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I started my travel company in 2008 because my daughter moved to Australia.! I went to visit her and I knew I had to go back. It was a natural that I become a certified Aussie Specialist and share my Australia destination knowledge with other travelers. Subsequently I expanded my certifications to include the 100% Pure New Zealand Specialist and South Pacific Specialist. I've visited every state and territory in Australia and have been to New Zealand three times, the South Pacific twice. Beyond that I have been to Europe numerous times and can help you plan the perfect itinerary.
In my long-time career as a museum docent in my hometown of San Antonio, I realized I could share my love of art, history, culture, food and wine with others by helping them to travel well. This led me to start Heirloom Vacations Travel Consulting an independent affiliate of Travelwize, planning heirloom-worthy vacations for discerning travelers, as well as vacations for small groups,.
Why You Should Use Me:
I am a lifelong learner on a mission of discovery and exploration- I am very education and culture-focused while keeping travel fun and active. I truly enjoy sharing art, history, and culture from around the world with travelers. I've been to over 20 countries, love itinerary planning, and love discovering new places and experiences. If you can book your trip on the internet, you don't need me. If you want the right vacation for you, I can help.
I have been to every state and territory in Australia, which adds depth to my Aussie Specialist Training. I am also a 100% Pure New Zealand Specialist, with three trips there, as well as a South Pacific Specialist, with two trips to various islands.
I also love Europe, small ship and river cruises, and designing trips for independent travelers and small groups focused on art and culture, food and wine.
I’ve done a lot of family travel – for a family wedding, we took 35 people on a cruise from Turkey to Athens. We organized private shore excursions and the captain actually performed the wedding on the ship.
My Favorite Travel Destinations:
Aside from Australia and New Zealand, I love Italy and France and try to get there every year. Another favorite places is Belgium, but am always excited about my next destination. My dream trip is to go to South Georgia Island and Antarctica.
My “Wow” Travel Moments:
- Seeing Uluru (Australia) at sunrise and sunset.
- Sunrise at Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia
- Snorkeling and swimming with reef sharks in French Polynesia.
- Make-your-own chocolate experience in Brussels.
- Swimming with whale sharks in Western Australia
Special Moments For Clients:
For a small group we organized an anthropology/history tour of the Yucatan. We booked a Carnival cruise down to Cozumel and had a professor with us to do private tours of the ruins, then give interesting talks about the people and culture of ancient Mexico on board the ship. It was the perfect price point and people had a great time.
For a special event- we worked with the chef on board the Azamara Journey to create a special wedding cake that fit the theme of a wedding in the Greek isles. The 35 members of the wedding party had a wonderful time on this cruise!
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