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  • Tour Leader Uni Zumalde Meneo

    Uni Zumalde Meneo

    Uni grew up in the the Basque Country, the door to the Pyrenees, where he discovered his fascination for the Nature. Once he finished his University Degree in Busines Administration he lived in Denmark, Germany, Austria and Ecuador working in International Commerce.  After some… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Toni Elezovic

    Toni Elezovic

    Born and raised in Split, Croatia, Toni has loved a variety of land and sea sports since childhood. For 9 years water polo tournaments allowed him to combine sport and travel as he explored Europe while traveling to tournaments. He… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Blaz Pogacnik

    Blaz Pogacnik

    Blaz grew up in the Julian Alps close to Lake Bled, Slovenia. This beautiful area is where his passion for outdoor recreation was born. As a young boy Blaz climbed all the highest mountains around, and as a not so… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Aleksandra Vida Mulic

    Aleksandra Vida Mulic

    Aleksandra was born, grew up and still lives close to one of the most popular and beautiful lakes in Slovenia, Lake Bled. She studied Geography and Tourism in Ljubljana and as a student started working as a tourist guide for… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Sophie Deslauriers

    Sophie Deslauriers

    She was born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Sophie has been living in France in the Grenoble area since 2009 after making a ‘small’ detour by China. After studying history and then graduating from a business school, she worked for… Read full article

  • Stéphane Brochemin

    Stéphane Brochemin was born and grew up in Lyon where he also studied and earned his degree in French literature. He has worked as a flight attendant, hiking guide, and tour leader, starting bike trips in 1996. He has adventured… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Enrico Dal Monte

    Enrico Dal Monte

    Italian native Enrico dal Monte grew up in Vicenza and Venice. After graduating in Oriental Studies and International Politics at the University of Venice, he worked as translator and teacher in Australia, Italy, and Israel. He speaks six languages. Apart… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Roberto Laghi

    Roberto Laghi

    Roberto grew up in Faenza, Italy and lives in Avignon, France. After getting a Middle East Studies B.A. and a Master’s degree in Public and political communication, he worked for about ten years as a free-lance editor, journalist and consultant.… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Anais Palomar

    Anaïs Palomar

    Anaïs was born in Valencia, Spain. She lived there until she finished her degree in Oceanography. Her passion for travelling moved her far away and became a scubadive instructor to be able to join together her two main passions: the… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Andrea Garreffa

    Andrea Garreffa

    Andrea was born near the Cinque Terre in Savona, Italy, and raised in Bologna. He earned a Master’s Degree in Communication Studies with a focus on environmental issues and has studied in Italy, Spain, California, and Washington, D.C. Since 2007… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Jo Kent

    Jo Kent

    Jo had a transatlantic upbringing moving between Canada, the US and the UK. She studied and worked in the fields of geology and database programming but eventually traded office life for a move to France to work in a vineyard.… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Loic Tyberghein

    Loïc Tyberghein

    Loïc was born in the city of Liège and spent most of his life in Lincé, a small village near the Belgian Ardennes, just three kilometers from La Redoute, the most famous climb in Liège-Bastogne-Liège. He studied at the Université… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Luis Pegado

    Luis Pegado

    A native of Evora, Portugal, Luis owned a bike shop for more than 15 years in his hometown, which is located in central Portugal. He recently started guiding and loves working with people and has a new found passion for… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Yorgos Paraskevopoulos

    Yorgos Paraskevopoulos

    Yorgos moved with his family from New York to his current home in Kalamata, Greece, at the ripe age of eight. He studied sociology at the American College of Greece. Yorgos met Rick and Paola (ExperiencePlus! co-founders) on the Greek… Read full article

  • Tour Leader Jonas Blasques

    Jonas Blasques

    He was born and raised in Portugal and in the Sultanate of Oman, Jonas has always travelled and lived abroad throughout his life. However, his home country of Portugal holds a special place in his heart. He is all about… Read full article

  • Montse Bosch Olives

    Montse was born and bred in Minorca, a beautiful, unspoiled Balearic Island in the Mediterranean.  Sports have had a great influence on Montse’s life since she was a teenager. She loves cycling, climbing, hiking, and sailing, along with other adventure… Read full article

  • Cristina Taioli

    Cristina Taioli was born in Cesena, Italy (not too far from the “Farm”) where she also currently lives. She studied environmental sciences at the University of Bologna and is currently working on her Master’s degree in environmental cooperation and sustainable… Read full article

  • Michela Bresciani

    Michela was born, grew up and still lives close to one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy, Lake Garda. She has a background in languages, studied  History of Art for three years, and graduated from the American University in… Read full article