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Picture of Melinda in white top posing in some fields during the daytime.

Melinda Hartz



  • Boutique Travel,
  • Active Travel,
  • Family Travel,
  • Solo Travel

Based in

Austin, Texas

Languages spoken

English, Intermediate Conversational French

Profile details


A passionate adventurer crafting bespoke journeys; whether you seek adventure, luxury, or the path less traveled, [MelHartz]Travel is for you.

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Travel style

My travel philosophy embraces a delicate balance between budget-consciousness and indulgence where warranted. Growing up, I was blessed to explore several corners of the world with my family. We focused on taking the path less traveled, which instilled in me the value of resourcefulness without sacrificing experience. I've learned to craft meticulous plans while leaving room for serendipitous discoveries, finding that the most memorable moments often arise spontaneously. For me, the essence of travel lies in this harmonious blend—embracing adventure while mindful of fiscal responsibility, and allowing space for the magic of the unknown to unfold.

As a 23-year-old travel enthusiast who has traveled with family, in small groups, and alone, I understand how to approach these different travel styles and range from luxury travel all the way to backpacking!

Favorite hotels

Botlierskop Private Game Reserve

A luxurious safari escape along South Africa's Garden Route, offering opulent accommodations, diverse wildlife experiences, and a pristine natural setting for an unforgettable and immersive African safari adventure.

Tabacon Thermal Resort & Spa

Luxe resort and spa near Costa Rica's Arenal Volcano.

Fora Perks
  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Melinda's travel photos

A beautiful view of city with sea from the mountain

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Picture of Melinda in white top posing in some fields during the daytime.

Travel Advisor

Melinda Hartz