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Josh Harris

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Josh studied Physical Geography at the University of Newcastle. At university he had great opportunities to travel and learn outside of the normal working environment. This increased his passion for travel and outdoor education further. Josh has travelled to various parts of the US including…

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Umar Mahmood

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Umar studied Business Management at Kingston University whilst working as a New Business Executive for a courier company based in Heathrow airport. This role involved dealing with many E-Commerce businesses to provide international delivery solutions. After completing his studies, Umar embarked on a career in Private…

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Gary Sangha

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Gary has been working in sales for the past 12 years. He has a great knowledge of Asia and enjoys travelling to various destinations worldwide. Taking a school trip to Austria made him aware of the differences between cities and other ways of living. He…

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Jacob Duffy

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Jacob studied Media and Communication at De Montfort University. He enjoys organising and leading fundraising, charity and appreciation events. He has successfully organised numerous events that have raised lots of money for charities such as Help for Heroes. So far, Jacob has travelled to a…

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David Igbinovia

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David studied Manufacturing Systems at the University of East London.  Upon completion, David embarked on a career in Operational Management within the catering industry. This role was well aligned to David’s passion for fine food and wines from all over the world. David was born…

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Kymberleigh Kemp

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Kymberleigh attended the University of Roehampton where she secured a degree in Media, Culture & Identity. Whilst growing up she vowed to herself that when she was older she’d create more opportunities to travel as it wasn’t something she was able to do in her…

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Christelle You

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Originally from France, Christelle developed her passion for travelling whilst spending a year travelling the USA, after obtaining her A-Level specialised in French Literature and Foreign Languages. She then went back to university in France where she studied tourism before moving permanently to London, nine years ago. She has…

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Kate Briggs

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Kate Briggs studied marine biology at Portsmouth University before completing a Masters in Conservation at UCL. She has travelled a lot in Europe and also to places further afield such as Madagascar, Honduras and Cambodia. Kate is a keen scuba diver and tries to incorporate it…

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Marie Alexander-High

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Leaving school keen to travel and see the world, Marie joined the British Army as a telephonist travelling all over Europe plus living and working in Northern Ireland, Belgium, Holland, Germany and most areas of the U.K. Following this Marie went back to further education studying…

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Mike Hall

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Mike took a school trip to Germany and Poland which inspired him to study history at university, and developed a keen interest in travel as a result. This passion for travel was further developed when he moved to New Zealand and Australia to live for…

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