Yampu Employee Spotlight with Lance Caron
There are so many great and inspired employees at Yampu Tours who work behind the scenes to dream up the amazing, custom-made tours we offer our clients. Meet one of our teammates, Lance, an experienced traveler and photographer with in-depth product know-how, in the Q&A below!
Name: Lance Caron
Title: Marketing Coordinator
Hometown: Eden Mills, VT.
Time at Yampu: Almost 3 years!
Q: What has been your favorite project or trip planned at Yampu Tours?
A: I’ve been working on adding new North East Asia Destinations, and I have been thoroughly enjoying learning more about that region, the culture, food, customs, everything! I’ve never craved Asian food more in my life… and that’s saying something!
Q: What is the best vacation you’ve been on?
A: I always enjoy summers with my family trips to Maine, but aside from that I spent some time traveling through France. It was late spring, early summer, so everything was extremely lush and in bloom. One afternoon I got lost in the Gardens of Versailles, but didn’t care if I found my way back or not!
Q: What is your dream travel destination?
A: I’m a huge fan of city life as well as Asian Cultures, so Naturally Tokyo has been on my list for quite some time! Seoul would be another with my K-pop fascination.
Q: If you could be someone else for a day, who would you be?
A: Britney Spears.
Q: Do you have a motto or personal mantra? What is it?
A: “I don’t regret the things that I have done, only the things that I haven’t done when I had the chance”
Q: What is the first thing you would buy if you won the lottery?
A: A Plane ticket! We can discuss fine details when my numbers are called.
More about Lance: Lance was born and raised in rural Vermont where he has always had an itch for adventure, travel, and culturally rich experiences. In high school, Lance took part in International Club taking several trips throughout Europe. While in college, studying Media Arts, he spent some time studying throughout France and was selected by his school’s Visual Art Staff to attend the International Symposium on Electronic Art conference in Dubai. He has since traveled independently to several major cities around the world. With photography being his passion, he naturally loves to document and create based on his global experiences and is always in the midst of planning trips to new destinations with his loving fiance.