Samantha Lippiatt is a healthy lifestyle advocate and co-founder of Australia’s first speciality wellness travel
company, Health and Fitness Travel.
Where are you now and where is your next travel destination?
Recently back from Marlborough Sounds in New Zealand and heading to Bali and Singapore next.
What do you like most about your job?
The most amazing part of my role is the customer feedback, it’s so rewarding to hear how people have benefited from taking a healthy break and focusing on their well-being
What do you always pack in your carry-on luggage?
My Bose noise-cancelling headphones, a gift from some great friends they make every trip more enjoyable. I don’t leave home without them!
What is your most memorable trip?
Mexico – where I swam with whale sharks in the open ocean and my husband proposed to me on a white sandy beach on my birthday
What must-have travel products, accessories or apps do you recommend for any traveller?
I’m loving Violent Orange Active wear range perfect for in-flight comfort, a hydrating spray like ASPAR Rose Facial Hydrosol and must have app is TripIt, Isend all my itineraries and it collates and helps me manage them on the move.
Your favourite travel quote is…
“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” – Anonymous.
If you could be someone else for one day who would that be?
Richard Branson, to gain his business knowledge and life lessons as well as fly first class and spend the day on Necker Island.
Your greatest weakness is…
Traveling the world, I absolutely love it.
If you could travel through time – where and what year/era would you chose to visit?
I have always wanted to travel into the future, I am so curious about what we can invent, where we will go and what will become of us!
As a travel expert, what are your travel hacks/tips for our readers?
Book in advance and use a specialists if you want a particular type of holiday, save the online booking for easy one stop destinations. And pack a ‘survival kit’ for the plane; ear plugs, socks, toiletries, hydrating mist and moisturising cream and drink plenty of water.
Samantha is an entrepreneur, healthy lifestyle advocate and co-founder of Australia’s first speciality wellness travel company, Health and Fitness Travel. Samantha has an unbridled enthusiasm for all things travel, health and fitness and is committed to providing healthy holidays options that not only enhance but change lives.