Cultural

  • Europe

     

    Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

    Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    Overview On the evening of June 5th, 1944, thousands of young men embarked upon a perilous journey taking them from the cold shores of England, across the English Channel, to the fog-covered beaches of Normandy. In this 75th anniversary year, retrace their valiant steps, beginning with the preparation operations in Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    75th Anniversary: Normandy to Paris

    Cruise, Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    June 2-9, 2019 From the Normandy landing beaches to the fortified cliffs of Pointe du Hoc and the American cemetery above Omaha Beach, retrace the first steps in the historic liberation of France. Attend the 75th-anniversary commemoration ceremony on June 6 and honor the heroic deeds of those who landed Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    France, 75th D-Day Anniversary

    Cruise, Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    June 2-9, 2019 From the Normandy landing beaches, to the fortified cliffs of Pointe du Hoc and the American cemetery above Omaha Beach, retrace the first steps in the historic liberation of France. This program balances lectures and discussions led by WWII historians and specialists with time to explore the Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Wellness in Iceland

    Cultural, Education, History, Nature, Science, Soft Adventure, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    July 14-19, 2019 July 28- August 2, 2019 There’s a reason Iceland has become one of the world’s must-see destinations. Its unspoiled vistas, rugged landscapes and otherworldly beauty make it an ideal place to take a step back from the rush of everyday life. Slow down and take the time Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Explore the Venice International Film Festival with Film Critic Justin Chang

    Cultural, Design, Film and Performing Arts, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    August 27- September 2, 2019 Relaxed and intimate, the Venice International Film Festival takes over Venice’s Lido Island as cinephiles gather for a week of intense film viewing and movie-related discussions. L.A. Times travelers will receive special passes providing total access to the movie village and all festival events. You Read more >>

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  • North America

     

    Québec City: A Modern City with Old World Charm

    Art, Cultural, Food & Wine, History Jan 01 - Jan 01

    August 29-September 3, 2019 This itinerary was developed in partnership with Times Journeys and Canada Keep Exploring. Explore the fascinating history and culture of Québec City on this six-day itinerary designed in partnership with Québec City Tourism. See how this provincial capital has redeveloped its colonial architectural landscape to meet Read more >>

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  • Middle East

     

    Seventy Years of the State of Israel

    Cultural, History, Politics, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    September 8-16, 2018 More than 70 years ago, the State of Israel was founded. But its history goes back more than 5,000 years, and even now, its future promises many difficulties. On this nine-day itinerary, travel with experts from The New York Times, a leader in its evenhanded coverage of Read more >>

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  • Europe

     

    Remembering The Great War (1914-1918)

    Cultural, Education, History, Special Interest Jan 01 - Jan 01

    September 12-20, 2019 The centennial of the Great War has attracted abundant attention, and 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into the war. On this nine-day journey, join experts, travelling to many of the most important sites, from Flanders Fields to Paris, and gaining insight into Read more >>

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  • Africa

     

    Culture, History and Progress in Morocco

    Art, Cultural, Education, Food & Wine, History Jan 01 - Jan 01

    September 22-October 2, 2019 A land of legend and intrigue, Morocco lies close to Europe, yet its place on the African continent has made it a multicultural crossroads for goods, ideas and people, including refugees from sub-Saharan Africa seeking asylum. On this 11-day journey, discover the rich, artistic influences of Read more >>

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  • South America

     

    Savoring Argentina: Food and Wine Exploration

    Cultural, Education, Food & Wine, Special Interest, Specialty Jan 01 - Jan 01

    September 22-29, 2019 Argentina is at the southern tip of the world yet often at the center of the cultural crossroads of Europe and Latin America, as evidenced by the British, French and Italian influences throughout the country, including architecture, food and culture. From the bustling cosmopolitan capital city, Buenos Read more >>

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