Upcoming Trips

Trip Leader:
Dario Gasparini, Professor of Civil Engineering, CWRU
April 24 – May 2, 2021 (Please note date changes)

Discover the true essence of river life in the Low Countries with an included excursion in every port and see firsthand this sublime region's breathtaking tulip fields in full bloom.

Trip Leader:
Richard Romaniuk, Lecturer, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and Sean Martin, Associate Curator for Jewish History at Western Reserve Historical Society
May 15-23, 2021 (please note new dates)

Poland is a country with castles, monuments, and museums that pay tribute to its dramatic history. 

Trip Leader:
Sunniva Collins, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
June 13 - 21, 2021

This specially designed itinerary follows along the stepping stones of Nordic and Scottish civilizations during the best time of year, when the weather is mild and the days are long—a unique voyage accomplished only aboard a small ship cruising into smaller ports where larger vessels cannot venture.

Trip Leader:
Glenn Starkman, Professor of physics and astronomy and director of the Center for Education and Research in Cosmology and Astrophysics
June 16 – 26, 2021

Spitsbergen • Svalbard Archipelago

Trip Leader:
David Rothenberg, Associate Professor and Chair, Music
July 04-12, 2021

Bring the whole family along on this seven-night Rhine River adventure that will delight travelers of all ages! Introduce the youngsters in your life to the iconic Rhine Valley.

Trip Leader:
July 26 – August 2, 2021

Trip Leader:
Dr. Eileen Anderson-Fye, Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine
September 2021

Immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of the American Southwest, discovering the geological wonders of our national parks including visits to Grand Canyon, Zion, and Bryce Canyon.

Trip Leader:
September 24 – October 2, 2021

Cruising the Adriatic and Aegean Seas
Venice ◆ Dalmatian Coast ◆ Bay of Kotor ◆ Albania ◆  Corfu ◆ Corinth Canal ◆ Delphi ◆ Athens

Trip Leader:
October 11 – 23, 2021
Trip Leader:
Patricia Princehouse, Director, Program in Evolutionary Biology
October 12 - 19, 2021

Join us on an 8-day journey to the Galapagos, as we visit the extraordinary archipelago Charles Darwin called "a little world within itself," and surround yourself with swimming-basking-flying examples of perfect adaptation.

Trip Leader:
Meghan Strong, Lecturer, Classics; Research Associate, Cleveland Museum of Natural History
October 14 - 27, 2021

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.

Trip Leader:
October 23 – November 6, 2021

Featuring:     Kim Phuc, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Jim Laurie, award-winning former news correspondent

Trip Leader:
December 30, 2021 - January 6, 2022

Oaxaca has become a “hot spot” for culinary travel, yet its foods are ancestral. From native corn, to the land of mole, and tequila’s smoky cousin, mezcal, Oaxaca is a place to savor with all the senses.

Trip Leader:
Darin Croft, Professor of Anatomy, CWRU
January 2022
Trip Leader:
Eileen Anderson-Fye, Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics, School of Medicine
February 4 – 9, 2022
Trip Leader:
David B. Miller, Associate Professor, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
February 24-March 9, 2022
Trip Leader:
June 3 – 11, 2022

Join CWRU as we explore Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, also known as “the City of a Hundred Spires.” Prague is known for its Old Town Square, the heart of its historic core with colorful baroque buildings, Gothic churches, and the medieval Astronomical Clock, which gives an animated hourly show.

Trip Leader:
Marc Buchner, Associate Dean, School of Engineering, CWRU
July 17 – 27, 2022

St. Petersburg - Neva River - Lake Onega -  Kizhi Island – Goritsy – Yaroslavl – Uglich – Moscow
Aboard Volga Dream