Educational Travel

Discover cultures near and far. Immersive and enriching trips provide deep insight through performing arts, theatre, visual arts, history, and archeology.

Educational Travel At a Glance

What: From 4-day weekends to several weeks overseas, UW-Madison Continuing Studies educational cultural tours focus on performing arts, theatre, visual arts, history, archaeology, and more. These trips provide you with unique and enriching travel experiences with no planning required from you and none of the typical travel hassles along the way.

Who: Led by Doug Whittle, who has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central America, and has led trips on five continents for Continuing Studies.

Questions? Contact Doug Whittle at or 608-263-7787.

Hear what people have to say about their trip to Tanzania with UW-Madison Continuing Studies. “The vastness is hard to describe. It’s beautiful…beyond our greatest expectations.”

Planning to take pictures? Of course you are!

Learn tips and tricks to take the best vacation photos possible in our new class, Travel Photography: Boot Camp.

Upcoming trips

Our Team

Doug Whittle

Program Director

Elizabeth Nagel

Program Coordinator