Where to Experience Istanbul's History

Where to Experience Istanbul’s History

Istanbul’s skyline is a sight to behold. Its Ottoman mosques and Byzantine churches tell a tale of two continents and the empires that sought to take control of this ancient city locked between Asia and Europe. Ancient Constantinople is overflowing with sights, and these are the can’t-miss places where you can experience Istanbul’s history.

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Four Reasons You Should Visit Bangkok

Four Reasons You Should Visit Bangkok

There are many reasons why Bangkok tops a lot of traveler’s must-see lists. The Thai capital has a little bit of everything to suit your taste: think splashy rooftop pools and parties, mouthwatering cuisine, and a fascinating blend of both the past and present. These are just a few reasons you should visit Bangkok.

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Global Rescue Included With Every Journey

Global Rescue Included With Every Journey

At Ker & Downey, we pride ourselves in equipping our traveled clients the best travel services available today to ensure every journey is seamless and worry-free. In our continued efforts to further enhance these services, we are pleased to announce our partnership with Global Rescue, the world’s leading membership organization providing medical, security, evacuation, travel risk, and crisis management services.

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Hot Spot: Peru Beyond Machu Picchu

Hot Spot: Peru Beyond Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu’s 15th-century Inca citadel is one of the most heart-stopping attractions in the world and continues to be the main reason why many travelers venture to Peru. But given the recent threats to place the ancient site on UNESCO’s List of World Heritage in Danger, as well as the country’s continued efforts to limit daily foot traffic, it’s high time you discover Peru for what it really is: a one-stop-shop for every wonder a traveler seeks. Between the Amazonian rainforest and Andes Mountains — not to mention its deserts, beaches, world-class cuisine, and pisco liqueur — Peru is a […]

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Mythical Journey

Mythical Journey

Trading in her safari attire for winter gear, Ker & Downey’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing Nicky Brandon heads to southern Iceland to explore the spectacular Land of Fire and Ice.

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Bizarre Animals on an African Safari

Bizarre Animals on an African Safari

The thrill of an African safari is the opportunity to witness wild and wonderful creatures in their natural habitats, from floodplains to fantastic grasslands. And sometimes in the midst of spotting the usual suspects (like giraffes, elephants, and lions), you may catch sight of something more unique. See these bizarre animals on an African safari. It will give you something even more exciting to share with your friends back home.

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Brazil Abolishes Visa Program: What Does It Mean?

Brazil Abolishes Visa Program: What Does It Mean?

As of June 17, 2019, Brazil is finally eliminating its costly visa program. This means citizens from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia will no longer have to pay $160 per person in advance to visit to Brazil. Make no mistake: this is a game changer for travel to Latin America and even more of a reason you should put Brazil on your travel radar.

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