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The award-winning team that has created customized Southeast Asia tours for independent travelers since 2003 is still together and going strong. But now in addition to Southeast Asia, we offer our clients small group and custom tours to Africa, South America, India, Asia and the Silk Road via Wild Frontiers.

Andrea, April and Tara are all still in the California office and are excited to work with new and returning clients on custom Southeast Asia itineraries. Our Journeys Within office has become the U.S. headquarters of Wild Frontiers Travel – an award-winning U.K.-based adventure travel company with a long history of providing unique and adventurous itineraries in amazing places.

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The Team

Andrea Ross

With British parents, Andrea grew up in the UK listening to stories of Africa and the Far East. In 2003, Andrea moved to Cambodia where she founded Journeys Within. In the following years, she set up offices in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Myanmar, as well as HQ in Truckee, California. In 2018, Journeys Within was acquired by Wild Frontiers and Andrea took on a leadership role in expanding their US operations. Read more...

April Cole

April is a seasoned traveler from sunny California and invaluable member of the Journeys Within team. She started her professional career in marketing, but after having her son in 2006 she felt it was time to move away from the corporate world and follow her heart. April really wanted to find a company that was focused on making a positive impact in the community and found a match at Journeys Within. Read more...

Tara Buffington

Tara's passion for travel was sparked when she studied abroad in New Zealand in her university years; she bought an inexpensive car with friends and drove across the country, soaking in the beauty of the magnificent land. After graduating from UC Santa Barbara with a degree in Global Studies & Psychology, she moved to Buenos Aires where she taught English and travelled around Latin America. Read more...

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