A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.
George Munro, a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, has lived and studied in the former Soviet Union and travels to Russia regularly to pursue his research. A Fulbright fellow, George is the author of five books, including The Most Intentional City: St Petersburg in the Reign of Catherine the Great. He has written more than 200 articles about the region, has lectured widely, and has received numerous fellowships and distinguished service awards.