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3 May 2019
5 Unforgettable Hikes in the U.S. for All Fitness Levels
Rich in history and beauty from coast to coast, the United States offers no shortage of amazing hikes in National Parks and public lands. Whether you’re hoping to spot wildlife, walk through history, enjoy amazing views, or even just get a thrill, these are the five best hikes the U.S. has to offer.
26 Apr 2019
6 Life-Changing River Cruises Around the World
From the Amazon to the Nile, the best river cruises visit bucket list destinations and offer memorable cultural experiences. Here are our favorite six in the world!
18 Apr 2019
Top 12 State Parks to Visit in Spring
There are hundreds of state parks across the country, and you only need one to jumpstart an adventure. These 12 state parks stand out for their beauty, history and once-in-a-lifetime opportunities.
17 Apr 2019
The Notre Dame Fire: A Time to Rebuild and Reflect
In the wake of the heartbreaking fire at France’s Notre Dame Cathedral, the thoughts of the Road Scholar community are with Paris as the city works together to rebuild this incredible cultural landmark.
10 Apr 2019
6 Reasons Why Winter Educational Travel in Southern Europe Is the Best
Get rid of those winter blues and plan an exciting educational adventure to Southern Europe this winter! There are countless benefits to going in the off-season, but we’ve narrowed down the top six reasons why winter is the perfect time to learn abroad.
5 Apr 2019
Why Instagram for 55+? What is in it for me?!
What is Instagram? Why should I use it? If you’re unsure if Instagram is right for you, read why 50+ grandparent blogger Karen Ritz loves using Instagram, especially for adding a bit of color and travel inspiration into her life.
28 Mar 2019
Road Scholar’s Top 10 Favorite Ships for Learning at Sea
The romance of traveling by ship is legendary — but for us, voyages allow us to create immerse experiences in the world’s grandest ports, to discover treasured cultures and rich local histories. We create learning adventures around the world on hundreds of ships of all kinds, and these ten vessels are at the head of the class when it comes to learning and the onboard experience.
22 Mar 2019
A Religious Experience: Learning About Toronto’s Diverse Spiritual Communities
Toronto is one of the world’s most diverse cities — the perfect place to experience and study world religions all in one place. Hear two participants’ account of their Toronto World Religions experience.
18 Mar 2019
Now, more than ever... the world needs you and Road Scholar
Making connections. Bridging cultures. Sharing ideas. Understanding differences. Developing friendships. Now, more than ever, the world needs you and Road Scholar. Why now? Because you and I can make a difference in the world. Together, we ...
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.
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