JoAnn is a gem—totally immersed in a life lived in Italy. She knows the trails, the language, the food and wine, and she quietly sparkles.
JoAnn was awesome, so knowledgable and organized! She was amazing!
JoAnn's unflappable good natured humor and breadth of knowledge about Italian culture was a refreshing, relaxing, and enjoyable fit to this beautiful part of Italy.
JoAnn's infectious enthusiasm for sharing her knowledge of Italy and her calm, warm, and friendly personality made this trip superb. She is a joy to travel with.
JoAnn is the perfect leader, and extremely knowledgeable of all the areas we visited. She was also a very nice person who was genuinely interested in everyone on the trip.
JoAnn was the best guide and the perfect hostess! Intelligent, organized, thoughtful, safety minded, funny, and always gracious.
JoAnn added so much information, history, and stories on the area. You could feel her passion for Italy and she was such a pleasure to be around.
As an Italian resident, JoAnn brought a wonderful perspective to the trip. She has an infectious personality, knowledge of the area, and is fun to be around.
Joann is the reason we did the trip. She is simply the best guide ever and this was my 9th trip with Wilderness.
JoAnn did a great job in managing our group. She is attentive to the needs of each trip member and has endless patience. She succeeds in finding the best local cuisine and tailors the hikes to fit the day. She is a gem.
Jo Ann is a marvel—unflappable, extraordinarily well organized and well informed, and a joy to be with.
JoAnn deals with all questions and challenges in a calm, professional way and makes every guest feel comfortable with their choices. Her knowledge of regional food and wine is remarkable. And, she is loads of fun!
JoAnn was fun, knowledgeable, and a great guide. She walked at a perfect pace and planned a wide variety of interesting hikes for us. She knows her food and wines, as well as the trails and local history. I would definitely do a trip with her again!
JoAnn was an absolute delight! She is a warm and friendly person, and her knowledge of hiking, history, and geography of the Dolomites and the Italian culture added so much to our experience.
Jo Ann is a wonderful attribute for Wilderness Travel. She is considerate, thoughtful, and plans ahead for every contingency. A great trip leader.
JoAnn is fabulous, and having an American guide who lives in Italy and speaks Italian and English fluently is a bonus. I would say JoAnn is a feather in your cap!
Joann is an excellent guide and did a dynamite job of interpreting the food and culture of Tuscany!
Joann did a super job of keeping all the logistics in order and making sure the picnics, hikes, etc., went smoothly. At the same time, she was very friendly and found just the right ways to relate to each participant on an individual basis.
JoAnn is remarkable: resourceful, informative, always gracious.
JoAnn is a superb leader, flexible and sensitive to the needs of everyone on the trip.
JoAnn is one of WT's extraordinary guides.