On this incredible journey through a historic country, you’ll uncover the best of Vietnam highlights on a 10-day jaunt through the country’s rich culture. Bike through ancient wonders, explore the waterfront shops and cafes, enjoy floats along fabled waterways, and meet locals who will share their stories, food, and history.
Carve out time before and after a Mekong River cruise to explore Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to make the most of your journey. By Haley Beham As the Mekong River makes its way from the mountains of Tibet to the South China Sea, it snakes past weaving villages, floating markets, and towering temples. At 2,703 miles long, it is one of the longest rivers in the world, and the lifeblood for many in Southeast Asia. Along its lush rural shorelines, you’ll find Buddhist monks and villagers going about their lives, fishermen casting their nets into the water, and local sampans […]
The world is so wide and we want to see it all. Asia is overflowing with ancient cultures that would take a lifetime to fully explore, so we want to get you started with our hand-picked choices of where to go in Asia in 2020.
Journey on a Mekong River cruise to Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos to discover some of Southeast Asia’s most iconic destinations with Ker & Downey. This customizable trip reveals amazing cultural highlights, delicious food, and of course the beauty of the Mekong River.
Discover the splendor and wonder of travel to Indochina. This region’s history and culture unfolds before you on this 20-day journey. Discover Vietnam’s royal dynasties, the ancient mysteries of the Khmer civilization, the peaceful spirituality of Laotian monks, and the melding of the old world with modern society in Bangkok.
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.
Traveling is meant not only to create memories, but to foster an understanding of how truly connected we are to our big, beautiful world. We chatted with Ker & Downey clients Ken and Carol Kabel of Cincinnati, Ohio, to learn more about their life-changing journey on a family trip to Southeast Asia.
Travel with Ker & Downey to see UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe. You’ll enjoy the best of luxury travel with private guides and custom journeys. Ningaloo Coast, Australia The Ningaloo Coast is one of Western Australia’s natural treasures. Named to the UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2011, the 604,500 hectare coast is alive with an abundance of marine life, turquoise waters, and dazzling white beaches set against a backdrop of rugged limestone ranges. It’s also home to annual migrations of sea turtles, dolphins, humpback whales, manta rays, manatees, and whale sharks who can average 40 feet in […]
In every corner of the world, bargain hunters and fashion fiends can almost always find a sidewalk to roam in search of retail therapy. Ker & Downey’s expertise makes the hunt more fulfilling by showing guests the best shopping destinations, many often off the beaten path. Istanbul – As seen in BESPOKE Magazine, Istanbul’s network of bazaars and boutiques is inspired by its past as a hub for trade and retail. Wander the 3,500 shops of the Grand Bazaar for unique treasures and hand-crafted textiles, and discover luxury brands in the Nisantasi residential district. To read more about shopping experiences […]
In search of the perfect, water-front hideaway for your next relaxing escape? We’ve gathered 15 of our favorite luxury private villas from all over the world. The breathtaking views of the water and all the amenities calm the senses and leave you speechless. Australia, Qualia Beach House Surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef, Qualia’s private beach house is set on 30 acres of garden landscape at the northern-most tip of Australia’s Hamilton Island. It’s designed to draw the outside in. To begin with, an open layout with a wall of glass doors can be completely pushed open. This effectively blurs […]