Entries tagged: Month by Month Travel Planner

The Best Places to Travel in February

The Best Places to Travel in February

Get out of the winter slump and shed those heavy coats. These are the best places to travel around the world in February. South Africa In February, you’ll catch the tail end of summer in South Africa, but it’s an excellent time to visit the Cape, as the coasts are cooled by sea breezes, and the Garden Route, which experiences a pretty temperate climate year-round. To see the African bush at its greenest, February is one of the best times to go. It’s the green season when summer rains have turned the vegetation green and birding is at its best. Photographers […]

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The Best Places to Travel in March

The Best Places to Travel in March

There’s no use trying to save your vacation. It’s time to get out of the office. Here are the best places to travel in March. South Luangwa, Zambia If spotting the elusive African wild dog is on your list, head to South Luangwa National Park in March when your chances of seeing one is greatest. The South Luangwa National Park is one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries on earth, and because it is relatively more difficult to get to than some of its neighboring destinations, it hosts very few visitors. You can be sure, a safari in Zambia during the […]

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The Best Places to Travel in January

The Best Places to Travel in January

Kick off the new year with an adventure. Whether you are flying south or hitting the slopes, these are the best places to travel in January. Malta Make plans to be in Malta mid-to-late January for the Valletta International Baroque Festival, a two and a half week-long celebration that honors the baroque identity of the UNESCO World Heritage city of Valletta. The city was built shortly after the Great Siege by the Ottoman Empire in 1565, and with 320 monuments in a 0.2 square mile radius, it’s one of the most densely populated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. The […]

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The Best Places to Travel in April

The Best Places to Travel in April

The best places to travel in April take you away from crowds, but put you in the heart of some of the best destinations in the world. April is green season for many of our favorite places and the weather in these destinations is ideal for exploring and experiencing different cultures around the world with our curated journeys. Madagascar At the start of the year, Madagascar sees heavy rains, but by April, most of the storms have cleared. Lemurs and reptiles emerge to enjoy the sunshine and countryside. In addition to turning the country lush and green, the rains cool […]

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The Best Places to Travel in September

The Best Places to Travel in September

It’s hard to narrow down the best places to travel in September, but our travel experts are up for the challenge. September is a great month to get out and explore the world. The summer holiday crowds have mostly vanished, returning back to work and school. Many regions across the globe are experiencing some of their best weather of the year. These are Ker & Downey’s best places to travel in September, including one in our own backyard.

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The Best Places to Travel in October

The Best Places to Travel in October

Did you skip the summer travel season? If you travel in the fall, you can avoid some of the crowds and find pretty moderate temperatures in many regions of the world. From where to go to what to do, these are the best places to travel in October.

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The Best Places to Travel in August

The Best Places to Travel in August

Ker & Downey’s roundup of the best places to travel in August. Planning a late summer getaway? Here’s our roundup of the best places to travel in August. Sacred Valley, Peru Catch the end of the dry season in Peru, the best time for hiking and higher altitude activities in Machu Picchu. For August, consider our Inca Explorer journey – a 12-day exploration of Peru that includes hiking, river rafting, a ride on the Hiram Bingham, cultural interactions, and cooking classes. Switzerland The legendary Badenfahrt, a ten-day city festival only takes place every ten years and attracts around 100,000 visitors a […]

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Best Places to Travel in November

Best Places to Travel in November

Ker & Downey’s list of the best places to travel in November will help you plan the journey you have been dreaming of! November is a great time to getaway before the holiday rush sets in. It’s a great time for an African safari too. These are the best places to travel in November around the world. Rajasthan | India The sand dunes and hills surrounding the quiet town of Pushkar are transformed into a zoo of activity when thousands of colorfully clad traders and farmers descend with their camels, cows, and horses for the camel fair. India always provides […]

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