In the current Celebrity Travel Addicts Q & A I interview my friend and fellow world traveler Nellie Huang of all Wild Junket. I have known Nellie for more than 8 Decades, we met up in Miami and during the World Travel Market. Nellie is constantly on the move, she has traveled to all 7 continents and 117 countries. She now even travels with her daughter to some of the states on the planet! Meet Nellie and check out her Top 5 List for Madagascar and where she’s headed to next!
How did your passion for travel get started?
It was a student exchange program I did in Miami from 2003 who got me seriously hooked to travel. I made lifelong friends from all over the world and throughout the united states and Caribbean traveled. I knew then I needed a unconventional lifestyle that revolved around travel.
Just how many days/weeks are you traveling in any given year? Which are the types of places?
I travel around 16 weeks each year. I’m drawn to unusual destinations that people visit. There is something fascinating about going way off the beaten trail.
Name your top three destinations you’ve traveled?
Give us a’Top 5′ list for one of these destinations, like a mini-guide or Even to-do list of Types (could be anything like you Favourite Resort, best place to Get lunch, sightsee, etc)
How many countries have you seen up to now?
3. Galapagos Islands
Your top three favorite cuisines?
Favourite restaurant in the Whole World?
121 countries and all countries.
Your favourite travel film?
Singaporean, Moroccan and Korean.
Favourite international airport?
No Signboard Seafood Restaurant at Singapore.
City Using All the friendliest people?
Under the Tuscan Sun.
Your favorite traveling companion?
Madrid Barajas Airport.
How you kill time when traveling?
The Iranians in general are the most friendly people I have met.
What is the most exotic place your livelihood has chosen you?
My husband Alberto.
Your best bit of travel suggestions for somebody who’s about to set out on a life of travel?
Write concerning my travels!
Which are 4 things that you can never travel without?
Antarctica is possibly the furthest and most exotic place I have been on mission.
What is the ultimate dream destination?
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Your favourite travel quotation?
Keep an open mind and absorb all you see as a sponge.
Where to next?
Socotra Island, Yemen.
“To live is to travel. .”
Nellie Huang is a high profile travel author and blogger having special interest in extreme adventure and unusual destinations. She’s traveled to over 120 nations across seven continents, such as the Arctic and Antarctica.These times, she leads trips to hard-to-get-to areas like Tibet, Bhutan, Tajikistan and Iraq. Her work has appeared in BBC Travel, CNN and LonelyPlanet.com. She is also the writer of The Adventure Traveler’s Handbook. Read more about her discoveries about WildJunket.com