For those who love to collaborate on their travel dreams, let my 22 years of relationship building in the industry VIP you and introduce you to options you never knew existed! Relationships and firsthand experience as an advisor and agency owner, as well as a sales manager for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company serve travelers well in so many aspects of their travels. As an agency owner and advisor with the background of a sales manager for The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, let this experience and amazing friends globally, offer custom experiences for life memories!
Our family took a year-long trip to the seven continents May 2019-March 2020 (Covid cut a tad short of the year) so it is a dream to assist others in immersive and extended travels. We even have teachers ready to assist you in creating curriculum based on the travels!
My passion is cultural and adventure travel along with the immersive experiences. I am an Aussie Specialist, South African Specialist, yachtalist and honeymoon/destination wedding specialist. A strong belief of travel being an amazing education as “boundaries divide and travel unites”. Go Noles!
Interests & Specialties
Extended Journeys, Adventure/Expedition Travel, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Uncruise Yachtalist, Honeymoon Specialist.
View my VIRTUOSO PROFILE and an impression of the countries and destinations I have visited
Recent nominations and recognition from my peers:
2018 Virtuoso Award: Most Innovative Advisor – Cruise Sales
2018 Virtuoso Award: Most Engaged Community Member
Nominated and recognized as a member of the top 5 from over 600 advisors
My Recent Trips
May 2019 – March 2020 – Seven Continent Family Trip starting in Hawaii, then on to Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Singapore, England, Scotland, Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Spain, Portugal, Kenya, Uruguay, Argentina, Antarctica, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica
2019 April – DUCO Invitational Event, Italy
2019 – Switzerland Tauck Academy
September 2018 – Charleston, SC
July 2018 – LA, California
The Brando, Tahiti
French Polynesia on the National Geographic Orion
June 2018 – Wintergreen, VA
June 2018 – Switzerland
May 2018 – Colombia
March 2018 – Amsterdam for Virtuoso Symposium to experience all 6 Virtuoso River Cruise Companies
March 2018 – SeaDream Yacht Club in the Caribbean
Other favorite trips
Our family Tauck Bridges trip through Cowboy Country, Lindblad Expeditions family trip with other multi gen families to the Galapagos Islands.
A week long sailing aboard the 22 passenger Safari Quest between Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, a three week adventure to South Africa and Rwanda to trek gorillas with Volcanoes Safaris, and a few days at each of the two Francis Ford Coppola properties in Belize, a self-guided road tour of New Zealand, and two weeks trip exploring the east and west coast of Australia
Montana is a favorite for our active family and we have been there in 2011 and 2013 for a week each time. Glacier National Park is a favorite day trip and time at Triple Creek Ranch was a highlight when we visited prior to the children in 2009. in 2017, we returned to Montana to visit the family dude ranch, Flathead Lake Lodge while participating on a panel for the Family Travel Association.
Other favorite travel experiences in no particular order:
- Island Hopping in the Caribbean during our honeymoon
- Cruising on SeaDream Yachtclub
- South Africa and Australia
- Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort in Fiji
- All Girls Whitewater rafting trip in Idaho
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