Journey through India: From Royal Rajasthan to Kerala <p>Enjoy a grand adventure that blends the north and south of India in a single journey, weaving the sub-continent's cultural heritage into a comprehensive and magical experience.</p>

Journey through India: From Royal Rajasthan to Kerala

20 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Jewels of Indonesia <p>Experience the rich cultures, stunning scenery, and fascinating wildlife of Southeast Asia, from colonial and modern Singapore and the World Heritage site of Borobudur to wild Borneo and serene Bali, on this unique cruise</p>

Jewels of Indonesia

23 days | Jan 18 - Feb 9, 2015

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos <p>Visit the mystifying ruins at Machu Picchu then travel to the fascinating Galápagos Islands to observe abundant wildlife, including giant tortoises, blue-footed boobies, and sea lions.</p>

Machu Picchu & the Galápagos

15 days | Multiple departures between 2014 & 2015

Death Valley Adventure <p>Take leisurely hikes from 1-2 miles through ancient canyons and along magnificent sand dunes. Retrace the valley’s birth millions of years ago and discover how flora and fauna have adapted to this most magnificent and extreme environment.</p>

Death Valley Adventure

6 days | Mar 15 - 20, 2015

Treasures of South Africa <p>Experience the cultural heritage, wildlife, and breathtaking landscapes of South Africa, journey aboard the famed <em>Rovos Rail</em>, and witness breathtaking Victoria Falls</p>

Treasures of South Africa

15 days | Feb 2 - 16, 2015 | Mar 4 - 18, 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

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

Insider's Venice <p>The water-laced city of Venice lies suspended between reality and fantasy. Experience the unique pleasures of this ethereal city on this tour featuring rare access to amazing art collections, after-hours tours, and a visit to a glassblowing factory.</p>

Insider's Venice

8 days | Apr 12 - 19, 2015 | Nov 1 - 8, 2015


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The Elbe River

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A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

A Cruise from the Adriatic to the Aegean

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Kirt Kempter

Kirt Kempter is a Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, whe...

David Conrad

David Conrad’s Africa experience began in Nigeria (1964-66), Ethiopia (1968), North Africa ...

Doranne Jacobson

As an anthropologist specializing in the study of India, Doranne Jacobson has greatly enjoyed exp...