Loree Gold in Santa Barbara Art Museum

Loree Gold, Santa Barbara Museum of Art docent: Ten Questions

Downtown Santa Barbara is a beautiful place to explore, filled with charming shops and cafes. But there’s more to this pretty coastal city than shopping and eating and drinking. The Santa Barbara Museum of Art is a filled with the sort of collection much larger cities would be very happy to have. With more thanRead More

Luke Mangan, picture courtesy Virgin Australia

Luke Mangan, Consulting Chef Virgin Australia: Ten Questions

Luke Mangan has many (chefs) hats. He’s the owner and operator of a number of restaurants in Australia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Japan including glass brasserie in Sydney’s Hilton, and Salt and the World Wine Bar in Tokyo. He has three Salt Grills onboard P&O Cruise ships, and is the consulting chef for Virgin Australia. AsRead More

John Moran, Alcatraz Night Tours Manager

John Moran, Alcatraz Night Tours Manager: Ten Questions

If you’ve done the day tour of Alcatraz and think you’ve already seen The Rock, think again. The Alcatraz night tours offer visitors the chance to go into areas of the famous prison that are closed on the day tours, including the hospital. John Moran is the Manager of the Alcatraz Island Night Tour andRead More

Scott O'Hanlon, Waterfront Beach Resort

Scott O’Hanlon, Waterfront Beach Resort: Ten Questions

Huntington Beach, California, also known as Surf City USA, is home to the Waterfront Beach Resort, a popular Hilton Hotel and landmark in Orange County. After watching the resort being built, local surfer Scott O’Hanlon went in and asked for a job and soon found himself starting a new career in the hotel business. HeRead More

Rosemarie Milsom, Newcastle Writers Festival Director

Rosemarie Milsom, Newcastle Writers Festival: Ten Questions

A couple of years ago there was no such thing as a writers festival in Newcastle. Now that has well and truly changed thanks to Rosemarie Milsom. The director of the festival turned her dream into a reality with the inaugural event last year, and is now in the throes of preparing for the secondRead More

Emily Pressnel, Bridge Climb Sydney

Emily Pressnel from BridgeClimb Sydney: Ten Questions

Climbing the Sydney Harbour bridge is an unforgettable experience, made all the more memorable by some of their wonderful guides. Here Emily Pressnel, the BridgeClimb Sydney guide I was lucky enough to do an Express Climb with, takes time out of scaling an international icon to answer Ten Questions… What’s the best thing about yourRead More

Alexandre-Pierre Faidherbe with Mark Webber and Ann Neal

Alexandre-Pierre Faidherbe, Columbus Monte-Carlo Hotel: Ten Questions

The Columbus Monte-Carlo Hotel is a beautiful boutique hotel in Monaco, and the most popular place for Formula One drivers to stay during the Monaco Grand Prix. The hotel’s General Manager, Alexandre-Pierre Faidherbe, shares his travel tips for Monaco as he answers Ten Questions: What’s the best thing about your job? Meeting different people, discoveringRead More

Ian Ridpath

Ian Ridpath, astronomy writer and lecturer: Ten Questions

Astronomy lover, writer and broadcaster Ian Ridpath can be found teaching star gazing tourists about the heavens on a number of cruise ships and tours around the world. He shares his answers to AAA’s Ten Questions… What’s the best thing about your job? I’ve been fortunate enough to turn my hobby (astronomy) into a professionRead More

Andy Richards, Understand Down Under Tours

Andy Richards from Understand Down Under Tours: Ten Questions

One of the best things about travelling is getting to meet great people and have a bit of a chat; to learn about their lives, their jobs, and also pick up a few top tips about what to do in their neck of the woods. Today I’m introducing a new series to Adventures All Around.Read More