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ABOUT

laurie johnson | curated LUXURY TRAVEL | pura vida vacations

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hey there!

I'm LAURIE JOHNSON

OWNER & TRAVEL DESIGNER

Detail focused, wine & pasta lover, and adventurer since 2004.

Born and raised in Southern Ontario, I've never been able to embrace the cold weather.  I've since swapped out the chill for warmer climates and a slower pace of life in Europe.  My career in travel design began with planning my family's vacations.  With three children willing to go anywhere, the endless destination choices always required a budget. 

Just as our vacation time was precious, so is yours.  Let's face it, research and planning can be overwhelming and time-consuming.  You will inevitably want someone you can trust to put things back together when something goes wrong.
When you book with us, you can sit back, relax and feel like the world is yours to discover.

a few

FUN FACTS

01

I love sweets, I've been known to cut back on the main course for a savory dessert.  Got my grandma's sweet tooth.

02

My first real adventurous trip was to Costa Rica.  A way to conquer my fear of heights - ziplining again and again.

03

Next up on my bucket list.  Creating a home-made pizza with a private chef.

04

The ocean is my go-to when I need a break, the smell of sea water and rolling waves relieves the stress

05

I'm a warm weather girl all the way!  Even though I was born in Canada the sight of snow makes me shiver.

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