Many would assume the best thing for the rivers would be a "return to nature", however, that really is not an option. The health of the Delaware River Watershed and its inhabitants depends on a highly managed relationship between human activity and the waterways. Each of our panelists has been deeply involved in that relationship and has valuable insights to share about past, current, and future challenges.
Join us for the journey across the Spanish Mediterranean corridor, ending in Catalonia, presented by María Luisa Guardiola, a Professor at Swarthmore College and an expert in Spanish language and literature.
DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City
237 S Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA
Join us on June 3rd, 2021 at 6:00 PM, as we celebrate our 130-year legacy in honoring Taylor as our 129th Explorer. Let's raise a glass to reconnect in person, meeting old and new friends, and celebrating Taylor and the world travel! Taylor holds four Guinness World Records: the Youngest to visit all sovereign countries, both overall and female, as well as the Fastest to visit all sovereign countries, both overall and female.
Plays and Players
1714 Delancey Place, Philadelphia, PA
Join Emmy Award-Winning television host and food and travel writer, Kae Lani Palmisano, for an interactive discussion on the many ways in which food expresses cultural identity and how her travels across four continents changed the way she thinks about what we eat.
Rex at the Royal
1524 South Street, Philadelphia, PA
Join Dr. Jill Weber as she discusses this incredible find from a royal cemetery in Syria, at the site of Umm el-Marra. Dr. Weber hypothesized that these animals were, in fact, the ancient kunga based on the population’s demography, behavioral artifacts, and provenance.
The Academy of Vocal Arts
1920 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA
Marco Polo travelogue series is Back on the Road presenting Crossroads of World Cultures; Colombia, Panama, and Paris. Also, presented by a clinical psychologist, join us to hear about Reflections on the Psychology of Happiness and Travel. Friday, May 20, 2022 | Academy of Vocal Arts, 6:30-9 p.m. | in-person event
The Racquet Club of Philadelphia
215 S 16th Street, Philadelphia
Discover with our guest speaker Dr. Jonathan S. Bell, fascinating images and hear inside stories of the World Monuments Fund's (WMF) accomplishments in saving our cultural heritage.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022 | 6:30-8:30 PM | The Racquet Club of Philadelphia
206-208 S. 45TH Street, Philadelphia, PA
Join us to celebrate the legacy of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia! Get to know your fellow members, nomads, travelers, culture enthusiasts, and rediscover our Society.
November 10, 2022, 6:30 - 8:00 PM