September 5th is the launch of our book with National Geographic, Ultimate Journeys for Two, and we’re touring the country to share the love of travel! We truly hope you can join us at any of the following events. Let us know which travel talks, book signings, and parties you can make in the comments below. If you can’t make any of these, leave a comment with your city and we’ll try to add your stop on our cross-continent road trip!
11/22 Travel Talk & Book Signing, Memphis
Memphis’ hot new art and community space Crosstown Concourse, has invited us to give a travel talk! We’ll be in the 430 Crosstown Arts and have the space rented all afternoon, so come chat travel and stay for refreshments. Bonus: Anne’s entire family will be in town for this event so you’ll get to meet the Collins crew!
When: Wednesday, November 22nd at 12pm.
Where: Crosstown Arts, 430 N. Cleveland, Memphis TN.
Event Details: here
1/9 “Must-See Destinations for 2018,” Smithsonian, Washington DC
We’re excited to get you started on your latest adventure, whether that involves catching the northern lights (without freezing) in Scandinavia, watching baby sea turtles take their first steps in Central America, hiking the Himalayas ablaze in pink rhododendron, and other unforgettable experiences. Using the calendar to help you plan effectively, they pinpoint the ideal times to go to each place for the best weather, cultural offerings, lowest prices, and fewest tourists. Get your passports ready and find your next destination.
When: Tuesday, January 9th at 6:45pm
Where: S. Dillon Ripley Center, 1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC
9/6 Book Launch Party, Jersey City
Come celebrate with Mike & Anne as they toast the launch of their National Geographic book. Chat with the authors, enjoy the photography show, and get a signed copy of the book. As former New Jersey residents, Mike & Anne’s hometown realty company, PRIME REG, is kindly hosting the event in their cool new gallery space.
When: Wednesday, September 6th at 6:30pm
Where: PRIME Gallery. 351 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07030
9/9 Book Soup, Los Angeles
Born and raised in LA, Anne could not be more excited to give a talk in her city’s premier independent book store. Join both Anne & Mike as they share their favorite destinations and best travel tips from Ultimate Journeys for Two.
When: Saturday, September 9th at 3:00pm
Where: Book Soup. 8818 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069
9/17 The Bindery, San Francisco
One of San Francisco’s most beloved bookstore, The Booksmith, is hosting this travel talk in their hip new event space, The Bindery! Kick back on the couches, talk travel, and stay for the book signing.
When: Sunday, September 17th at 4:00pm
Where: The Bindery. 1727 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Event Details: Here.
9/21 Third Place Books, Seattle
Join us for an evening of travel inspiration, tips, and tricks as we chat about our new Nat Geo book, Ultimate Journeys for Two. The event will begin at Ravenna’s beloved indie bookstore then head down to the Pub at Third Place with the jetsetters from Travel Massive Seattle. We’re honored this chapter of the world’s largest network of travel industry changemakers has made our talk their September event!
9/26 REI SoHo, New York City
When we started packing for our trip around the world, we went to REI SoHo to gear up. Six years later, we are honored to return to the flagship store to give the travel talk, “New Yorkers to Nomads.” In this inspirational and practical lecture, we’ll share how we made the bold move out of NYC, what keeps us on the road, how we can afford a 2,000 day-long honeymoon, and how you can get out there on your own journey (be 2 weeks or 2 years).
When: September 26th. Time TBD
Where: REI SoHo, 303 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10012
Event Details:. Note RSVP required for this free event.
We will be updating this page throughout the next year, so check back for a travel talk and book signing near you!