Entries tagged: Guide Introductions

Guide Interview: Samuel Brett - Ireland Adventure Travel

Guide Interview: Samuel Brett – Ireland Adventure Travel

Guides can make or break a trip. At Ker & Downey, we work hard to make sure all of our privately guided tours are led by the most knowledgeable guides. You can view all of our previous interviews with some of the world’s top guides right here. In addition to the UK, Ireland is also one of the world’s top destinations for adventure travelers. Today, we’re introducing you to Samuel Brett, our immersive adventure guide in Ireland. To start planning your Ireland adventure, contact us. We’re ready to show you the best of Ireland through outdoor adventures, without compromising on […]

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Guide Interview: Tim Willis - Scotland Adventure Travel

Guide Interview: Tim Willis – Scotland Adventure Travel

Guides can make or break a trip. At Ker & Downey, we work hard to make sure all of our privately guided tours are led by the most knowledgeable guides. You can view all of our previous interviews with some of the world’s top guides right here.  Did you know the UK is one of the world’s top destinations for adventure travelers? Today, we’re introducing you to Tim Willis, our immersive adventure guide in Scotland. One of the best ways to experience all the adventure Scotland has to offer is through our England and Scotland Adventure Program. On it, you’ll […]

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Yuzana Htun | Female Guide in Yangon, Myanmar

Yuzana Htun | Female Guide in Yangon, Myanmar

Meet Yuzana Htun, guide in Yangon, Myanmar. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. We’re concluding our series of female guide this week with Yuzana Htun, a guide in Yangon, Myanmar. Nicky Brandon had the pleasure of meeting her on her trip to Myanmar in November 2014 and raves about her. How many years have you been guiding? I have been leading tours for more than 10 yrs. What or who inspired you to get into the guiding industry? My father who used to work as […]

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Natalia Frolova | Female Guide in Moscow, Russia

Natalia Frolova | Female Guide in Moscow, Russia

Meet Natalia Frolova, city guide at Moscow. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. Natalia Frolova is one of our go-to guides in Russia. You can find her in Moscow, where she’s been sharing her love for the city’s art, history, and culture for 15 years. How many years have you been guiding? I’ve been working as a guide for 15 years What or who inspired you to get into the guiding industry? Nobody inspired me to be a tour guide. I started my professional life […]

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Alejandra Sauze | Female Guide in Argentina

Alejandra Sauze | Female Guide in Argentina

Meet Alejandra Sauze, guide in Argentina. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. When Alejandra Sauze moved back to Argentina after living abroad for 18 years she was inspired to read and learn more about the country. That passion to learn about her country is at the heart of guiding career and she loves to share her knowledge with travelers. How many years have you been leading tours? Since 2004, 12 years What or who inspired you to get into the guiding industry? After living in […]

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Marina Menegoi | Female Guide in Verona, Italy

Marina Menegoi | Female Guide in Verona, Italy

Meet Marina Menegoi, guide in Verona, Italy. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. When you’ve only got a few days in a city, you want to get the most out of it. With expert guides showing you their city, you’re sure to get an in-depth, insider’s look. A few years ago, Nicky Brandon had the pleasure of meeting Marina on a guide through Verona. Marina showed her the city and introduced her to a few local wine bars for an enjoyable and well-rounded tour of […]

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Markéta Hradecká | Female Guide in Prague, Czech Republic

Markéta Hradecká | Female Guide in Prague, Czech Republic

Meet Markéta Hradecká, guide Prague, Czech Republic. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. A lover of history, culture, and her city of Prague, Markéta Hradecká was inspired to begin her touring company Caput Regini Private Tours to share that love with visitors from all over the world. She began freelance guiding in 2007, but with encouragement from her husband, set up her own agency. Her one-woman guiding agency quickly began a team of professional guides who have the same passion to show visitors the city […]

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Michelle Sole | Female Guide in Marakele National Park, South Africa

Michelle Sole | Female Guide in Marakele National Park, South Africa

Meet Michelle Sole, guide at Marataba Safari Lodge in South Africa. We’re celebrating International Women’s Day all week by taking a look at some of our favorite female guides around the world. Michelle Sole would say she found her calling in 2008 after a family holiday to Africa. Born in England, she’s always had a love and respect for nature and animals. In 2011 she moved to South Africa and studied to be a field guide. Currently she works as a field guide at Marataba in the Marakele National Park. When she’s not guiding, she’s traveling, seeking adventuring, and nurturing […]

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Okavango Horse Safari Guides: PJ, Barney, Thabo, and Rodgers

Okavango Horse Safari Guides: PJ, Barney, Thabo, and Rodgers

The Okavango Horse Safari is one of our exciting new horseback riding adventures we’re pleased to offer our clients. A few weeks ago we introduced you to Annie and Paul, guides of our Kenya riding safaris. Today we’re taking a look at our Okavango Horse Safari and the guides that lead them. Why You Should Take an Okavango Horse Safari Botswana’s Okavango Delta is the lifeblood of the country and home to large concentrations of game and bird life. The region can be explored by game vehicles and mokoros, but a horse safari offers an up close look at all […]

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Kenya Riding Safari Guides: Annie Waterer and Paul Thuku

Kenya Riding Safari Guides: Annie Waterer and Paul Thuku

Our Kenya Riding Safari is just one of our exciting new horseback riding adventures we’re pleased to offer our clients. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll explore the new journeys and the guides leading them, starting with Annie Waterer and Paul Thuku, Ride Manager and Head Guide of our Kenya Riding Safari. Our Kenya Riding Safari explores Chyulu Hills and the wildlife that call the region home. On this journey, you’ll venture through forests, craters, and underground lava tubes tracking buffalo, leopard, syke’s monkey, and forest hogs, returning to the campfire of ol Donyo Fly Camp to […]

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