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15 Mar 2019
Five Tips on Internet Security
What are the best ways to keep your identity safe online? Road Scholar’s IT Security Manager shares some tips for protecting yourself on the internet.
12 Mar 2019
7 Places Outside of Ireland to Experience Celtic Culture
Do you have Irish roots? Are you fascinated by Celtic history? From Canada to Argentina, get a taste of Celtic heritage in these seven spots outside of Ireland that have been touched by Celtic culture.
11 Mar 2019
10 Reasons to Go to Havana for its 500th Anniversary
Did you know that Havana is turning 500 in 2019? Read this article to hear Road Scholar’s top 10 reasons to celebrate this amazing Cuban city this year, from the free concerts to newly renovated historic landmarks.
9 Mar 2019
11 Reasons to Love England: Confessions of an Anglophile
I admit it. I’m a head-over-heels Anglophile. I love England, I love the English and I even love English food. (Well, most English food.) I come by this bias honestly. My father was in the U.S. Foreign Service, and my family had the good fortun...
28 Feb 2019
What To Pack for Antarctica? And Other Polar Prep Tips
Interested in traveling to Antarctica? We’ve got all the tips and tricks you’ll need to prepare you for your cruise to Antarctica, from Antarctica packing tips to what to expect on your Antarctica cruise.
11 Feb 2019
The Art of Finding the Right Movie
When it comes to picking a movie to watch on a Friday night, it’s all too common to suffer from a paralysis of choice. Film critic and Road Scholar instructor Alci Rengifo shares his tips for selecting and watching films that will leave a lasting impact on you.
8 Feb 2019
Romantic Things to Do in Paris
Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world. Whisk your chérie away on a trip to the City of Light and add some romance to your French adventure with one of these romantic things to do in Paris.
4 Feb 2019
12 Historical Anniversaries Worth Traveling for in 2019
Learn about these significant historical anniversaries happening worldwide in 2019 and choose your favorite historical event to inspire your next learning adventure with Road Scholar.
23 Jan 2019
Introducing Road Scholar's First-Ever Floating Campus
In case you didn't catch our Facebook live broadcast on December 10th, we have some big news to share with you: Road Scholar is launching a series of exclusive learning adventures aboard our own floating campus - the Aegean Odyssey!
22 Jan 2019
Reaching the Seventh Continent: My Journey to Antarctica
Come along for one of the most extraordinary voyages of them all — a journey across the Drake Passage to Antarctica.
14 Jan 2019
Road Scholar Keeps the Light Burning Bright on Chincoteague Island
Find out how Road Scholars’ tuition makes an impact on Chincoteague Island by preserving history at the Museum of Chincoteague.
7 Jan 2019
The Galápagos and Machu Picchu: What I saw, learned and brought back as gifts to my life.
Follow Road Scholar’s good friend Christie Hardwick on a journey to two of the world’s most extraordinary places.
2 Jan 2019
Welcome to France! Road Scholar’s Campus of the Year in 2019
For our 2019 Destination of the Year, we could only think of one place as rich in culture as it is in beauty: France. Whether you’ve never ventured to France or are a seasoned traveler, you’ll find there’s always something new to learn and somewhere new to explore. Here are our top five reasons you should celebrate France with us in 2019 …
2 Jan 2019
Road Scholar Reveals Its Top 10 Destinations for 2019
The Road Scholar Trip Lab has woven together a list of the most exciting destinations for 2019. Tune in each day to count down with us from the #10 destination to our 2019 Destination of the Year at #1.
30 Nov 2018
The Best Places to Retire: Boomers Imagine Heaven on Earth
How would you describe the perfect retirement town or environment? We asked more than 500 Baby Boomers this question—they mentioned 16 features, and it sounds like paradise to us, rich in culture, learning, nature, and social connection.
27 Nov 2018
Show Your Grandkids the Magic of Yellowstone
Seventy-four-year-old Vicki Balogh is passionate about Yellowstone National Park. “I worked in Yellowstone in 1962 when I was in college, and I just fell in love with it.” When Vicki became a grandmother, she knew she wanted to share this magical place with her grandchildren.
6 Nov 2018
10 Travel Destinations for Veterans
America’s history in global conflicts are memorialized on beaches, in cemeteries and in museums around the world. We’ve put together a list of some of the top U.S. military sites for veterans — or any American — to visit, from Oahu to Omaha Beach.
30 Oct 2018
13 Hauntingly Beautiful Cemeteries Alive With History
Calling all lovers of history, architecture, art or culture! These 13 historical cemeteries around the world, from Paris to Pennsylvania and Cuba to Croatia, will make fascinating additions to your life list.
23 Oct 2018
For the Adventurer in All of Us
There’s an adventurer in all of us, and sometimes it takes a place like the Grand Canyon to bring it out. Next year, 2019, is an especially good year to explore Grand Canyon National Park. It’s the 100th anniversary of the park’s creation and the 150th anniversary of John Wesley Powell’s river expedition. Many special events are planned.
11 Oct 2018
Road Scholar’s Top 10 Winter Getaway Destinations
Need a cure for those dreaded winter blues? Discover Road Scholar’s top 10 countries for your next winter getaway and explore ancient monuments, pristine beaches and exciting festivals from December to March.
26 Sep 2018
The Greatest Gift: Teaching Acceptance to Younger Generations
Fifteen-year-old Adeline went on her first Road Scholar learning adventure to Madagascar with her grandparents. When she returned home, she worked with a local elementary school to give back to the Malagasy people she met on her program. Read her story.
12 Sep 2018
A Very Special Way Older Americans Can Protect Our National Parks
America’s national parks are one of the most important assets we have. Learn how you can help protect Grand Teton National Park during a very special program at the Murie Ranch with other older adults.
11 Sep 2018
5 Things We’ll Never Forget About San Francisco
A real Road Scholar grandparent and her granddaughter share their favorite memories from their San Francisco trip. Find out why a Grandparent Adventure with Road Scholar can be an amazing, memorable experience.
7 Sep 2018
Advice for Solo Travelers From Solo Travelers
Are you curious about being a solo traveler? Do you want to give it a shot but have some questions or concerns about going alone? We asked some expert Road Scholar solo travelers for some advice to help answer all of your questions about solo travel and to encourage you to give it a try!
21 Aug 2018
How to Pick Your Grandparent Name
Are you a grandparent-to-be? Need some inspiration choosing your grandparent name? We have some handy tips and inspiration from some veteran grandparents who shared their names for grandparents.
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