Scandinavia is comprised of Norway, Denmark and Sweden. Although each country is wonderfully unique, there is a flow of natural beauty, modern art, and friendly locals. On a trip here you can see fjords, mermaids, museums, castles, and so much more. Scandinavia has a reputation of being expensive to travel in. However, our main speakers tonight, Brianna and Aaron, will share beautiful photos as they explain how they traveled around Norway on a budget.
This is a free event, however, we ask those attending to donate $3 - $5 to cover meetup costs and to buy the speakers a drink. We have reserved a private room at McMenamins on Broadway. Please order all food/drink from our server as we have minimums to meet for the room. Parking is limited on Broadway, so give yourself time to find a spot, or better yet take public transport.
There is limited seating in the room, so ONLY RSVP IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND. It is important that we have an accurate headcount. If your plans change after signing up - go to Meetup.com and switch your RSVP. Talk Travels are often super popular and get wait-lists. So no showing is tough on other travelers, the speakers, and the venue. Please be considerate and honor your RSVP.
Aaron and Brianna Shade are preparing to embark on a year-long journey around the world. They plan to prove that this big world is smaller than you think! You can follow their trip at Big Tiny World Travel (https://bigtinyworld.com). There you can also read blogs about the international adventures they have already taken - including traveling around Norway. Plus, you can check out Brianna's travel photos at LotsaSmiles Photography (https://lotsasmilesphoto.com/.)
Shyla and Dan Bare started this meetup group to hang-out with other travelers and to share the travel tips they learned while doing a seven-year trip around the world. They are also co-founders of Wild Spirit Travel (www.WildSpiritTravel.com) and have co-authored the best selling travel tips book on Amazon called the Before You Go Abroad Handbook (https://www.amazon.com/Before-You-Abroad-Handbook-International/dp/1537322346).
5:30 - Restaurant opens to our group
5:45 - 6:30 - General socializing with travelers (order food/drink)
6:30 - Group Announcements
6:40 - 7:30 - Presentation on Norway, Denmark, & Sweden
7:30 - Wrap up
7:40 - 8:00 Continue chatting with travelers, our speaker, and settle your bill
8:00 - Head for home dreaming of traveling in Scandinavia
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