Asia is the biggest continent on the planet, and you’ll find a whole lot of diversity among its countries, cultures, and cuisines to experience. We are sharing our Asian 2019 travel bucket list with you now so that you can get a head start on planning a journey for 2019.
Nepal is a beautiful country that continually astonishes travelers. Recently Ker & Downey Travel Specialists Sara Kramer and Tiffany DeSalvo traveled to Nepal seeking a little adventure. Sara recounts her journey below. For many Nepal is the pinnacle of the hiking world whether, it’s through the foothills of the Annapurna’s, to base camp of Mount Everest or perhaps even summiting the mighty mountain, it attracts a variety of different people of all levels and ages eager to be a part of of this culture. I wouldn’t consider myself a “hiker” although I do enjoy an occasional outing here and there. […]
The end of the year is just around the corner. How do you want to finish off 2013? Maybe you want to travel to a new destination or start a new family tradition that includes a hand-crafted Ker & Downey journey. Recently we asked some of the sales team at Ker & Downey to share their travel experiences from this year with us and, to get in the holiday spirit, some of their special holiday traditions. Below Sunita talks about her journey to Bhutan, Nepal, and India this year and her upcoming holiday. I just returned from a magnificent journey […]
Ker & Downey Sales Consultant Sunita Hedaoo is traveling through India and Nepal. Want to stay updated on her travels? Be sure to check back here for her latest updates! Wednesday, July 17 – Landing at dawn through a drizzling sky into Hyderabad, a city that breathes the richness of the bygone era and the grandeur of the Nizams! Today India is techie glitz and a thriving metropolis where the old and the new goes hand in hand. After maneuvering through the efficiently-designed and impressive Hyderabad International Airport, I excitedly step onto the soil of my “Matru bhoomi” (The Mother […]
The Himalayas are, quite deservedly, the most famous peaks in the world. The name, short in sanskrit for ‘abode of snow’ aptly describe these natural wonders. The Himalayan mountain system is the planet’s highest and home to the world’s highest peaks, the Eight-thousanders, which include Mount Everest and K2. The result of massive subterranean collisions, these mountains are so gargantuan they completely control the weather on the Indian subcontinent. Notably, the Himalayas are the youngest mountain ranges on the planet, and consist mostly of loose sedimentary material. Due to the continuing collision of the continental plates beneath the Eurasian and […]