Ker & Downey created this imaginative London Literary Tour with the young bookworm in mind. Families are therefore invited to mix classic sites like Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London with unique tours dedicated to Shakespeare, Roald Dahl, and Harry Potter, to name a few. A night of theater on the West End and day trips to Oxford, Cambridge, and Stratford-upon-Avon are just a few highlights along the way.
Downton Abbey premiered stateside in January 2011, creating a cultural buzz and converting many Americans to die-hard Anglophiles. The premier of the much-anticipated Downton Abbey feature film has reawakened the love for the series, its characters, and its sweeping scenery. Travel with Ker & Downey to combine your Downton admiration with a varied exploration of the United Kingdom.
A lot of questions have arisen surrounding the United Kingdom’s split from the European Union and how it will impact visitors. Learn how you can still travel to the UK, even under its current uncertain political climate.
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.
The literary and artistic history in London is yours to wine, dine, and explore.
With the United Kingdom ranking among the top five tea drinking countries in the world, it’s clear that the British love their brew. Maybe it’s the frequent grey weather that makes them reach for a cuppa so often. Grab your own mug and settle in as Ker & Downey shares our top picks for an afternoon spot of tea in London.
Whether you have a half day or 48 hours, London is still calling. Read the article below and in the current issue of Quest Magazine. By Kristy Hathaway, Editor of Just Opened London From bustling streets, new restaurants, underground bars, one-off pop-ups, impeccably curated exhibitions and West End plays starring some of the world’s greatest talent, it’s impossible to get bored in london. You may not have weeks, months or even years to spend in this vibrant capital, yet that doesn’t mean a whistle-stop tour during a brief stopover won’t deliver a taste of all on offer. SIGHTS | Be […]
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 […]
In every corner of the world, bargain hunters and fashion fiends can almost always find a sidewalk to roam in search of retail therapy. Ker & Downey’s expertise makes the hunt more fulfilling by showing guests the best shopping destinations, many often off the beaten path. Istanbul – As seen in BESPOKE Magazine, Istanbul’s network of bazaars and boutiques is inspired by its past as a hub for trade and retail. Wander the 3,500 shops of the Grand Bazaar for unique treasures and hand-crafted textiles, and discover luxury brands in the Nisantasi residential district. To read more about shopping experiences […]