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Travel with Disabilities: Got wheels? No problem.

Think a physical disability means you can't travel? Think again. After four overseas trips, Cynthia toppled off an exercise ball and suffered a spinal cord injury, rendering her paralyzed. She learned how to live from a wheelchair, then graduated to a walker. After that, she was off to explore the world on custom adventures, with stops in Austria, Japan, Mongolia, Namibia, Norway, Brazil, Ethiopia, Indonesia, China, Myanmar, Antarctica, Trans Siberian Express, Argentina, Bermuda and more. Here, she shares her story. 

Posted on February 16, 2017

Apes, Arts and Dragons: Trip of a Lifetime


See Komodo Dragons on the Apes, Arts and Dragons trip.
Posted on February 10, 2015

Lessons from Journeys Travelers in 2014

Strength. Understanding. Opportunity. Engagement. Sally Grimes-Chesak, Director of Marketing and Family Programs, gathered reflections from a handful of Journeys travelers about what they learned on their adventures with us this past year.

Posted on December 22, 2014

Sumatran Reflections


 Journeys co-founder and director, Will Weber, discusses Journeys' recent exploratory trip to Sumatra (Indonesia).
Posted on September 10, 2014

Indonesia's Gems: Apes, Arts, & Dragons

Trip Leader Gail Scherer and her husband traveled with six other adventurers to Indonesia for "Apes, Arts, and Dragons." Check out her pictures for a glimpse of this unique itinerary.

Posted on June 5, 2014


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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