The One Thousand and One Nights are a collection of classic tales of love and adventure with genies, magical lamps, villains, and heroes. These stories were compiled over centuries and span many countries like India and Egypt, mostly in the Middle East and Asia. Aladdin, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and Sinbad the Sailor are all stories that have lasted through the ages and have inspired Ker & Downey to compile a list of some of the places that are featured in these time honored tales.
Indulge in the art of slow travel in Sri Lanka. Written by Martine Bury for Quest Magazine Everyone I speak to these days seems to want to go to Sri Lanka. What’s the allure? Before I traveled there, I thought it was the quest for pristine shores or an exotic safari. Instead, I discovered a country with welcome surprises around every corner, profound beauty and mystery — and a hypnotic cadence to life. In Sri Lanka, all movement is languid. Warm Indian Ocean waves kiss golden sand beaches. City traffic flows, bumper to bumper, but unrushed. Wearing weather-appropriate, gauzy cotton […]
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 […]