TRAVEL THE WORLD!

A special benefit for members of the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire; trips arranged by the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and cooperating Councils across the countryWAC Philadelphia has established connections around the globe that allow us to offer members access that they can't get when traveling alone or on other tours

The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia began its extraordinary offering of educational tours with our landmark trip to the People's Republic of China in 1977, when we were among the first westerners to enter this fascinating country. Since then, the Council has designed frequent trips around the globe, visiting such diverse locations as Vietnam, Egypt, the Netherlands, Morocco, Antarctica, and Cuba, plus locations like the Pacific Northwest and the Antebellum South here in the U.S. The trips the Council sponsors offer all the highlights of touring plus access to political leaders and other local experts who give behind the scenes views and briefings that make our trips special and unique.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIFELONG LEARNING TOURS

SEP 11, 2019 — SEP 19, 2019

Apulia

One room remains!

Unpack once! See Trulli, limestone houses with conical roofs, and Sassi, ancient cave dwellings still used today. Visit vibrant cities and charming seaside villages, and taste culinary treasures.


$3,840 per person

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SEP 26, 2019 — OCT 04, 2019

Rome to Malta

Wait List Only

Discover an intriguing mélange of cultures on this seven-night cruise from Rome to Valletta, aboard the Five-Star, 92-suite LE BOUGAINVILLE, featuring Italy’s Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Sicily’s storied town of Taormina and Malta.


From $5,495 per person

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SEP 29, 2019 — OCT 22, 2019

Around the World by Private Jet

Discover Machu Picchu, the Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, the Serengeti Plain, Easter Island, the Lost City of Petra and Marrakech


$85,950 per person

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OCT 10, 2019 — OCT 18, 2019

Sicily by Sea

Limited space remains

Circumnavigate the seductive island of Sicily aboard the elegant, three-masted Sea Cloud II. Set out from Catania and sail into legendary harbors to discover ancient temples and theaters, and glittering mosaics.


From $7,999 per person

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OCT 12, 2019 — OCT 24, 2019

Danube River

Wait List Only.

Cruise for nine nights aboard the deluxe AMADEUS QUEEN from Vienna to the Black Sea, visiting medieval cities, charming villages and rugged countryside, then spend two nights in Bucharest.


From $4,595 per person.

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OCT 13, 2019 — OCT 21, 2019

Barcelona to Lisbon

Limited space remains

This nine-day voyage showcases the Iberian Peninsula coast between Barcelona and Lisbon and features Spain’s legendary Guadalquivir River. Visit Portugal’s Algarve region, Spain’s Granada and Valencia, the Rock of Gibraltar and the Balearic Island of Mallorca.


From $4,595 per person

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OCT 13, 2019 — OCT 20, 2019

Understanding the Civil Rights Movement

Our carefully designed program traces the history of this movement which began in 1955. We stop at the major sites of the movement - from Selma to the Little Rock High School - and meet with many of the figures who were involved.


$3,995 per person

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OCT 25, 2019 — NOV 07, 2019

Moroccan Discovery

Encounter ancient ruins, sacred mosques, endless desert and storied mountains as you travel to the imperial cities of Rabat, Fez, and Marrakech. Erfoud, Ouarzazate, and Casablanca are also included on the itinerary.


$5,929 per person including air from New York

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NOV 07, 2019 — NOV 17, 2019

Seminar in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait & Qatar

With Craig Snyder

Join us as we explore four countries of the Arab Gulf where the last few years have seen enormous growth and change. Our rich program travels through Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar meeting with diplomats and local leaders as we seek to understand the geo-political narrative of the region. $8,995 per person.


$8,995 per person

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DEC 29, 2019 — JAN 07, 2020

New Years in Antarctica

Celebrate the New Year on an exclusive and luxurious journey to the White Continent. Encounter penguins, seals, whales, sea birds, majestic landscapes and magnificent icebergs.


$10,999 per person

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2020

JAN 27, 2020 — FEB 09, 2020

New Zealand by Sea: Milford Sound to Auckland

Tour lush green islands, from world-famous Milford Sound on the South Island to the city of Auckland on the North Island, aboard the Caledonian Sky as you explore New Zealand, a country of striking contrasts. Learn about sheep farming, marvel at the tumbling waterfalls of Milford Sounds, and explore the heartland of Maori culture in Rotorua.


From $6,990 per person - a savings of $3,000! No single supplement!

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JAN 28, 2020 — FEB 10, 2020

Antarctica

Save $1,000 if you book by August 13!

A spectacular 14-day journey featuring a nine-night cruise to Antarctica aboard the 200-passenger L’ AUSTRAL.


From $9,995 per person - a savings of $1,000 if you book by August 13!

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JAN 28, 2020 — FEB 11, 2020

Egypt & the Eternal Nile

With Ambassador Mark Johnson

Begin in vibrant Cairo and journey on to the Great Pyramids, Abu Simbel, and the Upper Nile for a fascinating three-night cruise on Lake Nasser. Embark on a second four-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor, before ending in Old Cairo.


$5,597 including air from Boston or New York

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JAN 31, 2020 — FEB 14, 2020

Egypt & the Eternal Nile 2

Begin in vibrant Cairo and journey on to the Great Pyramids, Abu Simbel, and the Upper Nile for a fascinating three-night cruise on Lake Nasser. Embark on a second four-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor, before ending in Old Cairo.


$5,597 including air from Boston or New York

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FEB 12, 2020 — FEB 21, 2020

Tanzania

Wait List Only

This extraordinary journey of East Africa is where “off-the-beaten-path” meets a wealth of culture, wildlife, and diverse peoples, eager to share their land and history with you. Led by Dr. Carla Thorson, enjoy specially arranged meetings with local representatives who will provide cultural and intellectual insights. Experience spectacular wildlife-viewing making memories that will last a lifetime.


$7,990 per person

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FEB 21, 2020 — MAR 16, 2020

Around the World by Private Jet 2020

The world's most iconic places, remarkable experiences and not-to-be-missed natural wonders are waiting for you. Our flagship journey combines a life list of global destinations into a seamless, elegant trip. Discover ten legendary destinations, from Machu Picchu to the Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat to Easter Island.


$89,950 per person

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MAR 01, 2020 — MAR 10, 2020

Israel: Land of Cultural Treasures

Save $250 if you book by January 16!

Experience the stirring beauty of Israel, from Tel Aviv’s White City to Old Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Taste regional olive oils, falafel, spice blends and wine. Lunch with a Druze family in their home. Visit Yad Vashem and partake in expert-led discussions. Discover multi-faceted Israel and its diverse people on this unforgettable small-group journey.


$4,890 per person - a savings of $250 if you book by January 16!

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MAR 20, 2020 — MAR 29, 2020

Lebanon Seminar Tour

with Craig Snyder

On this Seminar tour, meet with members from many of the country’s confessional groups and organizations involved with inter-faith dialogue, as well as explore this country which remains off-the-beaten tourist path to Americans.


$6,350 per person

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APR 13, 2020 — APR 29, 2020

Along Central Asia’s Silk Road

With Norm Olsen

Traveling the ancient Silk Road connecting East and West, encounter a mélange of culture and religion, art and architecture that conjures tales of trade and treasure, intrigue and empire. On this exciting journey, relish the exotic – embracing the humanity shared with the welcoming people of Central Asia.


From $6,944 including air from Boston, New York, or Washington, D.C. (other gateways available)

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APR 18, 2020 — APR 26, 2020

Barcelona: Art, Culture & People

With Ambassador Heather Hodges

From the fantastical, undulating architecture of Antoni Gaudí, to flavorful Catalán cuisines, Barcelona is a seaside city that dazzles the senses. Feel the city’s 1,000-year-old history echo down the narrow cobblestone lanes of the intimate Barri Gòtic. Walk in the footsteps of Picasso and sip sparkling cava in the nearby Penedès region on this seven-night journey.


$3,890 per person – a savings of $250 if you book by August 27!

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February 4 – 18, Ancient Cities & Colonial Splendors of Sri Lanka:  A land of mist-covered mountains, golden beaches, verdant valleys and lush jungles, and a unique culture with warm, hospitable people.  $4,395 plus airfare.Limited space remains!  Book before November 11 and save $250 per person!

February 20 – March 5, Mysteries of Myanmar:  Begin in Yangon and fly to Bagan.  Travel to Mandalay and Inle Lake.  L.J. Stambuk will facilitate briefings with the U.S. Ambassador and with Myanmar experts on this nascent democracy. Optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension to Angkor Wat, Cambodia.  $5,898 including air from NY!

February 22 – March 2, Island Life of Cuba:  In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Havana, visit Matanzas, Santa Clara, Guanabacoa, Regla and Pinar del Río. Accompanied by experienced Cuban hosts, explore the political history, culture, art, language and cuisine of daily Cuban life.  From $5,295 including charter air round-trip Miami/Havana.  Book by October 31 and save $500 per person!

March 6 - 14, 2015, Inside Tunisia:  Join Craig SnyderPresident & CEO World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, to explore Tunisia's road to democracy post-Arab Spring through a series of substantive briefings.  Archaeological sightseeing including Carthage and Bardo Museum; El Jem’s Roman amphitheater; and Kairouan’s 7th century Great Mosque.  Dougga and Bulia Regia optional extension. $3,750 per person plus airfare. 

March 8 – 21, Bangkok to Bali:  Discover Bangkok and visit Wat Po. Cruise the Chao Phraya River. Then, travel for three nights aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express Train with a daily excursion off the train. Explore lively Singapore before flying to Bali. Join popular Council leader, Denise Bala, who will arrange a U.S. Embassy. From $6,545 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 11 and save $250 per person!

April 6 - 20; May 18 - June 1; or October 5 - 19, Inside Iran:  Begin in Tehran, fly to Kerman, continue to Yazd, Shiraz and end in Isfahan.  Throughout this program a highlight will be the Iranian people you will meet on your journey and a series of briefings conducted by your Council leader with experts on the contemporary issues of the day. Three departures quickly sold out in 2014!

April 8 – 26, China and Tibet and the Yangtze River:  On this distinctive journey start in Beijing and then travel to Xian and Lhasa.  Embark on a Yangtze River cruise before ending in Shanghai.  Many “meet the people” opportunities and a Council leader will coordinate a briefing at the U.S. Embassy. Optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension in Shanghai.  

April 23 – May 1, European Coastal Civilizations with David Eisenhower: Cruise aboard the 200-guest M.S. LE BORÉAL along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, France and Guernsey. David Eisenhower, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will share his personal insights during an onboard lecture and accompany you to the beaches of Normandy. Pre-Cruise Option in Lisbon and Post-Cruise Option in Paris and Giverny.  From $4,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by September 30 and save $1,000 per person!

May 3 – 14, Burgundy and Provence River cruise:  During this delightful 12-day journey, a pageant of wine country and picturesque villages entices you on a course through the heart of la belle France.  Begin in Monte Carlo before transferring to Arles to board the 138-guest Avalon Scenery. Sail to Avignon, Viviers, Lyon, and Beaune before transferring to your hotel in Paris.  Enjoy educational experiences at every stop with Council Leader, Anna Berry.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 14 and receive a free expedition library.

May 15 – 23, Bilbao and Madrid:  Northern Spain is a must-see destination with arguably the finest food in Spain and world class museums.  Start in Bilbao and then drive to the hills of Roja.  Spend three days in Madrid to explore not only its legendary museums, plazas, and palaces, but also to experience the city’s diplomatic world. Leading this tour will be Ambassador Heather Hodges.

May 19 – 29, Life Along the Elbe River:  Begin with two hotel nights in Berlin where special council briefings will be added.  Cruise for seven nights aboard the 88-guest M.S. SWISS RUBY. Explore the Elbe River Valley, from Germany’s “Saxon Switzerland” to Baroque palaces of Dresden and the historic Old Town of Prague. Meet local residents for a personal perspective of the region’s modern life. Dr. Pamela Zeiser will lecture on the cruise.  Post-Cruise Option in Prague.  Book by November 17 and save $1,000 per person!

June 4 – 13, Baltics Sea Cruise:  Experience the Baltic States, on this six-country, eight-night cruise aboard the 200-guest M.S. LE BORÉAL. Hear a keynote presentation by former President of Poland Lech Walesa.  On board, and lecturing during the full cruise, will be Dr. Sergei N. Khrushchev, a professor at Brown University and son of Nikita Khrushchev and World Affairs Council of Philadelphia President & CEO, Craig Snyder, who will discuss current political issues of the Baltic states. Begin in Copenhagen and disembark in Stockholm.  Norway Pre- Cruise and Stockholm Post-Cruise Options.  From $5,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by December 4 and save $1,000 per person!

June 11 – 26, Norwegian Splendor:  From Copenhagen and Oslo to magnificent fjord country, encounter Scandinavia at its best, both on and off the beaten path. Dr. Gail Stevenson will accompany the group adding briefings on energy and the environment as well as political and economic issues.  4-day/3-night Stockholm extension offered.

June 15 - 23, Coastal Life from the Adriatic to the Aegean:  Visit five countries and up to eight UNESCO World Heritage sites aboard the 200-guestM.S. LE LYRIAL. Explore Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Montenegro, and Albania. Enjoy an exclusive forum with local residents. Maria Wulff will add political commentary on board.  Venice Pre-Cruise and Athens Post-Cruise Options.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 24 and save $1,000 per person!

July 18 - 25, Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage:  Cruise for seven nights from Juneau, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia, aboard the 220-guest M.S. L’AUSTRAL. Discover an up-close perspective of southeastern Alaska’s natural beauty.  An onboard team of naturalists will provide a series of lectures along with other lectures on energy and environmental issues. Five-night Pre-Cruise to Fairbanks and the heart of the great Denali National Park and a Post-Cruise to Vancouver.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.

August 8 - 23, Grand Danube Passage:  This very popular tour is back for 2015!  Cruise with hotel stays in Sofia and Prague:  Begin this with a two-night stay in Sofia and continue with an eight-night cruise of the Danube aboard MS Amadeus Silver. Conclude your adventure with three nights in Prague.  Enjoy the splendors of Belgrade, Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna.  From $4,845 plus airfare.  No single supplement special offer- Wait Listed.  Book by October 1, 2014 and save $500 per person! Please mention promotion code SAVE107

August 14 – 22, Oxford and the Cotswolds:  Savor three nights in a charming hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds and four nights in an historic five-star hotel in Oxford. A highlight will be a specially arranged visit to Highclere Castle, known to millions as Downton Abbey. Accompanying will be Joan Russell, Vice President of Travel, native-born Brit and huge fan of Downton Abbey.Three-night Cambridge Pre-Program and three-night Canterbury Post-Program Options.  From $3,595 plus airfare.

August 17 – 28, South Africa:  Immerse yourself in South Africa’s fascinating culture and enjoy beautiful scenery from outstanding vineyards, boasting gold medal-winning wines; to magnificent seascapes; to Kruger National Park abounding in ‘Big Five’ wildlife.  Additional meet-the-people opportunities and a U.S. Consulate briefing. Accompanying our Council group will be Dr. Carla Thorson.Optional post-tour extension to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

September 17 – October 6, Eastern Europe and Beyond by Private Jet: Enjoy special access to iconic sights, experience distinctive performances and indulge in the culinary delights of Berlin, Moscow, Prague and other centers of Eastern Europe.  Enjoy the best available properties at each destination.  Traveling with 78 guests aboard a private jet is the only way to experience so many world highlights in one trip!  

September 30 – October 8, Treasures of Northern Italy - unpack once in Ferrara:  Italy’s Emilia Romagna region is celebrated for its stunning landscape, its array of art and architecture, delectable wines and sumptuous cuisine. Meet-the-people opportunities with special presentations about local history and culture including a visit to a local winery will enrich the tour.  $3,245 per person plus airfare.  Book by March 3, 2015 and save $500 per person!

October 14 – 25, North Africa Cruise:  This voyage aboard the 100-guestCorinthian focuses on the many varied cultures that contribute to the rich cultural history of the region. Travel to Sardinia and explore famed Carthage.  Continue to sites in Algeria and Tipasa. Our third Maghreb country is Morocco.  Attend lectures by Ambassador Mark Johnson and reflect on the journey before disembarking in Lisbon. 

October 12 – 27, Viet Nam and Cambodia:  Journey through the heart of Viet Nam & Cambodia featuring a 7-night cruise aboard the 68-passenger R.V. Mekong Navigator. Several meet-the-people opportunities throughout the tour.  Two U.S. Embassy briefings. Stay in Hanoi, Siem Riep and Ho Chi Minh City. Two-night Hanoi/Ha Long Bay optional Pre-program and/or a 3-night Bangkok optional Post-program. Book by May 8, 2015 for free air!

October 21 – November 5, Indonesia - Magical Islands of Java & Bali: Travel to a land with rich traditions, where religion prevails, and the arts thrive. In Bali’s highlands, stay in Ubud with its vibrant market, and participate in cultural workshops. Fly to Yogyakarta, Java, a center for art and visit thousand-year-old temples. Ferry to Bali for beachfront Nusa Dua, and visit the famous sea temple and Denpasar where our Council leader will coordinate a U.S. consular briefing. 

October 27 – November 7, Voyage to Antiquity:  Athens to Istanbul: Cruise aboard the 70-guest M.Y. VARIETY VOYAGER to Paros and Symi in Greece; Antalya and  Bodrum, Turkey for sites of antiquity. In Turkey enjoy a land program in Istanbul and Cappadocia. Council leader Jim Falk will share knowledge of the current political landscape of the region.  Athens Pre-Program.  From $6,995 per person plus airfare.

February 4 – 18, Ancient Cities & Colonial Splendors of Sri Lanka:  A land of mist-covered mountains, golden beaches, verdant valleys and lush jungles, and a unique culture with warm, hospitable people.  $4,395 plus airfare.Limited space remains!  Book before November 11 and save $250 per person!

February 20 – March 5, Mysteries of Myanmar:  Begin in Yangon and fly to Bagan.  Travel to Mandalay and Inle Lake.  L.J. Stambuk will facilitate briefings with the U.S. Ambassador and with Myanmar experts on this nascent democracy. Optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension to Angkor Wat, Cambodia.  $5,898 including air from NY!

February 22 – March 2, Island Life of Cuba:  In addition to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Old Havana, visit Matanzas, Santa Clara, Guanabacoa, Regla and Pinar del Río. Accompanied by experienced Cuban hosts, explore the political history, culture, art, language and cuisine of daily Cuban life.  From $5,295 including charter air round-trip Miami/Havana.  Book by October 31 and save $500 per person!

March 6 - 14, 2015, Inside Tunisia:  Join Craig SnyderPresident & CEO World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, to explore Tunisia's road to democracy post-Arab Spring through a series of substantive briefings.  Archaeological sightseeing including Carthage and Bardo Museum; El Jem’s Roman amphitheater; and Kairouan’s 7th century Great Mosque.  Dougga and Bulia Regia optional extension. $3,750 per person plus airfare. 

March 8 – 21, Bangkok to Bali:  Discover Bangkok and visit Wat Po. Cruise the Chao Phraya River. Then, travel for three nights aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express Train with a daily excursion off the train. Explore lively Singapore before flying to Bali. Join popular Council leader, Denise Bala, who will arrange a U.S. Embassy. From $6,545 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 11 and save $250 per person!

April 6 - 20; May 18 - June 1; or October 5 - 19, Inside Iran:  Begin in Tehran, fly to Kerman, continue to Yazd, Shiraz and end in Isfahan.  Throughout this program a highlight will be the Iranian people you will meet on your journey and a series of briefings conducted by your Council leader with experts on the contemporary issues of the day. Three departures quickly sold out in 2014!

April 8 – 26, China and Tibet and the Yangtze River:  On this distinctive journey start in Beijing and then travel to Xian and Lhasa.  Embark on a Yangtze River cruise before ending in Shanghai.  Many “meet the people” opportunities and a Council leader will coordinate a briefing at the U.S. Embassy. Optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension in Shanghai.  

April 23 – May 1, European Coastal Civilizations with David Eisenhower: Cruise aboard the 200-guest M.S. LE BORÉAL along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, France and Guernsey. David Eisenhower, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will share his personal insights during an onboard lecture and accompany you to the beaches of Normandy. Pre-Cruise Option in Lisbon and Post-Cruise Option in Paris and Giverny.  From $4,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by September 30 and save $1,000 per person!

May 3 – 14, Burgundy and Provence River cruise:  During this delightful 12-day journey, a pageant of wine country and picturesque villages entices you on a course through the heart of la belle France.  Begin in Monte Carlo before transferring to Arles to board the 138-guest Avalon Scenery. Sail to Avignon, Viviers, Lyon, and Beaune before transferring to your hotel in Paris.  Enjoy educational experiences at every stop with Council Leader, Anna Berry.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 14 and receive a free expedition library.

May 15 – 23, Bilbao and Madrid:  Northern Spain is a must-see destination with arguably the finest food in Spain and world class museums.  Start in Bilbao and then drive to the hills of Roja.  Spend three days in Madrid to explore not only its legendary museums, plazas, and palaces, but also to experience the city’s diplomatic world. Leading this tour will be Ambassador Heather Hodges.

May 19 – 29, Life Along the Elbe River:  Begin with two hotel nights in Berlin where special council briefings will be added.  Cruise for seven nights aboard the 88-guest M.S. SWISS RUBY. Explore the Elbe River Valley, from Germany’s “Saxon Switzerland” to Baroque palaces of Dresden and the historic Old Town of Prague. Meet local residents for a personal perspective of the region’s modern life. Dr. Pamela Zeiser will lecture on the cruise.  Post-Cruise Option in Prague.  Book by November 17 and save $1,000 per person!

June 4 – 13, Baltics Sea Cruise:  Experience the Baltic States, on this six-country, eight-night cruise aboard the 200-guest M.S. LE BORÉAL. Hear a keynote presentation by former President of Poland Lech Walesa.  On board, and lecturing during the full cruise, will be Dr. Sergei N. Khrushchev, a professor at Brown University and son of Nikita Khrushchev and World Affairs Council of Philadelphia President & CEO, Craig Snyder, who will discuss current political issues of the Baltic states. Begin in Copenhagen and disembark in Stockholm.  Norway Pre- Cruise and Stockholm Post-Cruise Options.  From $5,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by December 4 and save $1,000 per person!

June 11 – 26, Norwegian Splendor:  From Copenhagen and Oslo to magnificent fjord country, encounter Scandinavia at its best, both on and off the beaten path. Dr. Gail Stevenson will accompany the group adding briefings on energy and the environment as well as political and economic issues.  4-day/3-night Stockholm extension offered.

June 15 - 23, Coastal Life from the Adriatic to the Aegean:  Visit five countries and up to eight UNESCO World Heritage sites aboard the 200-guestM.S. LE LYRIAL. Explore Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Montenegro, and Albania. Enjoy an exclusive forum with local residents. Maria Wulff will add political commentary on board.  Venice Pre-Cruise and Athens Post-Cruise Options.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.  Book by November 24 and save $1,000 per person!

July 18 - 25, Alaska's Glaciers and the Inside Passage:  Cruise for seven nights from Juneau, Alaska to Vancouver, British Columbia, aboard the 220-guest M.S. L’AUSTRAL. Discover an up-close perspective of southeastern Alaska’s natural beauty.  An onboard team of naturalists will provide a series of lectures along with other lectures on energy and environmental issues. Five-night Pre-Cruise to Fairbanks and the heart of the great Denali National Park and a Post-Cruise to Vancouver.  From $3,995 per person plus airfare.

August 8 - 23, Grand Danube Passage:  This very popular tour is back for 2015!  Cruise with hotel stays in Sofia and Prague:  Begin this with a two-night stay in Sofia and continue with an eight-night cruise of the Danube aboard MS Amadeus Silver. Conclude your adventure with three nights in Prague.  Enjoy the splendors of Belgrade, Budapest, Bratislava and Vienna.  From $4,845 plus airfare.  No single supplement special offer- Wait Listed.  Book by October 1, 2014 and save $500 per person! Please mention promotion code SAVE107

August 14 – 22, Oxford and the Cotswolds:  Savor three nights in a charming hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds and four nights in an historic five-star hotel in Oxford. A highlight will be a specially arranged visit to Highclere Castle, known to millions as Downton Abbey. Accompanying will be Joan Russell, Vice President of Travel, native-born Brit and huge fan of Downton Abbey.Three-night Cambridge Pre-Program and three-night Canterbury Post-Program Options.  From $3,595 plus airfare.

August 17 – 28, South Africa:  Immerse yourself in South Africa’s fascinating culture and enjoy beautiful scenery from outstanding vineyards, boasting gold medal-winning wines; to magnificent seascapes; to Kruger National Park abounding in ‘Big Five’ wildlife.  Additional meet-the-people opportunities and a U.S. Consulate briefing. Accompanying our Council group will be Dr. Carla Thorson.Optional post-tour extension to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.

September 17 – October 6, Eastern Europe and Beyond by Private Jet: Enjoy special access to iconic sights, experience distinctive performances and indulge in the culinary delights of Berlin, Moscow, Prague and other centers of Eastern Europe.  Enjoy the best available properties at each destination.  Traveling with 78 guests aboard a private jet is the only way to experience so many world highlights in one trip!  

September 30 – October 8, Treasures of Northern Italy - unpack once in Ferrara:  Italy’s Emilia Romagna region is celebrated for its stunning landscape, its array of art and architecture, delectable wines and sumptuous cuisine. Meet-the-people opportunities with special presentations about local history and culture including a visit to a local winery will enrich the tour.  $3,245 per person plus airfare.  Book by March 3, 2015 and save $500 per person!

October 14 – 25, North Africa Cruise:  This voyage aboard the 100-guestCorinthian focuses on the many varied cultures that contribute to the rich cultural history of the region. Travel to Sardinia and explore famed Carthage.  Continue to sites in Algeria and Tipasa. Our third Maghreb country is Morocco.  Attend lectures by Ambassador Mark Johnson and reflect on the journey before disembarking in Lisbon. 

October 12 – 27, Viet Nam and Cambodia:  Journey through the heart of Viet Nam & Cambodia featuring a 7-night cruise aboard the 68-passenger R.V. Mekong Navigator. Several meet-the-people opportunities throughout the tour.  Two U.S. Embassy briefings. Stay in Hanoi, Siem Riep and Ho Chi Minh City. Two-night Hanoi/Ha Long Bay optional Pre-program and/or a 3-night Bangkok optional Post-program. Book by May 8, 2015 for free air!

October 21 – November 5, Indonesia - Magical Islands of Java & Bali: Travel to a land with rich traditions, where religion prevails, and the arts thrive. In Bali’s highlands, stay in Ubud with its vibrant market, and participate in cultural workshops. Fly to Yogyakarta, Java, a center for art and visit thousand-year-old temples. Ferry to Bali for beachfront Nusa Dua, and visit the famous sea temple and Denpasar where our Council leader will coordinate a U.S. consular briefing. 

October 27 – November 7, Voyage to Antiquity:  Athens to Istanbul: Cruise aboard the 70-guest M.Y. VARIETY VOYAGER to Paros and Symi in Greece; Antalya and  Bodrum, Turkey for sites of antiquity. In Turkey enjoy a land program in Istanbul and Cappadocia. Council leader Jim Falk will share knowledge of the current political landscape of the region.  Athens Pre-Program.  From $6,995 per person plus airfare.

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