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Costa Rica Rafting 2012

Discover Costa Rica:
Fragile Forests and Hidden Habitats

December 28, 2012 – January 3, 2013

Costa Rica is an emerald gem set in the heart of Central America. It is world renowned for its beautiful tropical forests, amazing biological diversity, and dedication to environmental conservation. Explore the diverse terrain of this tropical paradise on this 7-day adventure ideally suited for nature lovers. Explore Costa Rica’s lush rainforests, and identify the many species of flora and fauna that call this amazing habitat home. Venture to Arenal Volcano, famous for being an active volcano with daily rumbles, and hike the surrounding national park. Led by University of Mississippi Associate Professor Dr. Debby Chessin, this program is sure to be the adventure of a lifetime.

Travelers will:

Included in the program cost:

  • Pre-departure educational material
  • Pre-departure lectures
  • All accommodations and most meals
  • Group ground transportation in Costa Rica
  • Expert local guides
  • All group educational activities

Excluded from the program cost:

  • Transportation to and from the U.S. airport
  • Round-trip airfare to San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Passport fees
  • Departure tax
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
Syracuse Market, Sicily

Sicilian Culture and Cuisine
May 14-21, 2018

The Academic Traveler presents a culture and cuisine excursion to Sicily, the largest of the Italian islands off the southern coast.

Prince Edward Island

Exploring the Food and Culture
of Prince Edward Island

July 22-28, 2018. This trip will offer the best that this maritime province has to offer. Prince Edward Island (PEI) is the birthplace of Canada.

Prince Edward Island
Crystal Bridges

American Art: Crystal Bridges
Bentonville, AR

Take a cultural excursion to "the most-talked-about new museum in the United States in a generation--Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, AR.

Crystal Bridges