The Bird's Word

Embracing Slow Travel on Treks around the World

Journeys trip leader Coco Rae has traveled with with students and adults, in groups and independently, in cities and deep in the wild. In advance of an upcoming trip to Mt. Kilimanjaro, she shares her reflections on the power of journeying by foot to deepen the impact of your surroundings.

Posted on February 22, 2018

Things You Should Know Before Trekking in the Everest Region

Journeys Marketing Associate Katina Nichols offers wisdom she gleaned on the 35th Everest Anniversary Trek. This was a reprisal of the company's very first trek in 1978. The group would start out in Lukla and aim for either Kala Patar or Everest Base Camp.

Posted on December 4, 2013

Everest Awaits Non-Climbers


Journeys director and co-founder, Dr. Will Weber, discusses "contemplation versus conquest" of the majestic Mt. Everest.
Posted on May 29, 2013

Trekking in Nepal, Part 1 of Shadow of Everest & Beyond by Kerina Rowley

We went to Dhulikhel and visited B.P. Shresta's hospital. He's doing a really cool thing there. The have lots of modern equipment including a MRI & CT machines. Also in Dhulikhel, I climbed the 1000 step Buddha. Yep, it was a thousand steps. My legs hurt today but it was absolutely worth it. We went back to Kathmandu yesterday via Baktapur. What a cool town. I have taken so many pictures that my camera batteries have died right there but luckily one of the other travelers is going to share.

Posted on May 18, 2010


Welcome to The Bird's Word, the blog of Journeys International. Here at Journeys, we don’t just visit a place. We immerse ourselves into the culture, the people and the places where we travel. It’s what we call “adventure deeper.” Won’t you join us?

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