Arrangements Abroad is a leader in academic travel since 1977, providing an insider’s look at a country through its rich resources of museum curators, professors, and diplomats.

Please review the selection of upcoming Arrangements Abroad tours, designed specifically with Royal Oak Foundation participant interests in mind.

Scottish Sojourn

Featuring the Royal Scotsman

Be swept up into a world of myth, legend, and timeless luxury. Travel aboard the Royal Scotsman from the bustling Royal capital of Edinburgh to the breathtaking rugged Scottish Highlands.

Elegant and intimate with impeccable attention to detail, accommodations on the Royal Scotsman train include twin, double, and connecting cabins with wood-paneled interiors, plush beds, full wardrobes and writing tables, en suite baths with steam showers, and windows with scenic views.


September 14-23, 2019


From $12,999 per person

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Celtic Classics

Tour the Irish Sea Aboard Sea Cloud II

The Celtic Isles are a delight of verdant gardens, medieval ruins, wild countryside, lively cities, and a strong heritage of music and culture. As Sea Cloud II makes her way along Ireland’s rugged green coastline and across the Irish Sea on a one-week cruise, stop for visits to dynamic art and history museums, private homes, and charming towns in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and the United Kingdom. Explore sites dating from the 13th-century Brodick Castle all the way up to Belfast’s vivid murals addressing the Troubles of the 20th century. Step ashore on the captivating islands of Arran and Man, and call at Holyhead in Wales to discover Bodnant Garden. Optional Dublin prelude.


August 8 – 16, 2020


From $6,999 per person