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The concept I like to promote to clients (both pre-existing and potential) is this idea of a “Lush Life.”

That basically means creating wonderful experiences that contain magic and passion with the whole family (or, if need be, just one couple or sub-section therein).

I’ve been doing this for about six years now, but before that I was an actuary. It’s interesting to think about the vast differences and periodic parallels between those two worlds — we talk a lot about ROI (conventional return on investment) and then ROL (or return on life). I dealt a lot with ROI in the actuarial world, and I deal hourly with ROL in this one. In a way, it’s as if I went from being a true actuary to a happiness actuary — and I’ve never been happier.

This whole role is about building memories: what are you looking to bring away from this travel experience? I can coordinate what I call the “fly n’ flop,” which is essentially an off-the-grid weekend near a beach, but I can also go much bigger. I recently did a backroads Hawaii trip for a family who wanted some time to bond with their getting-older-before-you-realize children before they left home. Again, it’s about the experience involved. 

In this world, I believe value is more important than price. I’d love to work with you to get started on your own Lush Life.


Extraordinary Experiences

Hawaiian Serenade - History of Barbacoa

Hawaiian BBQ Cruise with Chef Steph Legari onboard Crystal Serenity - May 28, 2016

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The Wilds of Borneo: Orangutans & Beyond

A Tropical Wildlife Quest in Search of Orangutans, Endangered Sea Turtles & More!

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Kimberley Expedition: Australia's Wild Northwest

From Darwin in the north to Broome in the west, a sweeping expanse of wonders!

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Arctic Quest - Greenland to Churchill

A diverse expedition to a part of the world where polar bears, whales, seals and humans have all learned to co-exist for...

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Slovenia & Italy Cycling (Moderate)

A wonderful cycling holiday through the Julian Alps & Friuli's Collio Wine Region!

Book by Nov 27, 2015

Australia In Style

This three-week extravaganza incorporates all the absolute must-do bits of Australia into one legendary—yet...

Book by Sep 30, 2015



Bon Voyage! France Family River Cruise

Kids of all ages love France and all things Français...

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Rock The Kasbah (Family)

An active family adventure in the Moroccan wilderness exploring North Africa’s highest mountains and the world’s largest...

Book by Aug 29, 2015

Cuba Family Adventure

This Cuba family Adventure will explore the real Cuba!

Book by Nov 26, 2015

Costa Rica Natural Magic (Family)

Costa Rica is a natural paradise, complete with mountains, volcanoes, jungle, cloudforest, waterfalls, wildlife and...

Book by Oct 30, 2015



Loire Gastronomic Cycling (Self-Guided - Easy)

Cycle through idyllic scenery and visit the finest chateaux in France.

Book by Dec 24, 2015

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