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 Boston 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.****

Upcoming events (4+)

OAXACA: Sacred Traditions

Oaxaca

Tucked away in the mountains of southwestern Mexico, Oaxaca is a magical city loaded with colorful markets, rich historical sites and vibrant culture. It’s no wander that Oaxaca was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1987.

We’ll begin and end our journey surrounded by the elegance of Oaxaca City. From there we will spend a few days in the mountain forest just outside of Oaxaca. This itinerary is packed with experiences that support local communities, highlight traditional customs, connect with women leaders and fill your soul with the spiritual energy that embodies Oaxaca.

Our local guide is one of the founders of ONCE- a local tour operator that specializes in community-based tourism. This trip is for any woman who is looking to uncover the history and long-standing traditions of this very mystic place.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Wander through the charming streets of Oaxaca city
2. Explore the Valley of Tlacolula, a place that has been inhabited by humans for 10,000 years..
3. Make chocolate, learn about natural dyes and learn about traditional candle making.
4. Visit a mezcal distillery

DATE: January 15-23rd, 2022
PRICE: $1995 per person

***MUST REGISTER VIA THE WEBSITE TO SOLIDIFY YOUR SPOT***

INCLUDED: Lodging, private transportation and driver, bi-lingial local guides, most meals where indicated, all excursions listed, community activities.

NOT INCLUDED: International airfare, drinks other than water, guide and driver tips, a few meals

Click here for full details, itinerary and BOOK THIS TRIP: https://www.purposefulnomad.com/oaxaca-main

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Renew & Connect Retreat

Cabarete

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-main

GEORGIA: Undiscovered Majesty

Tbilisi

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 female-owned 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: May 21-June 3rd, 2022
PRICE: $3475 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-main

Experiencing true ECUADOR & the GALAPAGOS

Quito

This trip explores the gorgeous central regions of Ecuador. From rich cultural traditions and natural beauty to colorful architecture and incredible cuisine. Relax in the dense canopy jungles of the cloud forest and absorb the stillness of the highland plains. This South American country truly has it all. Boasting almost every type of ecosystem; you can be in the mountains and then the beach in just one day. Ecuador is rich in biodiversity, agriculture, cuisine and landscape. The communities and cultures here are just as varied.

We partner with ethical organizations that are off the beaten path providing the opportunity for meaningful exchange with local communities and farms. Through this epic journey you will experience everything Ecuador has to offer from the different landscapes, the rural communities, the amazing food and all the adventure in between.

There is also an additional Galapagos Island extension available for a weeks after the trip.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:
1. Hike the Crater of Lake Cuicocha, horseback ride through the highlands or tube down a river in the Cloud Forest.
2. Visit and support local markets
3. Soak in a luxurious spa above the clouds in the glorious town of Baños.
4. Learn the bean-to-bar process of chocolate farming in the jungles of Mindo.
5. Experience a land-based tour of the Galapagos

DATE: June 17th-28th, 2022
PRICE: $3765 per person

***MUST REGISTER VIA THE WEBSITE TO SOLIDIFY YOUR SPOT***

INCLUDED: Lodging, private transportation and driver, bi-lingial local guides, most meals where indicated, all excursions listed, community activities.

NOT INCLUDED: International airfare, drinks other than water, guide and driver tips, a few meals

Click here for full details, itinerary and BOOK THIS TRIP: https://www.purposefulnomad.com/ecuador-main

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GREECE: Photographic Odyssey

Athens

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