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Personal Details


Retail Manager

Takanini Village
Shop 9A
30 Walters Road
Takanini 2112

Why ME?

Image Gallery

  • Frigate Bird Frigate Bird
  • Blue Footed Booby Blue Footed Booby
  • Galapagos Hawk Galapagos Hawk
  • Galapagos Crabs Galapagos Crabs
  • Galapagos SeaLion Galapagos SeaLion
  • Snorkelling in the Galapagos Islands Snorkelling in the Galapagos Islands
  • Kim on Remote Island in Galapagos Kim on Remote Island in Galapagos
  • Snorkelling with my friend Snorkelling with my friend
  • Land Iguana Land Iguana
  • Isabella II Isabella II
  • Cruising Inside  Passage Alaska Cruising Inside Passage Alaska
  • Rouen Cathedral Rouen Cathedral
  • Cape Grace Hotel, Capetown Cape Grace Hotel, Capetown
  • Alaska Alaska
  • Normandy Beaches Normandy Beaches
  • Avalon River Cruise Avalon River Cruise
  • Terracotta Warriors, Xian Terracotta Warriors, Xian
  • Glacier Bay Glacier Bay
  • Ginger Cruise - Lan Ha Bay Ginger Cruise - Lan Ha Bay
  • Botswana Botswana

Community & Charity Events

  • Hospice - Supporters of South Auckland & Franklin Hospice

Where on Earth do you still want to go?

  • Greek Islands, Turkey, Italy, Spain, Portugal
  • Eastern Europe
  • Brazil, Argentina
  • Chicago, New York, San Francisco
  • Laos and Cambodia
  • Med Cruise
  • Canada - Rocky Mountaineer , Jasper, Banff, Lake Louise, Toronto

Useful Apps & Gadgets for Travel

  • HOT App

HOT Awards & Qualifications

  • House of Travel Gold Sales Award 2016
  • House of Travel Silver Sales Award 2017 & 2018
  • •NZQA - National Certificate Travel Level 3
  • •NZQA - National Certificate Travel Level 4
  • NZQA - National Certificate Travel and Tourism Level 3
  • CLIA Cruise Ambassador
  • Princess Cruise Commodore
  • P & O Cruise Commodore
  • Holland America Top Cruise Consultant

What I always take on holiday

  • 1 Above Drink to take onboard
  • Medical Kit from my GP
  • Good headphones
  • A good book
  • Neck Pillow
  • another suitcase for all that shopping!

Where I've Been


Favourite Holidays


South Africa Famil

Travelled to this beautiful country in 2009 visiting Capetown, driving t hrough the Garden Route - Franshoek, Plettenburg Bay, Stellenbosch, Port Elizabeth before having a few days in Kwande Game Reserve then flying onto Kruger National Park.  Amazing wildlife.

Ecuador, Galapagos Islands and Colombia Famil

Amazing Galapagos Islands is a Bucket List Experience.  Travelled here in October 2012 on a World Journeys Famil and had an amazing experience and incredible memories.
Colombia is also an amazing place, and would love to go back.

Avalon River Cruise Famil

I was very lucky to experience a 7 day France/Normandy River Cruise in July/August 2016 with Avalon Waterways starting from Paris and heading North to the Normandy Beaches.  Absolute stunning  and stopping in the little towns on the way where you were immersed in the French day to day life etc.  Stopping in Rouen where we visited the Joan of Ark Museum.  Then visiting Vincent Van Gogh last resting place and the history of his short life.
Was very lucky to experience visiting Versailles and Giverny (Monet Gardens)

Alaska Cruise

In June 2010 I travelled to Vancouver with my Dad, we stayed in Vancouver for 3 days before doing a Holland America Cruise onboard the ms Zuiderdam for 7 nights, then we spent a night on Vancouver Island.
Loved Vancouver reminded me of Auckland Harbour apart from having mountains as the backdrop.  Butchart Gardens I would highly recommend on Vancouver Island, and we travelled by BC Ferries from Vancouver to VIctoria.
Cruise was great , stopping in the little towns of Skagway, Juneau and Ketichkan.

Wendy Wu Tour China

In 2012, I travelled to China with my Mum to do a 9 Day Wendy Wu Tour.
We stayed in Shanghai for 3 nights, then travelled to Xian for 2 nights, and then Beijing for 3 nights.
Highlights would be the Terracotta Warriors in Xian, Great Wall of China, Summer Palace, Bund River

Tahiti Tourism Famil

In January 2017, I was lucky enough to go on a Tahiti Tourism Famil to Papeete and Moorea.
Tahiti is a stunning destination and I would highly recommend.
Moorea is a bigger version of Rarotonga.
I was pleasantly surprised to find the dining options very good and comparable in price to what you would pay in an Auckland Restaurant.
Loved Tahiti and will be back to visit Bora Bora in the near future

Kiboko Safari Botswana 2017

In November 2017, I was lucky enough to go on a Botswana/Namibia/Zimbabwe Famil.  Spending 2 nights in Sandton, Johannesburg first, before flying to Maun to start our 7 day Overland Kiboko Camping Safari to Kasane.  Then we crossed over to Namibia for 1 night to stay at the beautiful Chobe Water Villas, before going into Zimbabwe where we stayed at Victoria Falls before heading home.  An amazing experience, and I can highly recommend Kiboko Safaris, their guides were so knowledgable and experienced.

Wide Eyed Tours - Vietnam Famil October 2018

In October 2018, I was lucky enough to visit this beautiful Country.  We started off in Ho Chi Minh City (otherwise known as Saigon), then onto Hue and Hoi An in Central Vietnam before heading north to Hanoi.  I also visited to Southern Halong Bay - Lan Ha Bay where I did an overnight Cruise before heading back to Hanoi for my last night before flying Home.  Vietnam is a real treasure to visit, the people are very friendly, culture, shopping and beach, something to suit everyone.  Highly recommend.

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