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Sample Itinerary

Fall 2013 Travel-Integrated Course:
The London of Dickens and Jack the Ripper

Saturday, December 14

Leave Philadelphia International at about 6:00 PM

Sunday, December 15

AM

  • Arrive Heathrow at about 7:00 AM
  • Lunch on own.

PM

  • 3:00 Walking tour of Kensington area
  • Student on-own time through dinner
  • 6:30 Group dinner and orientation discussion

Monday, December 16

AM

  • Breakfast on own
  • 10:00 Dickens House and British Museum
  • Lunch on own

PM

  • 2:30 Visit to Metropolitan Police Heritage Center
  • Student on-own time and
  • dinner on own
  • 7:30 Attendance at a production of Dickens's A Christmas Carol

Tuesday, December 17

AM

  • Breakfast on own
  • 9:30 Sherlock Holmes Museum and limited free time until lunch. 
  • Noon
  • Pub lunch and discussion

PM

  • 2:00 Guided tour of Chancery Lane, Lincoln's Inn and Royal College of Surgeons
  • Dinner on own
  • 7:00 Jack the Ripper Tour

Note: Times are all approximate.  We will have a list of suggested activities during free periods

Wednesday, December 18

AM

  • Breakfast on own
  • 9:30 Museum of London
  • Lunch on own

PM

  • 2:00 Visit to the Old Bailey and St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Optional Visit to the Tate Modern
  • Dinner on own
  • 8:00 PM Student discussion on the London trip project

Thursday, December 19

AM

  • Breakfast on own
  • 10:00 Westminster Abbey

PM

  • 2:00 Tea at Harrod’s
  • National Portrait Gallery (optional and open late)
  • Dinner on own

Friday, December 20

AM

  • Breakfast on own
  • Choice of visits to and photo ops of area sites, e.g. Victoria and Albert Museum, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Square, etc.
  • Lunch on own

PM

  • Free afternoon
  • 6:30 Farewell Dinner at the Grange Strathmore

Saturday, December 21

  • Return flights to Philadelphia around 5:00 PM arriving at around 8:00 PM