Recent Trip Highlights


CWRU Travel Recent Trip
Group photo in Egypt

Discover Egypt & the Nile Valley by Dahabiya
September 29 – October 12, 2022

Trip Leader(s) Marilyn Sanders Mobley, Emerita Professor of English and African American Studies, Former VP for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity, CWRU

During this 14-day expedition, traverse the Nile Valley like past explorers and discover ancient treasures including the Great Sphinx, the Temple of Horus, and the tombs of El Kab. Accompanied by expert Egyptologists, you will gain in-depth knowledge of Egypt and its antiquities.

Morocco Trip

Morocco: Land of Enchantment
March 2020

Trip Leader: Arnold Hirshon, Vice Provost and University Library, CWRU

Participants studied the history of Morocco from the Berber dynasty to modern day on this exciting journey,

2020 trip to Antarctica

Journey To Antarctica Aboard L’Austral
January/February 2020

Trip Leader: David Fleshler, Vice Provost of International Affairs, CWRU

Glimmering icebergs along with adorable penguins and seals were abundant as this group of CWRU alumni and friends enjoyed a cruise through Antarctica.

China 2019

Dynasties of China and Tibet: The Himalayas and the Yangtze - October 2019
Trip Leader: James B. Godfrey, specialist in Chinese History and Art History; Lifelong Learning Lecturer at CWRU; former Senior Vice President and Director of Chinese Art at Sotheby’s and Curator of Asian Art at the San Antonio Museum of Art

Travelers were joined by local CWRU alumni for a dinner in Beijing.

Iceland 2019

Iceland Panorama - August 2019
Trip leader: Steven A. Hauck, II, Professor Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, CWRU

Participants are seen here in the Berserker lava field. 

Travelers enjoyed in-depth lectures on the geological aspects of Iceland, including rift that runs through Iceland and separates North America and Europe and how Iceland is growing by 5 cm each year.

Baltic Cruise 2019

Changing the Tides of History: Cruising the Baltic Sea - July 2019
CWRU Travelers enjoyed a cruise of the Baltic, including stops in Sweden, Finland, Saint Petersburg, Poland, and Denmark.

The trip included lectures from Lech Wałęsa, former President of Poland, and Pavel Palazhchenko, a high-level Soviet conference interpreter who was the chief English interpreter for Mikhail Gorbachev and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze from 1985 and 1991 in the negotiations with President Ronald Regan.