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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

Five Great Treks


Looking for your next great trek? Look no further. Experienced traveler and Journeys Senior Director Will Weber shares his five favorite treks.
Posted on January 21, 2015

Realizing My Dream in Nepal


 Journeys traveler Corky Oakes writes about her experience on the Nepal 35th Annviersary Trek. Journeys was very lucky to have her beautiful spirit on this celebratory adventure!
Posted on January 22, 2014

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


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