Michelle’s love for travel is rooted in her passion for helping others, a strong awareness of different cultures, and a natural curiosity for the world. She is a firm believer that travel is one of the greatest gifts you can give to yourself and others and that it should be a life-changing experience.
During her own travels in far flung corners of the world, Michelle has made both incredible memories and friends. She knows the important life lessons that exploring the new places can teach, like gaining perspective, how to exercise resourcefulness, and practicing patience. As a travel advisor, she helps her clients have similar experiences by not simply booking a hotel but rather a personalized itinerary.
Michelle takes pride in learning about each of her clients and crafting enriching itineraries. With an unmatched eye for detail, she takes care of the behind-the-scenes components of planning so that her clients can fully enjoy their time away without having to sweat the small stuff. Michelle creates each trip with the ultimate goal that her clients come away with a feeling of rejuvenation and memories they can cherish forever.
A proud Southern California local, Michelle resides in Pacific Palisades. She received a degree in Anthropology from the University of California Santa Barbara, which led her down many diverse paths before following her passion to the travel industry.
Michelle’s resume includes:
Mastering the art of haggling in the souks of Morocco.
Her ability to pitch a tent in ten minutes flat after summers spent camping on the Baja Coast.
Boasting a clean record for driving – no matter which side of the road she’s on!
Discovering her hidden talent for Water Polo while living in New Zealand with her family.
Successfully navigating the backroads of Southeast Asia.
Developing a sophisticated palette for coffee after much trial and error in an array of countries. Her standard order is a flat white – piping hot!
Living aboard a sailboat in college and cultivating her deck-hand skills without picking up a sailors’ mouth along the way.
Becoming a professional yogi after studying in India.