Archived Trips

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...
Aboard the National Geographic Islander - Optional Extension to Peru
Sat, September 17, 2011 - Mon, September 26, 2011

The moment you set foot on your first island in Galápagos you'll see that curiosity and fearlessness are a way of life. Whether you're strolling the islands' pristine beaches, searching for the spectacular waved albatross, or snorkeling with Galápagos penguins, a...

Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons
Fri, September 09, 2011 - Sun, September 18, 2011

The United States has a national parks system like no other country, drawing travelers from around the world awed by our monuments to natural beauty. Enjoy two nights in the heart of Yellowstone, the world's first national park, where we see bubbling colorful mud pots, mineral pools, and...

A Voyage Exploring the Crossroads of Cultures in the Mediterranean Sea
Mon, August 29, 2011 - Tue, September 13, 2011

This voyage from Seville to Venice takes us through regions that have been and continue to be among the most important meeting places of Jewish, Islamic, and Christian cultures—places that have seen confrontation and conquest, coexistence and dialogue, tolerance and ideological warfare....

With Climate One Founder, Greg Dalton
Mon, June 20, 2011 - Tue, June 28, 2011

Explore real Alaska on this exclusive adventure designed for Commonwealth Club members. Join Climate One Founder Greg Dalton as we look at issues and solutions related to our pressing energy and the environmental challenges.

Starting in the arctic area of Fairbanks, meet with...

An Exclusive Bay Gourmet Get Away to Healdsburg, Sonoma, Dry Creek, Alexander and Russian River Valleys
Fri, June 03, 2011 - Sun, June 05, 2011

Join Cathy Curtis, Bay Gourmet Member-Led Forum Chair, for an exclusive food, wine, and historical exploration designed for Bay Area locals. Kick off your summer with this 3-day action-packed, all-inclusive vacation enjoying the restaurants, wineries and farms of Sonoma...

California's Water Issues
Sat, May 07, 2011 - Sun, May 08, 2011

Designated in its entirety as "Wild & Scenic" in 1984, the Tuolumne is California's premier whitewater river. Join the Club's INFORUM division for a weekend river adventure, lively debates about California's water issues, and socializing by campfire. Experience heart-pounding Class...

From Istanbul to the Turquoise Coast
Sat, April 23, 2011 - Sat, May 07, 2011

Turkey-where Europe and Asia meet to form "the cradle of civilization"-is yours to discover on this exclusive 15-day tour. Begin your journey in Istanbul, Turkey's cultural and spiritual heart. The city astonishes with its legendary Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace, one...

Venice and the Medieval World
Fri, April 22, 2011 - Wed, May 04, 2011

Throughout the Middle Ages the art, architecture, music, and science of Venice were influenced and enriched by the Byzantine and Islamic civilizations that flourished in the Aegean, Asia Minor, and the Middle East.

Setting forth from Cyprus, we sail to Israel, where we offer you...