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WGVU Public Media is offering our members an exclusive opportunity to travel around the world with our General Manager, Michael Walenta, and become a WGVU Explorer. Each year the WGVU Explorers will enjoy two trips overseas which include meals, lodging and expertly led tours. Come explore the world with WGVU Explorers!

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Magnificent Cities of Central & Eastern Europe

featuring Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Krakow & Warsaw

September 18 — October 01, 2016

Contact: Kelly Berendsen, 331-6737, for more information.


“Do you love to explore new worlds?  Make new friends?  See new places?   This is your chance to become a WGVU Explorer and join WGVU Public Media General Manager Michael Walenta on a trip to the Magnificent Cities of Central & Eastern Europe.  Michael is very well traveled including countries such as Poland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Lithuania, Bosnia Herzegovina, Italy, Vatican, Netherlands, Belgium, Nepal, UK, Turkey, Serbia, Croatia and more.”

Travel questions?  Give Michael a call or send an e-mail to 616-331-6775 or walentam@gvsu.edu.

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Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise, featuring a 7-night Princess Cruise
May 9–21, 2017
Email:  explorers@wgvu.org
Call:  800-442-2771

Departing May 9, 2017 - Returning May 21, 2017

Trip Information / Presentation Dates:

  1. Monday, August 29 at 3:00 pm
  2. Friday, September 9 at 10:00 am
  3. Wednesday, September 21 at 12:00 Noon

Location:  WGVU Public Media, 301 Fulton St. W., 1st Floor    |     Contact: Kelly Berendsen, 331-6737, for more information.

Alaska Discovery

Relax for seven nights and enjoy the epic Alaskan scenery from aboard one of Princess Cruise Lines lovely ships. Cruise through the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay, taking in rugged natural wonders. Cruise the Sternwheeler Discovery and encounter Alaska’s diverse culture and rich history. Enjoy three nights at stunning Princess’ Lodges and Hotels. Ride a Luxury Domed Rail from Denali to Anchorage viewing incredible landscapes from glass-ceiling railcars and open air observation platforms as guides provide expert commentary. Travel deep into Denali National Park for the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Explore Alaska’s gorgeous capital, Juneau. Visit Ketchikan, the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Enjoy lively entertainment and a hearty feast at the Music of Denali Dinner Theater. End in vibrant Vancouver.

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