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Denell Falk

President, CEO

Denell Falk

Civilized Adventures is the wonderful result of a lifetime of inspiring travel and respected travel industry relationships.

As a pioneer of customized travel, Denell is the heart and soul of our company.

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Kathy Oakes

General Manager

Kathy Oakes

After studying Kinesiology/ Education at the University of Alberta, Kathy switched tracks: a year of travelling led her into the Travel Industry in 1987. Kathy has over two decades of Management and Group Travel experience, including handling the arrangements

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Andrew De Angelis

Custom Travel Advisor

Andrew De Angelis

Andrew De Angelis has wide-ranging experience in the travel industry. He is clearly motivated by a love of travel and a desire to unravel the mysteries of different cultures. Originally from Italy, he has worked in Rome, London and Arhus,

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Kylan Falk

Custom Travel Advisor

Kylan Falk

Kylan’s introduction to travel began at a very young age with trips to South Africa and Thailand before he was five! It was inevitable that he join Civilized Adventures family adventures to Kenya and the Galapagos (hosted by Denell).

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Ajay Karah

Custom Travel Advisor

Ajay Karah

Ajay comes to Civilized Adventures with 28 countries under his belt and over a decade of experience advising travellers. From backpacking in Thailand and working in South America to travel through Eastern Europe and Asia, Ajay’s love of travel is fueled by the desire to experience

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Karen Schulz

Custom Travel Advisor

Karen Schulz

Since growing up on a farm in Central Australia, Karen has travelled to over 50 countries, including extensive adventures in Central and South America and her homeland in the South Pacific. She has cruised the Galapagos Islands, canoed through the Amazon rainforest,

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Carling Wright

Custom Travel Advisor

Carling Wright

Carling graduated from Queens University with a degree in English and Geography. In her last year of university, Carling came to Calgary on exchange and quickly fell in love with the landscape. As she first drove out towards Banff, she can recall being awe-struck

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Julie Bates

Custom Travel Advisor

Julie Bates

Attention to detail, planning and finding off the beaten track adventures have been Julie’s background in Tourism prior to joining our team at Civilized. Previously a tour leader in Egypt where she travelled up and down the Nile with small groups, travelling overland with up to 24 guests through the Middle East & Africa

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Lena Dojcinovic

Custom Travel Advisor

Lena Dojcinovic

Specialized in designing unique trips every time, Lena has orchestrated tailor-made holidays for 10 years. She found her passion in telling stories as a guide at the Louvre Museum in Paris. Today, her meticulously curated itineraries self-narrate the stories of the culture and history of the destinations.

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