About Me

Life before Swoop

Growing up in Wales, I discovered a love for the countryside and the great outdoors. Surrounded by areas of outstanding national beauty and the Brecon Beacons right on my doorstep, I could often be found at the campfire at weekends or exploring the local area by bike, foot or horseback. With an eagerness to explore all things, be it woodlands, mountains, fields and water, there was never a dull moment growing up.

Day to day at Swoop

As part of the Polar Bookings team, I am here to support you, the customer, from the moment you book to the moment you return. I work closely with our specialists and local partners to assist every step of the way and answer any questions, no matter how big or small, ensuring you feel confident and excited for your upcoming adventure to the ends of the earth.

Why I love the Great Outdoors

Following my studies in Events Management, I took my curiosity further afield, travelling to South East Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. By boat, moped and van I ventured from country to country exploring and working and exploring some more. My favourite part of visiting new places is foremost taking in the epic views, especially from the mountain tops following an exhilarating day of hiking. A close second would have to be tasting the local cuisine, usually alongside a well deserved cold pint after a day of exploring. In addition to my year away, I love to take smaller trips, visiting new places, trying new activities and experiencing new cultures. I think it is important to challenge yourself and push yourself outside of your comfort zone; this is where the most memorable experiences arise! 

My Next Adventure

The opportunies (and the bucket list) are endless, but I must admit, hearing day in and day out about how incredible the Polar regions are, does give me itchy feet to experience it for myself! 

In the nearer future though, I am looking forward to spending my year a little closer to home. I'll be heading back to Snowdonia National Park in Wales for some epik hikes and climbing and I also hope to make it up to Scotland later in the year to explore the North Coast 500!

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With over 50 years of Antarctic experience between us, we can help guide you to exactly the right trip for you.

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