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

Travel to Myanmar: Highlights and Impressions

Travel to Myanmar and you'll visit sacred sites and sanctuaries, feel a strong Buddhist character and tradition, and experience friendly people emerging from a history of totalitarian domination that has not affected their hospitality toward foreigners or their delight in making friends.

Here, Journeys traveler Richard H. shares highlights from his recent adventure in Myanmar. Journeys International's trips to Myanmar include:

Posted on December 16, 2016

Getting Off the Beaten Path


 Journeys International Director Will Weber knows where to go to find a different perspective.
Posted on April 10, 2014

Trek to the Last Village

January is the ideal month to explore the northern most valleys of Burma, one of the least visited regions of the Himalayas. Rich with birdlife and friendly cultures we walked through towering forests and along crystal clear streams and did not encounter any other foreign travelers.


Posted on February 14, 2011

Back from a great trek in Himalayan Burma

Will Weber recently returned from a trip to Myanmar. Here, he shares his experiences. 

Posted on January 27, 2011


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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