Around the World with the Brown Travelers
From Botswana to Bulgaria, China to the Czech Republic, Serbia to Singapore, the Brown Travelers program offers something for everyone. Our schedule includes educational adventures on land, sea and inland waterway. As always, each program features the added experience and unique perspective provided by a faculty member. Join the Brown Travelers – you will not be disappointed!
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Lisbon to London on the Crystal Serenity
July 11–25, 2015
Begin your cruise in Portugal’s capital city and end in England’s. Along the way, visit Oporto, known for its port wine; Saint-Jean-de-Luz, a Middle Age fishing port; Bordeaux; Brest; the walled city of Saint-Malo; Guernsey; the quaint port town of Honfleur; and the beautiful white cliffs of Dover.
Brown Faculty: to be announced
From approximately $5,270
Cruising the Land of the Midnight Sun
Arctic Circle, Norway’s North Cape, White Sea and Lapland on the M.S. Serenissima
July 24–August 3, 2015
Norway’s North Cape and the expansive White Sea straddle two frontiers – the physical boundary between the Arctic and the European mainland and the cultural boundary between East and West. Discover Oslo, Kirkenes, Arkhangelsk, the Solovetsky Islands, Murmansk and Tromsø during the beautiful White Nights of Summer.
Brown Faculty: Richard Gould, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology
From approximately $4,995
Grand Danube Passage
Sofia to Prague on the new M.S. Amadeus Silver II
August 8–23, 2015
Experience Eastern European culture, marvelous old-world capitals, ornate cathedrals and picturesque villages as you travel on the “king of Europe’s rivers.” Begin this fascinating program with two nights in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital, and conclude your adventure with a three-night stay in Prague. This departure features no single supplement for solo travelers!
Brown Faculty: Duncan Smith ’61, ’67 PhD, Emeritus Professor of German Studies and Modern Culture and Media
From approximately $4,595
Rivieras and Islands of France, Italy and Spain
Rome to Barcelona aboard the M.V. Tere Moana
September 4–12, 2015
Visit the sun-drenched landscapes of the French and Italian rivieras and islands and up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites. Excursions feature Corsica, Sardinia, Florence, Italy’s Cinque Terre, Monte Carlo, Cannes and Nice.
Brown Faculty: Laura Bass, Associate Professor and Chair of Hispanic Studies
From approximately $5,295
Bali to Bangkok
Featuring the Eastern & Oriental Express
October 5–17, 2015
Encounter an exotic kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, cultures and ancient histories in Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand. Visit elaborate temples, palaces and shrines throughout this exciting program, which includes two nights aboard the legendary Eastern & Oriental Express train.
Brown Faculty: to be announced
From approximately $6,295
Lifestyles Explorations in Provence
October 17–November 15, 2015
Experience the excitement of living abroad in one of the most attractive sites for people seeking to spend extensive time overseas. You will reside in your own apartment near Aix’s beautiful Old Town and develop the skills you need should you choose to pursue independent living in France.
Brown Faculty: Michel-André Bossy, Emeritus Professor of French Studies and Comparative Literature
From approximately $5,795
Alumni College in Sicily
October 23–31, 2015
As a cultural crossroads of the ancient world, Sicily abounds with enchanting natural beauty, impressive man-made creations seemingly untouched by time, fascinating culture and a vast history. Explore this melting pot of Mediterranean civilizations.
Brown Faculty: Anthony Oldcorn, Emeritus Professor of Italian Studies
A Wildlife Safari
November 4–14, 2015
Adventure is wrapped in luxury in Botswana, where you wing your way on small planes, flying low enough to witness elephant, giraffe and red lechwe crossing the Delta. Explore this paradise in open 4x4 vehicles, on foot and in mokoros before returning to your exclusive, luxury tented camps.
Brown Faculty: Barrett Hazeltine, Emeritus Professor of Engineering
All information is subject to change.
All prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Prices do not include airfare to/from trip departure/ending points (unless otherwise noted).
Questions? Contact us:
Office of Alumni Relations, Box 1859, Providence, RI 02912
(401) 863-6322 | Brown_Travelers@alumni.brown.edu