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Geography in The British Isles - Spring Break 2014

Dates: March 14 - March 22, 2014
Estimated Cost: $3234 including airfare, hotels, breakfast daily and five dinners. Students will need to budget ~$300 for lunches and dinners and tips. 
Courses offered: GEOG 395-81 Topics in Geography: Geography of the British Isles
Deadline and Application Requirements: Contact faculty leader


  1. Day 1: Fly overnight to Ireland
    • Day 2: Shannon • Killarney
      • Meet your Tour Director at the airport
      • Travel to Killarney
    • Day 3: Killarney
      • Take an excursion to the Ring of Kerry
      • Visit the Bog Village Museum
    • Day 4: Killarney • Dublin
      • Visit Blarney Castle
      • See Cashel Rock
      • Continue on to Dublin
    • Day 5: Dublin
      • Take a guided tour of Dublin
      • See the Book of Kells at Trinity College
      • Visit St. Patrick’s Cathedral
    • Day 6: Dublin • North Wales
      • Take a ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
      • Visit a Welsh castle
      • Travel through Snowdonia to North Wales
    • Day 7: Stratford • Oxford • London
      • Take a tour of Stratford
      • Visit Shakespeare's birthplace
      • Visit the gardens at Anne Hathaway's cottage
      • Take a tour of Oxford
      • Travel to London
    • Day 8: London
      • Take a guided tour of London
      • Time to explore on your own or
      • Optional: Windsor Castle
      • Enjoy an authentic fish and chips dinner
    • Day 9: Depart for home
      • Depart for home

    Faculty Leader:
    Michele Barnaby
    History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences
    306 B Russ Hall

    Payment Schedule and Deadlines - several options, see faculty leader
    (as determined by EF Tours)

    Refund Policy (as determined by EF Tours)
    150 days or more prior to departure: Full refund minus $95 Enrollment fee and $300 cancellation fee

    149 to 110 days prior to departure: Full refund minus $95 enrollment fee and $500 cancellation fee.

    109 to 30 days prior to departure: Full refund minus $95 Enrollment fee and 50% of the program fee

    29 days or less prior to departure: No refunds will be issued.

    PSU encourages all students to purchase trip cancellation insurance (link here) to protect their investment. On this particular program, trip cancellation insurance is also available through EF Tours.

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