Experience the world. A world of experience.

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” 
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Our trips abound with history, cultural diversity and intellectual engagement. You’ll return home with an appreciation for how much you’ve seen, learned and possibly how much you’ve grown.

 

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Beach head Normandy France

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August 29 to September 11, 2019
As your small group of no more than 24 guests discovers mountain villages and European cities, cruises on glassine lakes, and ascends snowcapped summits, the region’s history – and beauty – enchant one and all.  This 14-day Swiss and Austrian exploration begins with alluring Lucerne.
Cabin with snow covered mountain
September 14 to September 25, 2019
From city to country, loch to loch, and glen to glen, encounter stunning natural beauty, a colorful past, and a cosmopolitan present on this sweet small group journey.
Scottish Highlands
September 15 to September 23, 2019

Cruise from Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast and through the Corinth Canal to Athens on this seven-night itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Lyrial.

Adriatic Sea Korcula
September 17 to September 28, 2019

Portugal led the world during the Age of Discovery. Now, it is time for the world to rediscover Portugal. Spend three nights in Lisbon and delve into its epic history. Visit the 16th-century Hieronymites Monastery, where monks and explorers prayed for successful voyages, and the Tower of Belém.

Porto Portugal
September 29 to October 7, 2019

This unique and exclusive nine-day itinerary and small ship voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal, during the best time of year.

Granada Spain Alhambra
October 13 to October 27, 2019

Delight in a special 15-day exploration of Italy’s southern climes, from striking Sicily and the stunning Amalfi Coast to Apulia, the alluring “boot heel,” enjoying Italian hospitality, outstanding cuisine, and unique hotels.  Your small group sets out first to experience Sicily’s intriguing cult

Amalfi Coast Italy with colorful buildings
October 28 to November 11, 2019
With Faculty Host Daniel Jay
Accompanied by an expert Egyptian guide, this singular 15-day small group journey through antiquity begins in storied Cairo.  Visit the acclaimed Egyptian Museum, Memphis’s open-air museum, splendid Sakkara, and the astounding Pyramids of Giza with their Great Sphinx.  Travel to Abu Simbel to embark on a fascinating three-night Lake Nasser cruise through ancient Nubia.
Egyptian camel with red sunset
November 5 to November 19, 2019
With Faculty Host James Stavridis
Voyage through Vietnam and Cambodia, where lush landscape and centuries-old culture are harmoniously linked, on this exceptional itinerary featuring two nights in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi, an intriguing blend of French and Asian heritage, a seven-night cruise from Haiphong to Saigon and three nights in Siem Reap to experience the magnificent temples of Angkor.
Ha Long Bay Vietnam
January 28 to February 10, 2020
With Faculty Host Patrick Webb
Our adventure begins with two nights in enchanting Buenos Aires. Then we’ll fly to the world’s southernmost city and board the five-star Ice-Class ship M.S. L'Austral for an exclusively chartered cruise to the White Continent. We’ll cross the legendary Drake Passage to the Antarctic Convergence, where fin, humpback, and minke whales abound. Our team of expert naturalists will share a series of insightful commentaries, and will lead onshore expeditions into the Antarctic wilderness. We’ll encounter towering mountains of ice and lava, majestic glaciers, and amazing wildlife, including surprisingly approachable penguins and seals. To top off this journey of a lifetime, we can even add a three-night excursion to awe-inspiring Iguazú Falls.
Penguins diving from Antarctica Ice Shelf
February 24 to March 5, 2020
A land of treasures archaeological, cultural, and natural awaits your small group on this engaging 11-day tour. The Peruvian discovery begins with Lima’s colonial and modern highlights. See several of Cuzco’s important sacred sites then experience Peru’s rich cultural heritage in the beautiful Sacred Valley, visiting Incan ruins and indigenous villages. Overnighting at a nearby hotel, take two guided tours of astounding Machu Picchu. Encounter Sacsayhuamán’s impressive ruins and enjoy a home-hosted lunch in Cuzco. Traveling through Peru’s scenic altiplano, reach stunning Lake Titicaca and spend a day exploring. Discover the Amazon rainforest’s wonders on an optional 4-day/4-night post-tour extension.
Machu Picchu Citadel Mountain View
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