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It is often said that “travel broadens the mind”. Whether you are an armchair traveller or are planning a trip of your own or, our course will unveil the secrets of some of the world’s top destinations. And best of all you don’t have to travel far to find us as our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport. Be part of the WEA community!

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Cities of the Baltic

Merchants, traders and Vikings all sailed these waters and travelled these lands. We begin in Stockholm in its 13th-century old town, “Gamla Stan,” and the Vasa, Nobel and Nordic Museums. Then to Helsinki to understand its weather. We continue onto St. Petersburg and the world-famous Hermitage Museum and the Catherine Palace. We walk through... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Merchants, traders and Vikings all sailed these waters and travelled these lands. We begin in Stockholm in its 13th-century old town, “Gamla Stan,” and the Vasa, Nobel and Nordic Museums. Then to

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28 Apr
Plesae note the date for this class has changed from 17th March to 28th April 2020

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Chinese Culture: An Introduction

China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc.<br/><p><br/><

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03 May

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A Visit to New Orleans

New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. We look at its early settlement, the French Quarter and the Garden District. We discover the need for the Levees, take a ride on the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife

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05 May

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Seven Days in Berlin

A multi-faceted city with an extraordinary history and culture. Examine its place within Germany; explore great sights, from the well-known to the obscure; and discover accommodation, food and nightlife options. Suitable for first time visitors as well as returning travellers. DELIVERY MODE This class will be delivered online via the online... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>A multi-faceted city with an extraordinary history and culture. Examine its place within Germany; explore great sights, from the well-known to the obscure; and discover accommodation, food and

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12 May

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A Cultural Stop-Over in Milan

Increasing numbers of Australians pass through Milan, due to flight connections. Many are unsure what to see beyond the Duomo and Last Supper, however, or fear an industrial wasteland. Tonight, explore options for an enjoyable Milanese stop-over, from Old Masters at the Brera, Ambrosiana and Poldi Pezzoli, to mid-century modernism at the Villa... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Increasing numbers of Australians pass through Milan, due to flight connections. Many are unsure what to see beyond the Duomo and Last Supper, however, or fear an industrial wasteland. Tonight,

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19 May

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The Art Islands of the Inland Sea of Japan

Many are aware of the spectacular art museums and installations on three major islands in the Inland Sea of Japan. The three islands are Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima. These art projects are supported by a Triennale, the 5th of which will occur in 2022 (inaugural in 2010). This Triennale is across a larger number of islands, 12 islands and 2 ports... [More]
$65 Limited

<p>Many are aware of the spectacular art museums and installations on three major islands in the Inland Sea of Japan. The three islands are Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima. These art projects are

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23 May

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Exploring Kamakura and Kanazawa

Kamakura and Kanazawa are two beautifully preserved feudal, warrior cities. Kamakura is a coastal town, 50 minutes by train from Tokyo. It became the political centre of Japan in 1192 when Minamoto Yoritomo chose the city for his new military government. Kamakura is referred to as the Kyoto of Eastern Japan. Kanazawa is on the Sea of Japan side of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Kamakura and Kanazawa are two beautifully preserved feudal, warrior cities. Kamakura is a coastal town, 50 minutes by train from Tokyo. It became the political centre of Japan in 1192 when

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26 May

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Discovering Catalan Language and Culture

Catalonia, in the northeast of Spain has its own traditions and the Catalan language, spoken by more than 8 million people, is a symbol of identity for Catalans. Although Catalonia is a small region, geographically speaking, it has many particular traditions such as Castellers (human towers), Correfoc (fire-runs) or Cagatió (the Catalan Santa Claus... [More]
$89 Limited / $80

<p>Catalonia, in the northeast of Spain has its own traditions and the Catalan language, spoken by more than 8 million people, is a symbol of identity for Catalans. Although Catalonia is a small

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30 May

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Ten Days in the Scottish Hebrides

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides comprises around 50 inhabited islands off the west coast of Scotland. Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace... [More]
$38 Limited

Whether you’re seeking remote beaches, great whiskey or just a few days of peace and quiet the Hebrides is a destination for the adventurous and not so adventurous traveller. The Scottish Hebrides

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09 Jun

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Russian Language and Culture

An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is recommended for people wishing to learn reading Cyrillic characters as well as for those who wish to undertake further courses of Russian language. Tutor... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is

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13 Jun

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