Recent Blog Posts
    • 30 Oct 2017

    What the heck is Pinterest?

    Ever wish there was a way to save all of those inspiring recipes, news articles or DIY projects that you find on the web? Well, there is — and it’s called Pinterest. One of the most popular social media platforms after Facebook and Instagram, Pinterest allows you to create memory boards where you can store and search for online inspiration. This application works as well on a desktop computer as it does on your iPad or...
    • 27 Oct 2017

    The Difference Road Scholars Make on Communities Worldwide

    When a Road Scholar participant attends a learning adventure, it is obvious how they deepen and enrich their own lives through the experience. But have you ever considered the impact he or she makes on individuals and communities around the world?
    • 26 Oct 2017

    What are Grandparents For?

    My dad’s mother died when he was six. His father—Grandpa—was my favorite; he was deeply intellectual and deeply spiritual, and a whole lot of fun. Thirty-some years after his death, I can still hear him strumming his mandolin and belting out chorus after chorus of “The Martins & The Coys.”
    • 17 Oct 2017

    America’s Most Beautiful Historic Train Rides

    The railroad boom that began in the 1830s in North America opened up a continent. Railways not only made it possible to carry goods and freight across the country, but it also gave those with adventurous spirits access to the North American frontier. Those previously landlocked in rural mountain towns now had access to a whole new world. From the East Coast to the West, journey through railroad history on a vintage caboose...
    • 4 Oct 2017

    There is a lot to learn about Cuba.

    At Road Scholar, we offer educational adventures to 150 countries, but in recent years the most fascinating country to experience of them all is Cuba. The culture, the architecture, the performing arts and the abundant charm of the Cuban people make...