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Joan G.



Grand Rapids, MI

Member since:

December 22, 2012

Are you new to America?


Have you traveled or lived abroad before? Is so, where and how long?

I came close to living abroad several years ago. Went to teach ESL in Japan for a year. Circumstances altered that. I was there 2 weeks. I went to Sri Lanka for 6 weeks with a friend and her kids a year after Japan. Other trips have been for about 10 days.

What do you hope to get out of this Meetup?

Meeting new friends, sharing stories of travel, culture, food, impressions

What is your favorite ethnic food or place to visit? Feel free to give detail if you can name one.

richness of burgandy, cheerful colors


I love all travel. I have been to 7 countries...Japan, Haiti x2, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Sri Lanka, and Canada.

What Joan G. is saying about this Meetup Group

True diversity is to be found here in cultural and travel experiences. I found this initial group of people a real inspiration to continue helping the world shrink and share my experiences with others. For those who are looking for like minded people to share similar discoveries and life changing travel, this is the group for you!

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