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Experience the People, Culture and History of World Cup Countries on Road Scholar Adventures

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BOSTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the World Cup in full swing and the second stage just days away, countries around the world are in the spotlight not only for their starring role in the "beautiful game" but for the peek into their culture it offers.  What better opportunity to experience an authentic discovery of these destinations than through a learning adventure? From Brazil to Portugal, Argentina to Italy, Germany and more, Road Scholar offers programs in more than 25 countries playing in the World Cup.  

Road Scholar participants on a learning adventure in Brazil.

Each adventure highlights aspects of local culture, history and cuisine.  The experiences are led by instructors who are both experts in their fields and passionate lifelong learners, leading discussions, answering questions and sharing in the entire learning experience with enthusiastic participants. 

Just a few programs in countries still in contention include:

Cultural Flavors of Argentina: A Journey from Buenos Aires to Mendoza

Belgian Cities and Waterways by Barge

Brazil, Deep Amazon and the Caribbean: Voyage Under the Sun

Bienvenidos a Colombia: A Renaissance in South America

Costa Rica
The Best of Costa Rica: Exploring Natural Wonders

France Along the Rhone: Provence to Paris

Mexico's Origins: Silver, Culture and Revolution


For more adventures around the world, visit www.roadscholar.org

About Road Scholar
Not-for-profit Road Scholar's mission is to inspire adults to learn, discover and travel. Our learning adventures engage expert instructors, provide extraordinary access, and stimulate discourse and friendship among people for whom learning is the journey of a lifetime. Since inception, more than 5 million people have enrolled in our 5,500 iconic educational adventures offered annually in 50 states and 150 countries around the world.

Road Scholar educational adventures are created by Elderhostel, the not-for-profit world leader in lifelong learning since 1975. To learn more, please visit our website at www.roadscholar.org/press.  

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