What Happens Next?

Tufts Travel-Learn is pleased to share the details of the “What Happens Next?” seminar, September 5 – 11, 2023, presented by our colleagues at the Tufts European Center in Talloires, France. This thought-provoking program addresses questions to be considered as we decide how best to direct our time and energy to ensure our lives are fulfilling and in balance. Situated in the foothills of the French Alps, the European Center is the perfect setting for reflection, nature walks, exploration, and sharing of food, wine, and conversation.

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Our 2023 Travel-Learn programs are now available online and you can view our NEW Brochure HERE !

We’ve added several new trips, including The Wolves and Wildlife of Yellowstone and Cruising the Canary Islands and Morocco. We’ve also brought back classic favorites including Dutch Waterways and Egypt and the Eternal Nile. 2023 is poised to be a very busy year for travel—register now to ensure your spot alongside fellow Jumbos! 

If you have any questions, please call us at either 617-627-5323 or 617-627-0633. You can also email us at travel-learn@tufts.edu.



Looking Ahead, and Looking Out for You

This schedule reflects current travel projections and is subject to change as we and our tour operator partners monitor the latest travel advisories. The decision to travel is a personal one. Please consider your own comfort level and if you will enjoy yourself while traveling. Our tour operators can guide you through the evolving health and safety protocol of each destination. Please check back for updates.

Explore Upcoming Trips

February 10 to February 23, 2023
With Faculty Host Jill Weinberg
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In a journey featuring the many cultural treasures of Fez, Marrakech, and Casablanca—and five UNESCO sites—encounter Roman ruins and medinas bustling with traditional artisans and spice merchants. Dine with local people, and watch the sun set over the Saharan dunes on camelback!
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February 11 to February 15, 2023
With Faculty Host Gilbert Metcalf

Iceland...the Land of Fire and Ice is a country full of contrasts. From steamy hot springs to top-notch spas, spectacular scenery to art museums, this unique land is the perfect place to relax, recharge, and explore.

White church Iceland
February 25 to March 3, 2023
Dressed magnificently with frost and snow, and with visitors few and far between, experience an ecosystem when its beauty is more untouched by the outside world than any other time of the year. Hushed and magical landscapes are the setting for steaming geysers, trees covered in ice crystals, and the movements of bison, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep, and other wildlife—followed closely by the park’s wolves.
March 5 to March 18, 2023
With Faculty Host Patrick Skelly
Glimpse a world primeval on this singular 14-day safari through some of Southern Africa’s great wildlife sanctuaries. The small group adventure begins with sightseeing in Johannesburg’s renowned Soweto District. Experience Zimbabwe’s spectacular Victoria Falls and enjoy a “Sundowner” Zambezi cruise. Taking a game drive, search for the elusive black rhino. In Botswana’s Chobe National Park, embark on sensational boat safaris and game drives. Finally, enjoy unparalleled game viewing with three nights in Zambia’s exceptional South Luangwa National Park
March 9 to March 23, 2023
With Faculty Host Steve Chapra
Encounter Vietnam’s breathtaking natural beauty, abiding tradition, and profoundly hospitable people on this comprehensive 15-day small group journey. Get acquainted with French-accented Hanoi and explore stunning Ha Long Bay. Staying in a beachfront hotel in Da Nang, tour the acclaimed Cham Museum and Hoi An’s charming Old Town. Enjoy a cooking lesson and visit a farming settlement. Explore Hue’s vast Imperial Citadel. With two nights in the storied Mekong Delta, experience river life, visiting a floating market. A three-night stay in vibrant Saigon concludes the journey.
house boats vietnam
March 13 to March 27, 2023
With Faculty Host Eulogio Guzman
Iberia’s rich Roman and Moorish past and vibrant contemporary life are revealed on this distinctive 15-day small group journey through the Iberian Peninsula to the intimate lodgings of Spain’s paradores and Portugal’s pousadas. See Lisbon’s sights and explore Evora, a UNESCO site replete with Roman and Moorish relics. Discover Merida’s Roman ruins, Seville’s romance, and cultural gem Cordoba, another UNESCO site. After exploration of Granada with its extraordinary Alhambra, visit beautiful Toledo. With three final nights in monumental Madrid, touring includes the world-renowned Prado and the Plaza Mayor.
April 12 to April 20, 2023
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Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Canary Islands and treasures of the rose-pink cities of Morocco on this one-of-a-kind journey, featuring scenic coastlines and idyllic ports rarely visited by larger vessels. Visit La Palma’s Mirador de la Concepción for spectacular views of Caldera de Taburiente. Discover iconic Casablanca and enjoy full-day excursions to the island of Tenerife and Teide National Park, the 1,000-year-old city of Marrakesh and the ancient city of Fez.
Morocco Marrakech Market
April 20 to April 30, 2023
With Faculty Host Elena Naumova
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See the Netherlands and Belgium brilliantly revealed as you glide along scenic waterways during this seven-night, first-class river cruise. Explore Amsterdam, Bruges and Antwerp plus enjoy the rare opportunity to view most of Vermeer's masterpieces together in a special exhibit at the Rijksmuseum. Follow your passions with included excursion choices. Learn about the beer culture in Bruges, bicycle through villages or savor Belgian chocolate. Solo travelers enjoy no single supplement!
April 29 to May 11, 2023
With Faculty Host Susan Napier
A truly fascinating land of rich traditions and dizzying modernity is revealed on this well-crafted 13-day small group tour. See highlights of amazing Tokyo and cultural capital Kyoto, engage in local life, and head off the beaten path to alluring historic destinations. Japan’s pastoral side dazzles with magnificent Mt. Fuji. Overnight in a traditional ryokan inn and travel by express train to lovely Takayama. A traditional tea ceremony and a cooking class offer hands-on Japanese cultural experiences. Explore culturally rich Kanazawa.
Japanese temple
May 18 to May 27, 2023
Discover the legacy of the Celts in Scotland, Ireland, Wales and France on this exclusive itinerary. Enjoy two full-day excursions to the historic D-Day beaches of Normandy—each guided by acclaimed historians Dwight David Eisenhower II and Allen Packwood OBE, in Cherbourg, France. Continue your journey through the heart of Dublin, Ireland, to Wales, onward to Tobermory and Isles of Iona, and then explore Glasgow, Scotland.
Eilean Donan Castle Scotland
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