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Travel Talk - HIKING in NEPAL - Downtown Seattle

* FREE Event. FREE Parking *
* 25% Columbia Sportswear DISCOUNT *
* $400 Meetup Member Discount off tour *
* Refreshments *

Socially-responsible travel can change us - and can change the world. Every hiker’s dream - to hike and trek in Nepal.


Exotic Kathmandu, green terraced fields, majestic Himalayan peaks, and renown warmth & friendliness of the Nepalese people. Joe Staiano, founder of Meaningful Trip, has explored 75+ countries throughout his 2-decade career in responsible travel. He’ll answer your questions on: visas, conditioning, weather, seasons, food, water and more. He’ll give examples of responsible treks that support Save the Children and EWN, Empowering Women of Nepal, who trains disadvantaged rural women of Nepal to be female trekking guides – the first of their kind!

You are also all invited to join Joe, on a special 'Founder's Trip' in Nepal Nov 19 - 30, 2013. Meetup members will receive $400 discount off this Nov. journey! Tell your friends.


Meaningful Trip is a leader in singles travel, women's travel, responsible adventure travel and offers the best in sights, activity, culture, food and comforts; PLUS, each trip lends financial support to issues of women's empowerment, poverty, health, education and hunger. Meaningful Trip is 1-of-only-2 USA tour operators to sign the Code of Conduct to help fight trafficking and exploitation of children.

*NOTE* - Meaningful Trip founder, Joe Staiano is available to give private travel presentations… Your group of friends, women’s group, book club, or “brown bag lunch chat” at your company. Contact Joe at: [masked] /[masked]


CS is a leader in outdoor gear and apparel for 70 years. The are passionate about outdoor education and conservation. They have amazing community outreach and partner with hundreds of nonprofits worldwide. We think that's very cool, and very meaningful.


Park in Garage called "3rd & Stewart Parking"
(Garage is on Stewart, between 3rd & 2nd. We will validate)



6:00 pm - NETWORKING
6:40 pm - SLIDE SHOW


Aug 14, 6 pm, Responsible Travel 101. Columbia Sportswear, Seattle
(free parking, 25% discount, awesome prizes)

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  • babu

    Nepal Trip- Mt Everest Base Camp hiking.
    15 days Trip cost: USD 1500 per person.

    October 6, 2014

  • babu

    I am Babu karki, Nepal trekking tour organizer.

    October 6, 2014

  • Joe S.

    Great show. Over 20 persons came (from 3 different Meetup groups). Good overview on responsible travel and all about hiking in Nepal. Prize-drawings from Colombia Sportswear. Joe gave out prizes too and offered an incredible $400 discount to Meetup members off his Meaningful Trip "Founder's Trip to Nepal", Nov 19 - 30.

    August 1, 2013

  • JohnC.

    great job, Joe!

    1 · July 31, 2013

  • Joe S.

    Travel Talk- NEPAL. Wed, 7/31, 6 pm, Colombia Sportswear, 290 Pine. Free parking, 25% shopping discount, $400 tour discount, prizes! See you there. TELL YOUR FRIENDS

    July 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    It's our wedding anniversary! Excited to hit the next meet up, though :)

    July 23, 2013

  • Joe S.

    This is GREAT... 10 people so far. Tell your friends. Especially those interested in hiking Nepal.

    July 22, 2013

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