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September 8 to 23, 2019

Remembering World War II

FROM ENGLAND TO AUSTRIA

Follow the path of Easy Company, made famous by the book and HBO series, Band of Brothers, on this remarkable exploration of some of the most famous battles and sites of World War II. We’ll also stop at major monuments and commemorative cemeteries.

September 9 to 20, 2019

Italian Lakes Walk

NINE LAKES IN TWELVE DAYS

Accompany faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte and walk expert Peter Watson on this colorful autumnal walk through Italy’s exquisite Lake District, starting in the northern alpine mountains and ending in the Lombardy region’s sunnier climes to the south.

October 2 to 11, 2019

Around Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel aboard the sleek, new Le Bougainville with classics professor and Travel/Study icon Marsh McCall, calling upon several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Monreale, Palermo and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento and Segesta.

October 5 to 18, 2019

Central Europe: Prague to Berlin

A JOURNEY OF REMEMBRANCE

Become immersed in the rich history of Central Europe with historian Norman Naimark, ’66, MA ’68, PhD ’72. 

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 13 to 21, 2019

Focus: Amsterdam

AN IN-DEPTH TOUR OF "VENICE OF THE NORTH"

Enjoy a specially arranged visit to the Rijksmuseum’s research library, before-hours entry to the Rembrandt House Museum and a private cheese-tasting—all in the company of European history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87.

October 15 to 25, 2019

Sailing the Western Mediterranean

MENORCA, SARDINIA, CORSICA AND MORE!

Embark the majestic, three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant, for an exciting voyage to a dazzling array of islands and mainland ports in the Western Mediterranean.

October 17 to 28, 2019

Emirates and Sultanates

INSIDE DUBAI, OMAN AND QATAR

Whether the world’s tallest tower, the only indoor ski slope in the Middle East or a palm tree-shaped housing
complex in the sea, Dubai’s is tops.

October 26 to November 7, 2019

New Zealand Walk

COASTAL TRAILS, RAIN FORESTS AND ALPINE RIDGES

WAIT LIST ONLY

Many seasoned travelers call New Zealand the most picturesque place they’ve ever been. Discover why as we walk its coastal trails, thick rain forests and alpine ridges with Stephan Graham, MS ’74, PhD ’76, dean of the School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences.

October 27 to November 10, 2019

Sicily to Southern Spain

A MEDITERRANEAN JOURNEY

Learn from Professor Scott Pearson about the 10th-century farming and scientific practices in Sicily and Spain that started a medieval “green revolution” and revolutionized knowledge in Europe for centuries.

November 3 to 16, 2019

Unseen Japan

HIDDEN GEMS OF AN ISLAND NATION

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.

November 10 to 24, 2019

French Polynesia

AZURE LAGOONS AND FRIENDLY ISLANDERS

Be fully immersed in an idyllic tropical wonderland replete with azure lagoons framed by palm-fanned beaches, ocean breezes perfumed with the fragrance of tropical flowers and smiles from friendly local islanders.

December 29, 2019 to January 17, 2020

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 in-depth lectures and insightful discussions led by Professor Larry Diamond and other experts.

January 6 to 20, 2020

New Zealand by Air

MAGNIFICIENT MOUNTAINS AND LUMINOUS LAKES

Flying aboard our private Convair 580 jet-prop for five legs of our trip lets us eliminate some long drives and maximize our time exploring South and North Islands’ natural treasures with Professor Mike McWilliams.

January 7 to 17, 2020

Persian Gulf

EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY OF THREE ARAB COUNTRIES

Cruise aboard the modern, newly renovated Crystal Esprit from Oman to Qatar and the United Arab Emirates—three Arab countries that are striking in their diversity and dazzling in their blending of ancient and contemporary.

January 7 to 22, 2020

Sudan

KINGDOM OF NUBIAN PHARAOHS

Journey with Stanford classics professor Grant Parker to ancient Nubia, set on the Nile. Meet present-day Nubians—descended from the founders of this once-great empire.

January 26 to February 8, 2020

Singapore, Bangkok and Angkor

SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS

Travel between ancient temples and cosmopolitan cities with Professor Tim Duane, ’82, MS ’83, PhD ’89. Look for the Chinese, Malay and Indian influences that have helped shape the dynamic city of Singapore, our first stop.

February 1 to 9, 2020

Baja Whale Watching

ABOARD THE SEA BIRD

Blue whales, fin whales, Bryde’s whales, humpbacks, sperm whales, plus orcas, false killer whales and pilot whales can all be found in the Sea of Cortez; it’s here where the greatest variety of whales and dolphins in the world can be observed, and, at this time of year, where California gray whales are birthing their calves.

February 4 to 10, 2020

Yellowstone in Winter

GEOTHERMAL WONDERS AND WILDLIFE ENCOUNTERS

Discover the dramatic beauty of Yellowstone National Park in the hush of winter. Travel across snow-covered landscapes to catch sight of Yellowstone’s wildlife, waterfalls framed by ice and geysers erupting into the cold winter air. Experience firsthand the park’s vastness, the silence and the slowness of life.

February 22 to March 14, 2020

India Grand Tour

TREASURES OF THE SUBCONTINENT

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

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