Costa Rica's Natural Treasures <p>Discover exotic flora and fauna as you traverse treetop bridges, float along the Tempisque River, trek to volcanoes, and take guided walks at Monteverde's biological reserve.</p>

Costa Rica's Natural Treasures

12 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Wonders of the Galápagos Islands: A Voyage of Discovery <p>Sail aboard the <i>M.V. Santa Cruz</i> and discover every nature lover's dream come to life on the Galápagos Islands</p>
Mystery Lover's England and Scotland <p>Travel from Yorkshire to Edinburgh as you meet mystery writers, visit the landscapes used as settings of famous novels, and glimpse into the lives of renowned detective novelists on this one-of-a-kind tour for mystery lovers.</p>

Mystery Lover's England and Scotland

10 days | Oct 20 - 29, 2014

Springtime at the Metropolitan Opera <p>Experience spectacular performances featuring Orchestra Prime seating. For 2015 choose from two special Spring programs featuring completely different operas!</p>

Springtime at the Metropolitan Opera

5 days | Mar 3 - 7, 2015 | Apr 20 - 24, 2015

Mystical India <p>Mystical and spiritual, India is a land of rich contrasts. Explore its multifaceted culture as you travel through the classic Golden Triangle and east to Varanasi, stopping in Kalakho where local Meena tribespeople invite you into their homes.</p>

Mystical India

18 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Journey to the Lands of Gods & Heroes <p>Watch history come alive for the entire family as you visit some of the most important sites in Greek mythology and experience the splendor of Venice on this unique family cruise.</p>

Journey to the Lands of Gods & Heroes

12 days | Jul 16 - 27, 2015

Northern Summer by Private Jet <p>Journey in style as you experience the Northern Hemisphere's most exciting destinations, from Japan to Greenland, with stops in Mongolia, Russia, Norway, and Iceland!</p>

Northern Summer by Private Jet

22 days | Jun 9 - 30, 2015

Living in Italy: Three Weeks in Florence <p>Live your Tuscan dream on our 22-day program in Florence, and enjoy independent living in a fully furnished apartment located within walking distance to historic sites, museums, restaurants, markets, and your Italian language center.</p>

Living in Italy: Three Weeks in Florence

22 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

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Aneta Georgievska-Shine

Aneta Georgievska-Shine is an independent scholar specializing in Northern Baroque and Renaissanc...

Tom Iliffe

Tom Iliffe is a Professor of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston and a Resear...

Nadieszda Kizenko

Nadieszda Kizenko teaches Russian and East European History at the State University of New York a...