Archived Trips

A Bay Gourmet Get Away - Must book by September 12!
Fri, October 12, 2012 - Sun, October 14, 2012

Join Cathy Curtis, Bay Gourmet Member-Led Forum Chair, for a food and wine adventure in Paso Robles. The region’s first grapes were planted in 1779 by Franciscan missionaries and today it is home to the third highest concentration of wineries in the United States.

Sip the...

Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan
Sat, October 06, 2012 - Sat, October 20, 2012

Much has been written about Central Asia's strategic location and its vast untapped reserves of oil and gas. See for yourself the fabled capitals of Silk Road commerce and survey their modern incarnations, arguably even more significant now than when they were at the center of the great...

Aboard the Princess Victoria
Wed, September 26, 2012 - Tue, October 09, 2012

Begin in beautiful St. Petersburg with a cultural performance at the Alexandrinsky Theater and a visit to Catherine’s Palace to see the famous Amber Room. Enjoy an early entrance to the State Hermitage Museum, before our 6-night cruise on the Volga, Svir and Neva Rivers. Journey to the...

Ancient Dynasties to Modern Superpower
Tue, September 04, 2012 - Mon, September 17, 2012

Begin in 2000-year-old Beijing, China’s modern-day capital, and discover its legendary sites: Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall. Learn about communal life along Beijing’s ancient alleyways or hutongs. Marvel at...

Aboard the All-Suite, 114-Guest Corinthian II
Wed, July 18, 2012 - Sat, July 28, 2012

The magnificent Black Sea region is the home of many pivotal events in world history, from the fall of Constantinople to the fall of the Soviet Union. After sailing from Athens, call in Constanta, Romania’s main port, and explore the ruins of Tomis Danubius. Discover Ukraine’s Odessa...

Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, & Poland
Thu, June 14, 2012 - Wed, June 27, 2012

This exclusive 14-day journey through the heart of Central Europe features a seven-night cruise on the legendary Blue Danube aboard one of the deluxe vessels of the prestigious Amadeus Fleet, followed by three nights in Prague and two nights in Kraków, Poland, in deluxe hotel...

with Shakespeare expert Dr. Philippa Kelly
Tue, June 12, 2012 - Sat, June 16, 2012

Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) in Ashland, OR is among the oldest and largest professional nonprofit theaters in the nation. Attend four plays and enjoy lively post-theater discussions with fellow Club members, led by our study leader, Dr. Philippa...

Denmark, Latvia, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden
Mon, May 28, 2012 - Fri, June 08, 2012

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic States and the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg on this ten-night program, cruising for eight nights under the spectacular “White Nights of Summer” aboard the deluxe M.S. Le Boréal, launched in 2010. By special...

Desert Sunset, Delta Dawn
Thu, May 17, 2012 - Sun, May 27, 2012
Considered by many to be Africa's ultimate safari destination, Botswana is revered for its breathtaking landscapes, spectacular wildlife, and exclusive accommodations. Discover the best that Botswana has to offer, from the vast Kalahari Desert to the fertile Okavango Delta. By day, venture out in...
From the Imperial Cities to the Sahara
Sat, April 28, 2012 - Fri, May 11, 2012
Discover Morocco’s ancient ruins, sacred mosques, lush desert oases, imposing Kasbahs, and spirited souks, where life proceeds much as it has for centuries. Explore Rabat, capital of Morocco, at once historic and contemporary and hear from a guest speaker. Visit the ancient Roman ruins at the...