Travel with the Council ✈

The Council's travel program provides opportunities for first-hand cultural experiences that strengthen the foundation of our shared mission of enhancing international understanding. Meetings with leaders of local organizations and governments blend with opportunities to explore the culture and enjoy remarkable sites around the world. Be sure to visit the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's website to learn about additional travel opportunities through its extensive travel program. You can travel the world with fellow members from our sister World Affairs Councils across the U.S. Each trip is planned with rich learning opportunities offered by experts, special local access, and personalized service.  

When you travel to the WACA Conference this fall (Nov. 7-9), arrive early to get special access to Washington, D.C., with our Houston friends (Nov. 4-9).

Get your passports ready to experience the history and beauty of Israel (Nov. 3-11).

Join the Santa Fe Council on International Relations in December to explore the essential connections between journalism and democracy and between truth and power at Journalism under Fire (Dec. 5-7).

 

Upcoming travel opportunities

1. TRAVEL TUNISIA

MARCH 30, 2019 – APRIL 7, 2019
OPTIONAL 5-DAY EXTENSION TO THE SAHARA REGION AND DJERBA ISLAND

 

"This tour combines Tunisia’s rich history with unique meeting opportunities to meet many of the players who are now contributing to the country’s evolution. I look forward to showing you my “other” home, as few Americans would ever see.”
- Jim Falk, Council President & CEO

Join us for a once in a lifetime trip to beautiful Tunisia. There is no better way to see Tunis, Carthage, Sidi Bou Said, Sousse and more than with your friends at the Council.

 

From $4,300 per person

plus airfare

The tour includes:

• Accommodation for 8 nights
• Extensive meal plan as listed in the program
• Tunisian guide
• Meetings with highly placed officials in the government,
as well as with leading opposition members
• Bottled water at lunch, dinner and on the bus
• Wine at group dinners
• Air-conditioned bus for travel

Optional 5-Day Extension:

$1,525-$1,675 per person

Optional Extension includes:

• Hotels and tented camp
• Extensive meal plan as listed
• Private English speaking guide and private vehicle

For more information email Rachel Vogel at rvogel@dfwworld.org

 

Download the brochure here.

Already signed up? More information here.

 

2. BACKROADS TUSCANY BIKE TRIP

JUNE 25-30, 2019

TUSCANY BY THE SEA VINEYARDS & DRAMATIC COAST

BIKE from the verdant hills of the Tuscan countryside to the crystalline waters of the Silver Coast.
RIDE to the hilltop medieval village of Capalbio and to the beautiful beaches of Ansedonia.
TAKE in stunning views of the sea from the spectacular promontory of Monte Argentario.
DINE and taste celebrated Super Tuscan wines at state-of-the-art Le Mortelle winery.

For more information email Shoshana Altricherter travel@wacphila.org or visit  https://wacphila.org/travel/tuscany-biking for more information.

 

 

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