“Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.” – I can vouch for this. Having worked in the travel industry for 14 years, I have many wonderful stories to tell. From gorilla trekking in Uganda and sailing down Sydney Harbour to snorkelling in the Maldives, travel has taken me to so many breathtaking places in the world. The travel bug runs through my veins and any opportunity to see a new exciting corner of the world, I’m in! I pride myself on treating everyone’s holiday as if it was my own: I love the buzz and thrill of every reservation I make, and nothing gets me more excited than talking about destinations around the world. Whether you are looking for an adventure that takes you off the beaten track, a safari in Africa to see the Big 5, or hiking in the mountains of Asia, I’d love to be part of a brand new story for you.
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My favourite holidays…
My favourite experiences…
Favourite local food from a destination I love
After visiting Kuala Lumpur I loved the simplicity of chicken satay served with peanut sauce. They are BBQ-ed on skewers and it is an ultimate street snack there.
Favourite wildlife encounter
Gorilla Trekking in Uganda, the best experience of my life!
Favourite cultural experience
Arriving in the Masai Mara and experiencing a singing traditional Masai welcome dance from the Masai warriors.
I'll always remember when…
My favourite travel memory was spending a full hour in the company of a family of Mountain gorillas. I will remember this day for the rest of my life. We trekked through the wild of the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, a large primeval forest located in south-western Uganda. Our trek didn’t follow a path, instead, we were accompanied by an expert wildlife guide who cut a route through the undergrowth. The trek went through utter wilderness for a couple of hours and the reveal of seeing adult male Gorillas (they can weigh up to 195 kg) was tear-inducing and extremely moving.
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