Warning: you might feel green with envy when you see our list of the world’s most colorful cities. Drab isn’t fab in these perfectly painted places… they’re making us feel blue that we aren’t there right now.
On December 1, 2016, Ker & Downey travelers Judith, Adrian, Astrid, and Marc departed on Delta’s inaugural flight from Miami to Havana – a flight 55 years in the making. Below, Judith recounts their favorite people-to-people experiences in Cuba with Ker & Downey, which took place during Cuba’s mandated period of mourning for Fidel Castro, and describes why traveling to Cuba with Ker & Downey can truly make all the difference. On December 1, 2016, we were honored and excited to be on Delta’s inaugural flight from Miami to Havana. At our departure gate there were the American and Cuban […]
Parrandas de Remedios is Cuba’s oldest festival. Travel to Cuba with Ker & Downey during Christmas to experience the festivities of Parrandas de Remedios. Dating back to 1820, Parrandas de Remedios is Cuba’s oldest festival. The young Father Francisco Vigil de Quiñones was priest of the Grand Cathedral of Remedios. He noticed a drop in attendance at midnight mass during the week leading up to Christmas. Hoping to attract parishioners, he instructed children to go out into the streets with any type of noisemaker – jars, spoons, horns, cans – and make a raucous. The noise, the young priest hoped, […]
Travel with Ker & Downey to see UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe. You’ll enjoy the best of luxury travel with private guides and custom journeys. Ningaloo Coast, Australia The Ningaloo Coast is one of Western Australia’s natural treasures. Named to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2011, the 604,500 hectare coast is alive with an abundance of marine life, turquoise waters, and dazzling white beaches set against a backdrop of rugged limestone ranges. It’s also home to annual migrations of sea turtles, dolphins, humpback whales, manta rays, manatees, and whale sharks who can average 40 feet in […]