Tag: Profiles

Experts + Insiders:
Christina Cain

B&R guide turned Trip Designer Christina Cain has once again found herself the perfect fit for B&R’s growing team. more…

New Kids on the Bike

After a few days spent with our newest crop of guides, I’m happy to report that our newest recruits are more than up to snuff. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Karen MacRae

Like so many of B&R’s intrepid world wanderers, Trip Designer Karen MacRae has never been much for sitting still. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Lindsay Owen

But believe it or not, a career in the travel industry wasn’t inevitable for B&R trip designer Lindsay Owen. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Michele Harvey

For some kids, a family vacation means a week at Disney World or a day at the beach. For B&R’s Michele Harvey, it meant… something else. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Geoff Sandquist

When B&R began the search for a new Director of European Operations this past fall, we didn’t need to look very far. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Jérôme Boré

Born in France, Jerome Bore describes himself as “a true gastronome” with a deep passion for food and wine. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Kathy Stewart

“It was the classic ‘What colour is my parachute?’ experience,” says Trip Designer Kathy Stewart of her start at B&R. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Orsolya Kako

It’s a not-uncommon element in the origin story of inveterate world wanderers: the travel bug bites early, and once its teeth have sunk in, it stays for years, decades, and often a lifetime. more…

Q&A With David Butterfield

It’s been 26 years since David Butterfield first set foot in Burgundy, and boy how times have changed. more…

Experts + Insiders: Tom Abraham

After a youth spent staring at National Geographic puzzles, it comes as no surprise that Tom Abraham now finds himself a B&R adventurer today. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Nathan Lane

Before it happened, Nathan Lane was starting to feel overwhelmed. It was his third day of guide training in Beaune and the litany of guidelines, knowledge and accounting spreadsheets was getting a bit dizzying. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Chris Mark

The head of B&R’s planning and operations department, CMark has become a one-man resource for all aspects of B&R’s European operation. more…

A Chat with Chef Bruce Robertson

A staple of South Africa’s culinary scene, chef Bruce Robertson has both learned from and cooked for the best. more…

Chef Q&A:
Brisa Deneumostier

When Brisa Deneumostier’s parents named her after the wind (Brisa means breeze in Spanish), they chose a moniker as prescient as it is pretty. more…

Experts + Insiders

As the blog of Butterfield & Robinson, we have access to the world’s best trip planners, designers and guides…. more…

Experts + Insiders:
Anne Zakula

Saying Trip Designer Anne Zakula knows France would be roughly akin to saying Bill Gates knows computers. more…

Olivier Maillard:
Posting His Passions

“It was one of those nights where wine is going a little too far,” Olivier says today, recalling the sort of introduction that more than one Slow Road columnist has had with the company. more…

Georgia Yuill:
Hotels and Haute Couture

When asked to pinpoint the best thing about being a Bespoke Trip Designer, Georgia Yuill demurs. After pausing to think, her eyes light up. more…

Norman Howe: Big Ideas
from B&R’s President

Butterfield & Robinson President Norman Howe will be the first to tell you he came to B&R through unconventional means. more…


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