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Melissa Franco




  • Solo Travel,
  • Group Travel,
  • Arts & Culture,
  • Food & Wine Experiences in Europe and Mexico

Based in

London, Ontario, Canada

Languages spoken

English, Spanish & Italian

Minimum booking Budget


Profile details


Arts, culture and adventure are in my DNA, so when I travel, I like spending more time than the average tourist would in a new place. I don't go with a schedule or a checklist. Instead I like to wander and let the day unfold. One is far more likely to appreciate a destination – its unique pace, food, people, culture and quirks – when you're not racing from one “must-see” thing to another, don’t you think?

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Travel style

I'm a fan of boutique hotels that boast exceptional design and are situated in prime, central locations. When I explore new destinations, I enjoy meandering through the streets, uncovering hidden gems, and immersing myself in the local culture. I tend to linger longer in a new place, embracing the opportunity to discover unexpected wonders beyond the typical tourist experience.

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Melissa was incredibly helpful in securing a hotel reservation at the Allegretto in Paso Robles. Her prompt and courteous service made the booking process a breeze. She paid close attention to our preferences and ensured we had a room that exceeded our expectations. Thanks to Melissa, our stay at the Allegretto was delightful and hassle-free. We truly appreciate her excellent assistance!

I was impressed by the high level of professionalism in planning and organizing my trip to NYC. Attention to detail and genuine care for my particular interests - great restaurants and seeing the best of the city - were evident in every step of the planning. I highly recommend Melissa!

Melissa was prompt with her responses, organized in her planning and extremely helpful with her recommendations. She made planning this trip much less stressful and we can’t wait to use her again for our future travels!

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Melissa Franco