Around the World with the Brown Travelers
The Brown Travelers season for 2013 offers exciting opportunities for everyone. Our trips are more popular than ever, taking you around the globe to fascinating locales. And no matter where you go, your experience will be enhanced by fellow Brunonians and a distinguished member of Brown’s faculty. Join hundreds of your fellow alumni, parents and friends and travel with Brown in 2013!
See upcoming trips below, or use the links to the right to find more information.
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Civil War & Southern Culture
From Memphis to New Orleans on the American Queen
May 31 – June 9, 2013
Follow the footprints of the boys in blue and gray as you journey to battlefields where sons of our country fell. Learn about those poignant, tumultuous times through shore excursions and the expertise of the onboard resident Riverlorian.
Brown Faculty: Howard Chudacoff, Professor of American History and Urban Studies
From approximately $2,095
From Istanbul to the Turquoise Coast
June 8 – 22, 2013
Exotic sights, scents and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet. On this journey, limited to 28 passengers, you will experience vibrant cities, ancient ruins, stunning landscapes and the dramatic Turquoise Coast, where we board privately-chartered gulet yachts.
Brown Faculty: Carol Delaney, Visiting Scholar in Religious Studies and Invited Research Scholar at the John Carter Brown Library
From Venice to Athens on the M.V. Aegean Odyssey
June 11 – 24, 2013
Discover why the dramatic beauty of the Adriatic coast has long inspired writers, poets and artists. Begin in Venice, then set sail down the Dalmatian Coast, visiting ancient ruins, medieval churches and exquisite palaces. Conclude by visiting the storied sites of Greece.
Brown Faculty: Johanna Hanink, Assistant Professor of Classics
From approximately $4,395
Scandinavian & Russian Splendors
Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Denmark, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium and England on Oceania’s Nautica
July 31 – August 15, 2013
Sail away to some of the loveliest ports Northern Europe has to offer. Visit stunning harbors, gilded domes, majestic palaces, historic landmarks and romantic canals. You will see the splendors of Scandinavia and beyond on this sea-swept adventure.
Brown Faculty: Svetlana Evdokimova, Professor of Slavic Languages and Comparative Literature
From approximately $5,799 (including air fare from select cities!)
Waterways of Russia
From St. Petersburg to Moscow on the M.S. Volga Dream
August 2 – 12, 2013
Enjoy time in St. Petersburg and Moscow and visit the legendary open-air museum of Kizhi Island, the 14th-century monastery of Goritsy, medieval Yaroslavl and 10th-century Uglich, rustic remnants of Old Russia. An optional two-night Moscow post-cruise extension is also offered.
Brown Faculty: Patricia Herlihy, Emerita Professor of History, Adjunct Professor at the Watson Institute for International Studies and Louise Wyant Emerita Professor at Emmanuel College
From approximately $3,995
Alumni College in Apulia, Italy
Polignano a Mare
September 17 – 25, 2013
Delight in the age-old atmosphere and fresh flavors of one of the world’s most enchanting locations, southern Italy’s Apulia region. From breathtaking Polignano a Mare, travel along the Puglian coast and see why this sun-bleached land has been settled since time immemorial.
Brown Faculty: to be announced
Paris & The Villages and Vineyards of France
Strasbourg, Beaune, Sancerre and Paris
September 17 – 27, 2013
Walk in the footsteps of Burgundy’s dukes, travel the celebrated Alsace Wine Road and discover the highlights of Paris in this unique adventure, limited to 28 travelers, that combines the charm of France’s famous regions with the sophistication of the nation’s capital.
Brown Faculty: Mary Flynn, Associate Professor of Medicine, Clinical
Island Life in Ancient Greece & Turkey
From Athens to Istanbul on the M.S. L’Austral
September 24 – October 2, 2013
Join us for this odyssey to the windswept paradise of Greece’s ancient islands and Turkey’s fabled coast. Meet local residents for a personal perspective on the true character of the Aegean Sea’s maritime culture, and visit classical ruins including legendary Troy.
Brown Faculty: Guy Crosby '69 PhD, Guest Lecturer at Brown, Adjunct Associate Professor at Harvard School of Public Health, and Science Editor for America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Illustrated Magazine
From approximately $3,595
Journey Through Vietnam
With an optional extension to Cambodia
October 13 – 28, 2013
Experience the breathtaking natural beauty, enduring traditions and warm hospitality of Vietnam. Our group of no more than 24 travelers will enjoy many personal encounters during their behind-the-scenes look at life in this inviting land.
Brown Faculty: Barrett Hazeltine, Emeritus Professor of Engineering
The Civil Rights Trail: Celebrating and Remembering
Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama
October 30 – November 3, 2013
Examine the Civil Rights Movement from its epicenter. Visits are dedicated to Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks as well as the Southern Poverty Law Center and other essential locales of the movement, including Edmund Pettus Bridge and the 16th Street Baptist Church.
Brown Faculty: James Patterson, Emeritus Professor of History
All information is subject to change.
All prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Prices do not include air fare 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