Pack bags. Board plane.
See the world with the Miami Explorers, the official travel program of the Miami University Alumni Association.
June 22-July 1, 2016
Inspiration, a connection to the past and nature's unmatched beauty are the gifts of this 10-day American expedition through the Western United States.
September 17-25, 2016
Join a small group for your own intimate nine-day journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy—a region brimming with exquisite local wines, specialty ingredients, soul-satisfying signature dishes and the wonderful Italians who conjure them with time-honored techniques.
September 19-27, 2016
Cruise from the picture-perfect canals of Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast through the Corinth Canal to Athens.
October 3-14, 2016
Admire the diverse scenery and experience the vibrant cultural heritage of Croatia, a trove of historic cities, pristine parkland and miles of sun-drenched Adriatic coastline.
October 14-22, 2016
Trace the remnants of ancient empires and revel in the Mediterranean’s striking beauty as you sail to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Nautica.
November 1-9, 2016
Discover the remnants of ancient empires and the spellbinding beauty of Southern Europe as you cruise the fabled waters of the Adriatic Sea aboard Oceania Cruises’ chic Riviera.
November 10-18, 2016
Specially designed to showcase the island’s authentic spirit, this nine-day adventure goes beyond the tourist surface to reveal the rich culture, compelling history and architectural majesty of this long-forbidden island on the verge of great change.
January 25 - February 4, 2017
Experience the incredible beauty of French Polynesia from the luxurious comfort of Sirena, Oceania Cruises’ newest ship. This extraordinary itinerary provides the perfect blend of glittering turquoise lagoons and idyllic, slow-paced islands, with visits to Bora Bora, Moorea, Rangiroa, and more.
February 12-21, 2017
This incredible 10-day journey features the Galápagos Islands, where the unique wildlife accepts up-close human company like nowhere else on Earth. Accompanied by certified naturalists, cruise for five nights and enjoy three nights on mainland Ecuador.
February 19-March 5, 2017
Join us for this spectacular 15-day journey featuring a 10-night cruise to Antarctica, Earth’s last frontier, aboard the intimate M.S. LE LYRIAL. Experience “The White Continent” in its unspoiled state, accompanied by the ship’s expert team of naturalists.
April 8-19, 2017
Sail away on Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera to some of the Mediterranean’s most classic destinations. From Barcelona to Athens, take in enchanting resort towns, beautiful architectural masterpieces, and naturally resplendent islands
April 29 - May 7, 2017
Journey to Apulia and explore this fascinating, less-explored corner of Italy. Over the centuries this region has witnessed the
ebb and flow of foreign armies and settlers, many of which imprinted their cultures on Apulia
April 30 - May 9, 2017
This eight-night cruise along coastal Portugal, Spain, France and the United Kingdom aboard the Five-Star M.S. LE BORÉAL features a memorable cruise up the River Thames, our exclusive C’EST BON! CULINARY TRADITIONS™ program celebrating local cuisines and wines and a visit to the beaches of Normandy with special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II. ~Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.
May 3-11, 2017
There is no better way to experience Holland and Belgium’s remarkably rich history and culture than on an engaging cruise through its lovely waterways and canals.
|2016 Travel Brochure |
Your next (or first) adventure awaits! A new itinerary of alumni travel destinations has been announced for 2016. If you would like to receive a copy of the brochure, click here.
From the desk of the Director of Travel Programs
Dear Alumni and Friends:
Miami Explorers, the Miami University Alumni Association travel program, offers an opportunity for camaraderie while providing you with an educational, rewarding, and unforgettable experience. Our goal is to offer enriching travel experiences to enhance your lifelong education, while strengthening your connection with Miami.
Some trip departures are exclusive to Miami Explorers, and some are shared with similar organizations. Space is limited on most departures, so be sure to plan ahead to avoid disappointment.
We do limited mailings for our programs, but want to be sure everyone interested in a specific trip receives the detailed information. So, please take a few minutes to indicate the trips you are interested in and the brochures will be mailed to you when they are available.
I look forward to helping you plan your adventures.
Kathryn Myles '89, MGS '91
Director of Travel Programs