Entries tagged: sustainable travel

Understanding the New Machu Picchu Schedule

Understanding the New Machu Picchu Schedule

With so many of us traveling in today’s world, it’s more important than ever to preserve and protect ancient sites like Peru’s 15th-century Machu Picchu. We’re sharing all the latest information about the Peruvian government’s updated rules so that you can visit Machu Picchu with confidence and abide by the new schedule.

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The Top Sustainable Properties in Tanzania

The Top Sustainable Properties in Tanzania

Tanzania’s call of nature is strong. We keep coming back to this east African gem for its superb safaris and decadent properties. While you spend your days spotting giraffes, lions, and zebras, and your evenings watching the sun set over the Serengeti, you can feel at ease knowing that these properties focus on sustainable practices. When you’re planning your safari, consider these sustainable properties in Tanzania.

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Sustainable Properties in South Africa That Give Back

Sustainable Properties in South Africa That Give Back

With a diversity of city life and superb safaris, South Africa is a must on any African travel bucket list. Camps and properties are taking impressive strides to ensure eco-friendly practices are common practice to preserve the gorgeous landscape. Ker & Downey shares our favorites of the top sustainable properties in South Africa.

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World Lion Day

World Lion Day

Celebrate World Lion Day with Ker & Downey. Find out how you can get involved with conservation efforts on World Lion Day to support the big cats.  August 10th is World Lion Day. It’s a day to celebrate Africa’s biggest cat, but also a day to bring awareness to their declining numbers. Recent estimates state as few as 20,000 lions remain in the wild. It’s a staggering number when you realize their numbers were closer to 450,000 just 50 years ago. The biggest threats facing lions are habitat loss and degradation, and conflicts with humans. In 2009 National Geographic explorers […]

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