Born:
Portugal

Lives:
Sydney, NSW (40 years)

Qualifications & Courses:
Restaurant management and ownership (35 years)
Thomas Cook, South Pacific tour guide accreditation
Finesse, South Pacific tour guide accreditation

Worked as a tour guide:
5 years

Accreditations:

  • Buses & Tourist Vehicle Accreditation NSW
  • Hire Car Accreditation NSW
  • 4WD Driver Authority for tourist buses
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate

Skills:

  • Bus Driver Authority
  • Hire Car Authority
  • Light Rigid drivers license (carry up to 30 passengers)
  • Foreign languages
  • Singer/guitar player and entertainer

Languages:

  • English
  • Portuguese/Brazilian
  • Spanish
  • Italian (conversational)

Loves:
Music, entertaining, wine, traveling, meeting people, food and cooking, hanging out with family and friends, playing and watching sport (tennis, soccer), and animals.

Favourite Tour:
The Story of Sydney and the Blue Mountains.

Favourite Restaurant:
Mr Wong – fresh produce, friendly staff and good value.

Favourite Bar:
Altitude 36th floor of Shangri-la hotel.

Must do in Sydney:
Opera House tour or performance, visit Barangaroo, walk around The Rocks and through QVB (Queen Victoria Building).