Crazy-in-love with traveling, Cristina has always shown interest in different cultures. She has travelled doing volunteer work in Bolivia, the Dominican Republic, Cuba, etc. and has also visited many other countries on a leisure-basis, which gives her the perfect experience for this job. Cristina has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a Double Major: Marketing and Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility.
After working in the Private Banking sector for many years, she decided to take a 180-degree turn and work as Marketing and Communication Director for various non-profits ending up in Vietnam as the main coordinator and pioneer of three strategy projects based on Sustainable Tourism and National Parks supported by the Vietnamese and Spanish Governments. In addition, she has specialized in training entrepreneurs (especially women) for many years and has worked as a consultant as well. But travel is in her blood and after leading some projects and a luxury travel agency startup from scratch, now she has created TRULY SPAIN and she is happy spending her professional time where she loves most: TRAVEL.
Alfredo wanted to be a veterinarian for dinosaurs, then a journalist, and finally a writer. Along the way, he studied early childhood education, pedagogy, and ultimately realized that what fulfilled him the most was traveling. He has dedicated many years and many piggy banks (almost always in the shape of a pig) to this passion.
He has studied and worked in cities such as Madrid, Copenhagen, Paris, and New York. But the experiences that have marked him the most are those he has developed as a volunteer, with children and in natural environments, such as in the jungles of Cameroon as an educator in an orphanage.
Passionate about literature and music, he also draws whenever he can. Alfredo is a staunch fan of the Baltimore Ravens and the Vermouth Hour. He is a person with many creative interests and a strong desire to lead future projects that land on his desk, especially if they are related to traveling and living new experiences.
Since the age of 5, Arantxa always wanted to pursue a career in Pre-school Education, believing she has a gift for dealing with the little ones. However, life's twists and turns always surprise us. In the city of Madrid, she studied Marketing and Advertising, the doorway that opened her to the world of tourism.
Since then, she has been a lover of travel and the culture and gastronomy that each destination offers. For her, every trip is a challenge, and she strives to fulfill the dreams and expectations of each traveler by adding creativity.
Cinema, fashion, and design are some of her hobbies that are part of her personality. But undoubtedly, her favorite is living experiences and discovering unique places to later surprise her clients.
From a very young age, she said she wanted to be a Physical Education teacher in the United States. However, life takes many turns, and after studying Sports Sciences, she discovered that what she really wanted to pursue was customer satisfaction and problem resolution. Nevertheless, she participates in sports volunteering for development, so she hasn't distanced herself from the sports and education sector.
She has always been passionate about traveling and getting to know other cultures, especially through gastronomy and languages. She has lived in Spain, Italy, Great Britain, and Poland, and currently speaks 5 languages, but she promises not to stop there.
Always with joy, optimism, and full of energy, she believes that life is a constant learning experience. She finds happiness in sunny weather, plants, salsa dancing, roller derby, and gastronomic journeys.
Yago is an eclectic person ... he defines himself as ``an apprentice``. He always liked nature and decided to study Biological Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. During his career he did not take off his boots and traveled all over Spain, Portugal and Morocco looking for plants, insects, landscapes ... and bringing his pocket full of unforgettable memories. After finishing his studies in Biology, he studied a Master's in Journalism and worked in the content section of a well-known travel website. At that time, he discovers another of his great passions, the theater and he assembles a company called ``La Higuera`` specialized in contemporary theater. After a few years of work and a long journey throughout Europe he decided to study Landscape Architecture at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. Landscaping links the two hemispheres of his brain with art and nature. He brings creativity and landscape to everything we do.
Maria was born in Spain but due to the professional situation of her parents, the family needed to move between different countries so she ending up living in Tangier and therefore provides our team with a breath of desert air and a nomadic spirit.
She holds a Degree in Labor Relations and devoted many years to Non-Profit Associations and Foundations. She had the courage to start an organization from scratch, which works to give a better life to people with intellectual disabilities. But Travelling has always in her blood and during all these years she has visited special places such as Madagascar, Nepal, Cuba and her native country, Morocco.
Her work, which is always in complicated situations has given her a positive attitude, which was needed to face certain hard situations with the enthusiasm and effort that each of those moments required. For her this work has therefore been and continues to be a constant challenge, which she not only accepts, but also thrives in.
Alejandra (Sandra) has a degree in Marketing, Business Studies and Tourism and she is currently studying an MBA in Marketing and Sales Management so she is constantly improving!
This is what one person says about her:
``Great experience in the field of travel and digital marketing, meticulous and hardworking, always oriented towards results while always looking after the quality and one of the most vital, motivating and optimistic people with which I have had the pleasure of working. ``
And it is all true! You couldn't find anyone as positive and easy going, always living life with enthusiasm! And this is one of her best skills!
She has worked as a Business Development Manager for big Online marketing companies, worked as Business Development in E-commerce at Prisa Digital (PRISA group) and also as an Executive Manager at Vogue.com/Glamour.com/GQ.com, a part of Conde Nast, so she puts the style in the team! And she adds the sophisticated touch in all the itineraries that we plan.
As she has a wide experience in the sector (she has worked for luxury brand hotels, and huge operators like Vivatours, as well as internet companies like Viajar.com) and as she has started from the basic level, she consequently knows everyone in the field, i. e. hotel managers, booking companies, and everyone knows her so that makes our job easier, as they are always willing to help us and give us preferential treatment
As a child she wanted to become a journalist or a photographer, because she always wanted to write and carry the camera on her and because in the movies journalists and photographers are really cool and travel a lot. And she ended up enrolling in an engineering degree.... but what one really desires deep inside will eventually break out, and it is true that she never stopped taking photos in every place she visited during those years. She loved to discover secret places, meet local people from everywhere and discovered adventurous activities which she could capture with her own sensitive eyes.
She has lived in many countries such as Belgium, France, Italy and worked for several years at an American multinational which allowed her to travel and know many places like South Korea.. always with her camera on her back. And it was five years ago, when she was in Brazil, when she decided to change her life and follow her true passion and become a photographer and travel specialist.
Carolina offers us her special eyes to always catch sensations, the authentic and true essence of things, which can make the trips a unique travel experience.