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  • Why we are planting one million trees in Peru

    Five hundred years ago, when Spanish conquistadors first set foot in Peru, the high Andes had abundant forests of a low-growing and durable tree called Queuña (Kay YOU nyuh). Today, these ancient forests have almost disappeared, and with them many of the species that once lived within them. Mature Queuña trees in a Peruvian forest

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  • Travel to Papua New Guinea: Tribal Dances, Goroka Show, Friendly People

    Papua New Guinea festivals, culture, tribal life, and exotic remoteness make it a destination that will last with you forever. Journeys traveler Gary McPhee visited Papua New Guinea for the Goroka Show. Here, he shares his stories.  There were a great many unknowns leading into our 14-day Papua New Guinea adventure with Journeys International. Safety in Port Moresby was a concern ...

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  • Three Top Choices for Hiking Patagonia

    Patagonia is a wilderness region known for its luscious landscapes and staggering peaks. For those who aren’t afraid of heights and love the great outdoors, Patagonia hiking is some of the best in the world. From long flat treks to steep climbs, there’s so much variety and challenge in hiking Patagonia.

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  • Visit Antarctica—A Bucket List Destination for Many Travelers

    Antarctica. That one word for many inspires dreams of fulfilling a traveler’s bucket list. Antarctica’s siren call has become the stuff of legend, pulling mariners and explorers toward her shores for decades. Sir Ernest Shackleton’s voyage is but one of a number of expeditions that have inspired books and movies, and sparked the imagination of many travelers intent of making their own ...

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  • Tracing History on Silk Road Tours

    In September and October 2017, world history teacher and avid traveler Coco Rae will lead two linked Silk Road tours for Journeys International: Tracing the Ancient Silk Route (China) and Silk Road through the Stans. Here, Coco traces the Silk Road through time, from 138 BCE through today. Read on to learn about the history you'll experience on these two trips. 

  • 2016 Successes for Birds of a Feather

    Through its nonprofit, Earth Preservation Fund, Journeys International supports organizations that focus on community-based environmental, educational and cultural preservation programs in our destinations. Here one of those organizations, Birds of a Feather, shares its successes in 2016. 

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  • Travel with Disabilities: Got wheels? No problem.

    Think a physical disability means you can't travel? Think again. After four overseas trips, Cynthia toppled off an exercise ball and suffered a spinal cord injury, rendering her paralyzed. She learned how to live from a wheelchair, then graduated to a walker. After that, she was off to explore the world on custom adventures, with stops in Austria, Japan, Mongolia, Namibia, Norway, Braz...

  • The world wonder Petra: You have to see it to believe it

    The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value—as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man. Although much has been written about Petra, nothing really prepares you for this amazing place. It has to be seen to be believed. ...

  • Is it safe to travel to Jordan?

    Maybe you’ve seen the new Journeys trip to Jordan, or this video, or this blog post, and you’re enticed by what Jordan has to offer. But maybe you’re also wondering, with the instability in many Middle Eastern countries, is it safe to travel to Jordan? We think it is, and here’s why:

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  • Travel to Uganda: A Most Wonderful Adventure

    When travelers Lorrie and Scott Artigo decided to travel to Uganda and Rwanda for gorilla trekking, they chose Journeys International's Primates and Parrots in Uganda and Rwanda. Off they went in search of gorillas...but ended up learning there is so much more to this fabulous part of the world.

  • From Sand to Sea: Trips to Jordan offer a little bit of everything

    For many travelers, Jordan brings to mind a single iconic image: the soft pink ruins of the ancient city of Petra, which have been named a Wonder of the World alongside the Great Wall of China and Peru’s Machu Picchu. Yet that’s just one of many remarkably varied landscapes you can experience in Jordan, from colorful reefs to ethereal sand dunes.

  • What is the best time to visit Iceland?

      Iceland's recent popularity as a travel destination is well deserved, since the country has done an excellent job of developing tourism programs, building infrastructure to support those programs, and delivering astounding experiences to all who visit.

  • Amazing Costa Rica: Beaches, Volcanoes, Rain Forests, Adventure

    At only about 20,000 square miles, Costa Rica is a country that is packed with a vast variety of climates and landscapes, and the country remains a big ecotourism destination, as well as a goal for those seeking nothing but resort pampering or off-the-charts adventure. Beaches? Check. Volcanoes? Check. Biodiversity? Absolutely.

  • New Year's Reflection: A Year Around the Globe

    On any given day in 2016, a Journeys traveler was exploring the world in one or more of over 50 countries. In the images above, we share with you a month-by-month photo journey of a few of the things they experienced along the way, and below, a recap of the stories they shared with us.

  • Travel to Myanmar: Highlights and Impressions

    Travel to Myanmar and you'll visit sacred sites and sanctuaries, feel a strong Buddhist character and tradition, and experience friendly people emerging from a history of totalitarian domination that has not affected their hospitality toward foreigners or their delight in making friends. Here, Journeys traveler Richard H. shares highlights from his recent adventure in Myanmar. Journe...

  • How my Peru family vacation brought me closer to my mom

    Kellyn, a 23-year-old college student studying to be a social worker, recently returned from a Peru family vacation, where she traveled with her mother. They spent two weeks hiking, exploring, catching up, and enjoying introspective time. Of all the experiences, though, the most valuable for her was the strengthened bond between mother and daughter, one she'll take with her as she fini...

  • Everything you need to know about Inca Trail permits

    The Inca Trail. The name itself conjures up images of grandeur, magic, and history. It is Peru's most famous hike, and possibly the most famous hike in the world. It has lured visitors to the Andes for years, with promises of a highs and lows, life-changing experiences and challenges,  and breathtaking beauty. It is a destination on almost every traveler's list...but you can't step ...

  • Travel to Vietnam: A Fishing Love Story

    Upon returning from almost a month in Southeast Asia, Hilary had some great stories to tell. Here, she shares one of her favorites: learning how to fish Vietnamese style.

  • Navigating the Airport with Children: What You Need to Know

    You’re lugging a backpack that seems to be filled with rocks while your purse strap slowly strangles you. Your stroller and suitcase are rolling in two different directions, the baby is hungry and the big kid is whining about having to walk. You’ve got a booster seat balanced on your head like a basket of exotic fruit while you slowly nudge the baby’s car seat across the floor with you...

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  • Is it safe to travel? A traveler's thoughts on conquering fear

    Whenever there is a terrorist incident, international travel sees a decline. Longtime Journeys traveler Bill R. recently shared his thoughts about the common fears that can hold people back from taking that long dreamed-of trip, and why he continues to choose adventure travel despite these concerns. 

  • Beloved Bolivia: A Story in Photos

    It's true: a picture is worth a thousand words. Journeys' Adventure Specialist Lené (holding a salt block in this photo) recently returned from our first Undiscovered Bolivia trip, and the photos speak volumes about the culture, scenery, people and places she saw along the way. Take a look, and get lost in the story of beloved Bolivia.  Read more about travel to Bolivia:  Read thi...

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  • What Are Custom Travel Services, Anyway?

    Thinking about taking a trip, but can’t find the perfect itinerary? Found an itinerary you love, but don’t love the dates? Want to take a group trip, but choose your own group? Custom travel has many great benefits—and quite a few misconceptions—all of which are explained here.

  • Why I Choose Custom Travel Services

    With over 10 custom and private Journeys trips under his belt, seasoned traveler Richard shares his thoughts on why he chooses custom travel. (#1 reason? Flexibility.)

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