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 in distant lands. 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. 

In July 2018, there is a special opportunity to explore the Rhine River from Amsterdam to Basel with Jim and Terrell Falk. See the itinerary here.

Some of the 2018 trips include Colombia, the Panama Canal/Costa Rica, Southern Africa, Australia/New Zealand, a civil rights anniversary tour of Memphis, TNJapan, Iran, the Netherlands, European Coast, Washington, China/Tibet, Tuscany, Ireland, the Baltic Sea, the Adriatic/Aegean Seas, the Rhine, Poland/MoscowOxford/Cotswolds, Iceland, Ecuador/Amazon, Himalayan Kingdoms, the Douro River, Languedoc, Botswana and India. There are also two "around the world" expeditions available!


Upcoming travel opportunities




$1,800 per person

Group size is limited to 25 travelers
Please submit total trip amount (minus deposit)
by August, 31 2017

The Tour Cost includes:

• Accommodation as listed in the itinerary
• Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Bottled water on the bus
• Sightseeing and excursions as listed
• Services of a local Centro Fox guide
• Driver and Tour leader tips

Not Included are:

• Airfare to and from Guanajuato
• Room Service tips
• Personal insurance for health, baggage, and
   trip cancellation
• Items of a purely personal nature and any
   items not listed above
For more information call Alana Buenrostro
at 214-965-8404
or email at

The Council's autumn visit to the heart of Mexico offers an astounding exhibition of history across the centuries.

GuanajuatoOur October 31-November 4 itinerary includes Centro Fox, San Miguel de Allende (established in the 16th century) and Guanajuato, named a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1988.

While Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende represent elements of the modern era founded on progress in previous centuries, Centro Fox is a creation of the 21st Century.

Created by Vicente Fox, president of Mexico 2000-2006, it is more formally known as The Vicente Fox Center of Studies, Library and Museum. President Fox announced its establishment as he was leaving office. His election had been historic. A member of the National Action Party (PAN), he was the first opposition party president since 1920 and the first candidate in 71 years to defeat the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI).

Council travelers may not only encounter history on this trip, but may also encounter history makers. President Fox enjoys visiting with our Council travelers and showing off his horses and the elements of history preserved at Centro Fox.

And, on the schedule for the first evening is dinner at Granero Restaurant with President Fox and First Lady Marta Fox – a tradition for our Council visits to Centro Fox.


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