2018 by Date

February 6 - 16

Cruising Tahiti and French Polynesia
Faculty Lecturer: André Dombrowski
Join us in the tropical paradise of French Polynesia's Society Islands and tour the idyllic island landscapes of Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora.

February 23 - March 3
Belize to Tikal
Penn Lecturer: Lucy Fowler Williams
Discover the vibrant reefs of Belize and the dramatic Maya ruins of Tikal on this land and sea expedition.
February 28 - March 15
India: Splendors of the South
Faculty Lecturer: Thomas Max Safley
Experience fascinating India off the beaten tourist path with visits to Mumbai, Calicut, and Kochi.
March 2018
Cuba: Holguin, Santiago de Cuba, and Havana
Faculty Lecturer: Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw
Spend a week immersed in Cuba's rich culture and warm hospitality.

April 23 - May 7
Provincial French Countryside
Faculty Lecturer: Lance Donaldson-Evans
Experience the beauty, allure, and hospitality of provincial France in unique style.

May 16 - 28
Insider's Japan

Faculty Lecturer: Fred Dickinson
Discover a land of delicate art and bustling commerce, rich traditions, and dizzying modernity that for visitors is truly foreign.
May 17 - 25
Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords
Faculty Lecturer: Catriona MacLeod
Join us for a unique, comprehensive journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords, remote destinations forever linked by their viking heritage.
June 11 - 21
Treasures of Peru
Faculty Lecturer: Phil Nichols
A land of archaeological, cultural, and natural treasures, Peru draws those eager to learn about the distant past and encounter a fascinating present.
June 12 - 22
Great Journey through Europe
Faculty Lecturer: Julie Nelson Davis
Journey through the western heart of the continent and cruise the fabled Rhine River.
June 24 - July 1
Flavors of Northern Italy
Faculty Lecturer: Campbell Grey
Journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy.

June 28 - July 5
Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage
Faculty Lecturer: Larry Silver
Join us for this one-of-a-kind cruise through the Inside Passage from Juneau, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia during the long days of summer.
July 19 - 30
Botswana
Faculty Lecturer: Michael Weisberg
Adventure is wrapped in luxury, where you wing your way from camp to camp.

July 25 - August 2, 2018
Circumnavigating Iceland 
Faculty Lecturer: Paul Cobb
A land of massive glaciers and rumbling volcanoes, bubbling mud holes, and powerful waterfalls; hugely abundant bird life and just 300,000 people; and where the sun never sets for six weeks.  It's perfect for exploring.
August 8 - 14
Polar Bears & Beluga Whales
Faculty Lecturer: Peter Dodson
Head north and discover the beauty and wildness of Churchill, the "Polar Bear Capital of the World."
September 28 - October 12
Southern Italy & Sicily
Faculty Lecturer: Rebecca Bushnell
Delight in a special exploration of Italy's southern climes, Italian hospitality, and outstanding cuisine.
October 3 - 11
Ancient Greece
Faculty Lecturer: Ralph Rosen
Join us for this odyssey to the windswept paradise of Greece's ancient islands.

October 3 - 11
Trade Routes of Coastal Iberia
Faculty Lecturer: Paul Cobb
This voyage showcases the coastal jewels of the Iberian Peninsula between Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal during the best time of year.
October 5 -17
Israel & Jordan
Faculty Lecturer: Julian Siggers
Israel offers unparalleled experiences, awe-inspiring antiquities, stunning landscapes, and contemporary museums.
October 11 - 19
France's Dordogne Valley
Faculty Lecturer: Lynn Marsden-Atlass
Experience the provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France.
October 13 - 25
Passage along the Blue Danube
Faculty Lecturer: David Wallace
Travel to seven unique countries in the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley. Cruising from Vienna to the Black Sea, visiting medieval cities, charming villages and rugged countryside, then spend two nights in Bucharest.
November 6 - 20
Himalayan Kingdoms
Faculty Lecturer: Justin McDaniel
Beginning in Kathmandu, discover the Himalayan kingdoms of Nepal and Bhutan.

November 9 - 22
Moroccan Discovery
Faculty Lecturer: Jamal Elias
Visit ancient Roman ruins, breathtaking sand dunes, and the fabled "Route of a Thousand Kasbahs" on this Moroccan adventure.
December 10 - 21
Argentina & Chile: Wine and Trekking Adventure
Faculty Lecturer: Paul Sniegowski
Immerse yourself in culture, surrounded by the stunning Andes Mountains, exploring and indulging in luxurious wineries, restaurants, and lodges.