The Bird's Word

Five Astounding Cultural Encounters


Journeys Director Will Weber describes a handful of priceless cross-cultural experiences available to you on our trips.
Posted on March 18, 2014

Top 6 Strategies for Non-Climbers to Explore Mt. Everest

Springtime is the season when some of the most fit, daring (and wealthy) adventurers attempt to scale Mt. Everest (29,029'). Yet savvy travelers know that a summit attempt is a risky undertaking, and that summiting isn't the only way to experience the ultimate mountain.

Posted on May 22, 2012

Taking the Train to Lhasa, Tibet

Lhasa, Tibet is accessible by road, air and rail, provided you can get the permits, reservations or vehicles to make the journey. I had been to Tibet on three previous occasions since 1986 using some combination of air and road travel, but the train trip sounded like a good way to see a great deal of the Tibetan Plateau than the road or air routes.

Posted on August 29, 2008

Condé Nast Selects Journeys International for Top Travel Specialist Awards

Journeys International is proud to announce that Condé Nast has chosen Directors Will and Joan Weber for 2 Top Travel Specialist Awards

Posted on August 6, 2008


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