Melanie is a California native born with a passion for travel. From an early age she thought only of travel and what the world offered far from home. After earning a BA in Design from UCLA, she took her first trip abroad to Europe as a graduation gift from her parents. She spent her early career in business management before realizing her dreams of becoming a travel professional. She earned the designation of Certified Travel Associate from the prestigious Travel Institute and is a certified Signature Travel Expert. When not helping her clients realize their travel dreams, she enjoys continuing education courses, nature walks, reading, wine tasting; and, is also an active volunteer at her church and in the Junior League of San Jose.
Her favorite travel quote is "Travel is the only thing you purchase that makes you richer."