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Prince Edward Island

Exploring the Food and Culture of Prince Edward Island

July 22-28, 2018

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018

Group Leader: David Holben, Professor in the Department of Nutrition and Hospitality Management
Cost: $3,500

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The Academic Traveler presents a culture and cuisine excursion to Prince Edward Island, Canada. This trip will offer the best that this maritime province has to offer. Located in the Gulf of St. Lawrence off the coasts of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island (PEI) is the birthplace of Canada. Travel from ‘tip to tip’ with your host to experience the history of Charlottetown, the beauty of Cavendish’s red-sand beaches, the imagination of authoress, Lucy Maude Montgomery, and the fresh, fabulous sea- and farm-to-table cuisine.

 

About your group leader:

Dr. David H. Holben, Professor of Nutrition and Hospitality Management at The University of Mississippi. Dr. Holben lived on Prince Edward Island in 2013 and, as a Canada-U.S. Fulbright Scholar, he was Visiting Research Chair of Nutrisciences and Health at The University of Prince Edward Island.

Travelers will enjoy:

  • Guided tours of Central Prince Edward Island (Anne Land, North Cape, West Island, Eastern Tip and East Island)
  • Tour of Green Gables Heritage Place (the inspiration of Lucy Maude Montgomery’s book)
  • Attend Anne of Green Gables, the musical
  • Cultural tour to learn about wool thread and blanket making
  • Evening Cooking Class with a local chef
  • Olive Oil tastings
  • Basin Head Singing Sands Beach
  • and more!

Included in the program cost:

  • Pre-departure educational materials
  • Pre-departure lectures and tastings
  • Four-star hotel accommodations in Charlottetown
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Group transfers to and from accommodations and airport in Charlottetown
  • Culinary tours and tastings
  • Cooking classes

Excluded from the program cost:

  • Round-trip airfare to Charlottetown
  • Passport fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Health care
  • Individual activities and tours on free days
  • Tips

For more information contact:
Mary Leach at (662) 915-7847 or mleach@olemiss.edu

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