Last updated on April 7th, 2022
Solo travelers, let’s connect in person at a local meetup
by Carolyn Ray, Editor-in-Chief, JourneyWoman
As travel restrictions start to ease, women from around the world have been writing to me suggesting local meetups. We’ll be kicking things off in Toronto, Ontario with an outdoor walk in High Park on April 9, with other cities to follow including Edmonton, Dana Point (California), San Miguel de Allende and more to come. These events are hosted by local JourneyWomen who are ready to welcome you into our community with open arms. If you join, please wear something with a touch of red so we can spot you from a distance!
This is the first step of what I hope will be many opportunities for us to meet and share tips, advice, travel books, safety information and help each other travel safely and well. Over time, I anticipate regular meetings among women or in-person book club discussions. We respectfully ask that everyone joining be fully vaccinated – after all, we’re still in a pandemic – and many of us are caring for vulnerable people. Masks are optional depending on your comfort level. You do you!
If you would like to host a meetup please contact me at email@example.com.
To sign up for a meetup and get more details, join the JourneyWoman Meetup group using the red button below.
Date: Saturday, April 9, 2022
Time: 11:00 am EDT
Location: Sunnyside Park (near the Lakeshore)
Hosts: Carolyn, Sue and Amina
Date: Sunday, April 10, 2022
Time: 11:00 am EDT
Location: High Park Entrance at Bloor Street West (front gates)
Time: 11:00 am MDT
Location: Second Cup Cafe, Edmonton, Alberta
Host: Marion (our Facebook Group Moderator)
Time: 12:30 pm CDT
Location: Bacco (an outdoor restaurant in Centro)
Time: 11:00 am PCT
Location: Pines Park, California
Hosts: Marillee from our Women’s Advisory Council
Date: End of April (date TBD)
Location: Stanley Park
Host: Joy and Nora from our Women’s Advisory Council
Second session being organized for Vancouver Island – stay tuned!
Date: Sunday, May 1
Time: 3- 5 pm
Location: Maria’s house (limited to 5 people)
Host: Maria (Details will be provided to those who register by Maria)
Other meetups are being planned now!
Want to host a Meetup? Contact Carolyn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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