Uncover your inner archaeologist on our journey to Israel and Jordan. This multi-country cultural journey will take you through the profound history of these ancient lands that are home to a diverse range of people and faiths.
Travel + Leisure has released its annual It List, and not surprisingly it includes some of our can’t-miss favorites from across the globe. Travel with Ker & Downey means custom journeys that don’t just include the world’s best places to rest your head, but feature jaw-dropping experiential moments you’ll keep on your own personal “best of” list for a lifetime. Start curating your own collection of destinations and experiences by contacting us now. Mara Toto Masai Mara, Kenya Perfect for ardent safari-goers and Africa-newbies alike, modern comforts and authentic encounters define this lovely Great Plains camp. Mara Toto is a […]
Israel invents itself— from a deeply religious tradition and history to its modern-day culture of contemporary art galleries, stylish cafes, exciting restaurants, boutique hotels and avant-garde design. Writer and die-hard foodie Katherine Kims discovers the true meaning of “made in Israel”. Read the article here and in our current issue of QUEST magazine. It’s 10 p.m. on a Wednesday and dinner service was just getting into full swing at Machneyuda in Jerusalem. Loud hip-hop and Israeli pop is blaring from the speakers, the kitchen is firing with the occasional outburst of drumming from a line cook and bartenders are taking […]
A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT: Pauline R. Kezer said, “Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” And so with this issue of the Ker & Downey magazine we are changing in order to give you, the reader, the full breadth of the luxury travel lifestyle. You’ve probably noticed that we’ve given the magazine a new title, QUEST. Ker & Downey IS on a quest. And our quest is to provide you with the best life experience every time you travel with us. So, check out our magazine and the changes […]
Dreaming of seeing the Great Migration, skiing the snowy slopes in the Caucasus Mountains, or just wanting to escape to warmer weather? With Ker & Downey’s exclusive rates on Turkish Airlines, starting your journey to these great destinations is simple. Tanzania – Witness the southern movement of the Great Migration and relax on the beaches of Zanzibar on this 12-day excursion. Israel – See the childhood town of Jesus Christ and the icons of Jerusalem on an eight-day journey Into the Holy Land. Georgia – Head to the slopes of Georgia and the stunning ski town of Gudauri, with tracks […]
Take a hike up the Snake Path on the eastern side of the mountain, access the cable cars via the Dead Sea road and enjoy Masada in modern Israel. Largely untouched by humans for nearly two millennia, the Roman ramp built on the western wall still stands and can be climbed safely by foot. Masada today is one of the Jewish people’s greatest symbols. So much so that Israeli soldiers take an oath upon completion of basic military training that, “Masada shall not fall again.” Besides Jerusalem, Masada is the most popular tourist destination for Jews visiting Israel. Further, the […]