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Asia and the Far East

April 8 to 22, 2019

Unseen China

DYNASTIES OF POWER: PAST AND PRESENT

Travel with Thomas Fingar, MA ’69, PhD ’77, a scholar of modern China, on the trip he helped develop. Visit well-known and often bypassed sites that illuminate both the past and the present, as well as the timeless, such as the Linggu Temple and Pagoda in Nanjing.

May 5 to 19, 2019

Japan by Sea

LAND OF THE RISING SUN

Join faculty leader Thomas Fingar, MA ’69, PhD ’77, aboard the deluxe Caledonian Sky for our memorable journey through this nation of many islands.

June 19 to July 1, 2019

Japan Family Adventure

FUN IN THE LAND OF TEMPLES, CASTLES & SAMURAI

Join history professor Kären Wigen, an expert in Japanese language and literature, on a journey that takes us to Kyoto’s many temples and gardens, the Peace Memorial in Hiroshima and Tokyo’s Fukagawa Museum that features re-created homes from the Edo period.

August 23 to September 11, 2019

Central Asia and the Caucasus

ANCIENT CULTURES OF THE CASPIAN

Accompanied by faculty leader and former ambassador to Afghanistan (2009–2011), Karl Eikenberry, MA ’94, explore nine different UNESCO World Heritage sites as we travel through five wildly diverse countries on this tailor-made, modern-day caravan.

October 8 to 23, 2019

Waterways of Southeast Asia

A NEW LOOK AT VIETNAM, LAOS AND CAMBODIA

Cruise the waters of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, stopping at the villages that are dependent on the rivers for economic, social and spiritual survival, and meeting the inhabitants.

October 12 to 25, 2019

Nepal

KATHMANDU, POKHARA & ROYAL CHITWAN NATIONAL PARK

During our stay in Kathmandu, visit the giant stupa of Swayambunath with its all-seeing eyes of Buddha, and Kumari Ghar, residence of the city’s “living goddess.”

November 3 to 16, 2019

Unseen Japan

HIDDEN GEMS OF AN ISLAND NATION

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Join Professor Daniel Sneider, a lecturer in International Policy at Stanford, on this itinerary created just for Travel/Study that takes us to fascinating sites few tourists visit.

December 29, 2019 to January 17, 2020

Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia

AN INTRODUCTION TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

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A Travel/Study favorite for more than 20 years, our popular introduction to this trio of Southeast Asian countries includes in-depth lectures and insightful discussions led by Professor Larry Diamond and other experts.

February 22 to March 14, 2020

Grand Tour of India

DISCOVER SOUTH AND NORTH INDIA

Join faculty leader, Scott Pearson, on the ultimate exploration of the subcontinent; a Grand Tour encompassing his esteemed India’s many highlights. 

May 20 to June 4, 2020

Wild Kamchatka and the Kuril Islands

A WILDLIFE AND BIRDING EXPEDITION

Visit this remote and scenically dramatic region of Russia’s far east aboard the intimate 100-guest Caledonian Sky.

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