We like spontaneity just as much as the next person. There’s nothing more thrilling than a last minute getaway. But some trips require (and deserve!) more time to plan. Wildly popular, extremely exclusive, or difficult to get to destinations demand a little more forethought and expertise during the planning stages. Here are seven trips to book a year in advance – at least!
We’re no strangers to Botswana safaris, but since we aren’t on safari every day, a chance to see it on film has us scrambling to set our DVRs. Consider us ready for the acclaimed Into The Okavango National Geographic documentary to make its small screen debut. Named an Official Selection at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, the film documents the sweeping landscapes and wild animals that are unique to the region and, sadly, increasingly threatened. Ahead of its world premiere on Nat Geo Wild, we’re taking a look at how travelers can go Into The Okavango with Ker & Downey.
The team at Ker & Downey gets to explore around the world every day, and we love to share the most inspiring findings right here on our blog. We’re looking back at the features from our blog that had you talking (and sharing) in 2018.
There’s more to Egypt than the grand temples of the ancient pharaohs along a legendary river. Head west of the Nile and south of Cairo and find two unique Egyptian oases and cultures.
As travelers become more aware of the environmental impacts of tourism on destinations, Ker & Downey recommends more roads less traveled. Here are three eco-travel destinations to see now.
Ker & Downey’s Rina Chandarana journeys to Seville and Granada and discovers the heart of Andalusia, a vibrant fusion of Spanish and Moorish cultures.
Banish the big box hotel blues with a stay in one of these re-purposed spaces transformed into luxury hotels. Re-purposed and re-imagined, these amazing spaces each have a story to tell.
Stimulate all of your senses on a grand tour of the southern United States, from the home of the King of Rock to the streets of the Big Easy. With Ker & Downey you’ll experience the holy trinity of southern United States travel and hospitality: good music, decadent cuisine, and handcrafted booze to lift your spirits.
Move over, beer and bratwurst. During the last decade, Germany’s culinary scene has blossomed, making the country one of Europe’s most exciting foodie destinations distinguished by international influences, innovative chef-driven eateries, and hyper-regional cuisine. Explore it all with Ker & Downey’s ultimate gourmand’s guide to Germany.
Ker & Downey’s Michael Jackson’s journey through Berlin and Hamburg reveals that the future of luxury travel in Germany is all about the unexpected: the Michelin-starred cuisine, the cultural rebirths, and the old stereotypes finding new identities in a country ready for its breakout moment.