The Bird's Word

Land, Pigs, and Women—In That Order

Lené Miller received a marriage proposal in Papua New Guinea a few weeks ago. Perhaps it was offered entirely in jest—perhaps not. The chief of the tribal village she was visiting explained that he had already married four brown women and that he would like to marry a white woman next time. She told him she’d think about it, and no doubt she has. The trip was a singular experience!

Posted on October 22, 2015

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

Meet the People of "PNG"

Journeys co-founder and director, Dr. Will Weber, introduces some friends he made along the way in Papua New Guinea. (Photos by Dr. Will Weber)

Posted on September 13, 2012


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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