What we're about

•Are you a female that loves purpose-driven travel? Do you love international adventures created by women for women!?

We are Purposeful Nomad and we're about connecting compassionate, adventurous women with incredible communities and experiences around the world. We've dedicated our lives to developing genuine global relationships, discovering off-the-beaten-path destinations and finding ways to have meaningful exchanges with the communities we visit. We're crafting deeper, safer, more ethically responsible travel for women.

Through Meet-Up we are committed to bring together and foster a community of women here in the greater Portland area. Here, you will find events that

• connect with local conscious businesses

• engage in fun hands-on activities

• promote active and adventurous excursions

• organize fun & free opportunities just to socialize

• partner with individuals and organizations invested in the local community

Connect further at http://www.purposefulnomad.com (http://www.purposefulnomad.com/)

***Disclaimer: PLEASE READ. Your RSVP on Meetup to any of these international trips or paid events does not solidify your spot on the trip. You MUST follow the instructions and register through our website. Meetup is only a platform where we list our trips. We don't manage any registrations or payments through Meetup nor is the attendance an accurate group count as most of these spots are sold directly through ouR business.****

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This is a 14 day journey through the gorgeous landscape of central Georgia. Often overlooked, Georgia has come a long way from its colorful past. The intersection between Europe and Asia, it’s famous for its diverse architecture, amazing cuisine and ancient traditions of wine making. Georgia offers stunning landscapes from the Caucasus Mountains to the black sand beaches of the Black Sea. Truly an emerging hidden gem in Europe. The trip starts and ends in the capital city of Tbilisi. We will wind our way through the central valleys and mountains visiting wineries, hiking the valleys, seeing the historical sites and tasting the incredible food along the way. Our expert local guides will give us a true window into Georgia’s history and culture. TRIP HIGHLIGHTS: 1. Tour many of the countries wineries 2. Zen out in Georgias famous thermal spas 3. Learn about Georgian cuisine in a hands on cooking class 4. Explore mountains, valleys, waterfalls and canyons DATE: September[masked] PRICE: $3375 per person ***MUST REGISTER AND PAY TO SOLIDIFY YOUR SPOT*** INCLUDED: Lodging, private transportation and driver, local guides, most meals where indicated, all excursions listed, entrance fees to parks, community activities cooking class. NOT INCLUDED: International airfare, drinks other than water, guide and driver tips. Click here for full details, itinerary and BOOK THIS TRIP: https://www.purposefulnomad.com/georgia-2021

Renew & Connect Retreat in the Dominican Republic

7 DAY NOURISHING RETREAT AND COMMUNITY EXCHANGE IN CABARETE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. This all women's retreat provides an opportunity to cultivate self-care and compassion. This trip is slow in pace giving time to absorb the ocean surroundings and recharge but also leaves room for adventure and community involvement. Wash away daily stress, ground yourself in the now, open your heart to new friends and have fun. This often visited but rarely explored island is full of vibrant communities, delicious eats, gorgeous beaches and dense jungles. Paddle board through hidden mangroves, zen out with sunrise yoga and meditation overlooking the ocean and eat healthy and nutritious food prepared by your private chef. We partner with the Mariposa Foundation, helping empower female youth. We visit and engage with the participants' communities learning about life on the island for women. We also visit an organic farm where we meet local workers, taste exotic fruits and learn about permaculture practices. If you seek a retreat that allows time for yourself but also connects to life in the Dominican Republic, this trip is for you! It is for all ages and skill levels. PRICING: $2450 based on double occupancy ($200 single supplement) Price includes: Personal yoga teacher and yoga classes. Private chef, private transportation and driver. Lodging, three nutritious meals a day (except lunches on day 1, 5 and 6). Special last dinner celebration, private salsa instructor, paddle boarding, farm tour & lunch Price excludes Round trip airfare, airport transfer to and from hotel, travel insurance, alcohol, tips, and additional activities listed for Day 6. ***MUST REGISTER AND PAY TO SOLIDIFY YOUR SPOT*** Click here for full itinerary and to BOOK YOUR SPOT! https://www.purposefulnomad.com/dominican-republic-2021

Guatemala: The Women of Weaving Trip


Textiles are intrinsically woven into the fabric of Guatemala. This journey through the central regions delves into the cultural and historical significance of textiles in Guatemala. From the lush valleys to the foreboding volcanoes, we not only visit different communities but will immerse ourselves in the extraordinary landscape of this country. Most importantly this itinerary highlights the women that make these incredible textiles. We discover the movement initiated and started by Mayan women to protect and preserve the rich tradition of weaving and learn about the importance of textiles in relation to Mayan culture and history. We will see the various styles and patterns from different communities and witness the painstaking labor it takes to make one piece. There is also opportunity to participate in a hands-on workshop where you will use the loom with instruction from an expert Mayan weaver and learn about the natural dyeing process. Trip Highlights: 1. Participate in a hands-on workshop where you will use the loom with instruction from an expert Mayan weaver 2. Witness and partake in the unbelievable Dia de los Muertos Giant Kite Festival 3. Hear the different stories of Mayan weavers and learn about their daily lives. ***MUST REGISTER AND PAY TO SOLIDIFY YOUR SPOT*** PRICE: $2655 per person Includes: all accommodations, meals, bi-lingual guides, private van and transportation, airport transfers, cooking class, all community activities, entrance fees, dyeing workshop, excursions, boat ride. For full details and TO BOOK YOUR SPOT go here: https://www.purposefulnomad.com/guatemala-2021

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