Educational Travel Behind the Scenes of U.S. Diplomacy
✓ Exclusive and unique programs
✓ Unforgettable experiences
✓ Small groups and private parties
✓ Diplomacy expert trip leader
✓ Behind-the-scenes access
✓ Meetings with top-level officials
✓ Intimate expert conversations
✓ City tours and cultural activities
Our exclusive travel programs will take you behind the scenes of U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy overseas. You will enjoy access to top-level American diplomats and foreign government officials, as well as highly respected experts and journalists.
In lectures, private meetings, social functions and field trips, you will learn about the current issues and challenges facing American diplomacy. You will gain a historical perspective about the U.S. involvement in the countries and regions you are visiting.
By the end of the trip, you will know how American diplomacy works, and you will be able to make your own conclusions about how it affects your life back home. Along the way, you will visit U.S. embassies and diplomatic residences, government ministries and think tanks, museums and other cultural institutions. You will enjoy historical city tours with expert guides, delicious meals and beautiful sights.
U.S. FOREIGN POLICY IN THE TRUMP ERA
September 18–22, 2018
Are you interested in taking a behind-the-scenes peek at American foreign policy under the Trump administration? Are you curious about the people and forces driving that policy or concerned about the impact of the “America First” philosophy on U.S. global leadership?
Join a small group of highly educated and inquisitive travelers on a unique, informative and immersive trip to Washington, DC. Meet current and former officials and hear about their work and the challenges they face. Learn about the most recent developments in U.S. diplomacy, trade, defense and intelligence from top experts and journalists and engage in discussions with them. Participate in social functions with American and foreign diplomats.
THE PAST AND PRESENT OF U.S. DIPLOMACY IN EUROPE
October 15–26, 2018
Germany and Bulgaria
Trace some of the most important U.S. decisions and actions in Europe since World War II and learn how they have affected your life at home. Visit historic sites and immerse yourself in cultures that are geographically close to each other yet so different. Peek into what the future might hold for trans-Atlantic relations and find out how American diplomats protect your interests.
Prices include: Intra-Europe airfare and airport transfers; 10 hotel nights; 26 meals; ground transportation; entrance fees; expert-level group leader; 8 expert-led lectures; 17 expert-led field trips; local guides; taxes and gratuities.
THE PAST AND PRESENT OF U.S. DIPLOMACY IN ASIA
November 5–16, 2018
Japan and Hong Kong
Travel to the most dynamic and booming part of the world and learn how America’s security and economic primacy in the Asia-Pacific has affected the region in the last seven decades. Visit spectacular sites and experience local customs and cultures. See how life has changed for local residents over the years and find out what role U.S. diplomacy has played in those changes.
Prices include: Intra-Asia airfare and airport transfers; 10 hotel nights; 26 meals; airport transfers abroad; ground transportation; entrance fees; expert-level group leader; 8 expert-led lectures; 17 expert-led field trips; local guides; taxes and gratuities.