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Ireland Trip!

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Ireland Trip! (9 days / 8 nights) $100 discount to the next 3 people that sign up! The discount code is "EARLYBIRD" and can be applied at check-out! Come and explore all of Ireland’s charms where we’ll have tea on a vintage bus while touring Dublin; visit the charming towns of Dingle, Galway and Killarney; discover hidden regions with unique heritage like Clare and Kerry; taste homemade cheeses at a local cheese farm; see amazing historical sites like Rock of Cashel, Bunratty Castle and Dolmens of the Burren; taste and pair whiskey and chocolate; and much more! Email [masked] if you are interested or if you have any questions. IRELAND TRIP! Dates : September 25 - October 3, 2020 Cost : $3390 (excluding international flights) Single Supplement : $675 Details : https://globe-drifters.com/tour/ireland/ 1 solo female looking for a roommate!

Virtual CHOCOLATE SALON Panel with Chocolate Sci-Fi Author Amber Royer

TasteTV & the International Chocolate Salon in conversation with chocolate science-fiction author, Amber Royer. Amber Royer writes the CHOCOVERSE comic telenovela-style foodie-inspired space opera series (available from Angry Robot Books and Golden Tip Press) and the upcoming BEAN TO BAR MYSTERIES. This fun panel is free to attend via Zoom. Advance Registration is required. Limited to 50 people Panel will be conducted through Zoom 11am-12:00pm panel discussion, including Q & A Get your copy of FREE CHOCOLATE on Amazon: https://amzn.to/32p7ynC Read a complimentary Chapter 1 of FREE CHOCOLATE here: https://www.internationalchocolatesalon.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Free-Chocolate-Sample-Chapter.pdf This is an online panel. The Zoom link will be sent by email 1 hour before the virtual panel ( A Zoom link for this panel discussion will be emailed to all who RSVP on the morning of the event). Registrants will receive a confirmation email notifying them of Zoom information in a separate email. ABOUT "FREE CHOCOLATE" “In writing teacher Royer’s clever debut, humans have turned Earth into a fear-filled bunker after learning about the existence of aliens. Earth’s sole valuable commodity on the interplanetary market is chocolate, and some humans will do anything to preserve its value. Bodacious “Bo” Benitez wants to disrupt the system by smuggling cacao plants offworld, but doing so brings her face-to-face with her alien boyfriend’s hidden past, the man who murdered her chocolate-smuggling father, and the possibility of global war. The story is languidly paced and occasionally feels too drawn out, but Royer keeps things interesting by portraying how one tiny encounter can quickly spiral out of control in an interconnected galaxy. The aliens aren’t out to conquer Earth, just the markets, and they ruthlessly wield economics and niceties instead of lasers, to darkly comic and sometimes deadly serious effect. Trade-related science fiction is a small but solid niche, and Royer’s work fills it nicely. Agent: Jennie Goloboy, Donald Maass Literary. (June) — Publisher’s Weekly ABOUT THE PANEL AMBER ROYER (author): Amber Royer writes the CHOCOVERSE comic telenovela-style foodie-inspired space opera series (available from Angry Robot Books and Golden Tip Press) and the upcoming BEAN TO BAR MYSTERIES. She is also co-author of the cookbook There are Herbs in My Chocolate, which combines culinary herbs and chocolate in over 60 sweet and savory recipes, and had a long-running column for Dave’s Garden, where she covered gardening and crafting. She blogs about creative writing technique and all things chocolate related over at www.amberroyer.com. She also teaches creative writing in person in North Texas for both UT Arlington Continuing Education and Writing Workshops Dallas. If you are very nice to her, she might make you cupcakes. TBA (Moderator):

Free Spanish Language Demo Class in Mission Viejo! *Every Saturday*

*This Meetup repeats every Saturday. Free demo Spanish language lesson : Saturdays at 12:00 PM If you want to learn Spanish, this course will help you to acquire basic Spanish language proficiency. The classes will focus on conversation, comprehension, vocabulary and basic grammar including geography and culture of Cuban people. The course is very important to tourists, businessmen and those simply interested in learning another language. The course is composed of series of 8 one hour weekly classes. Location in Mission Viejo, Orange County. Call Grace at[masked]. We can offer the class in Costa Mesa and Fullerton as well.

Thailand for Lantern Festival 2020!

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THAILAND FOR LANTERN FESTIVAL 2020! $100 discount to the next 3 people that sign up! The discount code is "EARLYBIRD" and can be applied at check-out! Dates : October 22 - November 5, 2020 (15 days / 14 nights) Cost : $3300 (per person, excluding international flights) Single supplement : $650 Details : https://globe-drifters.com/tour/thailand-2/ 1 solo female looking for a roommate! Check out pictures from previous trips here : https://flic.kr/s/aHsmJPw9KR! Thailand is a great vacation spot and we’ll be just in time for one of the most coveted events in travel…The mass lantern release in Chiang Mai! It is an awe-inspiring sight to witness thousands of lanterns drift into the sky simultaneously and tickets are really hard to come by, but we have them! We’ll also be staying in some of the most amazing hotels you’ve ever seen. A tree house Swiss Family Robinson style bungalow and floating lake house hotel are experiences in themselves and another highlight of the trip. Thailand’s breathtaking landscape, mouth-watering food, relaxing massages and laid back vibe make it the perfect vacation spot. Did I mention that the massages are only $8 each?! Included : - 14 nights accommodation - 3 domestic flights - Ground transportation - Ferry/Speed boat transfers - Lantern Festival Ticket - Activities as indicated on itinerary - 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners Not included : - Optional activities - Some meals - Alcoholic beverages - Gratuities - International flight - Insurance For more information, please visit : http://globe-drifters.com/tour/thailand/ or email : [masked].

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