The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Independent Adventures

Jan. 1, 2020 – Jan. 1, 2022

Expand your Buckeye Spirit of Adventure by joining one of these independent journeys. Tours are managed and operated by the listed providers.

Young Alumni Tours (Travelers aged 22 - 35): Multiple locations and departures offered

Young alumni tours bring together individuals in the same age range with similar backgrounds and experiences. Tours offered by AESU include Costa Rica, Croatia, Iceland, Ireland Egypt, Portugal, and Vietnam. To register, please contact AESU directly at 800-638-7640 or res@aesu.com. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A desription of the different tours available can be found on the link below.

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Tahiti and French Polynesia Under Sail: January 28 - February 7, 2020

There is no better way to experience the Society Islands than under the billowing sails of an elegant yacht. Enjoy two nights (air schedules permitting) in colorful Pape'ete, Tahiti, and seven nights sailing aboard the Five-Star Wind Spirit, specifically designed to cruise the crystal-clear aquamarine waters of the South Pacific. To register, please contact Gohagan and Company directly at 800-922-3088. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A description of the program can be found on the link below.

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Treasures of the Caribbean Cruising the Windward Islands: February 22 - 29, 2020

This custom-designed, unique itinerary spans the boudlessly lush natural landscapes of the Windward Islands from Grenada to Martinique to Barbados. Enjoy the intimate atmosphere of the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship Le Champlain, featuring 92 suites and staterooms, each with a private balcony. To register, please contact Gohagan and Company directly at 800-922-3088. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A description of the program can be found on the link below.

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Circumnavigation of Iceland: Multiple departures in June and July 2020

During the specially designed, seven-night circumnavigation of this Nordic island nation, experience close encounters with Iceland’s primal landscapes and unique wildlife at the best time of year, when the Midnight Sun of the summer solstice melds into lingering twilight. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star Le Bellot, which launches in 2020. To register, please contact Gohagan and Company directly at 800-922-3088. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A description of the program can be found on the link below.

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Waterways of Russia: July 18 - 29, 2020

Experience the timeless pageantry and traditional folkways of Russia, revealed along the scenic rivers, lakes and canals that link St. Petersburg with Moscow. Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe Volga Dream, the premier small ship on Russia’s waterways, accommodating only 90 guests in elegant, river-view suites and staterooms. This tour features guest speaker, Pavel Palazhchenko, interpreter and advisor for former Societ President Mikhail Gorbachev. To register, please contact Gohagan and Company directly at 800-922-3088. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A description of the program can be found on the link below.

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Solar Eclipse in Antarctica: November 20 - December 12, 2021

Travel with Poseidon Expeditions and Ohio State astrophysicist Paul Sutter to view the solar eclipse in Antarctica, including Falklands and South Georgia. To register, please contact Poseidon Expeditions directly at 347-801-2610 or by email at SalesUSA@poseidonexpeditions.com. Mention that you are an Ohio State traveler. A description of the eclipse program can be found on the link below.

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