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Mountains, Glaciers, Wine and More: Active Travel in Argentina

So you’re thinking of visiting South America for your next trip, trying to decide if you want glaciers, mountains, desert, active, romance, family-friendly...the list goes on. Well, you're in luck, because Argentina has it all! 

Posted on April 5, 2017

Costa Rica Family Travel

Written by Chez Chesak, and reprinted with permission from Everett Potter's Travel Report

In the Costa Rican jungle, at the base of the zipline tower, she balked, refusing to go any further. With my family all geared up in harnesses, helmets and gloves and the guides egging her on, our 8-year old daughter was not only afraid of the zipline – she was too afraid to even climb the tower that would kick off the tour of several ziplines through the park.

Posted on March 22, 2017

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 exploratory voyage. Then, of course, you have “Happy Feet,” the movie about a lovable emperor penguin with better dance moves than a voice, also set in Antarctica. Who doesn’t want to see emperor penguins in their habitat, we ask? Exactly.

This post originally appeared on HI Travel Tales, a travel blog for people
interested in adventurous, insider, curious, peek-around-the-corners travel.

Posted on March 14, 2017

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. 

Posted on March 9, 2017

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. 

Posted on March 8, 2017
    

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