I am a seeker. From early childhood I have had an insatiable curiosity about the world at large. Fascinated by faces and places from my grandmother’s stamp collection, I insisted travelling as an unaccompanied minor by eight, cultivated my independent nature by studying abroad in Massachusetts, and spent a year overlooking the Seine in Paris, serving as an excellent hub for European exploration. Like a sponge, I absorb it all, and like a chameleon, I assimilate.
Always keen to step out of my comfort zone (I am somewhat of an adrenaline junkie), I have skydived 15,000 feet over Adelaide’s mineral flats, risen to Red Howler Monkeys deep in Manu’s jungle, glided alongside a Dugong during a drift dive in Komodo, floated weightlessly in the Tyrrhenian Sea at the mercy of the elements in Sardegna, savoured coconut-infused curry meals in Kerala off a banana leaf, witnessed absolute eerie silence in the Swedish countryside … recounting these treasured memories transports me back immediately.
In exploring trails by foot, speaking to strangers from all walks of life, and immersing myself in every adventure, I would love to share my uninhibited view of the world with you, and be a catalyst to plan yours!
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Jess's top trips
- Freediving in Baja with Hanli Prinsloo and I AM WATER Ocean TravelPrices start fromPPSpend seven days freediving with record-breaking freediver Hanli Prinsloo and I AM WATER Ocean Travel among whale sharks, before exploring the highlights of Mexico option a) Nautical Mexico, option b) Mexico Explorer or option c) Essential Cuba and Mexico