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Where We’ve Been: November 2014

Travel directors relate where they’ve been traveling recently in our Where We’ve Been article.


Kent State University Alumni Association

Kent, Ohio

Trip: Greek Isles Odyssey

Tour: Go Next

Date: May 2014

Alumni travelers and their guests from Kent State University spent seven nights on a luxury cruise from Athens to Istanbul. The tour also included ports in Santorini, Kusadasi, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kavala.

“One of the highlights of the cruise was an overnight stay in Istanbul.  We enjoyed visiting the Grand Bazaar, Blue Mosque and Topkapi Palace.”

—  Brenda Hudkins, associate director of marketing




University of South Florida Alumni Association

Tampa, Florida 

Trip: National Parks and Lodges

Tour Operator: Orbridge

Date: May 2014

A small group of University of South Florida alumni and friends traveled from Rapid City, South Dakota, to Jackson, Wyoming this spring, checking out Badlands, Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks along the way, and seeing attractions such as Old Faithful, Mount Rushmore and The Crazy Horse Memorial.

“A highlight on this particular trip was the accommodations, which included rustic and historic lodges like the Old Faithful Inn located in Yellowstone National Park.”

— Christina Cameron, assistant director of chapters and travel