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While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Mary Dewolf Jun 22, 2015 at 03:01 PM

Is anyone going to China on the Oct 10th tour? I am leaving from Chicago with a friend and we would like to meet members of our group,
Daisy Powell Jun 30, 2015 at 08:54 PM

I am also going on the Oct 10th China tour from Chicago. Great to e-meet you, Mary! --Daisy


Paul Campbell Jun 17, 2015 at 05:46 PM

My wife and I will be going on the Classic Icons trip Sept 12. If you have taken this trip do you have any suggestions on clothes to take? If you are going in September, have you thought about what you are taking?


Sharon Scott Apr 07, 2015 at 04:30 PM

My son and I are traveling on the Classic Icons of China trip, leaving May 2 (from Washington DC). Who is going with us?


Mary Rutter Mar 09, 2015 at 11:39 AM

hi, my neighbor and myself are traveling to China with April group. We are from the Buffalo NY area. My fourth trip with RS but her first. We re looking forward to a great time. Where are the rest of you from?
Barbara Vandusen Mar 30, 2015 at 03:24 PM

My husband, Don. and I are going on this trip. Leaving from Chicago.
Jim Harbison Apr 02, 2015 at 02:51 PM

Jim Harbison Apr 02, 2015 at 02:56 PM

My wife Sue and I are from New Jersey about an hour south of NYC. We are traveling to Bejing arriving Sunday April 5, 2015 at 1:45PM local time on United Flight 89 from Newark. We are traveling with another couple from New Jersey, Peg and Bob. Looking forward to meeting everybody over there, and getting excited about the trip as a whole!


Vermont Traveler Oct 15, 2014 at 11:22 AM

There are just 11 of us, I understand. Anyone going on United 851 Saturday Oct. 18th to Beijing? Departing Chicago 12:35 PM and arriving Beijing 3:15 PM Oct. 19.


barbara martorello Oct 14, 2014 at 10:06 PM

martha haynes, are you getting there 1 day early? hookup with me at the hotelo where the tour begins


barbara martorello Oct 14, 2014 at 10:05 PM

vermont traveler, i was told atthe apple store to put your i phone on airplane mode and be in a wifi area with the wifi on and there will be no charges as you are not using a cellular carrier. if you text ani=other i phone user, it is called i messaging and there is no charge.


Vermont Traveler Oct 12, 2014 at 08:05 PM

Must view: Anthony Bordain on Shanghai. Watch on your On Demand feature. In the season 4 premiere of "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," Tony visits Shanghai, witnessing firsthand the effects of China's booming economy on the vast nation. He explores aspects of Chinese history and culture that still resonate today amid the modern city's flashing lights and newly-minted status as China's capitalist cornerstone. And in true Bourdain fashion, he seeks out the best street food.
In the season 4 premiere of "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown," Tony visits Shanghai, witnessing firsthand the effects of China's booming economy on the vast nation. He explores aspects of Chinese history and culture that still resonate today amid the modern city's flashing lights and newly-minted status as China's capitalist cornerstone. And in true Bourdain fashion, he seeks out the best street food.
I watched via Amazon Prime streaming Roku, but it's CNN archives otherwise. Easy to get either way. It is about WAY more than food. Looking forward to both and see you all a week from today in Beijing!
barbara martorello Oct 13, 2014 at 07:28 AM

i saw this program, very interesting i really enjoyed it, looking forward to meeting you in a few days
Martha Haynes Oct 16, 2014 at 05:03 PM

I arrive in SF from home Saturday morning. Will look for you at the United gate.


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