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Cherie joined the Ker & Downey team in 2000 as a Sales and Marketing Assistant before moving into the reservations department as a custom travel consultant. With Ker & Downey, she has traveled to various countries in Africa and South America, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Favorite place you’ve traveled: Botswana

Favorite city and why: Cape Town – it’s a beautiful city with so much to do. You can be in Hermanus or Winelands within an hour.

What is the best thing about traveling: Meeting new people and seeing the world. I am in awe with how beautiful this world is.

Travel accessory you can’t live without? My blow up neck pillow.

Favorite plane ride activity: I don’t watch too many movies at home so I love to watch movie after movie on the plane. If I’m not catching up on movies, I’m reading.

Top of my travel bucket list: On my radar for vacations in the next couple of years – an Alaskan cruise, hiking down the Grand Canyon, and a road trip all the way to the Redwoods in California.

Two weeks + and unlimited budget, where are you going? Namibia, and back to Botswana and Hermanus.

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Beach or mountains: Though I seem to spend more vacations at the beach, I prefer the mountains.

How do you take your coffee? SWEET! Cream and honey.

Any pets? Molly, our new puppy that we rescued, and two cats Abby and Sophie. And NO they do NOT get along.

Two things I can’t live without are: Family and Friends. They mean the world to me.

It’s Sunday morning at 10 a.m. If I’m not sleeping, I’m: Playing with the pup or trying to keep her from digging.

My favorite physical activity is: Right now, walking my puppy.

One thing I love that everyone else dislikes is: The smell of gasoline. I know, weird.

The first thing I do when I wake up is: Check my emails and Facebook and make coffee.

The last concert I went to was: Journey!

My favorite TV show to watch as a kid was: The Brady Bunch and Little House on the Prairie.

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If I could instantly learn a new language, I would learn: Spanish! It would be so helpful.

Guilty TV pleasure: I am a reality TV junky.

On my nightstand: Smokin Seventeen from the Stephanie Plum series by Janet Evanovich.

Favorite quote: “You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.” – Walter Hagen

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