United Kingdom: Gender Issues

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Length

9 days

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Dates

Feb 28 – March 7, 2020

Program includes

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • 7 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Travelers Insurance
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full-Time Guide & Assistance

Program highlights

  • Florence Nightingale Museum
  • British Museum
  • National Gallery
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Tate Modern
  • Camden Market
  • Brick Lane International Market
  • Visit to Local Organization

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure – Friday, February 28

  • Depart Home for London, England

Day 2 – London – Saturday, February 29

  • Arrive in London, England
  • Airport Transfer
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc.
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – London – Sunday, March 1

  •  Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Westminster Walking Tour of London – Westminster is London at its grandest: the place where kings and queens are crowned, where they lived, and often were buried. It’s the forge of the national destiny, the place where the heart of the Empire beat, the Mecca of politicians throughout the ages. The past here is cast in stone and we take it all in: ancient Westminster Hall, the Houses of Parliament, the Jewel Tower, Westminster Abbey and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • British Museum – Has more than seven million objects from all continents. They illustrate and document the story of human culture from its beginning to the present.

Day 4 – London – Monday, March 2

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Florence Nightingale Museum – Florence Nightingale Museum is dedicated to one of the most influential women of Victorian Britain who inspired so many people who have followed in her footsteps
  • Lunch Break
  • Camden Market
  • National Gallery – The collection comprises some 2,000 works, but it is regarded by many as the most representative sampling of European painting in the world.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 5 – London – Tuesday, March 3

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • ‘Women in War’ – Understanding the present has much to do with the past. In this themed walking tour, students will learn about stories of the London women from the second World War.
  • Lunch Break
  • Visit Local Organization for Gender Equality – TBC
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 6 – London – Wednesday, March 4

  •  Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Bricklane International Market – over thirty stalls of international culinary delights. Cuisine from around the globe.
  • Lunch Break
  • Tate Britain – The Tate Modern is a modern art gallery that holds the national collection of British art from 1900 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art

Day 7 – Cardiff – Thursday, March 5

  •  Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Train to Cardiff, Wales (approx. 2 hours)
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Cardiff – Conquest and rebellion, destruction and rebirth, corruption and catastrophe, boom and bust,- Cardiff has survived it a/” to emerge as the vibrant capital of its country Meet the cast of Celts, Romans, Vikings, Normans, princes, kings, pirates, patriots, rogues, rebels, statesmen, reformers, industrialists, aristocrats and paupers who have a/’ played their part
  • Lunch Break
  • Cardiff Castle – Discover 2000 years of history at Cardiff Castle, the most fascinating castle in Wales. • OPTIONAL
  • Return to London

Day 8 – London – Friday, March 6

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in London
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing – The group be taken for an authentic dinner with a variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 9 – London – Saturday, March 7

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart London, England for Home

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