Archived Trips

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...
A Voyage from Seville to Venice
Sat, April 14, 2012 - Fri, April 27, 2012
Art and culture are alive in the lands that border the Mediterranean Sea. In Seville and Barcelona, Marseille and Bonifacio, Dubrovnik and Split, every corner and piazza preserves cultural and artistic memories of the intrepid Portuguese, the Romans and Moors, and the vast seaborne trading empire...
Aboard the 132-guest Silver Explorer
Wed, March 28, 2012 - Wed, April 04, 2012
From Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, we depart on our luxury expedition ship, Silver Explorer. Visit Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio National Park, one of the most bio-diverse areas of the world. Look for capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys and three-toed sloth and meet with the creators of the...
Wildflowers, Canyons and Controversy
Mon, March 12, 2012 - Fri, March 16, 2012

Explore this magnificent land of extremes with study leader Frank Ackerman, a former Death Valley National Park Ranger. Visit Badwater Salt Falt, which at 282 feet below sea level, is the lowest place in the Western Hemisphere and the eighth lowest place on Earth. Enjoy a stunning panoramic...

Culture, Economy and the Pushkar Camel Fair
Tue, November 01, 2011 - Tue, November 15, 2011

India is one of the most vibrant economies in the world, now growing at a steady rate of 7-9% every year. With a population of more than 1 billion and a burgeoning consumer class of more than 200 million, India has been identified by the U. S. commerce department as a critical market for its...

A Bay Gourmet Adventure in France
Sun, October 09, 2011 - Fri, October 14, 2011
Burgundy sits in the middle of France, one of the country's richest and most fascinating regions and together we explore its cultural, historical, and gastronomic treasures! The region is famous for its wines - Puligny-Montrachet, Meursault, Pommard, Vosne-Romanée. Over the centuries the...