Kristen Sandvig 

Houston, TX United States
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Travel Specialties
  • Food & Wine
  • Adventure
  • Safari
  • Beach & Sun
  • River Cruising

  • Brazil
  • South Africa
  • Argentina
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Italy
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Selling Travel Since
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My Background

My motto is "live well and travel often." I started "traveling" when I was 8 years old: every summer I was responsible for getting my little brother and myself from Texas to Vermont to visit our grandparents. As a teenager in high school, I took my first solo international trip to Costa Rica and early on, I learned how to be a confident traveler and navigate unfamiliar places and locations. My parents always encouraged me to be independent and see the world. I've traveled to over 30 countries on 5 continents. Some of my favorite destinations are in Africa and Australia and I'm on an endless search for my next big adventure.

I'm a Houston, TX native and spent my early professional years in the wine industry. I'm also a registered yoga teacher, professional photographer, and outdoor adventure junkie. Whether you're interested in the best food and wine destinations, getting outside and connecting with nature, or treating yourself to a luxurious spa weekend I can advise you about what and where the best places are to make your trip truly unforgettable.

Places I Have Traveled

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By: Margo

Reviewed on: 07 Nov 2018

Fabulous!!! Knowledgeable and very responsive!!!

Review of my first trip planned by Kristen Sandvig

By: Will

Reviewed on: 25 Nov 2018

Easy and rewarding!!


By: Mr. London

Reviewed on: 13 Dec 2018

Easy and welcoming personality. Fully understood my wishes for the long trip. Very knowledgeable and I highly recommend Kristen S.

South America Bound


Reviewed on: 01 Feb 2019

Kristen planned the front and back end of our 2 week Patagonia hiking trip. We started with 4 days in Buenos Aires for a cultural experience and ended with 5 days in Mendoza for wine tasting and R&R. She worked with her providers to tailor a trip that met our requirements and our budget for an experience that included BA highlights while still leaving us plenty of time to wander and explore the city on our own. On the backend, this is where she really helped, we spent 5 days in Mendoza but we had last minute changes she handled meticulously while we were in SA. We changed flights and added an extra day along with a trip to Aconcagua National Park. I just knew we were going to be stranded but she assured us that would not be the case. Her text to me was, enjoy your trip, I will take care of the logistics and she did. Everything went as planned despite our last minute changes. This is my third trip with Kristen and she has not disappointed. She is my go to advisor!

Highly Recommended

By: Reza

Reviewed on: 25 Feb 2019

I highly recommend using Kristen. She is professional and friendly and got us everything we asked for.

She was great

By: Peter

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Excellent at communicating would use her services again... A+++

South American Paradise

By: Mpars

Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2019

Kristen was easy to work with and responsive at all times. She planned the front end (4 days in Buenos Aires) and back end ( 4 days in Mendoza) of our 23 day trip to Patagonia. We had already planned our hiking adventure with another company but she made this seamless for us and included all 23 days of details in our itinerary. When we made a last minute change, she took care of air, hotels etc and we did not have a thing to worry about. I was sure something was going to go amiss with this but she told me to just enjoy our trip and not to worry about a thing. And she was right. Everything went great. This is my third trip ( second international one) with Kristen and it has been perfect.

Awesome trip to Hawaii!

By: David

Reviewed on: 26 Mar 2019

Working with Kristen was a breeze. She was responsive when I had questions and kept on top of the planning when I was busy. I'll definitely be using her again!

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