I fell in love with East Africa and the continent in my early 20s, when I got the opportunity to coach football in the Shimba Hills, in Kenya. Developing home-stay networks in Flores, Indonesia further enhanced the passion to travel. Since then, I have been lucky enough to travel in luxury with A&K to elsewhere in Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East.
What's your favourite destination?
Which destination is top of your bucket list, and why?
The Congo – to see lowland gorillas, forest elephants, a rich culture and amazing landscapes
How many languages do you speak?
Which five items do you always pack when travelling?
My camera, some music, playing cards and a notebook. Unfortunately my passport should also be here - nearly forgotten on too many occasions!
What's your top travel tip?
Don't follow the guidebooks and speak to the locals – they are far better guides than any book can be. Let your travel plans change, and explore