June 2013

Rivieras & Islands of Italy, France & Spain

Rome to Barcelona, Aboard the Five-Star M.V. TERE MOANA
Fri, September 19, 2014 - Sat, September 27, 2014

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star m.v. Tere Moana, relaunched in 2013 after a multimillion-dollar refurbishment and featuring only 45 deluxe Staterooms.
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Travel Cost: 

From $5,240 per person, double occupancy 

Perspectives on Iran, with Journalist Azadeh Moaveni

Minarets & Mosaics
Thu, October 09, 2014 - Thu, October 23, 2014

Join the Commonwealth Club on a journey through Iran, where vast monuments serve as testament to the extraordinary history of this country.
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Travel Cost: 

$5,995 per person, based on double occupancy

In the Wake of the Vikings: Denmark, Norway, & Scotland

Shetland, Orkney, and the Inner Hebridean Islands & the Norwegian Fjords aboard the M.S LE BORÉAL
Wed, May 21, 2014 - Thu, May 29, 2014

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, nine-day journey to Norway’s majestic fjords and Scotland’s rarely visited Shetland, Orkney and Inner Hebridean Islands, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage.
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Travel Cost: 

From approximately $3,995, per person, double occupancy 

Emerging Europe: The Balkans Unveiled, with Study Leader Admiral Gary Roughead

Albania, Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, and Croatia
Wed, October 08, 2014 - Tue, October 21, 2014

This overland journey through ancient and modern history tying together six wildly divergent Balkan countries, unveiling an assortment of long-lived cultures along the way. Catholic, Muslim, Orthodox, politically contradictory, and ethnically varied, this kaleidoscopic region offers an apprenticeship in diversity. 
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Travel Cost: 

$7,995, per person, based on 20 travelers

 

Photos by Joanna Millick

A China Romance

Dream Idyll of Southern Waters and Mountains
Sun, October 19, 2014 - Thu, October 30, 2014

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Travel Cost: 

$4,295 per person, double occupancy

Protecting Our Planet: Plants, Animals, and Nature- August 2013 Series

Press Release from…

The Commonwealth Club of California

595 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94105

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Great Journey Through Europe: The Netherlands, Germany, France & Switzerland

Featuring the Glacier Express & Amadeus River Cruising
Tue, June 24, 2014 - Fri, July 04, 2014

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features five nights aboard the Deluxe Amadeus Fleet. Travel through the Western heart of the continent through The Netherlands, Germany, France and Switzerland, cruising the most scenic sections of the fabled Rhine River.
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Travel Cost: 

From approximately $3,995, per person, double occupancy

Changing Tides of History: The Baltic Sea, with Correspondent John Cochran & Guest Speaker President Lech Walesa

Aboard the Five-Star Small Ship M.S LE BORÉAL
Fri, June 20, 2014 - Sun, June 29, 2014

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States and the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg on this remarkable six-country Baltic Sea program. By special arrangement, enjoy a rare opportunity to hear an enriching presentation by former President of Poland Lech Walesa. Cruise for eight nights under the spectacular “White Nights of Summer” aboard the deluxe m.s. Le Boréal.
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Travel Cost: 

From $5,995, per person, double occupancy  

Southern Culture & the Civil War, Aboard the American Queen

From Memphis to New Orleans
Thu, May 15, 2014 - Sat, May 24, 2014

Delve into the rich history and splendid architecture of the South as you discover the legends, glory and magnitude of the American Civil War. Cruise along the shores of the Mississippi River aboard the luxury steamboat American Queen, stopping in Mississippi and Louisiana, where you'll find grand antebellum mansions, memorials from the momentous War Between the States, and a wealth of living history. 
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Travel Cost: 

From $2,749 per person, double occupancy