There’s so much to fall for when you visit Paris, the City of Love. It’s really tough for us narrow in on a list of just why we are enamored with this European gem. You could go to Paris many different times and no matter the time of year, you will always find something new to see and do. Here are just four of our favorite reasons to visit Paris.
Sit back and relax as Ker & Downey takes you on a sparkling sojourn through the vineyards and hamlets of Champagne and Alsace on the Belmond Hirondelle river cruise.
Luxury and authenticity go hand in hand on our handcrafted Luxury Burgundy River Cruise, with extensions into Paris and Provence. Follow in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette and Vincent Van Gogh for two weeks of exquisite wine tastings and historical tours.
Cruise the Loire Valley canals in slow, stylish comfort on our bespoke Loire Valley River Cruise. Champagne receptions, historical insights, and exclusive entry into the region’s iconic chateaux… let Ker & Downey make you feel like royalty at every turn.
Ker & Downey’s Canal du Midi cruise takes you on an elegant “Tour de France” following the roads from the past. On this 16-day itinerary, uncover the history of France. Begin with the Greek and Roman occupation in Southern France, and continue through medieval times in the Pyrenees. Then it’s up to the Renaissance in the Loire Valley and around Paris admiring the splendors of the Grand Siècle of King Louis XIV.
Pack your bags, girls. Here is Ker & Downey’s guide to the top Insta-worthy destinations for your next luxury girl’s trip.
Follow the footsteps of literary and artistic icons on an itinerary that traces Paris’ most storied streets. We’ll tell you the best places to experience literary and artistic history in Paris; from Hemingway to Picasso and beyond.
American journalist-turned expat Rhonda Richford makes a lavish escape to Paris’ most fashionable new address. Paris may be called the City of Light, but the City of Luxury would be an equally deserving a moniker. From the fine jewelers that line Place Vendôme to the decadent desserts and rich cuisine that define French food—it is certainly not a city that deprives itself with juice cleanses and kale. It’s the place to pursue the best of the best, from baguettes to Bordeaux, as it has been for centuries. So it’s fitting that the Hong Kong-based Peninsula Hotel Group decided to open […]
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 […]