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Journeys International Announces New Trips for 2018

The year was 1978, and Drs. Will and Joan Weber set off to Nepal with a group of curious souls who wanted to be immersed in and enlightened by a different culture in a very different part of the world. And so began Journeys International, the first travel company of its kind (and recently named one of the top six tour operators on the world), with boots on the ground and arms wide open, ready to embrace the world’s diversity.

Posted on August 17, 2017

Travel to Iran: What we learned as a group of women

In April 2017, Journeys hosted its first women's-only adventure through Iran. Led by staff member Kerina Rowley, this group of women included 13 seasoned travelers, all of whom were eager to travel to Iran and immerse themselves in Iran's often misunderstood culture, to learn what it's really like to be a woman in Iran. Here, Kerina shares some of what she experienced along the way.

 

Posted on May 19, 2017

The world wonder Petra: You have to see it to believe it

The giant red mountains and vast mausoleums of a departed race have nothing in common with modern civilization, and ask nothing of it except to be appreciated at their true value—as one of the greatest wonders ever wrought by Nature and Man.
 
Although much has been written about Petra, nothing really prepares you for this amazing place. It has to be seen to be believed.

Posted on February 13, 2017

Is it safe to travel to Jordan?

Maybe you’ve seen the new Journeys trip to Jordan, or this video, or this blog post, and you’re enticed by what Jordan has to offer. But maybe you’re also wondering, with the instability in many Middle Eastern countries, is it safe to travel to Jordan?

We think it is, and here’s why:

Posted on February 9, 2017

From Sand to Sea: Trips to Jordan offer a little bit of everything

For many travelers, Jordan brings to mind a single iconic image: the soft pink ruins of the ancient city of Petra, which have been named a Wonder of the World alongside the Great Wall of China and Peru’s Machu Picchu.

Yet that’s just one of many remarkably varied landscapes you can experience in Jordan, from colorful reefs to ethereal sand dunes.

Posted on February 1, 2017
    

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