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CZECH REPUBLIC / SLOVAKIA / HUNGARY

Central Europe Discovered: Prague, Bratislava and Budapest

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Program #15596RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy (Variable by Program Date)
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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These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Tomas Brychta

A native of Prague, Tomas Brychta has been a coordinator, leader and instructor of Road Scholar programs in the Czech Republic and Slovakia since 1992. He is the owner and CEO of Scantravel, an agency focused on educational services for foreign visitors to the Czech Republic, and is also the owner of the Hotel Petr in Prague. Travel is a passion for Tomas, and he has not only visited almost all of Europe, Egypt, Turkey, Uganda, India, North America, the former Soviet Union, and New Zealand, but speaks Czech, English, German, and Russian. When not spending time with his family, Tomas enjoys hiking, skiing, swimming, yachting and, of course, Road Scholar programs!

Attila Melegh

Attila Melegh is a sociologist, economist and historian. He is head of the International Studies Program at Tomori Pál College, Budapest, and also associate professor at Corvinus University. He has taught in the United States, Russia, Georgia and Hungary. He also works for the Demographic Research Institute as senior researcher. His personal research focuses on the sociological and historical aspects of globalization as well as international migration. Atilla is author of books in English and Hungarian, and over a hundred scientific publications. He has lectured for Road Scholar since 1992.

Miklós Vörös

Miklós Vörös is a sociologist and cultural anthropologist, cultural heritage and cultural policy expert, and adjunct professor at the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest, Hungary. He graduated from the Karl Marx University of Economic Sciences in Budapest and the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago, and is currently writing his dissertation which will complete a Ph.D. in cultural history from the University in Pécs. He has published extensively in Hungarian, English, and German, edited three volumes in the fields of anthropology and cultural sociology, and acted as a cultural policy expert and consultant in government institutions and non-governmental organizations. Miklós has been a Road Scholar lecturer since 1998 and thoroughly enjoys the discussions that follow his lectures on Hungarian social history and contemporary politics.

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14 nights of accommodations
41 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
17 Field trips
3 Performances

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