Hungarian Parliament building and Danube
Hungarian Parliament building and Danube

Esther Unterweger

Esther Unterweger

Born in Austria, Esther studied Provincial Archaeology and Art History at the University of Graz, Austria. Her other interests include 20th century Vienna and the Viennese Secession, two of her favourite subjects.

Later, Esther studied Maritime Archaeology: studying at both Karl-Franzen Graz and Southampton universities, and working on research and excavation projects with a maritime focus. Her favourite travel experiences – she couldn’t just choose one – include exploring the jungle in Belize, touring the desert in Jordan and backpacking across Java, Bali and Lombok. She enjoys working on archaeological projects, diving, fencing, and, of course, travelling.

What first sparked your passion for travel?

My family. From a young age onwards, there always has been a thirst for exploring and getting to know other countries and how people actually live in comparison to us.

How many languages do you speak?

German, English and Spanish (which will always need more work)

What is the most memorable thing to happen to you on a tour?

There are many cherished memoriest that will stay with me forever, but if I had to choose only one, it probably would be my first game drive in Tanzania.

What is your favourite tour?

So far, I have three favourite tours: Japan, Tanzania and Zanzibar and Belize, Guatemala and Honduras Tour

How many tours have you managed for Andante?

I think around 15 and every single one was an experience I never want to miss.


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