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Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands

10/11/2014 10:00 AM

Vietnam with a Side Trip to Bali

10/11/2014 1:00 PM

Patagonia: Chile & Argenitna

10/18/2014 10:00 AM

Adventures in the Andes and Amazon of Peru

10/25/2014 10:00 AM

Morocco: The Ecstasy of Faith

10/25/2014 1:00 PM

Italy Day: Northern and Central Italy

11/1/2014 10:00 AM

Italy Day: Southern Italy & Sicily

11/1/2014 11:30 AM

Italy Day: Practical Planning of a Trip to Italy

11/1/2014 1:00 PM

The Best of Eastern and Southern Africa

11/8/2014 10:00 AM

Eastern Turkey & Black Sea Region

11/8/2014 1:00 PM

Exploring Southern Africa

11/15/2014 10:00 AM

Tantalizing Thailand and Amazing Angkor

11/15/2014 1:00 PM

Central Asia-The Five Stan

11/22/2014 10:00 AM

The Caucasus

11/22/2014 1:00 PM

"How to Take Great Travel Photos"

1/10/2015 10:00 AM

French For Travelers

2/19/2015 - 3/19/2014 6:00 PM

Packing like a Savvy Traveler-Cruising to Casual

3/21/2015 10:00 AM


Wildland Adventures
October 11
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Ecuador and The Galapagos Islands
Imagine swimming with playful sea lions, stepping around comical blue-footed boobies, and photographing gigantic tortoises and prehistoric-looking marine iguanas. Nowhere else on Earth can you commune so closely with exotic and bizarre wildlife as in the Galapagos Islands. With an expert naturalist guide, venture among the cinder cones, lava flows, white and black sand beaches, rocky cliffs and dramatic shorelines of this showcase of evolution. Wildland Adventures' Galapagos travel specialist Sherry Howland will detail the myriad of travel styles available from voyages on small yachts and expedition ships to land-based adventures utilizing new eco-lodges and a luxury camp. Combine your Galapagos trip with an exploration of the native villages, rainforests and Inca ruins on the Ecuadorian mainland or visit the ancient citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru. Whether traveling as a couple, a family or a group of friends, Ecuador offers a plethora active adventures and cultural explorations from the Andes to the Amazon and the Galapagos Islands.
 
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10:00 Session

Wonderful World Journeys
October 11
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wonderful World Journeys
Vietnam with a Side Trip to Bali
One of the most beautiful countries in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is a land of contrast. While traveling through Vietnam, you will inevitably experience the chaotic hustle and bustle of Hanoi, the tranquility of Halong Bay, the history of Hue, the delicious food of Hoi An, and the modernity of Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam is a diverse and fascinating country with a unique history that is worthy of exploration. Made famous in the book "Eat, Pray, Love", Bali is one of the most unique places in the world. Against all odds, this small island has retained its unique cultural identity, which makes it truly a gem. Bali has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, but it also has incredible welcoming people, mountains to hike, villages to visit, spas to heal you, traditional dancers and musicians to entertain and amaze you, and monkeys that are waiting impatiently to steal your sunglasses. Bali is an incredible destination for those who enjoy combining cultural adventure with exotic beach vacations.
 
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1:00 Session

Crux Expeditions
October 18
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Patagonia: Chile & Argenitna
Evelyn Salinas, a native of Punta Arenas, Chile, has been leading adventure trips through Patagonia region for more than 6 years. After moving to Seattle, she Founded Crux Expeditions, which offers exploration and educational trips to Southern Chile and Argentina.
Specializing in the natural history of Patagonia, Evelyn will reveal Patagonia's beauty through stunning photographs of the region. During this presentation, you will discover Patagonia's biodiversity and adventure opportunities, including: backpacking, horseback riding, kayaking, glacier ice hikes, fjord navigations, photography clinics, and cultural immersion.
Come and enjoy this beautiful presentation of a truly magical place.
 
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10:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
October 25
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
Adventures in the Andes and Amazon of Peru
Discover the possibilities for exploration and personal discovery in the diverse lands of the Peruvian Andes and Amazon. We venture beyond well trodden routes to experience the simple rhythms of daily life, the mystical and sublime, traveling by a multitude of means that fit your style and budget. We'll explore the variety of options for visiting Machu Picchu whether by trekking the Inca Trail or riding the train. Then we'll travel by land over the Andes and by dugout canoe through the Amazon into Manu National Park, home of the most biologically diverse rain forests on earth. Wildland Adventures Peru specialists will share how we experience popular areas away from the hoards and discover more remote and pristine villages, natural areas and ancient sites of this culturally rich country.
 
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10:00 Session

Spirit Quest Tours
October 25
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Spirit Quest Tours
Morocco: The Ecstasy of Faith
We are all familiar with the well-known dervishes of Morocco, Egypt and Turkey, but what is a Sufi? What do they believe? Why do they not get dizzy and fall down? Veteran traveler and spiritual adventurer Greg Roach will dive deeply into the world of Sufism, exploring the mystical, transcendent aspect of Islam and sharing from his personal experiences in Egypt, Morocco and beyond. Greg is a popular speaker whose signature humor, presence, depth of understanding and amazing visuals will help you get your Sufi Rave on.
 
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1:00 Session

Italy 4 Real
November 1
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy 4 Real
Italy Day: Northern and Central Italy
Travel to Northern & Central Italy with Italy4Real and a fun, informative slide show lecture. We'll cover romantic Verona, the home of Romeo & Juliet, and elegant Lake Maggiore. You'll also hear about the scrumptious region of Piedmont, the now-famous Cinque Terre and not-to-be-missed Parma. Then we’ll move to two of the most breathtaking regions of Italy: Umbria and Tuscany. We'll journey to undiscovered Medieval Villages and see rare Renaissance art & architecture. Learn not only where to taste delicious wines in ancient Etruscan caves, but also how to tempt your taste buds with olive oil and genuine balsamic vinegar. Presented by professional guide, travel writer and photographer Rem Malloy President of Italy 4 real.com. There will be a Question and answer period between each session.
 
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10:00 Session

Italy 4 Real
November 1
11:30 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy 4 Real
Italy Day: Southern Italy & Sicily
Gorgeous Italian ruins, stunning Roman mosaics and Moorish Palaces are just a few of the things that await you in Southern Italy and Sicily. Add beautiful ocean views, tropical flowers and palms waving in the breeze and you have some idea of the beauty southern Italy has to offer. See the Bay of Naples, The Sorrentine Coastline and the towns of the Amalfi Coast then continue to Sicily and the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, wonder at powerful Mt. Etna and gaze over the Mediterranean from your center-stage seat at the Greek theater in Taormina. We will even touch on the Aeolian Islands! You'll see all this and more at our Sizzling Southern Italy & Sicily slideshow presented by professional guide, Italian foodie and CEO of Italy 4 Real, Deborah de Maio who is from this region of Italy.
 
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11:30 Session

November 1
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Italy Day: Practical Planning of a Trip to Italy
Tips and insights to planning the perfect trip to Italy! From choosing the best route and making most of your time to knowing how to pick fun, authentic and original accommodations in Italy to make your trip memorable. This seminar is will teach you the nuts and bolts of what is required for a smooth trip abroad. Money matters, types of accommodations, getting around and more! Rem is the co-owner of Italy4Real.com and has advised thousands of travelers on the best ways to explore Italy, take advantage of the best exchange rates, the most efficient routes and he will share all the facts with you in this informative seminar.
 
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1:00 Session

Wildland Adventures
November 8
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Wildland Adventures
The Best of Eastern and Southern Africa
Planning your African safari? Trying to decide which countries, destinations, parks and style of safari are right for you? Wildland Adventures Africa Directors will share experiences in amazing images and practical details on safari including Kenya and Tanzania's Mara-Serengeti ecosystem, gorilla tracking in Uganda and Rwanda, explorations deep into the Okavango Delta, South Luangwa and Kruger National Parks, and the Kalahari of Botswana, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa. Learn about the differences and major attractions that make each region special and the best ways to combine them including the range of accommodations that fit your travel style and budget from small mobile tent camps to intimate and luxurious safari ecolodges for individuals, small groups and families. Explore each region in detail -- where to go to maximize your chances of amazing wildlife opportunities and authentic cultural experiences but also how to pack, when to go and what to expect. We draw on extensive experience on the ground to help answer questions about how to create the best African safari of your dreams.
 
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10:00 Session

Treasures of Travel
November 8
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Eastern Turkey & Black Sea Region
Eastern Turkey and the Black Sea region- the part of the world with the footprints of millenniums-old civilizations offers unforgettable opportunity to experience the traces of the heritage and treasures left by them. Join Umit Dogan from Treasures of Travel to learn more about traveling through the land of legends such as Noah's Ark, Garden of Eden, Mt. Nemrut, the world's oldest temple of Gobekli Tepe, with splendid sceneries of ancient Mesopotamia and Fertile Crescent, dramatic views of the Black Sea coast, combined with charming village life, impressive fortresses and ancient monasteries, not to say anything about some mouth watering specialties
 
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1:00 Session

Imprint Tours
November 15
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Imprint Tours
Exploring Southern Africa
Africa is a destination that captures the imagination of travellers like no other. Once considered the "Dark Continent" it still remains mysterious and alluring in our travel imaginations. Southern Africa is the "new kid on the block" for African tourism - and it boasts an extremely broad range of activities, experiences, and destinations. South Africa is the economic engine of the region with a high standard of living and excellent infrastructure. Tourism is a mere two decades old since the fall of Apartheid and they have taken to it like ducks to water. Capetown is the jewel in the crown, having been named the number one travel destination for 2014 by the New York Times travel magazine. The city center boasts museums and galleries, a vibrant waterfront district, great nightlife, and an eclectic culture. The city is also a hub for day-trips to Cape Point, South Africa's premier wine region, Robben Island Prison Memorial, and even game viewing parks and whale watching. Neighboring Botswana was never colonialized so its citizens are a carefree, welcoming, and happy lot. The government has taken a pro-conservation approach to its game parks and Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta are two diverse and superlative game viewing venues. Namibia to the northwest is an incredible, undiscovered gem. A desert state, she offers travellers the largest sand dunes in the world, the second largest canyon, and a stunning coastline in contrast to the classic safari experiences of its neighbors. And finally, mighty Victoria Falls, "The Smoke that Thunders" caps a visit to this amazing region. One of the seven natural wonders of the world, this incredible sight is a bucket list item for any serious traveller. Join Reid Coen of Imprint Tours on a visual tour of this fascinating corner of Africa.
 
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10:00 Session

Imprint Tours
November 15
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Imprint Tours
Tantalizing Thailand and Amazing Angkor
Thailand has long been one of the foremost jewels of Southeast Asian travel. Blessed with a dizzying array of natural wonders, a welcoming society, a splendid cultural heritage, and a well established tourism infrastructure, Thailand makes for a perfect first foray into Asian travel. Furthermore, Thailand is a great bargain for American travelers, making this exotic destination increasingly attractive. Join Reid Coen of Imprint Tours on a visual journey that takes in the best of Thailand's sights plus a bonus of neighboring Angkor Wat in Cambodia. Our virtual tour will include the Buddhist temples and imperial wonders of Bangkok, the northern city of Chiang Mai, the spectacular natural wonders of the Andaman coast, and the World Heritage sites of Ayuthaya, Sukhothai, and Angkor Wat. Come learn the ins and outs of travel in this gateway to Southeast Asia.
 
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1:00 Session

Treasures of Travel
November 22
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Treasures of Travel
Central Asia-The Five Stan
For over two millennia, Central Asia has formed a bridge between Europe and Asia, mingling people and trade goods along the thoroughfare that came to be known as the Silk Road. Join Umit Dogan from Treasures of Travel to experience truly captivating Central Asia's history combined with stunning scenery, the heartwarming generous instinctive hospitality of the people; haunting feeling of local atmosphere of the ancient trading posts and the evidence of nomadic empires. Discover the inheritance of colorful art and crafts, fabled cities, traditions, cuisine and many more things beyond that which this part of the world got thanks to being one of the major parts on the legendary trade route.
 
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10:00 Session

Treasures of Travel
November 22
1:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Treasures of Travel
The Caucasus
The Caucasus - one of the most linguistically and culturally diverse regions on the earth has always attracted the attention of the outside world thanks to its convenient geographical location, natural beauty and hospitality. The nation states comprising the Caucasus are the post- Soviet countries Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, whose eventful history, old art and crafts, and cultural traditions go back millenniums and lay undiscovered by the rest of the world. Join Umit and Lela Dogan from Treasures of Travel to experience the opportunity to observe their emergence first-hand, enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery, unforgettable monasteries, and the joyful people known for their heartwarming hospitality, distinctive cuisine, wine and cognac, who love to dance and sing, and stand out for their cultural and historical inheritance. The combination of these three countries offers unforgettable, interesting cross-cultural travel experience as you discover their ethnic, linguistic and religious histories and differences.
 
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1:00 Session

January 10
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
"How to Take Great Travel Photos"
Jim Nilsen and Magrit Baurecht Nilsen of Photography Travel Tours will present a talk and slideshow on some of the photographic highlights of Tuscany, Venice, Cinque Terre, the Dolomites, Provence, Croatia, and Slovenia. Join them for this informative talk and learn some tips from the pros on how to create stunning photographs. Jim and Magrit will also share some of their favorite small towns and villages, where to stay and eat, and the best time of the year to visit them.

Jim Nilsen of Edmonds, WA., has been a full-time professional travel and fine-art photographer for over 20 years. Jim exhibits and sells his images locally and nationally and has won numerous awards for his compelling photographs. Magrit Baurecht Nilsen is a graphic designer and gifted photographer with a trained eye for detail and design. Her design firm, "Core Creative Team," is located in downtown Edmonds.
 
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10:00 Session

February 19
6:00 PM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
French For Travelers
French for Travelers Description coming soon
 
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6:00 Session

March 21
10:00 AM
 
112 5th Ave. S.
Edmonds, WA 98020
1-877-225-1994
 
Packing like a Savvy Traveler-Cruising to Casual
All the Packing tips you need to make your travels easier and less stressful!

Petra Rousu and Alexandra Rousu have visited more than 60 countries combined and will share their experience in packing light and still have everything you need in a carry-on size. They will go over how to select the best luggage for your trip, how to build a travel wardrobe that gets you from touring during the day to a formal dinner in the evening, explain the latest security and health tips, and how to do it all in style and comfort. All in all you'll walk away with many practical tips for packing and less wrinkles! $5.00 fee
 
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10:00 Session

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