Past Trips

A People-to-People Exchange
Sat, December 07, 2013 - Sat, December 14, 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...

Santiago, Baracoa & Havana
Mon, November 04, 2013 - Fri, November 15, 2013

This trip to the island is perfect for those that want to experience a longer more comprehensive trip, and who like to go a bit off the beaten path.

Experience Santiago, Cuba's second largest city, with its revolutionary history and Carribean influences in music, art and food...

Exploring Landmark Cities, Stately Homes & Civil War Sites
Mon, October 28, 2013 - Thu, November 07, 2013

In 2011 the United States began a four-year commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. Sail from Alexandria, down the Potomac River for an excursion to historic Fredericksburg, site of the infamous Battle of Fredericksburg, one of the largest of the Civil War. Explore Petersburg...

Diwali and the Festival of Lights
Wed, October 23, 2013 - Fri, November 08, 2013

India exists at a remarkable crossroads of the modern world intersecting with life as it has been lived for millennia. It is a place like none other, and one that travelers never forget.

From the capital city of New Delhi to the breathtaking vistas of Rajasthan, take in this...

Food and Wine of Southern Spain
Tue, October 08, 2013 - Sun, October 20, 2013

Join Gerry Dawes, our world-class guide and author and gastronomy expert. Sample regional food and wine, and meet with chefs, winemakers, and restaurant owners for a true insider’s perspective on the culinary delights of Southern Spain. Visit Madrid’s Prado Museum; tour the Golden...

Poland, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic
Sat, October 05, 2013 - Mon, October 21, 2013

Depart on an odyssey through Central Europe that visits five distinctly different nations—Poland, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia, and the Czech Republic—focusing on the past as well as the monumental events of the last century. Tour Warsaw’s Old Town— a UNESCO World Heritage...

Yunnan and Tibet
Sat, September 14, 2013 - Sat, September 28, 2013

Explore China’s rugged Yunnan province and legendary Tibet.

Meet with a local shaman, a language expert, and a writer/explorer in Yunnan. Chat with a university professor and craftsmen in Tibet, and watch the debates at Sera Monastery. Witness the dramatic landscapes of the...

From Istanbul to the Turquoise Coast
Thu, May 16, 2013 - Thu, May 30, 2013

Discover Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural and spiritual heart, and visit the legendary Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia, and Topkapi Palace, one of the world’s richest museums. Travel south to the sacred World War I battlefield of Gallipoli, ferry across the Dardanelles to Troy, and explore the...

Aboard the Deluxe M.S. LE BORÉAL
Thu, May 09, 2013 - Sat, May 18, 2013

Join Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, and historian Celia Sandys, granddaughter of Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill, as they provide exclusive lectures and personal insights during this 8-night cruise. Experience the D-Day landing beaches in...

Aboard the 100-Guest Corinthian
Sat, April 20, 2013 - Tue, April 30, 2013

Join Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann, the President of the American Academy of Diplomacy, as we explore North Africa’s Mediterranean coast. Visit the Moroccan town of Tangier, where a vibrant new artistic culture is emerging in the Arabic, French, and bohemian alleyways;...