Below you will find information on our Summer 2020 trips.
IRELAND - May 11-19 (8 days)
May 11-19, 2020 (8 days)
- Included: Round trip airfare, lodging, daily breakfast and 2 dinners, admission fees, local transportation, local guides, tips for local guides
- Excluded: TCC tuition and fees, travel insurance, additional meals ($40-60 per day for activities and meals), tipping for your tour director (the recommended amount is $6 per day per person so students should budget $48)
- Arrive in Dublin
- Will take a walking tour of Dublin.
- Enjoy a traditional Guinness stew dinner in Dublin.
- A city guided tour of Dublin which will include the Book of Kells at Trinity College and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The afternoon is free to explore Dublin on your own.
- Travel to Cork and visit the Queenstown Story exhibition at the Cobh Heritage Center. Will travel through the magnificent Irish countryside.
- Travel to Blarney Castle. Have the opportunity to explore Blarney Castle and "kiss" the famous Blarney stone then travel on to Killarney.
- From Killarney, we will travel around the Ring of Kerry visiting small Irish villages and seeing most magnificent Irish countryside along the western coast of Ireland.
- Travel back to Dublin with a stop at the Rock of Cashel.
- Tour Dublin and learn about the 1916 Rebellion with an expert local guide. Afternoon is free for touring Dublin one last time.
- Head home.
- Choose from Cultural Geography (GEO 1043), World Economic Geography (GEO 1023), Composition II (ENG 1213), and Introduction to Literature (ENG 2413)
For more information, contact Prof. Pat Trusty: email@example.com, (918) 595-7714 (Southeast Campus)
OR Prof. Wendy Eddy: firstname.lastname@example.org, (918) 595-7665 (Southeast Campus)
FRANCE - May 14-24 (tentative) (10 days)
May 14-24, 2020 (10 days) (dates tentative)
Experience a small-town feel and get to know some French families and “real” French culture. Expand your horizon: try new food, play “pétanque” with locals, experience a small-town market, and discover the beautiful Champagne region! And then, with its grand boulevards, world-famous monuments, unparalleled literary and artistic history, and simple joie de vivre, Paris is a city that will change you forever!
Price: $2,800 (Make a $500.00 deposit when you sign up and make a 2nd payment of $900 on or before 2/10/20 and receive a $175 discount).
- Included: Round trip airfare, lodging*, 3 daily meals while in Chaumont, admission fees, local transportation.
- Excluded: TCC tuition and fees, travel insurance, meals in Paris, local transportation in Paris.
- May 14 depart TUL
- May 15 arrive in Paris, travel to Chaumont (Champagne Region), meet the families and spend evening with families.
- May 16 visit Chaumont market, tour the Old Chaumont, play a game of pétanque with locals in the town park.
- May 17 visit Charles de Gaulle Memorial or Essoyes (Renoir's house and studio) and a Champagne cellar to learn how Champagne is made.
- May 18 Visit Nancy and Domrémy la Pucelle (Joan of Arc's birth place). Participate in a cooking class and eat what you made!
- May 19 visit Medieval Troyes and take advantage of some free time to shop.
- May 20 visit the medieval fortified city of Langres
- May 21-23 travel to Paris, sightseeing (Louvre Museum, La Sainte Chapelle, Arc of Triumph, Champs Elysees, Montmartre, la Conciergerie, Rodin Museum, etc.)
- May 24 depart Paris, arrive TUL
- FREN 2323 International Work and/or Study Seminar OR
- FREN 2333 French International Seminar and/or Field Studies
- Language skills/prior study not required.
*Shared 2 or 4 bed hotel accommodations. Alternative accommodation requests can be arranged at an additional fee.
For more information contact Prof. Françoise Sullivan (918) 595-7191 or email@example.com
ITALY – ROME and FLORENCE - May 14-22 (tentative) (8 days)
ITALY – ROME and FLORENCE
May 14-22, 2020 (8 days) (dates tentative)
Rome is one of the most important cities in both ancient and modern history. Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Romans as you visit the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Pantheon. Marvel at the art, architecture and religious history of the Vatican City, including Michelangelo’s ceiling in the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Explore the Eternal City!
Florence is the birthplace of the Renaissance and a jewel of Italy. We will visit the famed statue of “David” at the Accademia, see some of the most important and famous paintings in the Uffizi Gallery and be overwhelmed by the landmark of Florence, Santa Maria del Fiore – the Duomo – their Cathedral. Wander the streets enjoying the bridges over the River Arno, find the best pizza and indulge on the gelato.
This trip is an Italian dream come true!
- Students 18 to 30 (Triple or Quad Room): $3550
- Students over 30 (Double Room): $3790
- Includes: Airfare, Ground Transportation, Hotel with morning breakfast buffet, 2 dinners (one in Rome, one in Florence), Italian-speaking local Tour Director, Local City Guides, Entrance into museums and cultural sites (like the Colosseum) with option of guides
- Excludes: Tuition for TCC class(es), Lunch (daily), Souvenirs and other expenses
- Humanities I – HUMN 2113 Ancient to Late Middle Ages AND/OR
- Humanities 2 – HUMN 2223 Renaissance to Early 20th Century
Contact: Tiffany Engel – firstname.lastname@example.org
EF College Study Tours Sign Up: www.efcollegestudytours.com/2226171hy
JAPAN - May 21-June 4 (15 days)
May 21-June 4, 2020 (15 days)
Japan is extremely clean and safe, with one of the lowest crime rates in the world. The public transit system is highly efficient, clean, and punctual. The food is nutritious and delish while it may seem very different to an American palate. The people live in harmony and peace (also they are courteous and helpful). The isolated geography has shaped the culture, food, and architecture. Come join the group and experience what you have been missing!
- Included: Round trip airfare, lodging, daily breakfast, 4 lunches and 5 dinners, local transportation, admission fees
- Excluded: TCC tuition and fees, travel insurance, additional meals
Itinerary: (schedule subject to change until 1/31/2020)
- May 21 Fly to Japan
- May 22 Arrive in Tokyo, travel to Kyoto
- May 23 Kyoto (Ryoan Temple, Golden Pavilion, Kiyomizu Temple)
- May 24 Visit Inari Shrine, travel to the next city
- May 25 TBA
- May 26 TBA
- May 27 Travel to Tokyo (via bullet train)
- May 28 Tokyo TBA
- May 29 Tokyo TBA
- May 30 Travel to Utsunomiya and meet host families
- May 31 Free with host family
- June 1 Visit Kiyohara Kita Elementary School, visit the mayor
- June 2 Utsunomiya TBA
- June 3 Nikko (Nikko Tosho Shrine, Kegon Fall, Chuzen Lake, Italian Embassy House Memorial Park
- June 4 Depart for home
- JAPN 2323 International Seminar/Field Study (language skills/prior study not required)
Faculty: Mariko Takahashi