Taste of Travel Events

Come to hear travel tips, check out tour destinations, and celebrate the joy of travel. 

We offer travelers a chance to experience the culture and countryside of the regions of the world on foot!

Picture yourself...
  • Roaming through the narrow, winding canyons and among the magnificent façades of Petra
  • Taking in spectacular vistas of the Alps from Kleine Matterhorn, the highest gondola station in Europe!
  • Getting up close and personal with young elephants at the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Attempting to spot the elusive leopard at Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park, also home to elephants, crocodiles, spotted deer, a host of colorful birdlife
  • Hiking the blue ice ridges, deep crevasses and intricately formed ice sculptures of Iceland’s otherwordly Svínafellsjökull outlet glacier
  • Strolling through the grand limestone formations and across the epic landscapes of New Zealand’s Kura Tawhiti
  • Cruising into the heart of the over 275 separate cataracts that create Brazil’s magnificent Iguaçu Falls
  • Venturing into magnificent Jotunheimen National Park, dubbed Norway’s Home of the Giants
  • Experiencing the charm of small fishing villages and seafaring culture of Wales & Cornwall
  • And more!

Stay for sneak peaks of our 2020 destinations, including Morocco, Antarctica, and the Oberammergau Passion Play experience!

Attendance is Free

Topics & Highlights include:
  • Topic: Travel through Europe on your own!
    Trains & Transportation options for the independent traveler
  • Travel Giveaways and Prizes
    Hand-picked gear and recommendations from our guides
  • Topic: Tips on Travel!
    Subject to be announced
  • A delicious selection of finger foods!
    You won’t leave hungry!
  • Topic: Highlights of our 2019 & 2020 Tours
    Featuring upcoming destinations
  • Show Special – 50% off any Early Bird reservations for upcoming tours!
    Reserve your spot on one of our upcoming trips with a $25 Early Bird deposit (normally $50)! **

**Note: Travelers can put down an Early Bird deposit to reserve space on a tour that is still in the planning stages. Once a tour has been finalized, space can be reserved with a Registration deposit. 

Check back for more details on our Taste of Travel Event schedule!


Mercer Island Community Center
8236 SE 24th St
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Saturday, August 4, 2018
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Marshall Community Center
1009 E McLoughlin Blvd
Vancouver, WA 98663

Thursday, August 9, 2018
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

West Linn Adult Community Center
1180 Rosemont Rd
West Linn, OR 97068

Saturday, August 11, 2018
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Feel free to drop in at any time and stay for as little or as long as you like!