Travel Programs
Bethlehem: America’s Christmas City
Overnight Tour

There’s no better place to get into the spirit of the season than charming Bethlehem, nestled in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Stroll through the European-inspired Christkindlmarkt for some gift shopping, enjoy the holiday lights of Main Street at night, and visit sites that reflect the city’s strong Moravian traditions and industrial history.

Depart: Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 7:00 a.m.
Return: Monday, December 4, 2017 - 8:00 p.m.
A Dozen Offbeat Adventures: Must-See Destinations for 2018

Intrepid and inventive globetrotters Mike and Ann Howard are ready to broaden your travel horizons. The team behind the blog offers a practical guide to putting together one-of-a-kind experiences in places like Central America, Scandinavia, the Himalayas, and other unforgettable locations.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
"Who Are You?": How Passports Changed Travel—and the Idea of Identity

Craig Robertson, author of The Passport in America: The History of a Document, traces the evolution of the most essential marker of identity for travelers. From its roots in 18th-century letters of introduction to chip-enhanced contemporary versions, he examines how this sometimes-controversial document became rooted in our lives.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.
Discovering Lombardy

Stunning architecture, centuries of glorious art, and cuisine celebrated around the world: Lombardy has it all. Food historian Francine Segan offers a guide to the cultural heritage and attractions of this northern Italian magnet for travelers—and a taste of some authentic regional specialties.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 6:45 p.m.