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

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 days | Multiple departures in 2015

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal <p>Cruise the ancient trade routes from Barcelona to Lisbon aboard the small ship <em>M.V. Tere Moana</em>, traveling to the lesser-traveled ports of Portugal’s Algarve region, beautiful Seville, enchanting Balearic Islands, and more.</p>

A Cruise of Spain and Portugal

9 days | Apr 24 - May 2, 2015 | Oct 16 - 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

Bermuda: A Winter Getaway <p>Relax on the exclusive island of Bermuda and go behind the scenes of its most elegant homes</p>

Bermuda: A Winter Getaway

5 days | Mar 9 - 13, 2015

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

Treasures of Italy: A Family Adventure <p>Grab your family for a fun-filled journey to Venice, Florence, San Gimignano, and Rome! You and your kids or grandkids will stay in a Tuscan villa, learn about Ferraris, attend gelato classes, and go to gladiator school.</p>

Treasures of Italy: A Family Adventure

11 days | Jun 20 - 30, 2015 | Jul 18 - 28, 2015


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