month by Month

Ker & Downey’s guide to the top travel destinations for 2016, broken down month by month. Visit the top travel destinations in style and luxury in 2016. From where to go and what to do, these are our top travel destinations around the world for each month. Where are you traveling in 2016? January | Calving Season in the Serengeti Head to the famed Serengeti for calving season – an incredible spectacle where upwards of 8,000 wildebeest are born each day. With the many infants on the plains, there’s sure to be lots of predator action as well. February | […]

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Last Minute Deal: An Escape to India

Last Minute Deal: An Escape to India

This last minute deal is too good to pass up. Escape to India this Thanksgiving. Enjoy four nights of luxury in the Grand Presidential Suite at the Taj Falaknuma Palace between November 27 – December 1. If you’ve ever desired to live like a maharajah for a few days, now’s your chance. This Thanksgiving, spend four nights in the Grand Presidential Suite at the Taj Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, one of the most opulent palace hotels in India. Formerly the royal guest house of Nizam Mehboob Ali Khan, the Taj Falaknuma Palace was passed down through the generations before undergoing […]

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Luxury Tiger Safaris by Ker & Downey

Luxury Tiger Safaris by Ker & Downey

World’s Best Safari Outfitter is a title we wear with pride and show off to the fullest in our newest luxury tiger safaris through India. Ker & Downey first got its start in Africa more than five decades ago, and it is this ingrained history that led to us being named the #1 Safari Outfitter in the 2015 Travel + Leisure Magazine’s World Best Awards, as voted by its readers. But what many don’t realize is that our “safari” designation extends well beyond the African savannahs. Our assured attention to detail, ultra-luxe accommodations, and epic wildlife encounters can be experienced […]

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India Spa Guide: Our Guide to the Best Spas in India

India Spa Guide: Our Guide to the Best Spas in India

Ker & Downey’s India spa guide features some of the best luxury spas in India. With holistic healing treatments, Ayurvedic massages, and international beauty therapies, India spa treatments are some of the best in the world. Sit back, relax, and enjoy our guide to the best luxury spas in India. Jiva Spa and Royal Spa Boat, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur With beautiful frescoes, rich silks, and intricately carved wood furniture, you’ll step into the lives of Rajasthani royalty at the Taj Lake Palace Jiva Spa. Inspired by India’s regal heritage, the treatments are rooted in ancient healing traditions and the […]

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Wood: The Chinese New Year Element of 2015

Wood: The Chinese New Year Element of 2015

This week marks the festivities of the Lunar New Year, and this year’s element—wood—ushers in a focus on sturdy reputation, a variety of interests and pursuits, and a collaborative spirit. What better way to celebrate this vital element than to travel with Ker & Downey—a company rooted in collaboration and offering a variety of experiences—and to look to the famous woods and forests around the world as inspiration for your next adventure?  Germany – The Black Forest This famous forest is the setting for many of the familiar tales curated by brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and shared with a worldwide audience. The forest […]

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