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Our Specialists

Our expert consultants are friendly, articulate, educated and experienced travel specialists. We have all lived or travelled extensively across the continent, meaning that you will receive unrivalled advice based on unique personal experiences.

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Travel Consultants

Ben Line

Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

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Ben Line Travel Consultant
Kathryn Rhodes

Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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Kathryn Rhodes Travel Consultant
Carrie Gallagher

A former JLA tour leader, Carrie brings a wealth of on-the-ground experience to our London-based Escorted Groups team.

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Carrie Gallagher Travel Consultant
Chris Rendell Dunn

Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.

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Chris Rendell-Dunn Travel Consultant
Evie Oswald

It’s hard to believe that Evie has had time to cram so much in to her life so far. Having lived as a child in the Americas and Europe she found herself immediately attracted to Latin America.

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Evie Oswald Travel Consultant
Hannah Donaldson

Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is an invaluable part of our Group Tours team.

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Hannah Donaldson Travel Consultant
Hannah Waterhouse

Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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Hannah Waterhouse Travel Consultant
Lina Fuller

Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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Lina Fuller Travel Consultant
Mary Anne Nelson

Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

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Mary Anne Nelson Travel Consultant
Paul Winrow Giffen

After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

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Paul Winrow-Giffin Travel Consultant
Sophie Barber

Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

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Sophie Barber Travel Consultant

Tour Leaders

AdrianGallop

Our qualified tour leaders are Latin American specialists all of whom have travelled widely in the region. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Adrian Gallop Tour Leader
Berner Torres

Berner Torres has been tour leading with Journey Latin America for 18 years, during which he has become an expert tour leader in all respects.

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Berner Torres Tour Leader
Carla-Ottone-Lapostol

Carla is a Chilean who is very proud of her heritage and culture. She has worked in Latin American tourism for a number of years gathering experience with overseas tour operators and leading groups in her own continent

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Carla Ottone Lapostol Tour Leader
Cesar

Born and raised in Guatemala, César’s passion for travel inspired his journeys across the globe and eventually a career in tour leading.

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César Pineda Tour Leader
Daniele Binaghi

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Daniele Binaghi Tour Leader
Duncan Griffin

Duncan oozes adventurous spirit, having travelled extensively around the world; he fell for Latin America’s vivacious charm over a decade ago and now lives in Lima where he runs his own guesthouse.

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Duncan Griffin Tour Leader
Elizabeth Luck

Our qualified tour leaders are Latin American specialists all of whom have travelled widely in the region. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Elizabeth Luck Tour Leader
Etienne Frans

Our qualified tour leaders are Latin American specialists all of whom have travelled widely in the region. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Etienne Frans Tour Leader
Jessica de Gier

Our qualified tour leaders are Latin American specialists all of whom have travelled widely in the region. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Jessica de Gier Tour Leader
Max-Wood

Our qualified tour leaders are Latin American specialists all of whom have travelled widely in the region. Book with Journey Latin America.

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Maxwell Wood Tour Leader

Product and Marketing

Annabel Kemp

Annabel lived and taught in Bogotá for a year and fell in love with Colombia. She’s travelled to Peru and Chile and is the newest member of our marketing team.

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Annabel Kemp Product & Marketing
Jenny Powles Cuba

Jenny first visited Latin America as a student, setting off a longstanding love of Latin culture, vibrancy and musicality that would soon see her return to backpack across South America.

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Jenny Powles Product & Marketing
Laura Rendell Dunn

With her Brazilian mother and Anglo-Peruvian husband, trilingual Laura has an insight into Latin America of rare depth and passion, making her the ideal spokesperson for all the region has to offer.

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Laura Rendell-Dunn Product & Marketing
Barbara Zanotelli Rodrigues

With Brazilian parents, Barbara has a passion for all things Latin American.

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Barbara Zanotelli Rodrigues Product & Marketing
David Nichols

With an affinity for the wild, wide open spaces of South America's far reaches, David has been with us since the early 90s and bolsters our Product department with his exceptional ground knowledge.

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David Nichols Product & Marketing
Jamie Swan

Jamie backpacked across Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil before joining us; he has a degree in politics and is also a keen sportsman..

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Jamie Swan Product & Marketing
JimAshworth

Jim first caught the Latin American travel bug in 2001 when he decided at the last minute to join a friend travelling around Central America – he hasn't looked back since.

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Jim Ashworth Product & Marketing
Stuart Whittington

Stuart was a tour leader in South America before taking on senior positions at several tour operators. He has a deep love for Latin America and Antarctica.

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Stuart Whittington Product & Marketing

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