“ One always meets the most interesting people at this meetup from a person who has hiked from London to Oxford to a woman who stayed in the same apartment building as the infamous Dominique Strauss-Kahn during his media blitz. How cool is that? Laurie is a terrific fearless leader. ”
— Johanna Chandler on Jul 6, 2013.
“ First time...loved the venue, format and speaker! ”
— Meg Shea on May 26, 2013.
“ Great! everybody was super friendly and engaging. ”
— Brianna York on Feb 22, 2013.
“ Great group of people, inspiring discussion, and interesting tips and tricks on travel. I look forward to seeing this group at the beginning of every month - and then some! ”
— Linda on Feb 6, 2013.
“ Fab! ”
— Julie on Jan 24, 2013.
“ Have only been to a couple of meetings but like the format, the people who attend are interesting and the books seem to be good choices. ”
— Madelaine Georgette on Nov 7, 2012.
“ Awesome ”
— Neill K on Sep 14, 2012.
“ Hat's off to Tara for putting together a great group for 5 years! What a wonderful way to encourage dreams and big thinking beyond one's own backyard! ”
— Elisabeth von Halem on Jul 26, 2012.
“ Love this Meetup! It's so great to have a travel community at home when I'm not on the road. ”
— Alex on Jul 11, 2012.
“ It is great and I am glad I know about it. It is a bit far for me in Sacramento, CA. I thought that need to open a travel group in Sacramento but I have not actually done a lot of traveling myself. ”
— Doris Bivins on May 17, 2012.
“ This was the first that I've attended, but thought the author was an excellent choice as speaker and that Tara and Laurie have obviously "got their act together" when I comes to running programs like this. ”
— Dick Jordan on Apr 25, 2012.
“ Love it! ”
— Tess Swift on Apr 5, 2012.
“ A very interesting group of people; however, some had not read the book. In fact, I think most were there to hear about travel and share their experiences. It would be nice to get together again, perhaps around a project, i.e. put together a perfect itinerary for a certain date, time frame and budget, with hotels, restaurants, sights, guides, flights, etc. ”
— Angela W on Mar 8, 2012.
“ Awesome group of very nice and intelligent globe trotters! ”
— David Plush on Nov 3, 2011.
“ This is one of the best groups I've been involved with in the city. Books, travel, and San Franciscans--it's the ultimate hat trick! The meetings (both the book club and lectures) are always lively, interesting, and filled with cool people, and I invariably meet someone who has just returned from the place I want to go next. ”
— Lavinia Spalding on May 28, 2011.
“ If you enjoy traveking whether in person or arm chair travel you'll enjoy this meetup. The events are lot of fun and you meet great people, share tips and get insights on traveling. ”
— Sebastian on May 27, 2011.
“ love it and plan to attend future meetings... ”
— maxine malberg on Feb 25, 2011.
“ It's a great way to "live the dream" of traveling because you connect with others who share a broader perspective of the world. Plus, you can ask for travel recommendations. ”
— Laurie on Nov 19, 2010.
“ If this is typical of events it holds, I was thoroughly impressed! ”
— Amy on Nov 19, 2010.
“ Excellent. The books chosen and the member input are stimulating. ”
— Stephen Kane on Oct 29, 2010.
“ first time I went and thropughly enjoyed it. Will be back. ”
— jnredsie on Jul 23, 2010.
“ The events are great. The book meetups are also great, and chance to discuss the book, and travels in general, with like-minded people. ”
— Dan on May 28, 2010.
“ It's a great way to meet new people... and as they say; "One can never have enough good friends"... and it sure beat the crap out of sitting at home instead! ”
— Terry Dorman on Mar 31, 2010.
“ Good way to share an evening with fellow travel lovers. Great stories. ”
— ME Harrington on Dec 3, 2009.
“ There are so many tips, suggestions, and resources you can receive from everyone who has the same passion as you! Everyone was so friendly and energetic! ”
— Charmaine on Nov 22, 2009.
“ Great group of people and very interesting conversation. ”
— Jason Mack on Oct 23, 2009.
“ Good setting. Good people. Good discussion. Good time. Good beer (afterward). ”
— Terry on Aug 5, 2009.
“ Great folks and good discussions ”
— Barry on Jul 2, 2009.
“ Because it's awesome. :) ”
— Shannon on Jun 3, 2009.
“ Surround yourself with other travel fanatics! ”
— Reigh on Apr 8, 2009.
“ Great way to find out about good books concerning traveling and experiencing other places. ”
— May on Mar 24, 2009.
“ It's very fun to talk about other people's travel experiences, and come together for interesting books, and with people who share the same interests. ”
— wendi on Mar 5, 2009.
“ It's a great way to learn about any future trips you might be thinking about taking. ”
— R-Leen on Aug 6, 2008.
“ Great information and inspiration for novice travelers. ”
— Christian on Apr 2, 2008.
“ I loved hearing about everyone's travels and enjoyed just sharing a space with people who are as addicted to the T vice as I am. :) ”
— Hellen on Feb 22, 2008.