What we're about

Want to meet other world travelers? Looking for travel advice? Looking for a travel partner? Looking to share your travel stories? If you're not a traveler, do you want to learn about others adventures? This meetup will have many socials events too.

Want to meet singles who like to travel as much as you do?

This group is geared for people in their 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.

Non singles are welcomed too.

We'll also go to adventure club meetings to listen to their fascinating stories about traveling.

Upcoming events (5)

The Great Southwest Caravan Road Trip. It's a Meetup . . . On The Road

Los Angeles Union Station

This will be a road trip. This event is in the bottom (or top) of winter. ALL these places will be STUNNING with a dusting of snow!!!! This is intended to be a domestic vacation trip for the time between Christmas to New Years Eve. The general thumbnail is leave the day after Christmas, and return back to LA or San Fran on Jan 1 DAY ONE SF area or LA area to Camp Verde via the 10. This is 8 hrs hard driving. This will be the longest day with lots of nothing. Why stop at Camp Verde? It's a Wine Region. So we can hit wineries if we get in early enough. We can spend the night at the Krazy K RV Park (or any other place with a very kitsch sounding name). Then . . .the next morning NOW the trip really begins. DAY TWO https://tr.im/CliffDwellings https://tr.im/SedonaPix https://tr.im/MeteorCrater https://tr.im/Winslow https://tr.im/SouthRimInWinter DAY THREE Drive along the South Rim to Vermilion, Horseshoe and Antelope https://tr.im/VermilionCliffs https://tr.im/HorseshoeBend https://tr.im/AntelopeCanyon DAY FOUR https://tr.im/BuckskinGulch https://tr.im/MonumentValley DAY FIVE https://tr.im/Arches https://tr.im/ZebraSlot DAY SIX https://tr.im/Bryce https://tr.im/zion DAY SEVEN Zion to Vegas for NYE Rough (very rough picture of where sleeping/night stops) Dec 25 LA to Camp Verde Dec 26 South Rim GC Dec 27 Page Dec 28 Arches Dec 29 Zebra Dec 30 Zion Dec 31 Vegas for NYE Jan 1 . . . back to LA DETAILED DAILY ROUTE (subject to changes) https://tr.im/DayOneLAtoVerde https://tr.im/DayTwoVerdeToGCVillage https://tr.im/DayThree (actually stay the night in knab or paige) https://tr.im/PagetoArches https://tr.im/ArchesToZebra https://tr.im/ZebraToZion Zion to Vegas Vegas to Home Some issues that working on: *The dates are not fully refined yet, and there are errors on dates and other things. *Canyonlands is missing between Arches and Zebra Slot. *Buckskin Gulch may have to be dropped or scaled back as it is three different sections. *Post notes in the comments to ID other issues as well as even places missed. This will be a true Road Trip. You are responsible for your own transport and lodging and food. As well as park entries. (notes on that below) Bookings: . . . For instance Antelope and Zebra will need a reservation. Our First Night stop will be reserved. However we may make it farther. In which case we stay in Sedona itself. Our second night will need to be reserved as GC does fill up. Third night onward will depend on too many factors. TRANSPORT: You can come solo (in your car). You can come in your car and take passengers and share costs. You can come as a passenger and offer to split gas among passengers. You can rent a van and then share the rental cost. You can Rent an RV and then share the cost. You can do a lot. Let's do it together. LODGING: If you do any option that involves a car you will need to get lodging each night. We are traveling in middle of winter (LOT OF VACANCIES) and stay in Hotel/Motel/No-Tell Motel. OR you can stay at kabins at KOA Kampgrounds. OR you can rent an RV and sleep in that and stay cheap at RV or KOA places (this is what Anna and I plan to do) FOOD If car you will have a cooler for road food and you will be buying meals as you go. IF RV . . . Food cost lower and shop at grocery stores. The Math: If car . . . the gas is cheaper and you have to pay more for lodging and food. If RV you have RV rental cost and pay more for that. Lower food and lodging cost. No living out of suitcases. But you do have higher gas cost. What now? ALSO go and RVSP on the Main Host https://www.meetup.com/MoreToExplore/events/272078051/ Fill out this form https://tr.im/CaravanForm (the shortie link) or https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScwa0MZdHaRuaachtpYpK6IavhW5EdRNj0DHK5P8YcqIievtA/viewform?usp=pp_url&entry.1612641918=Dec+26+++++++Great+Southwest+Caravan (the longer link) Questions? MESSAGE ME DIRECT https://secure.meetup.com/messages/?new_convo=true&member_id=273063881 See you on the road!!!

Plandemic 1 & 2 Video Series & Online Discussion (Covid-19)

This is an online only event. Do you have doubts about the official version on Covid-1984? Do you want to know the truth about Covid-19? We will watch Plandemic 1 & 2 videos and then discuss it online here. 1. Plandemic 1 Video link here with Dr. Mikovitz who worked with Dr. Fautci: https://www.bitchute.com/video/sHrpUplJPTUE/ 2. Plandemic 2 Video: Indoctrination video. (This just came out): https://www.bitchute.com/video/4u7rt61YeGox/ After watching the videos, what do you think? Are we being told the truth or being lied too about Covid-19? Please respond on the Discussion Board below. You DONT have to wait until date of event above. You can post now! No Zoom for this, unless someone volunteers to do this. This discussion is only for those who have seen both videos above.

Everest Base Camp!!!! Nepal Trip!!! OMG your bucket list fulfilled!

Los Angeles International Airport

This is definitely a bucket list type adventure. It is also tempered with safety and do-ability. This event embodies adventure and the romance of traveling to far off places. First of all, . . . this is NOT going up to the top of Everest (29,000). This is going to Everest Base Camp (17,600) also called EBC. Our starting elevation will be in Lukla at 9,400'. With all that said . . . this is VERY doable at any age. You do not need to be a marathon runner. The truth is if you can manage walking 3-6 hours a day, up and down a hill, while carrying a light pack, you will be OK! Professional guides and Porters to carry your gear are included. All that is left for you to carry is your water, snacks and camera. But I don't have the needed gear?! Our trip includes providing you with a North Face sleeping bag and parka, rated to -4F. As well as walking poles. So you don't have to buy them or pack in your suitcase. Does this include food? Yes. This includes meals. What is lodging like? Are we sleeping in tents? No. We are sleeping in a series of "Tea Houses" along the route. You will have bed in a shared room with roommate (from the group). Sorry, a solo room will not be available on this trip. We will pair up everybody. What if I get sick or hurt. By the way . . . how dangerous is this? This is NOT the summiting Everest with people dying from bad choices. We will be walking on an established, well used trail the entire time, and NOT on snow or ice. Stats from past years show that 30,000 people a year do the EBC trek. With all that said, . . . Our trip INCLUDES emergency insurance. For instance: this will cover a helicopter if needed. Plain and simple, safety is our primary goal. We will have an experienced guide and porters, and Anna and I will be along the entire way too. OK. How much does this cost? INCLUDING AIR departing from LA the TOTAL cost is: 18 days for ONLY $3,480 (this includes air!) If you want a breakdown to try and find a better flight, OR if you wish to use miles, OR if you wish to upgrade your flight, OR you are not flying out of LA Everest Base Camp Trip $2,290 (15 Day, land only) The (group) air portion $1,190 (departure LA) Non-Refundable Deposit of $250 to hold your place by Jan 15th. Balance due by Feb 18th There is not enough room on meetup to post the full detailed day to day itinerary. More is available upon request If you have any questions call 8I8 52I 48I9, or RSVP, or PM or post a comment. Apr 18th Depart 6:30PM Apr 19th Flight time across time zones Apr 20th Arrival in Kathmandu 10:30 AM(4,377') Night at hotel Apr 21st Scenic flight to Lukla (9,383')(45 minutes) and trek to Phakding (8700/4-5 hrs/5mi Apr 22nd Trek to Namche Bazar (11,286'/5-6 hrs/6.2mi) Apr 23rd Acclimatization day. Day Hike to Syanboche (12,575') Apr 24th Trek to Tengboche (12,664'/5-6 hrs/6.2mi) Apr 25th Trek to Dingboche (14,469'/5-6 hrs/5mi) Apr 26th Acclimatization day. Day Hike to Nagarjun Hills (16,676'/2 hrs) Apr 27th Trek to Lobuche (16,207'/ 5-6 hrs trekking/4.4mi) Apr 28th Lobuche to Gorakshep (16,942')- Everest Base Camp (17,600') (Everest summit is 29,029') and trek back to Gorakshep (7-8 hrs/9.3mi) Apr 29th Gorakshep to Kalapathar (18,514') and trek to Pheriche (14,340'/ 6-7 hrs/9.3mi) Apr 30th Trek back to Namche Bazar (11,286'/5-6 hrs/9.3mi) May 1st Trek to Lukla (9,383'/6-7 hrs trek/5.6mi) May 2nd Scenic Flight back to Kathmandu (45 minutes flight). Last minute shopping May 3rd Contingency Day May 4th Drive to Kathmandu airport (20-30 minutes’ drive) and fly back to the home. May 5 Arrive LAX Apprx 5PM This is the adventure of a lifetime. It is done in a safe manner and includes lots with no surprises. For a compete list of what is included, and what is not included AND/OR for a Detailed Daily Itinerary and detailed packing list: RSVP, PM or post in the comments. Note correct end date May 5th not May 1st. Meetup limits event posts 14 days max https://tr.im/MoreToExplore https://tr.im/BaseCampEverest

GREECE I ISLAND HOPPING VACATION - postponed to 2021

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11 days, 10 nights - $3,350 1-night Athens; 3-nights Crete; 3-nights Mykonos; 3-nights Santorini Includes air from LAX (excluding departure tax - see below); double occupancy hotel, domestic air, ferry, Acropolis tour and daily breakfast This is a repeat of our last Greece trip which is a land-based island hopping trip with flights and a ferry between the islands. We'll land in Athens on a Thursday morning and we'll tour the famous Acropolis and home of the Parthanon. The rest of the day will be at your leisure and with our hotel just minutes from the famous Platka you will enjoy strolling, shopping and eating. On Friday morning we’ll fly over to the island of Crete. Crete is the birthplace of the first European civilization, the Minoan, which flourished between 3000 BC and 1200 BC. We will organize optional tours to some of the key places including Knossos. We will be staying in Chania (see arrow on map) which is in and of itself a work of art and known as the Veniceof Crete. Much of the old town district of Chania was developed around its harbor, which was built by the Venetians during the 14th century. Its lighthouse still proudly overlooks the Mediterranean. After our 3-nights on Crete we'll be ready for the next stop - Mykonos for the next 3 nights. We will be flying over via Athens. This island is not only picturesque with it’s white buildings and blue trim, the narrow meandering streets with cutes hops and restaurants and famous windmills, it’s also THE place for nightlife with many Europeans who come here. We’ll have an optional tour set up that will take us on a 45 minute boat ride to the island of Delos, which is an entire city of ruins h no current inhabitants. You don't have to plan too much on this island as the old town is just a short walk from our hotel and makes for a nice, relaxing way to spend some time strolling and taking photos. Our hotel is beautiful with amazing views of the sea. Once again, early sign ups will be rewarded with the better view rooms. After our 3-nights on Mykonos it will be time for our last and most anticipated stop, the island of Santorini. We'll be taking a ferry which is smooth and only about a 2-hour trip. There is not a more magical island in the world You will absolutely fall in love with it. We will have optional tours set up including an all day tour by bus and then boat visiting the caldera via a nice wooden boat and even swimming to a natural hot springs! We depart Santorini on Sunday morning back to Athens and fly back that same day. It's great air wth Delta. This is the ideal introduction to the jewels of the Aegean. Cost: Just $3,350 with air from LAX (deduct $800 with your own air). SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: (your own room): $850 This is a terrific group savings for this trip and you will love our hotels. INCLUDES: Round trip international air from LAX (other gateways are always an option but may cost slightly more) 10-nights accommodations (double occ.) All ground transportation Air from Athens to Crete Air from Crete to Mykonos Ferry from Mykonos to Santorini Air from Santorini to Athens Tour in Athens Daily Breakfast DOES NOT INCLUDE: Departure taxes or any fuel surcharge (running $465 at the time of this posting but subject to change) Optional tours We have group air from LAX. For a better description of this trip and to sign up please go to the official website for this trip at: http://www.singlesinparadise.com/greece_2020_singles_vacations_trips_travel.htm THIS TRIP IS ORGANIZED BY ED REDER FROM SINGLES IN PARADISE GO TO http://www.singlesinparadise.com for more on our company Call[masked] to speak with someone about this trip

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