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Clotilde Menard

Nickname
Clo

Where did you grow up?
Versailles

Where do you call home now?
Paris, France

Year started at Global Works?
2014

What’s your favorite part about leading trips?
Seeing students pushing themselves and growing in unexpected ways

What’s something you can’t live without while you are traveling?
My earplugs! I am a light sleeper… and I need my sleep!

Tell us about a favorite memory from a trip you have taken
Hiking in the Alps in 2017. Breathtaking views, and a feeling of being the only one on the planet!

Where is your favorite place you have traveled to?
New Zealand

Fun fact, special talent, or favorite memory
I can touch my nose with my tongue and can move my left nostril on command! Impressive eh?

What do you like to do in your free time?
I love reading, especially historical novels because I think they’re a fun way to learn about history. I also love dancing and doing all kinds of sport.

What languages do you speak?
French, English and un poquito de Spanish

If you had to give one piece of advice or words of encouragement to someone on their first travel experience, what would it be?
Be open to new experiences. It’s okay to be afraid but don’t let it to stop you from enjoying your trip. If you managed to push yourself you will learn so much!

Tell us why you are excited for this year’s trip!
I can’t wait to go back to the Alps, which is one of my favourite place on Earth. Hiking and swimming in a glacier lake is something I look forward to!