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!

Locations

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!