Upcoming Trips

Tours

Due to the unpredictability of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are indefinitely suspending in-person travel and events. Check out our past tour offerings here, and stay tuned for details on upcoming events!

  • Vampires, Ghosts, & Folklore in New Orleans
    Tentatively October 2023, pending COVID.
    New Orleans, LA, USA
    Join us as we visit one of America's most haunted cities, New Orleans! On this trip, you will learn the history of the most infamous vampires, pirates, and ghostly happenings as we walk the cobblestone streets of the French Quarter and visit world-famous cemeteries and plantations.
  • Iceland: Magic, Myth, and Folklore
    Tentatively June 2022 pending COVID
    Iceland
    Chase the midnight sun in Iceland! Recent surveys suggest that more than half of native Icelanders believe in the existence of elves, and the otherworldly surroundings of Iceland’s natural wonders might make a believer out of you, too!
  • Witches in Salem
    Tentatively October 2022 pending COVID
    Salem, MA, USA
    Experience autumn in America's Witch City! We will go beyond the tourist attractions to walk the footsteps of those accused of witchcraft in this seaside town while learning the history of Salem in the 1600s and the complicated religious and racial dynamics behind the infamous witch trials.

Future Trips

TBA

Where should we go next? Email Randall@FernwehCollective.com with your ideas! Perhaps Asia? South America? The possibilities are endless!

Past Trips

Folklore & Myth in the
British Isles

June 12-26, 2020

England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

Spend two weeks exploring the folklore and mythology of the British Isles, taking in sites around England, Ireland, and Scotland. In England, experience the top tourist sites in London, including the British Museum, Big Ben, the Tower of London. Walk the footsteps of Jane Austen and Mary Shelley in Bath, and learn about the archaic mystery of the stones at the world famous Stonehenge. In Ireland, we will visit Dublin, Belfast, and travel the Irish countryside, learning tales of Fairies and lore from the locals. In Scotland, we will visit the Callanish Stones and try to catch a glimpse of Nessie at Loch Ness. Space is limited to 15 participants, so secure your spot today!

Cancelled due to COVID-19

Intercultural Studies in Italy & Greece

June 6-18, 2018

Florence, Rome, the Vatican, Delphi region, Athens, Greek Islands Cruise

With ancient architectural ruins and vibrant cultural traditions, Italy and Greece have long been top destinations for history buffs, art enthusiasts, and pizza lovers alike.

Trace the footsteps of gladiators in the Colosseum and Greek philosophers in the Acropolis. Take in a variety of art, whether it’s Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel or a street vendor’s colorful rows of creamy gelato. Any way you slice it, these two countries have centuries of stories to share.