Upcoming Events


Monday, April 13 – Europe by Rail – What’s New in 2015!

Explore Europe by Train! Learn what’s new for 2015, and let Susan Hickman, Distant Lands’ own travel agent and rail specialist, show you the ins and outs of riding the rails in Europe. We’ll cover planning your itinerary; choosing between individual tickets and rail passes; and how to use Europe’s comfortable and efficient trains, from purchasing a ticket and boarding your train to exiting at your destination!


Monday, March 30 — “Antarctica: The White Continent”

Antarctica – “Its vastness is both humbling and uplifting. Its silence both daunting and among the greatest gifts this noisy world can give you. It is like nothing and nowhere else. It must be seen to be believed”.

Join returning presenter, dentist, and traveler, Carl Werts as he share’s his recent expedition aboard the National Geographic Explorer on a journey to the Antarctic Peninsula.

His photography and narrative will carry you to this most remote region of our planet and inspire you to add Antarctica to the top of your “bucket list”.


Thursday, April 23 — “Wide-Open World”

Have you ever wanted to travel around the world but thought you couldn’t afford it? Come share an evening with John Marshall, author of the new memoir, Wide-Open World: How Volunteering Around the Globe Changed One Family’s Lives Forever. Learn how John took his wife and two teenage children and spent six months volunteering their way from country to country. Not only was it a deeply transformational experience for the Marshalls, it was more affordable than staying at home!

John is a 9-time Emmy award winning TV producer who is funny and full of stories you won’t want to miss. www.johnmarshall.com