Paris <p>Explore the art, history, and joie de vivre of Paris during this cultural stay program showcasing the City of Light, where you'll enjoy insightful excursions and time to follow your own pursuits.</p>


9 days | Apr 25 - May 3, 2020 | Sep 12 - 20, 2020

Hiking Through Patagonia <p>Go hiking amid the breathtaking beauty of Patagonia! Take in views of pristine glacial lakes, iconic snowcapped peaks, and dramatic glaciers and learn about the region's natural wonders as you trek amid Torres del Paine and Los Glaciares National Parks, both World Heritage sites.</p>

Hiking Through Patagonia

14 days | Multiple departures in 2020

A Cruise from Lisbon to London <p>Experience some of the rich highlights of England, France, Spain, and Portugal—four nations that have had a major impact on European and world history. </p>

A Cruise from Lisbon to London

10 days | Apr 27 - May 6, 2020 | May 8 - 17, 2020

Treasures of Tuscany: A Family Journey <p>Join us for a fun-filled stay in Tuscany! Visit nearby Florence, Siena, and San Gimignano; enjoy hands-on art and culinary activities; and stay in a medieval village at a historic Tuscan villa.</p>

Treasures of Tuscany: A Family Journey

8 days | Jun 26 - Jul 3, 2020

Around the World by Private Jet <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

25 days | Feb 21 - Mar 16, 2020 | Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2020

Palermo and Taormina <p>Explore Italy's fascinating island of Sicily in depth from two locations on the island. At this crossroads of the Mediterranean, you will discover a unique blend of cultural influences—from the Greeks, Romans, Moors, and Normans to later civilizations.</p>

Palermo and Taormina

10 days | Multiple departures in 2020

The Battle of Britain <p>"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Churchill's words still ring true today at the outset of the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Join us to commemorate this decisive turning point in World War II, which proved the strength of air power. </p>

The Battle of Britain

9 days | Jul 17 - 25, 2020 | Sep 14 - 22, 2020

Astronomy in Arizona <p>Join us on a spectacular intergalactic journey and study astronomy amid the ultra-clear skies of southern Arizona.</p>

Astronomy in Arizona

5 days | Apr 19 - 23, 2020

Waterways of Russia <p>Cruise for six nights aboard the chartered, deluxe Volga Dream through Russia’s heartland, and enjoy Five-Star accommodations in St. Petersburg and Moscow. Visit 10<sup>th</sup>-century Uglich, medieval Yaroslavl, the 14<sup>th</sup>-century Kirillo-Belozersky monastery near Goritsy and the open-air museum of Kizhi Island. Enjoy traditional Russian tea and cakes in a Svirstroy home. Moscow Post-Program Option.</p>

Waterways of Russia

12 days | Jul 18 - 29, 2020

Singapore, Thailand, and Angkor Wat  <p>Take an exotic journey to Southeast Asia, traveling through breathtaking landscapes that showcase ancient histories, diverse cultures, and many World Heritage sites. Plus, experience the Golden Age of train travel aboard the elegant <em>Eastern and Oriental Express</em>.</p>

Singapore, Thailand, and Angkor Wat

14 days | Multiple departures in 2020


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                      Enjoying the cruise on the Yangtze River 

                      Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 

                      Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Credit: Ed Kanze 

                      Exploring Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 

                      Smithsonian Around the World by Private Jet traveler in India. Credit: Dr. Richard Kurin 

                      On Easter Island 

                      At Potala Palace, Tibet 

                      In Agra, India 

                      In Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      Aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 

                      In Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 

                      On a hike in Europe 

                      Relaxing on the dunes in Morocco 

                      In the Baltics  

                      Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 

                      Enjoying the Highlights of Italy 

                      Loch Lomond, Scotland. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 

                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 

                      Exploring the Galápagos Islands 

                      At Cannes Film Festival 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 

                      Enjoying the Great European Journey  

                      Enjoying the Emerald Isle in front of Blarney Castle 

                      In Potsdam, Germany