Day-by-day itinerary (click on blue for more)

Arriving in London--a walking tour of Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Piccadilly Circus, St. Paul’s Cathedral--on the Eurostar train to Paris--Champs-Elysees, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Montmartre--sidewalk cafes and city lights. (Click on blue links for more.)

About your instructor (click blue)

Teaching at Ohlone since 2004, Sandra Park is a published writer in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and

journalism. As a college student, she remembers the magic of travel abroad, a life-changing

experience that made the world a bigger and brighter place.

About the Ohlone Study Abroad Program (click blue)

The American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) conducted a study, “Raising the Bar: Employers’ Views of College Learning,” citing learning outcomes that employers expect from colleges--

that is, to place more emphasis are global issues (67 percent), intercultural competence (71 percent), and intercultural knowledge of global issues (67 percent).

About Education First (EF) College Study Tours (click blue)

EF college study tours are faculty-led and supported with an on-the-ground tour guide in each

travel location. Combining special group rates and educational values, students benefit from

an inspiring, affordable program--going far away from home with a sense of safety and connection.

About time and travel

It must be understood that when a day spent in traveling is transposed

to memory it takes up a far greater “space” than a day spent at home.

Above all, if a journey takes one into an entirely unknown country…

The hours spent in perpetually drinking in and absorbing this new world

go beyond the natural and measurable intervals of time. The facts beat

so powerfully upon the memory that the images come back in rather the

same way as a film in slow motion. The playing-back time is magnification of the real time. 

Georges Condaminas, L’exotique et quotidien