What we're about

Hello Travelers!

Are you ready to disconnect from the stresses in life? Travel is one-way individuals feel happier. Travel is a great way to expose yourself to new and exciting cultures, adventures, and destinations. In this group, we get together (virtually & in person) to share our experiences, our dreams, and tips in the world of travel. Education and support are our mission, but most importantly is the relationships we gain through connections. The group will plan and provide trip opportunities for solo travel, partnered traveling, and in a group setting.

Currently Booking or Planning:

November 9-12, 2021

Charleston, SC (Hotel/City Tour/Ghost Tour and Boone Hall Plantation)

March 15-18, 2022

Charleston, SC (Hotel/ City Tour/Ghost Tour and Boone Hall Plantation)

April 7 - 16, 2022

Irish Adventure (Flight/Bus Tour/Dublin, Waterford, Blarney Castle, Ring of Kerry, Cliffs of Moher, Galway, Derry, Giant's Causeway, Titantic Musuem - Dublin Hop on - Hop off)

November 7-15, 2022

Egypt (Flight / Giza, Pyramids, Aswan, Cruise on the Nile, Luxor)

There is much more to the tours. Contact Kelly for details.

We will continue with three main focus topics each month: domestic travel, international travel, and finding others to travel with within our "Hello Travel - Hang Outs". Interaction and engagement with members to support us in our travel experiences are highly encouraged. Everyone's input is welcomed.

Layout:

Let's Talk --- These are initial discussions about a destination.

Let's Discuss --- These are deeper discussions with planning of trips to a destination. Here we are gathering to make the trips more a reality.

Let's Learn --- These are discussion about a specific destination, language, culture, activities, food, and highlights. As we prepare for a trip, these are here to keep us motivated on our upcoming trips.

Let's Finalize --- These are times for travelers to get the details about the trip that is coming up and we are planning.

Let's Pack --- These are for the dedicated travelers who are booked for a trip and want the arrangements on maps, reservations, activities, meetups, room sharing and more. (They are recorded and only supplied to those booked on the trip)!

Let's GO --- These are THE ACTUAL TRIPS we are scheduled to go on. We are on our way. If you see these and want to get onboard --- Contact Kelly at journeywithkelly@gmail.com to get information ahead of departure date. The sooner the better!!!

Hangouts - These are open discussion meetups for anyone wishing to talk generally about travel.

Please note:

-The organizer of this group is a travel advisor. Kelly Haywiser enjoys supporting and facilitating the group meetups about destinations, travel planning, and tools/tips to make everyone's travel experience memorable. She will be planning trips to locations domestically and internationally. Kelly may or may not escort a planned group trip. The mission of this group is to encourage relationships to support each other and possibly enjoy travel adventures together.

** You may wish to message Kelly Haywiser or email her at journeywithkelly@gmail.com with your FULL NAME AND EMAIL to be put on a mailing list for Trips Planning. Knowing your travel dreams helps her to create meetup topic meetings.

-Please no advertising or solicitation. Kelly will be happy to provide ideas of travel opportunities & promotions.

-You may wish to join our dedicated Facebook group for travel information, updates, and tips at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/854813451809481.

-This group is based out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; but we welcome anyone from all over the world. Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, virtual participation will be encouraged. Everyone's safety is a priority during in-person meetups and group travel.

-All interaction in this group is about travel. Please refrain from discussions and comments involving sensitive topics such as; religion, race, or politics. Respect is key.

There are many ways for us to communicate:

-Discussion Tab - Main ideas, information, and topics. Look for pre-recorded meetups on topics that may interest you.

-Comments in Events - Individual comments that can only be seen during the event. NOTE: These comments may be missed, once the event has closed.

-Messaging individuals through their membership in meetups.

-Email from the meetup organizer. - Kelly Haywiser

-Facebook Messenger.

Please look for announcements, messages, and details from any of these methods.

• Some meetups are recorded. You will be informed before the recording begins. Once recorded, you can find them posted in the discussion tab for all of our members. We want all of our members to benefit from the meetings even if they can't attend. If you're not comfortable being recorded, please use the non-video option during the meetup events.

Upcoming events (4+)

Learn More: Egypt Tour/Cruise (November 2022)

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We are very close to making this trip a booking tour to go on this amazing Egypt tour and cruise in November 2022.

Learn more of our itinerary that takes you on a camel ride through the desert to the pyramids, up close to the mummies in the Egyptian museum, visiting temples of Isis, exploring the tombs of Kings & Queens of Egypt, cruising down the Nile, taking an optional sunrise balloon ride over Luxor, plus much more. Learn about the pricing and what to do next.

Topic: Learn more about Egypt
Time: Oct 18,[masked]:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Monthly Domestic Travel Talk - Hang Out

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Hang out (Every 3rd Tuesday) with other Domestic Traveler to talk about their travel plans in the US and dreams of where to go in the US. This is a monthly open discussion meetup. The host may or may not be present.

Topic: Domestic Travel Talk
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Learn More: Irish Adventure with Presentation by CIE Tour's Anthony Agostinelli

Tonight, learn more about our amazing Irish Adventure trip planned for April 7 - April 16, 2022 through a presentation and Q&A with CIE Tour's Sales BDM - Anthony Agostinelli. Anthony brings his many years of experience in the travel industry and is excited to showcase our CIE tour the "Irish Adventure", we are currently taking bookings to Ireland.

Topic: CIE Tours Presents the Irish Adventure
Time: Oct 20,[masked]:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Let's Pack & Discuss Trip Plans - November - Charleston, SC

This is the very last opportunity to register for the trip to Charleston, SC that is meeting November 9th - 12th. We will be discussing the last minute items. If you are interested in this trip, please message Kelly as soon as possible to discuss accommodations and tour arrangements. Bookings will continue through to this date. Late arrangements can not be guaranteed. This meetup is ONLY FOR THOSE WHO ARE GOING OR ARE SIGNED UP PRIOR TO THIS DATE!!!

Topic: Let's Pack Charleston - November
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