I'm a born and bred Gold Coast local, with a strong interest in culinary delights and destinations. In my spare time, I enjoy planning small road trips, discovering hidden gems and exploring new places and cultures. I've travelled to many places which include the Mediterranean, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Fiji, Thailand and Vanuatu.
If you're ever in the Gold Coast, be sure to let me know and I'll show you where all the locals hang out!
What places and activities do you specialize in?
"Developing itineraries all over Australia, however I have a particular passion for food (yes another foodie!) and action-packed itineraries. My favourite destinations are Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Port Douglas, Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Queenstown."
How did you get involved in travel?
"My family and I went on a holiday to Fiji and I fell in love straight away and caught the travel bug. The more I travelled, the more I realised my passion for the industry and soon found myself working with the team at Global Tour Specialists. I really enjoy turning travel dreams into reality. "
Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.
"I was lucky enough to be in Thailand at the time of their Songkran Festival. It marks the beginning of the Thai New Year. You'll be walking down the streets and locals would start a water fight with you. It is a huge party in which thousands of people have water fights with water guns, balloons and any other vessels they can get their hands on. The street is also crowded with vendors selling water guns, toys, food and drinks. One of the most enjoyable experiences I've had."
Featured trips & expertise
Experience southern Australias edge on this full five-day driving itinerary of Victoria's scenic Great Ocean Road. Collect your car in Melbourne and drive along cliff tops, passing surf beaches and rainforest, stopping at spectacular lookouts to take in the views of the coast and Indian Ocean. Along the way, spot endemic wildlife like kangaroos, koalas, and penguins, snap photos of the Twelve Apostles, and walk the treetops amid the clouds in Otway Range.
Covering four states, this perfectly curated itinerary features Australia's top attractions in 12 days, providing visitors with a well-rounded experience. Beginning in cool and trendy Melbourne, you'll work your way around the country to the cosmopolitan cities of Adelaide and Sydney, ending the trip in Cairns. Along the way, you'll drive the scenic Great Ocean Road, hang out with kangaroos and seals on Kangaroo Island, climb the Sydney Harbor Bridge, and explore the Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Queensland.
Cover the rugged terrain and sweeping desert landscape of the Australian Outback on this epic self-drive excursion through Victoria, South Australia, and Northern Territory. Begin your 18-day tour in trendy Melbourne and fly to arty Adelaide where you'll pick up your rental car and drive on your schedule to Darwin on the opposite coast. You'll explore four major national parks, spot endemic wildlife in their natural habitat, visit rural towns, and discover ancient Aboriginal art.
This well-rounded 16-day tour of Australia's highlights is sure to delight any first time visitor. You'll explore the hidden laneways of artsy Melbourne and the famous landmarks of Sydney, learn about indigenous culture at Uluru in the country's Red Center, and discover tropical Queensland with an excursion to the Great Barrier Reef. Along the way, you'll meet kangaroos at Kangaroo Island, search for crocodiles at Kakadu National Park, and have free time to enjoy a few day trips of your choosing.
Begin your journey in artsy Melbourne, exploring the hidden alleyways, vintage shopping, and quirky coffee shops. Spend a few days in bustling Sydney, then make your way up north to the Gold Coast, one of Australia's iconic surfing destinations. Your trip ends in Cairns with a visit to the famous Great Barrier Reef.
Perfect for first-timers, this 13-day itinerary covers an epic variety of landscapes and activities that only New Zealand could offer. Starting in Auckland, you'll head south passing through glowworm caves, natural mud baths, and famous film sets. Stay a few nights in Wellington before continuing to the South Island for the country's highest peaks, incredible natural wonders (like Milford Sound), and—if you so choose—a range of adrenaline sports to amp up this "Kiwi" adventure.