For Lunar New Year 2020, the world welcomes the Year of the Rat. In the Chinese zodiac, the rat has strong connections to nature, fertility, and the midnight hours. Using these qualities as our inspiration, let us tell you where in the world it’s best to travel during the Year of the Rat.
When a crisis like Australia’s bushfires dominates the news, much-loved travel destinations can quickly be labeled no-goes. In recent years we’ve seen it happen after unrest in Egypt, natural disasters in Nepal, and fires in the Amazon, even when safe travel is possible. There are things you can do (and yes, even places you can visit right now) to support Australia and their recovery from the ongoing wildfires. We invite you to join us in helping our friends “down under”—they’re going to need us, and you.
Longing for a winter vacation with no jacket required? It’s time to put away your snow boots and find your passport. Discover where to beat the winter blues and start making your own plans to get out of town.
Enjoy a fabulous 10-night journey through Quito and the Galapagos Islands, a perfect itinerary for those looking for a fully immersive and luxurious Galapagos getaway. A weeklong Galapagos cruise is not only one of the most conservation-friendly ways to explore the archipelago; it also promises exposure to the full gamut of the destination’s unparalleled wildlife and landscapes.
Dive into our list of the bluest places on earth. We picked these true blue destinations based on Pantone’s Color of the Year—Classic Blue—so whether you like land-based experiences or under-the-sea adventures, we’ve got someplace for you to explore.
The legendary healing arts and beauty treatments of Korea are yours to enjoy on the Ker & Downey Korean Wellness Retreat. Indulge in treatments at the country’s best luxury spa retreats, soak in the natural beauty of Jeju Island, and go behind the scenes with top beauty brands alongside your private guide.
Revert to the safaris of old on Ker & Downey’s 12-day Botswana walking safari and canoe safari through Botswana’s Okavango Delta and Selinda Spillway. This adventure by foot and canoe concludes in relaxing luxury near Zambia’s Victoria Falls.
Make tracks for a unique celebration on Ker & Downey’s Magical Iceland Honeymoon adventure. Designed for adventurous honeymooners, and best experienced in the summer months, this journey mingles thrilling landscapes and outdoor expeditions with utter relaxation and quality time together.
Ker & Downey’s Guatemala and Belize Honeymoon is the perfect romantic Central American escape. Packed with adventure, history, and celebratory champagne at every turn, this exclusive vision of romance pairs the wonder of the Mayans with the luxury of your own private island in Belize.
Safaris aren’t just for the African bush. We’ve rounded up some of our top safaris around the world to inspire your next Ker & Downey journey.