Discover Cuba: Its People and Culture <p>Feel the entrancing rhythms of Old Havana on our unique people-to-people cultural exchange, where you'll meet with Cubans from many backgrounds and learn about the history, culture, and contemporary issues of this fascinating island nation.</p>

Discover Cuba: Its People and Culture

8-9 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

A River Cruise through Provence <p>View the enchanting landscapes, glorious gardens, and historic cities of Burgundy and Provence on a cruise along the Saône and Rhône Rivers aboard the <em>Amadeus Symphony</em>, featuring visits to Avignon and the world-famous Côtes du Rhône wine region.</p>

A River Cruise through Provence

9 days | Sep 7 - 15, 2015

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 2015 & 2016

Art Along the Hudson <p>Cruise from New York City to Albany to visit museums and historic homes of literary, artistic, and political figures and experience the blazing fall colors of the Hudson River Valley.</p>

Art Along the Hudson

9 days | Oct 16 - 24, 2015

Springtime at the Metropolitan Opera <p>Experience Springtime in New York and spectacular opera performances with prime seating at the iconic Metropolitan Opera House!</p>

Springtime at the Metropolitan Opera

5 days | Apr 11 - 15, 2016

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure <p>Open new windows of understanding in your grandchildren's eyes as they discover ancient Incan heritage at astonishing Machu Picchu and go off the beaten path to meet the Uros people of Lake Titicaca.</p>

Exploring Peru: A Family Adventure

7-10 days | Multiple departures between 2015 & 2016

Around the World by Private Jet 2016 <p>Exotic adventure awaits you at every turn as you journey across five continents, experiencing the world's legendary sites up close, from climbing the terraced steps of Machu Picchu to traversing the Serengeti Plain on safari.</p>

Around the World by Private Jet 2016

27 days | Sep 26 - Oct 22, 2016

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France <p>The holiday season provides the perfect opportunity to get away and discover charming riverside towns with their festive Holiday Markets on an unhurried river cruise through the heart of Europe.</p>

Traditional Holiday Markets from Germany to France

12 days | Dec 6 - 17, 2015 | Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2016

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Smithsonian Journeys marks its 45th anniversary in 2015! We, along with our travelers, continue to be inspired by the Smithsonian’s mission of “the increase and diffusion of knowledge.” This dedication to lifelong learning and passion for exploring the world drives us to develop authentic and exceptional cultural experiences. Since 1970, our collection of diverse tours and cruises has grown to more than 150 destinations on all seven continents.
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Howard Topoff and Carol Simon

Howard Topoff and Carol Simon are biologists specializing in the fields of Animal Behavior, Ecolo...

Terje Leiren

Terje Leiren is Professor of Scandinavian Studies and History at the University of Washington, Se...

Rose Lee

Rose E. Lee is an art historian, curator, and editor of Asian art whose focus is on the material ...