Entries tagged: Luxury European Travel

Travels with Memaw and James

Travels with Memaw and James

Written by Haley Beham My grandparents have always loved to travel. I have a very clear memory of my immediate family traveling with my grandparents and aunt to New Mexico. We spent a day driving in jeeps through the mountains. Their vehicle was in front of ours and we all laughed as their heads bopped this way and that at exactly the same time. I don’t actually remember much from that trip, but that memory I do have of traveling with them still makes me laugh. My grandfather’s family is from a little town in the Czech Republic – Horni […]

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Ker & Downey's London Market Guide

Ker & Downey’s London Market Guide

European Product Manager Elizabeth Frels shares her London market guide to five of the city’s best markets for the discerning traveler.  From the bric-a-brac of Brick Lane to antiques of Portobello to the scrumptiousness of Borough, London is filled with marketplaces that cater to all tastes, styles, and preferences. The weekends seem to be devoted to bargain shopping at these city hotspots. Which markets, then, are the absolute best ones to consider for the discerning traveler? Five markets get the grade. Portobello Road Portobello Road has been a household name since the 1800s. Whether taken from the cheerful tunes of […]

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Royal Experiences Fit For The Queen: Our Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday

Royal Experiences Fit For The Queen: Our Top 5 Ways to Celebrate the Queen’s Birthday

Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday in a style reserved for true royalty with Ker & Downey. Here are the top 5 royal experiences to celebrate the Queen’s birthday. This year marks Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday. Lasting from her actual birthday on April 21 through her official birthday on June 11, this milestone birthday celebration features a series of spectacular programs and events hosted in her honor and offers travelers near and far the opportunity to commemorate Britain’s longest serving monarch with fanfare and panache. Below are our top 5 royal experiences to celebrate the Queen’s birthday throughout the heart of London […]

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World's Best Safari Outfitter | World's Best Award-Winners

World’s Best Safari Outfitter | World’s Best Award-Winners

Last week Ker & Downey President David Marek and Vice President David Jones accepted our award as the World’s Best Safari Outfitter. They celebrated with global partners who shared the honor of winning their category, thanks to the public votes and a dedication to delivering the very best in service. We’re in good company with some of the very best in the world. Best Hotels in the World The Oberoi Hotel Udaivilas is in the Hall of Fame for making the World’s Best List for ten years, but this year it took home the prestigious award for Best Hotel in the […]

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Top 10 Hidden Beaches

Top 10 Hidden Beaches

Escape the winter chill to one of our top ten favorite hidden beaches and their resorts. Everyone has that secret place they like to retreat to – the one that no one else knows about. It’s special because it is yours and yet to be discovered by the outside world. The privacy and seclusion is all you need to recharge your batteries. So when you are traveling, why head to overcrowded destinations? Seek solitude in the hidden gems of the world. We’ve gathered our top ten hidden beaches and retreats to help you get started. Song Saa, Cambodia The beaches […]

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Top 10 Things to do in Lošinj

Top 10 Things to do in Lošinj

Traveling to Lošinj? Here’s our top ten things to do, as explored by wellness guru Mary Bemis.  1. Set Sail on one of Jadranka’s yachts and explore one or more of the many surrounding islands, including Ilovic, home to the casual, delicious Restaurant Dalmatinka with its seaside terrace. Swim in one of the many secluded coves along the way. If you’re lucky, you’ll see dolphins. 2. Smell the Herbs at The Garden of Fine Scents, a beautiful and well-tended garden boasting more than 250 native plants, plus 100 exotic species. Stop in at the little gift shop for a unique […]

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