What we're about

Love to travel? Looking for travel buddies? We put together amazing once in a life time trips! If you also want to make new friends and do fun things in the DC area, join this group!

Upcoming events (5+)

Travel to Cuba!

Buena Vista Social Club

If you're interested in traveling to Cuba, there are some amazing trips coming up this year. Groups will be mostly solo travelers and small, usually between 7-10 people and truly local, as we will be staying in local bed and breakfast style accommodations. Email [masked] if interested or with questions. 9-DAY/8-NIGHT TRIP DATES : - December 26, 2018 - January 3, 2019 *SOLD OUT* - March 16 - 24, 2019 *1 solo female and male looking for roommates.* More trip dates can be seen on the website : globe-drifters.com/tour/cuba PRICE (excluding flights) : $2,400 (Regular season, February - November) Single Supplement is $550 REVIEWS : See past travelers' Yelp reviews by clicking here : https://www.yelp.com/biz/globe-drifters-san-francisco-2 ITINERARY : Days 1-3 : HAVANA • Classic car convertible ride to Fusterlandia (famous artist neighborhood) and Revolution Square. • Drinks in Old Havana and live music at El Floridita, Buena Vista Social Club and other hot spots! Days 3-5 : VINALES • Organic farm visit and dinner at local farmer's home. • Local tobacco farm tour and cigar rolling demonstration. • Your choice of optional activities : cooking class & local market visit, horseback riding, or caving at one of the many caves in the area (at your own expense). Days 5-6 : PLAYA LARGA • Swimming or snorkeling at Bay of Pigs & Bay of Pigs historical museum visit. • Sunset dinner & drinks at Playa Larga. Days 6-8 : TRINIDAD • Hike to and swim at waterfall w/ a stop at a local farmer's house for tea. • Beach time at Playa Ancon. Days 8-9 : HAVANA • Say adios to Cuba with one last dinner at a local paladar! For more information, please visit : http://globe-drifters.com/tour/cuba/ or email : [masked]

Korean Art Exhibition Opening Reception (Free, RSVP required)

Korean Cultural Center

Meet Artist & Complimentary Drink and Korean refreshment! Join for the opening of City, Unfamiliar Landscape, a new group exhibition opening July 6 featuring painting and mixed media works that reexamine the evolving, complex urban spaces that are home to an increasing number of people worldwide, by three contemporary Korean artists: In Kyung Kwon, Hyun Jin Byun and Bora Jin. WHAT: Art exhibition, artist talks, & public opening reception WHO: In Kyung Kwon, Hyun Jin Byun, and Bora Jin WHEN: Opening Reception: Friday, July 6, 6-8 pm WHERE: Korean Cultural Center Washington, D.C. (2370 Massachusetts Ave. NW) HOW: Free and Open to the public / but registration is required http://www.koreaculturedc.org/En/Explore/Content.asp?Idx=879&Part=EH Admission to the opening reception event including talks by the artists and on Friday, July 6 at 6:00 p.m. is free and, NOTE: Doors open at 5:30 pm for the opening reception event, and the program starts at 6:00 pm, including brief artist introductions.

A Dinner Introduction to Fish from the Greek Islands (Prepaid Ticket Required)

Prepaid Ticket Required! The group will embark on an exclusive introduction to fresh fish from Greece through an exclusive tour through the restaurant's menu of Greek fish, while getting to know Greece through the experience of the Executive Chef or Maitre 'd of Seafood at Kellari Taverna. Your $5 ticket gets you entry to the event, and a shared selection of specialty Greek desserts with your purchase of a dinner entree of choice. Get your ticket and full details here. A ticket to this event is required 24 hours before the event to be on the guest list and is not sold at the door: http://www.mezzeculture.co/dc-activity/tour-through-fish-of-greek-islands Note: The group includes meetup members PLUS community members subscribed to invites from MezzeCulture.co directly. You can subscribe your email for future invites here (http://www.mezzeculture.co/subscribe).

An Evening of Turkish Coffee, Simit and Baklava (Prepaid Ticket Required)

Prepaid Ticket Required! The group will embark on an exclusive introduction to the Turkish tradition through an exclusive tour of the cafe's menu, including coffee and its popular street foods, Simit and Baklava, while getting to know Turkey through the experiences of Basar and Zainab, owners of Simit + Smith. Your $5 ticket gets your entry to the event and is good for (1) cup of Turkish coffee with your purchase of a Simit sandwich or baklava. A ticket to this event is required 24 hours before the event to be on the guest list and is not sold at the door: http://www.mezzeculture.co/dc-activity/turkish-coffee-and-baklava-pairing Note: includes meetup PLUS community members subscribed to MezzeCulture.co directly. You can subscribe for future events at www.mezzeculture.co/subscribe

Photos (336)