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August 27 to September 5, 2018

Northern Europe by Sea

COPENHAGEN TO LONDON ABOARD LE LAPEROUSE

In the company of history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, cruise aboard Le Lapérouse across the northern coasts of Europe and through the Kiel Canal connecting the Baltic and North Seas to the canals of Amsterdam and the River Thames.

August 30 to September 14, 2018

Silk Road

TRACING CHINA'S ANCIENT CARAVAN ROUTES

Hang out at the world-famous Kashgar Sunday market where Tajiks, Uyghurs, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks and Han Chinese
come from miles around to trade and socialize.

August 30 to September 18, 2018

Central Asia's Golden Road

WHERE OLD TRADITIONS ABOUND

With popular faculty leader Abbas Milani, travel a portion of the Silk Road, the world’s best-known, yet least visited highway, linking traders, merchants, pilgrims, monks, soldiers, nomads and urban dwellers for centuries.

September 3 to 16, 2018

Amazon and Machu Picchu

AN INCA TRAIL ADVENTURE

Hike among some of Peru’s most enigmatic ruins and learn from Professor John Rick about the ancient civilizations that created them.

September 4 to 12, 2018

Literary London

EXAMINING A CITY'S GREAT LEGACY

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The third installment of our popular literary seminar series—following T.S. Eliot in the Cotswolds and Literary Dublin—continues with an examination of the works and authors of Britain’s monumental capital.

September 9 to 22, 2018

Galapagos Field Seminar

NATURE'S ULTIMATE OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

In Travel/Study’s 50th anniversary year, enjoy this exclusive itinerary that allows us to explore 10 islands in the Galápagos archipelago.

September 10 to 17, 2018

Columbia and Snake Rivers

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF LEWIS AND CLARK

Cruise the entire length of the magnificent Columbia River Gorge aboard the 62-passenger National Geographic Sea Lion, gaining a fresh perspective on the Bonneville Lock and Dam, Beacon Rock and Multnomah Falls—Oregon’s tallest.

September 25 to October 3, 2018

Railways of New England

AUTUMNAL SPLENDOR IN NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND

From bustling coastal cities such as Portland, Maine, and Boston, Massachusetts, to charming mountain towns like North Conway, New Hampshire, experience the historic and modern rail culture of northern New England.

October 5 to 18, 2018

Amazing Argentina

TANGO, GLACIERS & FALLS

Experience the food, music and natural beauty of Argentina. From the tango halls of Buenos Aires, to the spires of Patagonia, we explore what makes Argentina the gem of South America.

October 7 to 18, 2018

Great War Centenary

ECHOES OF THE PAST IN FRANCE

Journey through northern France with history professor James Sheehan, ’58, reflecting on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I—November 11, 1918.

October 8 to 20, 2018

Provence Walk

A PAINTER'S CANVAS

Discover just how captivating Provence can be. Walk through the countryside that inspired so many impressionist painters, from Cézanne to van Gogh, to capture it all on canvas.

October 9 to 24, 2018

Along the Mekong

A NEW LOOK AT VIETNAM, LAOS AND CAMBODIA

With faculty leader Barton “Buzz” Thompson, ’73, MBA ’76, JD ’76, cruise along the Mekong River and explore the cities, towns and villages that are so dependent on the world’s 12th-largest river for their economic, social and spiritual survival.

October 9 to 18, 2018

Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel with classics professor and Travel/Study icon, Marsh McCall, to several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Palermo, Syracuse and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta.

October 20 to November 6, 2018

Seychelles and Madagascar

WITH ALDABRA ATOLL

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

Sail through the Seychelles Archipelago’s crystalline waters aboard the Silver Discoverer and venture to Madagascar, one of the most extraordinary natural history destinations on earth.

October 31 to November 9, 2018

Tuscany Seminar

CASTLES, CHIANTI AND CLASSIC COUNTRYSIDE

We designed this trip with solo travelers in mind. Explore the pleasures of the Tuscan countryside with fellow Stanford solo travelers at fall’s end—the perfect time of year for crisp weather, hearty pastas and fewer crowds.

November 3 to 16, 2018

Unseen Japan

HIDDEN GEMS OF AN ISLAND NATION

Enjoy this special itinerary created just for Travel/Study that takes us to fascinating sites bypassed by many tourists.

November 6 to 14, 2018

Polar Bear Expedition

JOURNEY TO CHURCHILL

Spend three nights at the Tundra Buggy Lodge, a string of tundra vehicles that allows us to wake up in our semi-private bunk beds with polar bears right outside our window.

December 19 to 29, 2018

Southeast Asia Family Adventure

EXPLORING VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA

Join us on this unusual adventure designed for our intrepid family travelers. Visit both traditional villages and bustling cities as we absorb the lush beauty and rich history of this region.

December 29, 2018 to January 17, 2019

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

AN INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

A Travel/Study favorite for more than 20 years, our popular introduction to this trio of Southeast Asian countries includes meetings with ambassadors and non-profit organizations.

January 5 to 18, 2019

New Zealand by Air

MAGNIFICIENT MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOUS LAKES

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Flying aboard our private Convair 580 jet-prop for four legs of our trip lets us eliminate some long drives and maximize our time exploring South and North Islands’ natural treasures. Also take in sweeping views as we fly high above the country’s spectacular landscapes.

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