The fragrance of flower petals, saffron, and cinnamon wafts through the air in these bustling, exotic, and colorful bazaars and souks. Ker & Downey takes you on a trip around the globe to some of our favorite spice markets. Add them to your next journey for total sensory immersion.
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.
Whether planning for an upcoming honeymoon or treating someone you love to a memorable gift, let these romantic getaways serve as your inspiration. Is your heart racing yet?
A little strange and definitely unique, these are some of the most outrageous places to spend the night. The Manta Resort Sleep under the sea in the Underwater Room off the coast of Zanzibar. This floating structure at The Manta Resort gives you an up-close look at the schools of colorful fish that swim by during the day, and the curious nocturnal creatures that glide by your windows in the inky depths. Located in the middle of a reef, the room is only accessed via boat. Three levels include a landing deck, a roof for star gazing, and an abode […]
Planning a destination wedding, unforgettable honeymoon or special getaway for two? We’ve searched the globe for the most pristine beaches, private hideaways and the coziest fireplaces to curl up to with your love. Here are 10 of our favorite amorous escapes. Unique Retreats Kingston Tree House at Ivory Lodge, Lion Sands Game Reserve, South Africa The Kingston Tree House at Ivory Lodge is the perfect marriage of secluded safari getaway and modern luxury to inspire hopeless romantics and adventurers alike. Each morning, you head out on an early game drive with your guide and tracker in search of the Big […]
A Ker & Downey Traveler’s Diary by Belén Antolin, Fashion Editor, Vogue España. Read the full article here and in the current issue of QUEST Magazine. As fashion director of Vogue, I have traveled all around the world. I usually have producers that organize my trips, so I wanted to create an unforgettable itinerary for my husband and kids. I decided to go to Morocco, for many different reasons. The weather is perfect, the places to visit are great, and, above all, there is an enormous cultural difference from Europe, where we live. It’s only three hours from our home, […]
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 […]
A country that has proven culture and tradition can sustain the test of time, Morocco is on our list of top experiential places to visit this year. From the nomadic Berber tribes to the vibrant city life, your journey through Morocco will leave you wanting more. Morocco is an enigmatic country, at once ancient and modern, traditional and contemporary. A concoction of cultures – Spanish, French, Arabic, Berber – all share influence over the details that delight the senses on any given city street. It’s a country so much bigger than a breezy piano bar fit for Humphrey Bogart, or […]