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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. 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.
Diane from Urbana, IL Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/28/14 - 01/02/15
Iceland: New Year's Eve in Reykjavik sounds like a cold, dark,noisy trip. On the contrary, we were delighted every day by the beautiful winter sites and of course the Amazing Fireworks display. The Perlan on New Year's eve was perfect and we noted that 'Modern Times' rated it Number 5 out of 10 of the best places to see before you die! The geology and use of geothermal energy in Iceland is very impressive. I think a summer tour would be great also.

Gerald from Monrovia, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/28/14 - 01/02/15
Visiting Iceland was a decades' long dream for me and we were not disappointed. Beautiful, interesting country with fascinating history. We very much enjoyed our fellow travelers, our guide and free time in Reykjavik.

Robert from El Granada, CA Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 12/28/14 - 01/02/15
Absolutely the most outrageous fireworks festival imaginable.

Diane from Lake Grove, NY Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 12/28/14 - 01/02/15
Reykjavik, the Blue Lagoon, waterfalls, geysers, museums and celebrating New Year's Eve at the Perlan provided wonderful memories spent with a congenial group and fabulous tour guide.

Eileen from Denver, CO Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 12/29/14 - 01/03/15
This was my first Road Scholar experience. It was terrific and I heartily recomend it.

Mary Ann from Vancouver, WA Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 12/28/13 - 01/02/14
This was a wonderful trip. since a small group of 24 we got acquainted quickly and enjoyed each other. New years Eve was spectacular and I am so glad I was there. I loved learning all about the way they capture the undeground hot water and how they use it. Wish the trip had been longer as there was a lot to learn about this northern island.

Vivien from Framingham, MA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
The trip was amazing from start to finish. Jens, our guide, was the best. He was knowledgeable,patient, and had a great sense of humor. We saw amazing sights and learned so much history, but New Year's Eve defies description. It was spectacular and definitely worth the trip! I just may go again next year.

Linda from Springfield, VA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
Spectacular! Sensational! Awe-inspiring! The juxtaposition of the stark, frigid landscape and the warmth of Raykjavik's lights and Blue Lagoon's waters bathed the trip with an aura of splendor.

Sofia from Bethel, CT Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
Great program, fantastic country, exciting nature and excellent guide Jens - I am glad I decided to participate in this exotic adventure!

Arnold from Springfield, VA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
Great trip, New Year's Eve, The Country Side and our tour guide. Nothing should be missed. Tex

Richard from Rockford, IL Number of programs attended: 8
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
We cannot say enough about Iceland for New Years. We learned so much about this fascinating country and Jens was a wonderful guide. The fireworks on New Year's Eve lit up the sky. They are not to be missed. Myrna from Rockford, IL

Erin from Ventura, CA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
Iceland for New Years is not to be missed! We had a great trip - saw geysers, volcanos, waterfalls and the most remarkable fireworks display you can imagine! The Blue Lagoon before sunrise is absolutely magical. Jens was an outstanding guide - fun and funny and very committed to our enjoyment. Everything went like clockwork, the group was extremely congenial, the hotel very pleasant and convenient.

Seymour from Gainesville, VA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 12/27/13 - 01/01/14
If you have never visited Iceland - go there! If you have not visited Iceland on New Year place it on your bucket list.

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