allé {prounounced ah-lay} comes from the French word “to go”, and that’s what we’re all about.

Our purpose is to make it easier to get up and go; wherever the wind takes you, past your comfort zone, past what you know- to something enthralling, fascinating and once-in-a-lifetime. Travel planning is part art and part science; we specialize in crafting one of a kind travel experiences for discerning adventurers.  

“Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all of one’s lifetime.”

– Mark Twain

meet the travel planner: Polly Hristova

What I do at here allé: only the best job ever – making our clients’ trips a dream-come-true experience! I plan travels all over the world, from Asia, to Africa and Europe.

My favorite place in the world: always a tough question! Bali is one of my favorite places for a tropical escape, while Taipei makes the top of my list for urban exploration.  

My next adventure: I’m currently gearing up for a trip to Latin America and could not be more excited: Mexico, Panama, and Costa Rica are high on my list, and I’m particularly excited about spending some time in Uruguay.

Everything else you need to know about me: I can say that I’ve traveled around the world and mean it, having cruised 25,000 miles and visited 24 cities in 22 countries across 4 continents, all in just 105 days. I’ve been traveling non-stop for over a year and I love minimalist travel – everything I own and hold dear fits into my carry-on backpack.

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meet the travel planning assistant: Deepshikha Dalchand

What I do at here allé:  I help the team with the amazing adventures that they plan for our clients! At this point, I have a blackbelt in Google Fu!

My favorite place in the world: I’m going to list two, because they’re both uniquely amazing! One is Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria in Peru, smack dab in the Peruvian Amazon. There is so much diversity, you never know what you will come across! The other one is this tiny little beach cove in Muscat, where I used to chill with friends or just go snorkelling at the reef nearby.

My next adventure: A backpacking trip to Indonesia, and maybe Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. It’s always been a dream of mine to visit Angkor Wat!

Everything else you need to know about me: Travelling solo is one of my favourite things to do! I’m also a bit of an adrenaline junkie as I love adventure sports; rock climbing is next on my list of things to try. I love silver jewellery and saris. I once got bit by a clown fish while scuba diving because I was a rookie who got too close. I love yogurt and add it to a lot of weird food combinations(or so other people think).   

meet the travel planner: Emilie Heath

What I do at here allé: I’m the newest travel planner at allé and your go-to girl for all things adventure, food, and wine. I need to give myself a little pinch every day knowing that I get to do my dream job: planning trips for the most amazing clients in the world!

My favorite place in the world: My favorite place in the world would have to be Nepal! I spent 20 days trekking the Annapurna circuit and would do anything to be back in the Nepalese mountains, drinking tea and feeling like I was on top of the world, literally.

My next adventure: A trip to explore more of the Mediterranean! Tunisia, Malta, Cyprus and Corsica, are currently on the list.

Everything else you need to know about me: I grew up in Lebanon, but not the Ohio, Illinois, or Pennslyvania one. That was after being born in rural Quebec but before living in some wild places like Sudan; not to mention Alaska and New Zealand, too. I’ve got friends on every continent, except Antarctica (I’m currently working on that one), and spend most of my year trying to see them all.

meet the travel planner and founder: Irina Vishnevskaya

What I do here at allé: plan travels to places like Costa Rica, Morocco and Hungary; dote on our clients and make sure they feel extra special and have the best trips ever; spin my globes (I love globes) and feed our clients’ wanderlust.

My favorite place in the world: I change my mind daily. Today, I happen to be really craving a trip back to Japan. I dream of eating all the ramen in the whole country.

My next adventure: I change my mind about this daily as well. Argentina (particularly Patagonia) has been hot on my list.

Everything else you need to know about me: my dog leads a cushier life than I do, I have a piece of Thai stone stuck in my elbow from my first motorbiking attempt, I love striped shirts, I speak 4 languages and have 2 passports, I love visiting grocery stores in other countries.

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Read Irina’s quips on the Huffington Post, Peaceful Dumpling, and Spirited Table

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