Entries tagged: QUEST Magazine

No Man is an Island

No Man is an Island

Social impact travel is a growing term in the travel industry. This new trend focuses on making a positive impact on local communities through discovering and respecting local cultures and the environment. In this article from Quest Magazine, Haley Beham looks at four of Ker & Downey’s partners and how they are making a difference in their community.

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The Itinerary: A Week in Myanmar

The Itinerary: A Week in Myanmar

Long closed off to the rest of the world, the one-time colonial outpost of Burma (now known as Myanmar) is back on the international jet-set agenda. Now is the perfect time to visit its untold cultural riches before the rest of the world rediscovers this untouched Southeast Asian jewel. By Eric Rosen Day 1-2 | Yangon | Strand Hotel Your first destination in this fascinating country will be its largest city and former capital, Yangon (you might also recognize it by its colonial name of Rangoon). This is a bustling metropolis, but operates at a more sedate pace than Southeast Asia’s other urban centers. Spend […]

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Layover: Dubai

Layover: Dubai

Layover: Dubai originally appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of Quest Magazine. It has been updated with more recent information by Haley Beham. Just a day or two is all you need to immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this bustling metropolis. By Maya Vandenberg

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7 Days in Bosnia and Herzegovina

7 Days in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Over the river and through the woods you’ll find one of the last undiscovered regions in Europe. Bosnia & Herzegovina stands poised to become one of the world’s most attractive travel adventure hubs. Here’s how we suggest you spend 7 days on a Bosnia and Herzegovina tour. By Elizabeth Frels

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The new Grand Egyptian Museum - Egypt on the Rise

The new Grand Egyptian Museum – Egypt on the Rise

The land of pharaohs is full of antiquities, yet it is anything but stuck in the past. We are excitedly awaiting the opening of the new Grand Egyptian Museum, estimated for November 2022. This post was originally published in June 2020, but has been updated to reflect the most recent information.

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Alaska Adventure - The New Frontier

Alaska Adventure – The New Frontier

An isolated wilderness, Alaska is home to some of the world’s largest national parks and most pristine natural beauty. An Alaska adventure is perfect for enthusiasts of all ages willing to forge through its wild terrain. Travel photographer Austin Mann recently explored the raw nature of Alaska capturing its beauty with his lens. Mann stayed at the remote Winterlake Lodge, accessible via floatplane, helicopter, or dogsled. He also visited its sister property, Tutka Bay Lodge, which is accessible primarily by boat. Winterlake Lodge is open from June to October and from mid-January through April. Tutka Bay Lodge is open June through […]

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