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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

Travel to Colombia, a Destination with a Warm Welcome

Colombia, the northernmost country in South America, borders Panama, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador, with coastlines on the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea. Today, travel to Colombia offers renewed possibilities for adventure and tourism fun that many countries do not.

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 October 25, 2016

Read this before you travel to Bolivia

So, you've decided to travel to Bolivia; how exciting! This land-locked South American country is the perfect destination for anybody who likes adventure without the crowds. But before you pack your bags and board your plane, here are some must-read suggestions to help ensure smooth travels. 

Posted on March 17, 2016

Top 10 Things to Do in Bolivia

The question isn't what to do in Bolivia; it's what NOT to do. From the Amazon fringe at Santa Cruz, you can travel over the Andes, traverse salt flats, weave through active volcanoes and explore Lake Titicaca. There is an evident authenticity to accommodations and the handicrafts you acquire in the Indian markets. And with so few tourists visiting Bolivia, you'll have it all to yourself. 

Here are our picks for the top 10 things to do in Bolivia:

Posted on March 16, 2016

Travel to South America: Top 5 Destinations After Peru

Travel to South America is a must-do for most adventurous travelers, with “Peru and Machu Picchu" at the top of many lists. And for good reason: Machu Picchu is one of the best-known and most stunning archeological sites in the world. But once you’ve crossed it off your list… then what?

Plenty! There are so many things to do in South America, your options are endless. The Andes Mountains is the world’s longest mountain range, spanning 4,500 miles along the western coast of South America. In addition to Peru, the Andes also traverse Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Ecuador. And each of these countries has unique offerings for curious Journeys travelers.

So if you’ve already been to Peru, here are five places we recommend you visit in South America.

Posted on March 15, 2016


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