Meet the Team!

Our staff are extremely well traveled and experienced in finding the right products for your trip! Visit us in store to hear more about our adventures, and tell us about yours!

Liza

I was born and raised in Osoyoos and now reside in Vancouver. I’m a small town girl at heart, with a love for the city. I would say I have the best of both worlds! I have been working at Wanderlust since September 2016.

What is your favorite trip/travel memory?

One of the best things I’ve ever done, was quit my job to travel SEAsia and Australia for 5 months. One of my fondest memories was hot-air ballooning over Bagan, Myanmar on my actual birthday!! 

What is your #1 travel dream?

Turkey. I am memorized by the hot air balloons over Cappadocia!

What item(s) can you never travel without?
  • SEAToSummit dry sack and Eagle Creek packing cubes. 
  • Timbuk 2 Co-Pilot carry-on. It’s 42 litre capacity & versatility is outstanding!!  

Cassie

I am originally from Brisbane, Australia. I have always dreamed of moving overseas and am so happy I made Vancouver my new home. I have been working at Wanderlust since May 2019.

What is your favorite trip/travel memory?

My favourite trip was to South America where I travelled many countries for 3 months. I was able to experience such different and unique cultures that will stay with me forever.

What is your #1 travel dream? 

My travel dream is to travel to Antarctica to see the glaciers and wildlife.

What item(s) can you never travel without?
  • Pacsafe Citysafe CX Backpack, great to use as a carry on and an everyday backpack.
  • RFID card and passport blockers.

Paddy

I am from Vancouver and have been working at Wanderlust since March 2017.

What is your favourite trip / travel memory?

Currently really enjoying discovering Mexico. Travel memory? Exploring the jungle of Papua New Guinea with native guides.   

Favourite activity in Vancouver?

Hiking the trails of the north shore mountains. 

What item(s) can you never travel without?
  • Eagle Creek packing cubes
  • My Timbuktu backpack I use almost every day & love it
  • Eagle Creek duffle bags which carry lots of gear, are indestructible, lightweight, and easy to carry in another suitcase and store when not in use. 

Célia

I grew up in a small village in Brittany, France located 50 minutes from the Mont Saint-Michel and 4 hours from Paris. I arrived in Vancouver at the beginning of May 2019, and have been working at Wanderlust since.

What is your favourite trip / travel memory?

Last year, I spent a month in Martinique visiting my family. I had incredible holidays there. One day, I went to the beach and while I was swimming I saw two sea turtles. It was amazing!

What is your #1 travel dream? 

My travel dream was to cross the Atlantic Ocean and to come to Canada. My dream came true this year. Vancouver is such a nice city. I want to enjoy every single minute here. 

What item(s) can you never travel without?
  • Cocoon Ultralight Air-Core Neck Pillow, it is a must-have to support long haul flights.

Anais

I moved to Vancouver from Winnipeg to attend Emily Carr University of Art and Design. I have been working at Wanderlust since July 2018.

What is your favourite trip / travel memory?

Camping on the beach in Tofino for September long weekend, this summer will be my 3rd year! Great food, hikes, and walks along the beach, also the sunsets are amazing! 

What is your #1 travel dream? 

Road tripping around Vancouver island! It’s close and accessible by car from Vancouver! Also Japan would an amazing adventure!

What item(s) can you never travel without?
  • RDIF blocking wallet
  • A travel guide with maps