Archived Trips

A People-to-People Exchange
Fri, March 15, 2013 - Fri, March 22, 2013

Through a series of meetings and guest speakers we learn about art, dance, medicine, history, education, religion and the economy. This is an extensive and intense learning experience built on the foundation of meeting Cubans and creating a meaningful exchange of ideas and information. Explore...

Natural & Archeological Wonders of Belize and Guatemala
Sat, January 19, 2013 - Sat, January 26, 2013

Join Ambassador Marilyn McAfee and Maya Expert Bruce Love as we explore the natural wonders and the marvels of Mayan art and architecture on this thrilling voyage to Belize and Guatemala aboard the 138-guest Yorktown. Belize is so rich in...

Aboard the M.S. L'Astral
Thu, January 17, 2013 - Wed, January 30, 2013

Join us for this spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, intimate M.S. L’Austral, the finest vessel in Antarctic waters, combining innovative design with personalized service and...

From Cape Town to Victoria Falls
Tue, January 15, 2013 - Tue, January 29, 2013

Experience the best of southern Africa, a diverse region poised along a beautiful coastline, breathtaking mountains and expansive plains. Visit cosmopolitan Cape Town and take in views from Table Mountain. Walk in Nelson Mandela’s footsteps on Robben Island and tour Soweto in Johannesburg...

A People-to-People Exchange
Fri, January 11, 2013 - Fri, January 18, 2013

Through a series of meetings and guest speakers we learn about art, dance, medicine, history, education, religion and the economy. This is an extensive and intense learning experience built on the foundation of meeting Cubans and creating a meaningful exchange of ideas and information. Explore...

Around the World by Private Jet
Wed, October 31, 2012 - Tue, November 20, 2012

Circle the globe on a 21-day journey, exploring the lands of the sky worshippers and witness a rare total solar eclipse in Australia. Explore legendary remnants of early civilizations in Tikal, Machu Picchu, Easter Island, and Petra. Encounter the thriving traditional cultures and natural...

A People to People Exchange
Fri, October 19, 2012 - Sun, October 28, 2012

Journey to Cuba and discover this fascinating island nation in Commonwealth Club fashion. Through a series of meetings, discussions, and guest speakers we learn about art, dance, history, education, religion and the economy. This is an extensive and intense...

Kingdoms of the East
Sun, October 14, 2012 - Sat, October 27, 2012

Join study leader Dr. Donald Stadtner as we being our journey in Yangon. Visit temples, pagodas, and sacred Buddhist shrines. Admire the decaying colonial facades of the city, and enjoy a reception at the U.S. ambassador’s residence. Continue to Mandalay, the economic hub...

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...