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Have you ever wanted to plan a trip to Europe, but didn’t know where to start? You dream of strolling along the Seine in Paris, shopping in London, or maybe even exploring villages away from the hordes of tourist. Planning such an experience is a lot easier than you thing. In fact, we live at a time when it has never been easier to plan your own vacation and create your own itinerary. Using publications and online resources, you can have the experience you want on a schedule that makes sense to you.

In this course, we will explore independent travel to Europe.

Itinerary Planning – How to book your trip, use time to your advantage, and budget your expenses.

Transportation – An overview of buses, trains, trams, and subways in Europe using online resources. A focused lesson on how to use the London Underground will be included.

Destinations and day trips – An overview of a few European cities and information every tourist should know: tourist traps, local tour companies, freebies, discounts, museum cards, concerts and theater.

Packing – A lesson on the benefits of traveling light: A demonstration on packing and creating your own packing list.

Safety – Scams and pickpockets; How to prepare for the unexpected and avoid potential problems when traveling


Fall Winter/Spring
Start Date September 26, 2018 January 16, 2019
End Date October 27, 2018 February 13, 2019
Location Bohlen Technical Center Bohlen Technical Center
Days Wednesday Wednesday
Times 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Course Length 5 weeks/ 5 hours 5 weeks/5 hours
Tuition $32 $32
Instructor Tom Gagnon Tom Gagnon


Registration Information

For more information, call the Adult and Continuing Education Office (315) 779-7220.