Marcel & Vendula

From: New Zealand & Czech Republic

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    Account Type

    Couple account

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    Travelling to

    Fiji, Samoa

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    Travel dates

    20/06/2019 - 31/10/2019

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  • Description

    We are Vendula and Marcel, travel enthusiasts, adventurers, sport and food lovers. We are New Zealand based travel bloggers and full time vanlifers.

    We have recently quit our long term jobs and decided to pursued our dream to experience vanlife so we converted a mobility van into a beautiful wooden cabin on wheels, travelling around New Zealand for last 5 months.

    We have started an instagram about a van build, vanlife, sustainable travel, fishing and surfing and when we are not chasing waves or a big fish, we are out there photo shooting some unique places and seeking adventure.
    You can see our content via link below:
    https://www.instagram.com/salty_vanventures/

    Marcel is originally from Australia but has been living and working as Mining Engineer in New Zealand for the last 6 years. He is strongly tech savvy and loves working with his hands, wood work in particular. He is an experienced spear fisherman, freediver and scuba diver, he also owns a boat so he would be helpful with any boat maintenance. He can fix almost everything and he is also a talented photographer and aspiring short filmmaker.

    Vendy is from the Czech Republic but she feels more like a world citizen. She has lived in Scandinavia for over 4 years where she finished her masters in Business and Marketing. Vendy loves a good sweat session of yoga, crossfit or HIIT. Her biggest hobby is spirituality and meditation and learning through experience about rituals from different cultures. She has travelled through SE Asia where she helped various hotels, retreats and meditation centres with their social media and websites and created some cool content for them.

  • Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Other
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • What skills do you have?

    Marcel is an all round handy man, he can fix and build almost anything with a mechanical and engineering background. He recelty built a beautiful wooden campervan which has been featured in the biggest New Zealand online news papers.

    He is mechanically minded and is great with anything computer or tech related. He is also an expereinced boatman, fisherman, freediver, spearfisherman and scuba diver. He has owned serveral boats and kayaks and loves being on or under the ocean.

    He is not afraid to get his hands dirty and is a super quick learner. Working as a proffesional mining engineer for 6 years he spent 1 year working as an underground mine labourer to gain first hand experience. It's hard sweaty and hot work!

    Vendy is an experienced marketing specialist, blogger and web creator. She has worked in Human Resources in three different countries so she is really used to talk to audience from different cultures and backgrounds. She finished her masters in Business and Marketing - she can help with anything regarding business development, branding and promotion of your business.

    She has travelled through SE Asia where she helped various hotels, retreats and meditation centres with their social media and websites and created some cool content for them.
    She used to be a fitness instructor and she is a keen yoga practitioner, she is more than happy to help with trainings and. She is a very fast learner and she's not afraid of any kind of work.

    They are both very hardworking and flexible when it comes to work. They both love cooking and they are particularly interested in trying new international dishes. Marcel and Vendy are eating healthy and they are more than happy to share their wide range of recipes and healthy dishes with your team.

  • Languages spoken

    English, Czech, Basic German

  • Age

    30 & 28

  • What else ...

    We both love being outdoors both on the land and water. Surfing, fishing and hiking to name a few of our favourite activities
    Marcel likes a competitive game of backgammon where as Vendy likes to read a good book

  • Some more information

    • Smoker

    • Driver's licence

    • Allergies

    • Special dietary requirements

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