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Savanna Clarke

Marketing Director

Savanna's top destinations

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Istanbul, Turkey

Ella, Sri Lanka

Q&A with Savanna

In which city did you grow up?

Durban

Where did you go on family vacations as a child?

Drakensberg, Transkei/Port St Johns, Kruger National Park

What was the first country you ever visited (outside of your own) and how old were you?

England - 10

When did you first realize that travel meant something more to you?

When I quit my job and sold my car because I had such a yearning for travel

5-Star Hotel or Private Villa?

Private Villa!

What’s the one travel tip that you always share with all your friends/guests?

Take time to put your phone/camera down and actually look at what's around you and embrace that moment fully

What are your top 3 cities or towns?

Ljubljana, Istanbul, Ella

What has been your most spiritual travel experience?

Sri Lanka - seeing Dambulla Cave Temple, staying on a tea plantation, hiking Sigiriya Rock

Who will you never travel with again?

My parents

What is the most stand out restaurant experience you’ve had recently?

Serendipity Restaurant in Wildnerness

What was your biggest travel faux pas?

Asking for a knife and fork in Sri Lanka

New York, Milan or Hong Kong?

Hong Kong

What’s the most adventurous travel experience you’ve ever had?

Kayaking down the Zambezi with crocs along the side of the river

What’s next on your travel bucket list?

Borneo

What do you do to relax and unwind in your personal time?

Listen to podcasts, jog, cook, enjoy my favorite wine - Springfield Life from Stone

Plane, train or automobile?

Train

French Riviera or Swiss Alps?

Swiss Alps

When did you know that your career would be travel related?

I didn't know, it just happened

If you could invite 5 celebrity guests along on your next vacation, who would they be?

Trevor Noah, The Kiffness, Snoop Dogg, Paulo Coelho, Blake Lively

What home comfort do you miss the most when travelling?

My cats

Which country makes the best coffee?

Portugal

Canon, Nikon, Sony, Hasselblad or Fuji?

Canon