African Safari <p>Take part in an extraordinary journey to South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia as you take part in thrilling game drives in search of the elusive “Big Five” and witness the largest concentrations of wildlife and birds in Africa.</p>

African Safari

14 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Cruising the Seychelles <p>Explore the contrasting worlds of man-made Dubai and the peaceful Seychelles Islands on this adventure!</p>

Cruising the Seychelles

14 days | Feb 16 - Mar 1, 2015

Central Asia <p>Trace the ancient Silk Road in today's Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and come to understand the diversity of cultures as you visit important sites and meet with experts and local people.</p>

Central Asia

15 days | Oct 5 - 19, 2014

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness <p>Take in the scenery and the Alaskan wildlife as you sail amid fjords, glaciers and islands.</p>

Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 days | May 24 - 31, 2015

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand <p>Explore Australia and New Zealand's stunningly diverse landscapes and wildlife—from the Great Barrier Reef and Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens to renowned Milford Sound.</p>

Splendors of Australia and New Zealand

22 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Journey to Costa Rica: A Family Adventure <p>Costa Rica is a veritable playground for families! Walk along hanging bridges in the canopy of an amazing rainforest, spot exotic birds and caimans, and walk right up to the rim of Poás Volcano on this adventure where you will travel with like-minded grandparents, parents, and children.</p>

Journey to Costa Rica: A Family Adventure

9 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Eastern Europe & Beyond <p>Explore Eastern Europe's most fascinating sites as you travel on a custom-configured Boeing 757 from Berlin to Prague, featuring Poland, Montenegro, Russia, and more.</p>

Eastern Europe & Beyond

20 days | Sep 17 - Oct 6, 2015

D-Day: A Journey from England to France <p>Trace the events of the pivotal Battle of Normandy as you travel from England to France and gain an in-depth understanding of this monumental military operation.</p>

D-Day: A Journey from England to France

8 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015


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Glenn R. Bugh is associate professor of Classical Studies and Byzantine History at Virginia Tech....