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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

Posted on April 20, 2017

How reforestation affected women's economics in Peru

In 2007, Journeys International's Earth Preservation Fund joined Peruvian-based groups to help restore the forests of Peru's Lares region. What began as a strategy to help combat climate change also became a way to help villagers, especially women, improve the economics of their families.

Posted on April 19, 2017

VIDEO: Tree planting in Peru

It's one thing to read about an Earth Day project, it's another to see it in action. Watch this video to feel the energy behind the reforestation efforts in Peru's Lares region.

 

Posted on April 19, 2017

Top Travel Destinations for 2017

Where will your adventures take you in 2017?

For curious explorers eager to see the world, it can be hard to narrow down travel options.

So, the team at Journeys International has done the work for you. We've analyzed data on travel trends, politics, economic value, safety, and more to develop a list of the best travel picks for where to go in 2017. 

Posted on November 17, 2016

What's the Buzz from the Grandmas?

 What do grandparents have to say about traveling with their grandkids? Read why six grandmas loved their JOURNEYS multi-generational trips.

Posted on January 20, 2014
    

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