Contributors

Here is a list of contributors to our blog.

  • Albee Yeend -  1 post

    Albee's first love of Africa began on a canoeing trip along the Lower Zambezi in Zambia. After three years running safari camps in Botswana and Zambia, she moved back to the UK to organise luxury safari holidays in Africa.

  • Charles Legge -  3 posts

    Charles Legge is a villa rental specialist at Red Savannah. Charles specialises in European villa rental with a keen interest in villas in France and Spain.

  • Charlie Stephenson -  8 posts

    Charlie Stephenson is the Managing Director of Red Savannah's Villa rental division. Whilst serving with the Scots Guards, Charlie became part of the Cresta Run team in the Army winter sports championships in St Moritz. He then joined a family ski company before moving to Abercrombie & Kent where he ran the Cape Town office and later established the global luxury villa division.

  • Chris Evans -  5 posts

    Chris’ fondness for Africa continues to flourish with every trip he makes. Having accumulated over thirty years in the travel and tourism world, he intimately knows every detail of organising a luxury safari holiday in Africa.

  • Ed Granville -  8 posts

    Ed managed to condense a lifetime's worth of exploration into a few adventure-packed years after completing a modern languages degree at Oxford. His eclectic travel experience includes India, the Middle East and South America, but it is Europe, and especially Portugal, which makes his soul sing.

  • George Morgan-Grenville -  1 post

    A commission in the Coldstream Guards and fast-stream pass in the Foreign Office exam were sacrificed for a career in luxury travel some 24 years ago. Milestone adventures include travelling through Central Asia by private saloon railcar in 1990 and accompanying HRH Prince of Wales walking in the Himalayas and on safari in Tanzania, George is a keen skier, diver and pilot.

  • Jackie Slaughter -  2 posts

    Jackie pursued a career in languages following a degree in languages which involved living for a while in both France and Russia. She has over 20 years experience in the travel industry, predominantly contracting and designing creative holidays to Europe.

  • Melissa Matthews -  1 post

    Melissa's sense of adventure translated perfectly into a 20 year career in luxury travel with areas of specialisation as diverse as Maldives, Dubai and North America. She is a stickler for detail and her clients' happiness is what motivates her.

  • Nick Westwood -  4 posts

    Since living and working in both France and Italy, Nick's entire career has been devoted to seeking out Europe's most beautiful luxury villas and hidden gems.

  • Rachel Cooper -  4 posts

    Rachel Cooper caught the travel bug at an early age - she's now a travel industry aficionado with over 27 years experience. She specialises in travel to Australia, New Zealand and the Indian Subcontinent.

  • Rosemary Hill -  4 posts

    Rose's lifelong passion for South America is fuelled by years of travelling throughout the continent. Highlights of her adventures include working on riding holidays in the Torres del Paine, exploring the southern fjords of Chile, learning to speak Spanish in Venezuela, visiting jungle lodges in Ecuador, cruising around the Galapagos, walking the Inca Trail in Peru, travelling overland from Quito to Rio and experiencing a cattle drive in northern Patagonia.

  • Sarah-Leigh -  7 posts

    Sarah-Leigh happily fell into the travel business while working for a travel company in the South of France. What started as a summer job led to a Masters degree in Tourism Management and a 20-year career working with some of the most respected names in the industry. Favourite travel memories include sleeping under the stars in the Sahara, horse riding across Monument Valley and firing an AK47 in Vietnam.