1-(800)-342-1796
Contact Us

Destination Specialist:
Gabrielle Venturi

Gabrielle was born and raised in Denver, but has spent most of her adult life outside of the United States. She graduated with degrees in English Literature and Spanish from the University of Toronto, and afterward worked for 5 years on research projects at a Mesoamerican Studies foundation. A city girl with mountain roots, Gabrielle has lived and traveled extensively in South & Central America and is just as comfortable tottering in high heels on the tango floor as she is trekking the wilds of Patagonia.

Languages Spoken:
English (native), Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (basic)

Recent Posts by Gabrielle:

January 9th, 2019
Nerves and Scopolamine on the Drake Passage

When I confirmed my trip to Antarctica and the initial excitement had subsided, I was gripped with anxiety about crossing the Drake Passage.  Many travelers know that this stretch of open ocean can be one of the roughest bodies of water in the world. The Drake Passage is approximately 600 miles wide and connects the… Read Full Post

November 15th, 2018
Taking the Plunge: My Journey to Antarctica

Thanks to my job as a Destination Specialist with Vaya, I’ve had the pleasure of traveling extensively throughout South America and visiting some very special places. It never fails, however, that tales of Antarctica elicit the most interest. More travelers than ever are trekking to the White Continent, but it still remains an intimidating and… Read Full Post

Gabrielle's Client Reviews:

Gabrielle is priceless. A joy to work with and so knowledgeable and helpful and responsive that I think of her as a friend! Bob and Patricia Anderson, Kingston, WA
Gabrielle was wonderful to work with. Everything she planned for us was exactly what we like to do. Craig Johnson, Encinitas, CA
Gabrielle’s practical advice helped us tailor a fantastic and effortless vacation. She is an ultimate professional, prompt, courteous and kind, and she treated me with ultimate respect and courtesy. She worked miracles within our budget and did a great job creating an epic memory for us. Ruth A. Pavilonis, Copperopolis, CA
Gabrielle is our go to person for Central and South America - we couldn't possibly go elsewhere now as no one else would be good enough. Alison Adams, Bermuda

Gabrielle's Travel Photos:

Call us to start planning your journey today:

1-(800)-342-1796

Request more information