Sophie's passion for travel began when visiting South East Asia, followed by Indonesia and Australia. She returned to the UK to study philosophy with Italian. In Between studies, Sophie continued to travel and explore the world.
Inspired by the book Shantaram, she had a longing for India - the book sparked a fascination with all things Indian. Sophie had an opportunity to visit India, where her love of the subcontinent began.
Once she had completed university she wanted to continue her studies in Italian and enrolled in a course in Florence for two months, improving her language skills.
However her wonderful memories of India left Sophie longing to work in something that would connect her with her love of India.
Since joining Audley she has had the chance to return to India plus experience new destinations including Sri Lanka and the Maldives, discovering beautiful beaches, exciting cultures and amazing food.
I'll never forget when…
For me the one experience I will never forget is seeing wild elephants in Kaudulla national park. The safari begins by driving through dense forest, eventually leading to vast plains where the wild elephants come down to the water reservoirs and bathe. I have never seen so many herds of elephants playing and grazing. It was beautiful to witness this.