The world has fascinated me since I saw my first globe! Even though I dearly loved my family’s camping trips every year throughout my childhood, I longed to see what else was out there. After getting the opportunity to travel to places close to home, like Mexico, Canada, and several states in the U.S., I knew this was my calling. Since graduating Travel School in 1990, I have continued to live and breathe travel. So far, I have traveled to many places in Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Plus, I just recently was excited to visit Taiwan!
In my “past life,” I was a studio and wedding photographer. For me, photography and travel go hand in hand. I love to hear from clients about their vacations, but I truly appreciate seeing their experiences. One of my greatest joys is when they share their photos and videos of them having the time of their life! I have received pictures of clients’ bathing an elephant in Chiang Rai, Thailand… clients in a plane over Milford Sound, New Zealand… on a honeymoon, jumping off the deck of their overwater bungalow in Bora Bora, Tahiti. One of my favorites was a video from a family of four, where they were enjoying a pizza-making class I had scheduled for them in Florence, Italy. It is very true what they say: “A picture is worth a thousand words.”
The best travel experience is discovering what is unique in each destination! I love meeting new people, studying amazing architecture, delving into the incredible art and culture, and exploring local cuisine – like spicy jerk spaghetti with a Red Stripe beer in Jamaica, wine touring with a local in New Zealand, or visiting everybody’s favorite “Mama’s Fish House” in Maui!
What are your interests? What do you want to experience on your next vacation? While planning your trip, I will cover every detail, beginning with the necessary documentation, packing tips, awareness of safety and customs around the world, and ending with a fabulous farewell dinner while cruising down the Seine in Paris, a sunset dinner on the white sandy beach of Trunk Bay in St. John, a viewing of the “Last Supper” with tickets to the opera at La Scala in Milan, or a fun cooking class to make soup dumplings and boba in Taipei.
Whatever your vacation dreams may be, I can create the perfect experience for you!