John Skelton

John Skelton

John Skelton Travels, LLC, an independent affiliate of Departure Lounge
Birmingham, AL United States

Starting at a young age, I always dreamed of traveling to faraway places, and experiencing life as a local. My dream came true when I had the opportunity to study abroad for a year during college. I fell in love with Italy the moment I stepped off the plane in Rome.

I ended up living in Umbria for over fifteen years, where I had the great fortune of teaching at a prestigious local university. This allowed me to travel all over Italy, as well as the rest of Europe. I have taken a night train from Munich to Budapest, flown to London for dinner, rung in New Year’s on the Champs-Elysées in Paris, taken a cruise on the Nile, and celebrated my birthday in a castle.

As someone who specializes in European travel, I love using my vast experience to help my clients. Whether it’s a week sipping wine and soaking up the Tuscan sun or a weekend shopping getaway to London, let me put my expertise and passion to work for you in creating a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Destination Specialties

  • Italy
  • France
  • Morocco
  • Spain
  • Portugal
  • United Kingdom
  • Greece
  • United States - All
  • Costa Rica
  • Turkey
  • Mexico
  • Belize
  • Thailand
  • Brazil
  • South Africa


  • Food & Wine
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Adventure
  • Independent Tours
  • LGBTQ Travel


  • English
  • Italian


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