12 Countries Without a Passport May 15-20, 2017

Featuring an Ethnic Exploration of different Cultures from around the World

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Day 1- Italy: This morning, depart for St. Louis. After comfort stops and lunch on your own, arrive and check into the Drury Inn & Suites for one night. Then meet your guide for a tour of “The Hill”, a famous Italian neighborhood in which up to 75% of its residents are Italian. You will have dinner at one of the authentic Italian restaurants in the area. (D)

Day 2- Germany: Today you head to Omaha, NE. Upon arrival, check into the lovely Aksarben Suites. Tonight, head to the German Society Center for an evening of German dancing, singing and food! (B, D)


Day 3- Ukraine, Czech Republic, Scotland, Mexico & Greece: This morning, learn about Ukranian Linens and Traditions from a former WWII Ukranian slave laborer. Next enjoy a guided Omaha city tour, including the historic Old Market District, Billionaire Warren Buffet’s residence, St. Cecelia’s Spanish Cathedral and much more! Lunch will be at the historic Bohemian Café, serving Czech delights. Following a demonstration on Kolache making, you will head to the Scottish inspired Joslyn Castle for a tour and presentation on Scotland’s traditions and culture in the music room. In the evening, you will visit the El Museo Latino for a performance of the Mexican folk dance “CHOMARI” Ballet Folkorico Mexicano. End the night enjoying Greek hospitality at the St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church, where you will be served a homemade Greek dinner and be treated to a performance of a Traditional Greek Wedding dance! (B, L, D)

Day 4- India, France, Sweden & Ireland: Today begins with a tour of the Hindu Temple where you will see beautiful hand-carved elephants and religious figures. Next, you are off to tour Outlook Nebraska Inc., learn about the product the company makes for the U.S. Military with a staff that is primarily blind or visually impaired. Lunch and a tour of Father Flanagan’s Boys Town, including a stop at the Hall of History, Dowd Memorial Chapel, and Father Flannigan’s home. Later visit the Little Scandinavia Shop. Top off the afternoon with a special French dessert and coffee break at Le Voltaire Restaurant, along with a brief presentation from the owner. Tonight enjoy an Irish Dinner Cruise featuring traditional Irish fare and live music from Irish Folk singer, David Marsh. (B, D)

Day 5- Lithuania: After breakfast, you will check out of the hotel and head out to the Lithuanian Bakery to enjoy coffee and torts. While there, you will learn about the country of Lithuania and the process of making Lithuanian tort and breads. After the presentation you will depart for your journey home, with a stop in St. Louis for the night at the Drury Inn & Suites. (B)


Day 6: Breakfast at the hotel, check out and then board the Motor Coach to complete your journey home. (B)


This Tour Includes:
• Motor Coach Transportation
• 5 Nights Accommodations (2 in St. Louis & 3 in Omaha)
• 9 MEALS: 5 Breakfasts (B), 1 Lunch (L), 3 Dinners (D)
• In St. Louis: Guided tour of “The Hill”
• In Omaha: Guided City Driving tour, tour of Joslyn Castle, St. John’s Greek Orthodox Church, the Hindu Temple,  Outlook Nebraska Inc., and Father Flanagan’s Boys Town
• 3 Cultural Dance Performances, 6 Culture presentations, 1 Irish Folk concert & dinner cruise
• Taxes and gratuities on included meals and accommodations
• Baggage Handling
• JOY TOUR Director




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