Entries tagged: Scotland

Scotland by Train

Scotland by Train

Take a journey through Scotland by train aboard the classic Belmond Royal Scotsman. Travel through the country’s western wilderness then spend a few days on a private adventure in the Highlands with a naturalist guide.

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Top 7 Reasons Why Families Should Travel to Scotland and Ireland

Top 7 Reasons Why Families Should Travel to Scotland and Ireland

Family travel is one of our passions at Ker & Downey. There is no better way to share the world with the ones you love than by embarking on a journey designed for the whole family. While there are many family-friendly destinations to choose from, the British Isles present perhaps one of the best options for families in search of fun and adventure. A Scotland and Ireland family adventure with Ker & Downey showcases why these two countries are a perfect pair for all ages and interests. Here is what you can expect to find on an a custom Ker […]

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Giving Our Best

Giving Our Best

At Ker & Downey, we get a thrill from sending curious and eager travelers to discover the corners of our big, beautiful world. Giving our best starts with that first phone call or email, manifests in our obsession over the details, and keeps up with our commitment to hand-crafting the perfect custom journey. Check out a handful of our picks for the unique experiences our world has to offer, and contact us to share your travel dreams. Let us show you how we give our best with each experiential journey. Best Links – The Golfer’s Bucket List Balance time on […]

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Jennifer’s Ker & Downey Journey to Europe

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 Jennifer talks about her journey to the England, Scotland, and Ireland this year. I recently came back from a trip to the United […]

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Exclusive-Use Holiday Retreats

Exclusive-Use Holiday Retreats

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve, think outside the box this year and whisk your family away to a private getaway with Ker & Downey. Consider creating a journey with one of our favorite exclusive-use properties, each acting as a home away from home and perfectly appointed for celebrating the season. Contact us now before space becomes limited and begin your holiday planning.

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Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Family Friendly Summer Travel Experiences

Summer is quickly approaching, but there’s still time to plan the ultimate Ker & Downey journey with your family, and world travel is not out of the question. There are plenty of places where children of all ages are not only welcomed, but truly engaged. Plan a summer vacation that will create unforgettable memories and maybe even give the “travel bug” to your own little trailblazers. We’ve put together some options, sure to please everyone in your family. Cruise the Blue Bodrum Peninsula, Turkey For a truly unique and tranquil holiday, board a luxurious private gulet, a traditional Turkish wooden […]

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Whisky: Scotland’s Water of Life

Whisky: Scotland’s Water of Life

In the current issue of BESPOKE magazine, Ker & Downey explores the history behind Scotland’s whisky heritage with a journey through Speyside and Islay. In his 1880 poem “The Scotsman’s Return from Abroad”, Robert Louis Stevenson declared whisky “the king o’ drinks” and connoisseurs of fine spirits agree. There is no better place to experience the world’s finest whiskies – and the stories behind them – than Scotland. Usquebaugh: The water of life. Sure it’s water, happily enhanced with a little peat, grain, yeast, and time, aged for years and even decades until its golden hue is just so, its […]

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