Karen is the founder and owner of two travel businesses Travel With A Difference and Spa Wellness Travel. In 2001 on establishing Travel With A Difference and researching unique holiday locations, she noted some of the unique locations were offering massage, yoga and the like, this combined with her wholesome lifestyle had her establish Spa Wellness Travel.
She has a passion and respect for travel, culture and tradition, combined with an understanding of the benefits that connection can bring.
Inspired by her adventurous and glorious years of travelling and living abroad she has had such experiences as trekking the Himalayas, smothering her body in muds in Turkey, bathed in termes in Tuscany and sailed around islands in Tonga. Through various encounters, adversities and choices she holds a strong appreciation and acceptance of life.
Karen practices meditation, yoga and loves her coastal lifestyle. She has great pleasure in researching, creating and coordinating packages that give people the opportunity to experience benefiting and memorable holidays.
- Australasian Spa Association President 2009-10, Board Director 2007-09, Networking Coordinator 2005-07, ASpa member 2002-11.
• Contributing judge for Asia Spa magazine 2006-12